High school basketball sectionals are now underway. On the boys side, in a game you heard on WAUB, Auburn nipped Utica Proctor, 76-73; also, Cato-Meridian took out LaFayette, 71-63; Cazenovia got by Jordan-Elbridge, 58-51; and Beaver River knocked out Port Byron, 62-52.
In girls action, in a game you heard at fingerlakesdailynews.com, Weedsport wasted LaFayette, 68-38; and Tully trounced Port Byron, 66-49.
In local college basketball, Hobart and William Smith swept a doubleheader with Vassar, with the Statesmen taking a 79-74 decision and the Herons a crucial 84-64 win. And don’t forget, Syracuse travels to Miami for a noontime tilt on Finger Lakes News Radio.
In the AHL, the Amerks wailed on Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 12-3
In the NHL, the Islanders blanked Carolina, 3-0.
The NASCAR season gets underway Sunday, as coverage of the Daytona 500 begins at 1:30 on you racin’ stations, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR