High School Sports


Girls hoops Bees drop close semifinal to RFA

B'ville hurt by Black Knights' Pugh in 53-49 defeat

From the standpoint of the Baldwinsville girls basketball team, a season mostly filled with elation ended in immense frustration. The no. 3 seed Bees went right to the wire with no. 2 seed Rome Free Academy in Saturday night’s Section III Class AA semifinal at SRC Arena, but could not make the baskets it needed at the end and took a 53-49 defeat to the Black Knights.

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B'ville wins first-ever sectional hockey title

Offensive flourish by Bees buries Syracuse

A long, frustrating wait for the Baldwinsville ice hockey team to snare a Section III championship is finally at an end. In a hard-fought effort Saturday at Utica Memorial Auditorium, the Bees upended Syracuse 7-4 in the Division I sectional final, scoring goals in well-timed bursts to build a big early lead, and then fending off the Cougars' furious late charge.

Bees’ Wicks, Lathrop go 1-2 at state qualifier

Kellner third in 600, also advances to compete at Cornell

An exciting 600-meter run that featured a sweep of the top two spots from Katie Wicks and Marissa Lathrop highlighted the Baldwinsville indoor track and field team’s efforts during Wednesday night’s Section III state qualifying meet at Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena.

Boys basketball Bees stopped by Henninger

Top-seeded Black Knights prevail in AA quarterfinal

With the confidence gained from a 6-1 stretch at the end of the regular season and an impressive first-round playoff win over Liverpool, the Baldwinsville boys basketball team sought something much bigger when it ventured to face top seed Henninger in Tuesday night’s Section III Class AA quarterfinal. Just as the year before, though, the Bees’ run would end here.

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Hockey Bees end West Genny sectional title run

B'ville blanks Wildcats, 5-0, in Division I semifinal

By the dozens, they streamed into the Baldwinsville ice hockey dressing room Tuesday night at Lysander, students and other supporters who were not just celebrating a return to the Section III Division I title game for the first time since 2010, but the fact that the Bees brought a dynasty down.

Balance pushes boys Bees to playoff win

B'ville tops Liverpool, gets shot at top seed Henninger

A year of hard work, and a furious scramble through the latter stages of this season, has put the Baldwinsville boys basketball team in the exact same spot that it was in 12 months ago - part of the Section III Class AA quarterfinals, but knowing it will have to take down a long-time powerhouse to go any further.

Girls hoops Bees advance in AA sectionals

B'ville stops Central Square, will face RFA in semifinals

Just at the right time, the Baldwinsville girls basketball team is whole again, and that simple fact might create an opportunity for the program's first Section III title in two decades.

Tretowicz leads hockey Bees to playoff win

Hat trick helps B'ville get away from IHC, 6-2

For a brief moment Wednesday night at Greater Baldwinsville Ice Arena, an unthinkable scenario presented itself. Despite its 14-4-2 record, despite its no. 5 state ranking and despite its National Conference regular-season title, the Baldwinsville ice hockey team found itself tied with 3-16 Watertown IHC in the first period of its Section III Division I quarterfinal.

Wrestling Bees place 11 at sectional tournament

Bowen sole B'ville wrestler to reach finals

For one remarkable hour in Saturday night’s Section III Division I tournament at SRC Arena, the Baldwinsville wrestling team could not lose. Ten times, Bees’ wrestlers took part in third or fifth-place matches. Every single time, B’ville emerged with a victory, a better spot on the awards podium and points toward possible team honors at night’s end.

B’ville boys basketball roars into playoffs

Bees finish regular season with wins over F-M, Corcoran

Not even a month ago, the Baldwinsville boys basketball team was 2-9, battling injuries and seemingly headed out of any consideration for the Section III Class AA playoffs. Now, though, the Bees are not just a sectional qualifier, it is, thanks to a roaring finish to the regular season, someone that might make serious trouble for anyone it faces.

Girls basketball Bees defeat F-M, Corcoran

Bees to host Central Square in Class AA quarterfinal

How the Baldwinsville girls basketball team reacted to its first true crisis of the season would go a long way toward determining its mindset heading into the Section III Class AA playoffs.

B’ville hockey holds playoff top seed

Bees to meet IHC in opening round Wednesday

There are two ways to look at the long quiet period the Baldwinsville ice hockey team enjoys right now in the wake of a 14-4-2 regular season that ended with a Division I National Conference title and a top seed for the Section III playoffs.

B'ville indoor track third at league meets

Mahar, Donhauser, Couchman among individual winners

Each of Baldwinsville’s indoor track and field teams would earn third-place finishes in the CNY Counties League National Division championship meets, held on consecutive nights at SRC Arena.

B’ville edged by Liverpool at wrestling sectionals

Ross lone winner; Bees drop three finals to Warriors

With the issue in doubt all the way to the last bout, the Baldwinsville wrestling team almost caught Liverpool in its quest to retain the Section III Class AA championship in front of a home crowd Saturday at the Baker High School Gym.

B’ville boys hoops making playoff push

Bees beat C-NS, Horseheads after loss to West Genny

Wins late in January restored some of the confidence for the Baldwinsville boys basketball team, but more was needed if it wanted to return to the Section III Class AA playoffs.