VESTAL - The Corning boys and Elmira girls each won Southern Tier Athletic Conference championships Monday at Midway Lanes.
The Hawks bowled against the winner of the STAC East (Johnson City) and the STAC Metro (Norwich) and put down 3,208 pins followed by Norwich (2,945) and Johnson City (986).
Derik Lisi shot the best series of the day for the Hawks, a 737 total through three games that included a 244, 257 and 236. Alex Chang added a 648 series (220, 212, 216) and Michael Hoffman-Bellucci posted a 645 series (198, 204, 243).
"Derik Alex and Michael were incredible today," Corning head coach Eric Kizis said. "They had a vision and went out and took it. With every day, this group of boys gets even better. I am proud of what they have accomplished this season. Next up is sectionals on Friday."
The Elmira girls rolled a 2,948 as a team followed by Union-Endicott (2,882), Windsor (2,752) and Maine-Endwell (2,666).
Alexus Hutchings had a 663 series for the Express (248, 203, 212) and Kayla Avery posted a 638 series (221, 227, 190). Sammi Graham had a 204 game, Sarah Ravert added a 215 game and Sophia Grazioso posted a 202 game.
In the year end tournament, the Elmira boys defeated 10 other teams to finish first.
Zak Judson led Elmira with a 642 series (206, 235, 201) and Nolan Storch posted a 603 series including a 222 game.
High school basketball
Bradford 65, Lima Christian 34
LIMA - Bradford topped Lima Christian 65-34 Monday in a boys basketball contest.
The Braves led 15-10 after one quarter and upped their lead to 28-11 at halftime.
Jordan Sutryk posted 10 of his game-high 22 points in the first half and Blaze Machuga had seven of his 15 points in the first half.
"Blaze and Jordan gave us that 1, 2 punch offensively and our defense was able to control Lima’s tempo by forcing them in quick bad possessions," Bradford head coach Mark LaBarr said.
The Braves rolled in the second half, outscoring Lima Christian 37-16.
Men's college basketball
Corning Community College 95, Cayuga Community College 65
CAYUGA - Corning improved to 13-6 as 12 players scored in Corning Community College’s 95-65 over Cayuga Community College Monday.
"It’s great to have an opportunity to get lots of guys minutes and an opportunity to showcase what they can do in a game like this," Corning head coach Issac Bushey said. "I’m proud of every guy on our roster for approaching the game with the right mentality and handling our business."
The Red Barons outscored Cayuga 57-25 in the first half and cruised to an easy victory in the second half.
Jon Ward had 16 points to lead the Red Barons while Christian Simmons added 11 points and Elijah Ramadhan and Sam Kelly contributed 10 points.
HOUGHTON - Corning competed at the Highlander Invitational Saturday at Houghton College.
Earning individual first place finishes for the Hawks included Lindsey Butler in the 600 meter run (1:34.55), Torrey Jacobson-Evans in the 1,600 meter run (4:30.45) and Litia Werner in the weight throw (40’02.50").
Corning’s 4x400 relay of Harrison Lynch, Otto Sutton, Kyle Zaidel and John Cleary took first in 3:33.56.
Other top finishes for the Hawks included Steven Segal with a sixth place finish in the 3,200 meter run (10:13.94), JT Ryan took fourth in the 1,000 meter run (2:45.68) while Nathan Lawson was sixth (2:47.40), Jayla Skeete took third in the 600 meter run (1:40.67), John Cleary was second in the boys 600 meter run (1:25.74) as Otoo Sutton finished third in the same event (1:26.10), Cleo Baker placed fifth in the 1,500 meter run (5:10.96) and Gillian Mason was sixth in the same event (5:12.91). Charlotte Nevins took fifth in the high jump (4’08.00") and Robert Mechalke took fourth in the weight throw (44’11.00").
The Hawks’ 4x800 relay of Brynne Ketchum, Faith Ketchum, Chloe Freeland and Grace Scouten finished third 10:39.65 and Butler, Skeete, Elora Ferrier and Mia Colonna took fourth in the 4x200 meter relay.