posted on March 21, 2018 11:01
Spring has arrived and practices for baseball, softball and track are well underway for the season. Basketball may be over, but it was another record breaking season for the Finney Falcons with exciting games that included “buzzer-beater” wins.
The Boys Varsity Basketball Team finished their season with a winning record of 17-6. They progressed to the Section V semi-final game where they had a tough loss with a close score of 45-47. This was the first loss in the semi-final round in 3 years. Senior, Max Harris, broke the Section V record for most 3-pointers scored in a career with a total of 337. Max was honored with the distinction of being the only player in Finney history to win 3 Section V Titles, break the Section V 3-point record and having the most wins with a total of 91. Max was named to the Private Parochial 1 st All-Star Team and will be playing in the Ronald McDonald All-Star game
on March 24 at 3:00pm at Rush Henrietta High School.
Also, this season, Junior, Keegan Ocorr, surpassed 1,000 points scored in a career. He was awarded MVP for the Finney team and named to the Private Parochial 1 st All-Star Team. Junior, Caleb Anger, was awarded Defensive Player of the Year for the Finney Team and given Honorable Mention by the Private Parochial League. Senior, Joe Tomlinson, was awarded Offensive Player of the Year for the Finney Team and given Honorable Mention by the Private Parochial League. Junior, Xavier Smith, was awarded the Coach’s Award and named to the Private Parochial 2 nd Team.
The Girls Varsity Basketball Team finished their season with a winning record of 14-7. They progressed into sectional play where they won their first sectional game since the 2010 season. Sophomore, Gabby Ziegler, was awarded MVP for the Finney Team and named to the Private Parochial 1 st All-Star Team. Sophomore, Jada Blackmon, was awarded Defensive Player of the Year for Finney and named to the Private Parochial 2 nd Team. Senior Jade Staton, was awarded Most Improved Player and Sophomore, Alisabeth Crandall was given the Coach’s Award for the Finney Team.
Other team stats:
- Boys JV Basketball finished 4-16
- Girls JV Basketball finished 2-18
- Boys Modified Basketball finished 4-7
As always, we would like to thank the student athletes and coaches for their hard work and dedication, but most importantly, for exhibiting character, integrity, and commitment to honoring the Lord. We are grateful to the parents who sacrifice their time and effort every day, making sure that their athletes get to practices and games, maintain grades and good sportsmanship. Let’s continue to keep our student athletes in prayer as we head into the Spring season!