Eden’s Murray fans 23
Sophomore Jill Murray had a school record 23 strikeouts over 11 innings making Eden’s season-opening 4-2 softball win over Cleveland Hill a memorable one. She only walked one in what was a two-hitter and drove in the go-ahead run.
Clarence, Lancaster win in lax
Emma Campagna and Lauren Moore had three goals each as Clarence moved to 3-0 with a 21-6 win over Lockport in girls lacrosse.
Pioneer wins on a walkoff
Junior Walker Green delivered with a two-run walkoff single in the seventh inning as Pioneer edged Maryvale, 4-3, in an ECIC III baseball game played on a windy Thursday afternoon. Walker also pitched a two-hitter.
Grand Island rower to Penn
Heavyn Dreher of Grand Island has been accepted at the University of Pennsylvania to row for the Division 1 Ivy League school. She is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class.
She has rowed for the St. Catharine’s Rowing Club in Canada and the West Side Rowing Club in Buffalo over the last six years. She was ranked 16th at the Indoor World Rowing Championships in February of 2014.
Pares to be inducted
Sacred Heart basketball coach Sr. Maria Pares will be inducted into the Girls Catholic High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame on April 30 in Howard Beach, N.Y.
“This is such an honor. A big honor,” Pares. “All of this year’s inductees are a part of the association, and to be recognized by your peers is not only important, but it also means a lot to me. It was a surprise, and I’m just thrilled.”
This will be the fifth induction as she is already a member of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame, the Sacred Heart Academy, Canisius College and Town of Amherst Sports Halls of Fame.
Football Combine May 10
The WNY Junior Recruiting Combine will be at 5 p.m. May 10 at Amherst High School.
This event is open to all area 11th graders (Class of 2015) who aspire to play football at the college level. Due to new NCAA revisions, only Division II and Division III schools can attend.
The Combine will be a drilled-based event where athletes will be grouped according to their position. All registration details are available through your local high school coach.
Lancaster academic champs
Lancaster’s boys basketball and boys bowling teams have been awarded State Championship for academics for the winter season by the NYSPHSAA.