Newfane wins Shifflet
Newfane won four weight classes to help capture the title of the Joe Shifflet Wrestling Tournament hosted Saturday by Sweet Home. Niagara-Wheatfield was runner-up, followed by Starpoint.
Andrew Gelyon (126), Paul Dunbar (132), Cyrus Simmons (138) and Nate Martin (152) were the winners for the Panthers.
The Most Outstanding Wrestler award went to 120-pounder Tyler Mack of Starpoint, who decisioned Shane Helbig of Niagara-Wheatfield in the final, 10-4.
• Tim Barnard of Tonawanda earned the Jerry Drayer/Most Outstanding Wrestler Award at the 46th Akron Tournament. Barnard won three matches at 138, including an 8-4 win in the final over Pete Walsh of West Seneca West.
Akron won the team title with 170.5 points. The Tigers sent seven wrestlers to the finals and crowned four winners: John Fiebelkorn (99), Matt Fiebelkorn (126), Garrett Schultz (160) and Jacob Clark (220).
• Kellen Devlin (Amherst), Eddie Hutschenreuter (Alden) and Eric Feitshans (Alden) earned all-tournament at the Holley Holiday Duals. Alden’s fourth-place finish was the highest for Section VI in the nine-team field.
Frontier hockey scores
Senior forwards Phil Stamer and Zach Eberhardt were named to the all-tournament team as the Frontier hockey team beat Fayetteville-Manlius, 5-4, to win the Cortland Christmas Invitational for the third year in a row.
Five different players scored as Falcons moved to 7-3. Matt Kelley had a goal and an assist. Frontier beat Cortland-Homer, 4-0, in the first round.
Williamsville East scored a pair of goals in the final minute of regulation in a game that ended in a 2-2 tie in overtime with West Seneca East in a Federation game played at the Northtown Center at Amherst.
Dylan Cicero scored with 1 minute left and Austin Maciok added the second goal for the Flames with 12.9 seconds remaining. Neither team scored in the OT. The Williamsville East goalie was pulled when both goals were scored.
Will East outshot the Trojans, 31-25.
No. 1 Canisius drops first
Top-ranked large school Canisius (7-1) suffered its first loss as St. Peter’s Prep of New Jersey recorded a 57-46 win at the National Jesuit Classic at Georgetown Prep. Ryan Richards had 13 points. St. Peter’s outscored the Crusaders, 21-13, in the fourth quarter to open up a close game.
MVP Jordan Heine had 10 points as Sweet Home beat Kenmore West, 53-47, to win the Ken-Ton Boys Basketball Tournament.
MVP Sterling Taplin had a two-game total of 26 points and 14 assists as host Williamsville North beat Pittsford-Sutherland, 75-43, to win the Five Guys Invitational. In the consolation, Nick Clough hit a corner jumper at the buzzer to give Williamsville East a 69-67 win over St. Mary’s.
McKinley girls triumph
Roz’jae Gaymond had 14 points to earn MVP honors, as the McKinley girls basketball team beat Tapestry, 62-58, to repeat as McKinley Tournament champions.