Renaldo Rodriguez-Spencer of Cheektowaga won all five of his matches by fall in the 132-pound class Saturday and earned the Ilio DiPaolo Memorial Outstanding Wrestler Award at the Niagara Frontier Officials Tournament at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn.
Rodriguez-Spencer defeated Ryan Kromer of Lew-Port on a fall at 1:26 in the championship match.
Webster Schroeder took home the team title with 185 points even though the Section V team did not win an individual title. Schroeder did have a pair of runners-up. Also, Liam Anderson of Webster Schroeder won the aggregate pin award, winning his first five matches in a aggregate time of 5:41.
Falconer was second in the team scoring with 163 points, led by a second-place finish by Kyle Ross at 138 pounds. Dan Reagan of Lew-Port won the 138-pound final, 7-3.
Drew Hull of Roy-Hart scored a 2-0 decision over Eric Lewandowski of Lancaster at 145 pounds.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Williamsville North rebounded from Thursday’s one-point loss to Clarence in ECIC I by knocking off previously unbeaten Jamestown 63-49, the Red Raiders’ first home loss since February 2010 and the Spartans’ first regular season win in Jamestown in the last 10 games.
Junior Sterling Taplin, who last week became North’s second all-time career scorer, led the victory with 21 points. The Spartans (7-1, 2-1 ECIC I) won it going away. They took a 16-9 lead after one quarter and finished off Jamestown, 19-11, in the fourth quarter.
Tommy Campion led Jamestown (6-1, 2-1) with 16 points while Zack Panebianco had 14 points.
Taplin now has 1,161 career points. The all-time leader is Darren Brown with 1,318.
In Yale Cup play, McKinley rode the play of Daequan Warren and Deonte Bell to an 84-40 rout of Riverside to go to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in Division I play. Warren had a triple-double with 16 points, 10 assists and 12 rebounds as well as five blocks, while Bell had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Lovell Smith also had 16 for the Macks.
In a nonleague game, Canisius got a 26-point performance from Adam Weir, who also had seven rebounds, and defeated visiting Pittsford Mendon of Section V, 66-59.
SWIMMING: Host Cleveland Hill, with victories in the diving, 200 freestyle relay and by Bryce Bielanin in the 100 backstroke, topped six other schools in team scoring to win the Frederic J. Puff Memorial meet. Cleve Hill had 321 points. St. Joe’s was next with 284.
St. Joe’s had the only individual double-winner in Daniel Dirrigl, who took the 100 fly in 57.40 and 200 individual medley in 2:11.03. Freshman Mohamed Eltagouri of the Marauders won the 200 freestyle in 1:58.69.