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Senior guard Tyson Totten breaks school scoring record as Pembroke tops Holley, 57-42

By Mike Pettinella
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All eyes are on the hoop as Pembroke's Tyson Totten launches a three-pointer in the first quarter to set the all-time scoring record during Friday night's Genesee Region League victory over visiting Holley, Submitted photos.

Senior guard Tyson Totten eclipsed Pembroke’s career scoring record on Friday night while leading the host Dragons to a 57-42 victory over Holley in Genesee Region League basketball action.

Totten poured in 31 points for Coach Matt Shay’s team, now 4-1 and coming off a first-place finish in at the Akron holiday tournament. His latest effort puts him at 1,200 points, moving him past 2023 graduate Cayden Pfalzer, who finished his career with 1,180 points.

Shay said that Totten’s success is a result of his hard work – on and off the court.

“I'm extremely proud of Tyson and feel fortunate to be his coach,” Shay said. “He strives for excellence in everything he does, whether in academics, sports, or anything else.

“Tyson has worked hard for all of the success he has had in both basketball and football. Whether it has been the offseason work we do, summer camps or the weight room, he has poured himself into it. He deserves all the accolades he gets.”

Jayden Bridge contributed 10 points, Avery Ferreira nine points and nine rebounds, and Sean Pustulka six assists for Pembroke. Destin Kuval had 19 and Vincent Golisano 13 for the Hawks.

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Three of the top four scorers in Pembroke boys' basketball history, from left, Cayden Pfalzer, Tyson Totten and Larry Kohorst (the current team's assistant coach).
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Celebrating the special achievement are, from left, Pembroke Coach Matt Shay, brother Garrett Totten, mom Jaime Totten, Tyson Totten, dad Jamie Totten and Pembroke JV Coach (and Tyson's uncle) Cory Coe.

Chambry's 24 powers B-B over Kendall; Notre Dame edges Wheatland-Chili

By Mike Pettinella
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Byron-Bergen's Braedyn Chambry splits the Kendall defense for two points in the Bees' 71-46 win Thursday night. Photos by Jennifer DiQuattro.

The Byron-Bergen Bees improved to 7-1 on Thursday night by rolling past host Kendall, 71-46, in Genesee Region League varsity boys’ basketball.

Senior forward-center Braedyn Chambry poured in 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the way for Coach Roxanne Noeth’s squad.

Senior guard-forward Brody Baubie tallied 19 points and senior guard Colin Martin chipped in with 10 points eight steals and three assists.

For Kendall, 2-4, Louis Conte had 12 points and five rebounds.

In other boys’ basketball action:

-- Host Notre Dame withstood a furious fourth-quarter rally by Wheatland-Chili in a 63-62 victory.

Leighton Williams scored 34 points for W-C, including a three-pointer to give the Wildcats a one-point lead in the final minute. Mavrik Hall responded for the Irish, however, and ND thwarted W-C’s final possession to improve to 4-0.

Jaden Sherwood led the Irish with 23 points and eight rebounds while Jay Antinore scored 13 and Hall tallied eight points and 10 rebounds.

In girls’ basketball:

-- Le Roy, 5-3, defeated Greece Athena/Odyssey, 55-49, behind Abby Allen’s 16 points and six assists; Gabby Zitz’s 10 points and 14 rebounds, and Kenna MacKenzie’s 10 points and six rebounds.

-- Pembroke downed Holley, 61-37, to raise its record to 6-2. Elle Peterson scored 22 points – hitting six three-pointers – to lead the visiting Dragons.  Jayden Hootman had 13 points, Seneca Calderon 12 and Morgan Coniber grabbed 10 rebounds while blocking six shots.

-- Eastridge topped Batavia, 52-37, behind Liv Green’s 22 points. Batavia, 4-3, got 11 points and 14 rebounds from Jamin Macdonald and 10 points, six rebounds and five steals from Isabella Walsh.

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B-B's Colin Martin goes up against Kendall's Jacek Kwiatkowski.
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William Kludt of Kendall looks for a driving lane.
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Cody Carlson grabs a rebound for the Bees between Kwiatkowski (33) and Noah Clark.

Balanced attack powers Byron-Bergen over O-A, 65-48

By Mike Pettinella
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The Byron-Bergen Bees, behind a balanced attack, turned back Oakfield-Alabama, 65-48, on Wednesday night in a Genesee Region boys’ basketball contest at O-A.

Six players got into the scoring column in the opening half as the visitors jumped out to a 32-15 advantage.

In the second half, Braedyn Chambry scored 14 of his game-high 20 points to keep B-B comfortably on top.

Brandon Pimm and Colin Martin tallied 11 apiece and Brody Baubie added 10 and Craig DiQuattro six for the winners. For the Hornets, Brendan Wescott and Avery Watterson scored 17 and 13, respectively.

Photos by Jennifer DiQuattro.

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Totten leads Pembroke to Holiday Classic crown; Mendon tops Batavia, Avon defeats Le Roy

By Mike Pettinella

Sparked by Tyson Totten’s 25 points, Pembroke defeated host Akron, 50-47, on Wednesday night in the championship game of the Jack & Joyce Silvernail Holiday Classic boys’ basketball tournament.

Totten tallied 22 of his points in the second half to earn most valuable player honors. He also added six assists.

He was joined on the all-tournament team by fellow senior Avery Ferreira, who had eight points. Jayden Bridge chipped in with seven points and seven rebounds for the Dragons,

“We played solid on the defensive end … and needed to be good on that end because we struggled offensively in the first half,” Coach Matt Shay said. “And Tyson and Avery came alive though in the second half.

“I was very pleased with how the team handled adversity and especially with how my seniors stepped up.”

In other high school action last night:

-- Host Pittsford Mendon rode the outside shooting of Amari Coleman and Cayden Rathnam to a 66-46 boys’ basketball victory over Batavia.

Coleman connected for five three-point shots and Rathnam had four for Mendon, which led 31-23 at half and 50-37 after three quarters.

Justin Smith and Carter Mullen each scored 11 points for the Blue Devils.

-- Avon held Le Roy without a basket for the first six minutes of the fourth quarter and went on to a 42-34 win at Avon.

It was the first loss of the season for Le Roy, which trailed by just 31-29 entering the final period.

Merritt Holly Jr. led the Knights with 13 points while Matthew Hockey had nine points. Michael Rowland led Avon with 17 points.

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