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Al White Memorial
WATERLOO — Sunset
Toss a bullseye for Amos
Bowl will host the Al
White Memorial bowling
tournament Jan. 28 begin-
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
local charities. By JOSHUA DeSAIN
The tournament is a no- firstname.lastname@example.org
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 flccathletics.com email@example.com 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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
email@example.com up for a shot Saturday at Bristol Gym. and most of our 3-point looks See HOBART on Page 3B
Herons host Y
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.
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.