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2B: Area, TV/Radio schedules
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3B: High schools
4B: Scoreboard
5B: Outdoors
                                                         FINGER LAKES TIMES
                                                              SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2012                                               Rt. 332 in Canandaigua • 315.781.1410 •

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Al White Memorial
bowling tourney
  WATERLOO — Sunset
                                Toss a bullseye for Amos
Bowl will host the Al
White Memorial bowling
tournament Jan. 28 begin-
                                                                                                                                                         Darts tourney
ning at 3 p.m.
  This year’s tournament
will also honor the memo-
ry of Richard Christensen.
                                                                                                                                                          at Rylie J’s
The tournament is spon-
sored by Seneca Meadows.
All proceeds will go to
                                                                                                                                                         honors Alaimo
local charities.                                                                                                                                                 By JOSHUA DeSAIN
  The tournament is a no-                                                                                                                                
tap doubles format. For                                                                                                                       GENEVA — Frank “Amos” Alaimo
more information or to                                                                                                                      always looked forward to Tuesday
submit a team contact Ed                                                                                                                    nights when he would play darts in
De Sio at 730-2114.                                                                                                                         the Stanton Automatics League.
                                                                                                                                              The enjoyment Alaimo got out of the
Geneva Pee Wee                                                                                                                              sport was the primary reason why
                                                                                                                                            Frank’s son, Steve, chose a dart tour-
Wrestling practices                                                                                                                         nament to honor the memory of his
  GENEVA — Geneva Pee                                                                                                                       father.
Wee wrestling will begin                                                                                                                      Steve put together the first annual
Tuesday from 6-7:30 p.m.                                                                                                                    Frank “Amos” Alaimo Memorial Dart
in the High School                                                                                                                          Tournament held at Rylie J’s Saturday
wrestling room.                                                                                                                             afternoon.
  The program is free for                                                                                                                     “I wanted to do something to get all
any Geneva students. For                                                                                                                    of his friends together and the whole
more information contact                                                                                                                    group and community that always sup-
Gene Wild at (585) 944-                                                                                                                     ported his business to come down and
2857.                                                                                                                                       donate for a good cause,” Alaimo, 24,
                                                                                                                                            said. “It was just one thing that he
FLCC to host                                                                                                                                always looked forward to every week
                                                                                                         Spencer Tulis / Finger Lakes Times was playing darts, he always enjoyed
baseball clinics                Steve Taylor of Geneva focuses on the board as he prepares to shoot during Saturday’s first annual darts.”
   HOPEWELL — Finger            Frank “Amos” Alaimo Memorial Dart Tournament at Rylie J’s.                                                                    See BULLSEYE on Page 2B
Lakes Community College
will host a pair of winter
basebal clinics Jan. 29 and
Feb. 5. The clinics will be
headed by FLCC coach
Sean Marren along with
the Lakers’ coaching staff.
   For both clinics, partici-
                                Hobart sends northern teams packing
pants ages 8-12 will com-
pete from 9 a.m. to noon.
Participants ages 13-18
                                                                                                                          Statesmen dominate Clarkson,
will go from 1-4 p.m. The
cost is $40 per player. If a
player signs up for both
                                                                                                                            St. Lawrence over weekend
clincs the cost will be $60.                                                                                                  By JOSHUA DeSAIN
   Check                                                                                                          HOBART 73, ST. LAWRENCE 56
for registration forms.                                                                                                                                                       Key Stat
Registration is due by Jan.                                                                                                 GENEVA — The Hobart bas-
                                                                                                                          ketball squad has been using          Hobart outscored St. Lawrence 38-
27, although walk-in will
                                                                                                                          their long-range shooting to          24 in the paint.
be accepted. For more
information contact assis-                                                                                                overpower many of its oppo-                      Turning Point
tant coach Jimmy                                                                                                          nents this season. The Geneva-        Hobart’s Joe Gibbons fueled the
Habecker at                                                                                                               based squad was ranked fourth         Statesmen’s 12-3 run to begin the or call                                                                                                 nationally in 3-point percent-        game with six of his game-high 13
the baseball office at (585)                                                                                              age (.430) entering this week-        points.
785-1633.                                                                                                                 end’s games against Clarkson
                                                                                                                                                                           And We Quote:
                                                                                                                          and St. Lawrence.
                                                                                                                            However,       it    was      the   “It was important for us to be
Book signing at                                                                                                           Statesmen's dominance under-          patient and try to attack them late in
Lyons library                                                                                                             neath the basket that hurt St.        the shot clock. We haven’t seen a
   LYONS — Author Scott                                                                                                   Lawrence early on in the team's       whole lot of zone so I was pleased to
Pitoniak will conduct a                                                                                                   Liberty      League        contest    start each half like that.” — Hobart
talk and book signing                                                                                                     Saturday afternoon.                   coach Mike Neer.
Jan. 21 beginning at 11                                                                                                     Hobart netted their first 12
a.m. at the Lyons Public                                                                                                  points with lay-ups or free-          come as a result of working
Library, 122 Broad St.                                                                                                    throws from fouls below the bas-      through the post,” Hobart coach
Pitoniak is the author of                                                                                                 ket to take a 12-3 lead. The          Mike Neer said. “We were able
“Color Him Orange: The                                                                                                    Statesmen finished with 38            to establish (Friday) and today
Jim Boeheim Story.”                                                                                                       points in the paint to fuel a 73-56   inside touches and high-per-
   Pitoniak is a graduate                                                                                                 rout of the Saints in Bristol Gym.    centage inside which is tried
of Syracuse University                                                                                                      The Statesmen began the             and true, it’s like the running
and has been a sports                                                                                                     weekend with a 75-61 win over         game in football. We were able
writer for nearly four                                                                                                    Clarkson. Matt Pebole finished        to establish that ... and it even-
decades. He will talk                                                                                                     with a game-high 16 points to         tually softened it up where we
briefly about the book,                                                                                                   go with six rebounds while            eventually hit some threes.”
answer questions and                                                                                                      Stefan Thompson added 14                Gibbons contributed under
sign books. Copies will be                                                                                                points and four assists. Joe          the hoop, supplying six of his
available for sale for $25,                                                                                               Gibbons racked up 11 points,          game-high 13 points during the
part of the proceeds will                                                                                                 five boards and four assists.         12-3 run to begin the game.
go to the Lyons Public                                                                                                      Sophomore forward Richie              “They play that tough zone so
Library. The program is                                                                                                   Bonney began the paint domi-          we just tried to get in the gaps
free and open to the pub-                                                                                                 nance with a rebound and put-
                                                                                                                                                                and tried to penetrate as much
lic.                                                                                                                      back lay-up in the first minute
                                                                                                                                                                as possible,” Gibbons remarked.
   For more information                                                                                                   of action. Bonney ended with 12
                                                                                                                                                                “We hoped by penetrating that
contact the Lyons Public                                                                                                  points and 10 rebounds.
                                                                                     Spencer Tulis / Finger Lakes Times                                         we would open up the threes so
Library at (315) 946-9262                                                                                                   “We’re going to try to play
                                Hobart’s Sean Peer is fouled by Janpeter Brase of St. Lawrence while going                                                      I just tried to get in the lane
or email                                                                                                                  through the post on any day           up for a shot Saturday at Bristol Gym.                                                    and most of our 3-point looks                    See HOBART on Page 3B

Herons host Y
youth basketball
   GENEVA — The William
Smith basketball team
                                Verkey goes over 1,000 as Devils edge Eagles                                                                                       Sasha sizzles
will lead a Biddy                 Times Sports Staff                                        62-59 lead before Wayne’s           Vanderwall drained three
Basketball Clinic on                                           HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL       Paul Dinehart (14 points)           of the Red Raiders (7-4, 7-
Saturdays running                 ONTARIO — Local
                                high    school    sporting                                  made a runner in the lane           2) seven 3-pointers dur-
through Feb. 18 for youth                                     but also power Mynderse       to cut the deficit to one.          ing her game-high 22-
grades K through third at       events weren’t the only
                                                              to a 62-61 victory.             The Blue Devils missed            point outing.
the Geneva Y.                   thing set back due to the       The senior eclipsed the
                                bad weather that struck                                     a shot with around 13 sec-            Pal-Mac remains two
   Kindergartners and first                                   mark in the third quarter     onds to go. With 2.8 sec-
                                the area early Friday                                                                           games back of league-
graders will play from                                        on a 3-pointer. Verkey,       onds left, Wayne’s Tre
                                morning.                                                                                        leading Newark (8-0),
9:30-10:30 a.m., second                                       who now has 1,017 career      LaMora got a great look
and third graders will play       Mynderse       Academy                                                                        while Geneva (8-3) drops
                                                              points,     collected   10    off a screen but missed
from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The       senior basketball player                                                                        to fourth-place at 6-3.
                                                              rebounds for the Blue         the winning basket.
clinic will emphasize           Dylan Verkey sat 15           Devils (9-1, 8-0).                                                  Courtney Ameele net-
                                                                                              Wayne’s Tyler Graham              ted 12 points for the Red
skills, communication and       points shy of 1,000 for his     Mynderse led by 14          provided a team-high 15             Raiders, including three
teamwork with active            career and was set to         points in the second quar-    points.             Connor          3-pointers.       Brittany
drills and a non-threaten-      eclipse the mark at           ter before the Eagles (7-3,   Hollenbeck added nine
ing atmosphere.                 Finger Lakes East foe         6-2) battled back to take a                                       Szachta secured eight
                                                                                            points and 13 boards.
   The clinic and seven-        Wayne Friday evening.         four-point lead at half-                                          rebounds.
                                                                                              Mynderse             hosts
week program is open to           The wait was well           time.                                                               Vivian Parks led the
                                                                                            Midlakes in a FL East
members and non-mem-            worth it for the Blue           The Blue Devils found       contest Tuesday.                    Panthers with 17 points,
                                                                                                                                including two 3-pointers.                                 Kevin Colton
bers. The member fee is         Devils star Saturday.         themselves      down    14
$15, the non-member fee           Verkey erupted for five     before making a run to
                                                                                                Girls Basketball                Courtney       Franceschi        William Smith guard Sasha
is $35. For more informa-       3-pointers in a 32-point      take the lead again.            FINGER LAKES EAST                 added 11.                        Borenstein nailed eight 3-
tion call the Y at (315)        effort to not only break      Verkey made two foul            PAL-MAC 48, GENEVA 43               Geneva travels to take         pointers Friday vs. Clarkson.
789-1616.                       the 1,000-point barrier       shots to give his team a        PALMYRA — Ashley                  on Wayne Wednesday.              See story on page 3B.

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