Sara Pfeiffer of Olean scored a school record 63 points Tuesday night in the Huskies' 89-56 triumph over visiting Maple Grove. The Section VI record is 73 points by Felice Mann of Burgard in the 1989-90 season.
Pfeiffer made 13 of 21 3-point tries including a half-court shot at the buzzer to end the third quarter, which gave her 52 points. That equalled the school record by Dennis Turner. She had 34 points in the first half as Olean avenged an earlier loss to the Red Dragons in CCAA West 1.
Canisius wins 17th straight All-Catholic swim title
Canisius dominated the meet taking first in all 11 events to win its 17th straight All-Catholic boys swimming championship Tuesday night at the Burt Flickinger Athletic Center.
Individual winners for the Crusaders were: junior Seth Kibler (100 butterfly, 100 backstroke), sophomore Maxim Kruglov (500 freestyle, 100 breaststroke), freshman Matt Woyksnar (100, 200 freestyle), senior Jake Doane (50 free), junior Clayton Kibler (200 individual medley)
Hutch upsets Sparks, East leads Yale Cup I
Hutch-Tech had a 31-point fourth quarter to pull away from a tie game and upset South Park, 78-71, on the Sparks’ home floor. The loss knocked South Park out of share of first place with East, which defeated McKinley, 78-71 in Yale Cup League I.
Anthony Whitfield had 25 points and Kennedy Jacobs 18 for the Engineers. Anthony Mack led South Park with 24.
East defeated McKinley, 78-71, behind a 36-point shooting of Danny Carter.
Timon scores upset at Canisius
Bishop Timon-St. Jude, which had won only one of its previous six Monsignor Martin boys basketball games, upset Canisius on the Crusaders’ home floor, 48-41, behind a 22-point performance from Tahron Goudelock.
Honors’ Wood nets 45, goes over 1,000
City Honors sophomore Kyra Wood scored 45 points and went over the 1,000 mark for her career in the Centaurs’ 98-28 triumph over McKinley in Canisius Cup League 1 girls basketball teams.
Wood went into the game needing 41 points to reach 1,000, she got it on a free throw in the fourth quarter on her way to 45.
The 6-foot-2 center also had eight blocks, eight steals, and six rebounds in the Centaurs’ victory
"I’ve never had a player like her," said City Honors coach Andrew Krause. "The colleges are already calling."
Honors also received 23 points from Ava Purks, an eight-grader at point guard. "Kyra and Ava have a good chemistry going," Krause said.
FLOP icers advance to sectional final
Brooke Becker, Mary Kromer and Keegan Shanahan scored two goals each and Maggie Spyche had 31 saves in leading defending Section VI champion FLOP (Frontier/Lake Shore/Orchard Park) over CASH (Clarence/Amherst/Sweet Home), 8-2, in their sectional semifinal girls hockey game at Hamburg Nike.
Emma Roland scored two goals to lead Williamsville over LID (Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew), 3-1 in the other semifinal at Northtown.
Canisius, Sem teams second in U.S. squash
Teams from Canisius High and Buffalo Seminary lost in championship finals in the Head U.S. High School Squash Nationals on Sunday at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.
Canisius defeated Park (Md.), Brookline (Mass.) JV, St. Anne Belfield before losing to Delbarton School (N.J.), 4-3 in the Division VII final
Owen Whistley are No. 6 and Philip Snyder at No. 7 were undefeated in four matches for Canisius. The rest of the Crusaders lineup included: John Collins, Bianni Siddiqui, Ryan Dynko, Zach Whis tler and Brayden Bennett.
Nichols lost its first match to Williston Northampton (Mass.) 4-3. Hannon Levy, Jack Schlehr and Maximillian Koch won their matches for the Vikings.
Buffalo Seminary won three matches in Division V before falling to Kingswood Oxford School (Conn.), 5-2. Sem had scored victories over Dana Hall (Mass.), Bronx Center for Science and Math (BCSM) and Friends Central (Pa.).
Nora Collins at No. 5 won all four of her matches for Seminary, two of them by 3-2. Petra Derose at No. 1, Erin Griffis at No. 2 and Maia Dreishpool at No.3 each won three of their four matches. Mary Curtin, Julia Beck and Jenna Pantano completed the Sem lineup.
Playing in the same division, Nardin Academy went 1-2 with the victory over Lancaster (Pa.) Country Day, 4-3, with Lily Jiang, Abby Bruce, Emma Lawley and Sydney Lawley winning their matches.
Nichols lost to Phillips Exeter, 7-0, in girls Division II.