The 2020-21 basketball season will be one that will go down in history for the Cheektowaga Warriors. The Warriors capped off their season in thrilling fashion Friday night with a 74-70 double overtime victory over CSAT to capture the 2nd sectional championship in school history. The Warriors had to overcome a slow start due in part to 2 quick fouls on senior forward Nevada Eldridge and 3 1st half fouls on senior Keonte Brown. Despite the foul trouble, the Warriors were able to stay within striking distance thanks to junior forward Kydale Staten scoring 13 1st half points and quality bench minutes from senior Jayvon Jenkins and freshman Ro'Mel Speaks. Trailing by as many as 11 points in the 3rd quarter, the Warriors rallied with Eldridge controlling the paint, Brown slashing to the basket and tying the game with under a minute left on a clutch 3-pointer from senior Jesse Hawkins, who scored all of his 12 points after halftime. In the first overtime, the Warriors again needed a big 3 from Hawkins to stay close and found themselves tied at 62 heading into the 2nd overtime. The Warriors found a spark in the 2nd OT and jumped ahead behind an 8-0 run capped by a steal and finish from freshman Jacob Humphrey. Holding off a late run by CSAT, thanks to some free throws by Jenkins and Brown, Eldridge held the ball as the horn sounded and they had secured the sectional title. Eldridge led the Warriors with 20 points and 9 rebounds, Brown and Staten both had 16 points, Hawkins added 12 while Humphrey & Jenkins both chipped in 5. The Warriors finished the season 14-3 and for the first time in school history captured both the division title and sectional title in the same season. Congrats to the boys on a tremendous season that will go down in Warrior history.
Your Cheektowaga Warriors hosted Williamsville East Wednesday night in the A-2 sectional semifinals and came away with an 86-73 win. Senior Jesse Hawkins led the Warriors on both ends of the court and led all scorers with 35 points. Senior Nevada Eldridge played big on both ends, controlling the middle and scoring 17 points and collecting 16 rebounds. Senior Keonte Brown had another balanced game as he scored 8 points, grabbed 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 seals. Senior Jayvon Jenkins came off the bench and gave a huge lift scoring 8 points and grabbing 5 boards. Junior Kydale Staten scored 10 points and had 5 rebounds and Freshman Jacob Humphrey chipped in 8 points and was active on the defensive end. Next up the Warriors will play in the sectional finals at home Friday night vs CSAT, tip off is at 6:30. Tune in on CCSD Athletics on YouTube to catch all the action.
Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Basketball team for winning their division. WAY TO GO WARRIORS!!! They will be hosting West Seneca East on Monday, 3/22 at 6:30 pm. Check out the live streaming on Athletics YouTube channel on our web site.
The JV Boys basketball team increased their record to 8 and 2 Monday night with a 58 to 27 victory over Lakeshore. The warriors were lead by Tyler Prescott with 14 points, Nasir Stone with 11 points, Romel Speaks with 8 points, Jason Moye with 7 points, Lemario Jones with 6 points and Keondre Gonzalez with 4 points. The warriors play again this Wednesday at Depew.
Your Cheektowaga Warriors improved to 7-2 on the season with a 91-61 win over visiting Tonawanda on Saturday afternoon, Warriors got a career high 28 points from senior Keonte Brown, 12 points and 14 rebounds from junior Kydale Staten and the first career double double for senior Jayvon Jenkins, 10 points and 11 rebounds. Trey Slaughter 9 points, Jacob Humphrey 7 points, Jesse Hawkins 7 points, Nevada Eldridge 7 points, Eric Bailey 5 points, Tyler Sparbel 4 points and Ja'lon Henlon 2 points all contributed to a dominant performance. Next up, the Warriors host Lake Shore on Monday night @6:30, jump on youtube and watch your Warriors live.
The JV boys basketball team extended their record to 6 and 2 with a redemption win against Iroquois yesterday. The warriors were lead by Nasir Stone with 15 points, Darryl Montgomery with 12 points, Tyler Prescott with 11 points, Romel Speaks with 8 points, and Keondre Gonzalez with 6 points. The warriors play again Saturday vs Tonawanda.
A balanced attack by your Cheektowaga Warriors led them to a 70-45 win at Lake Shore to improve to 6-2 on the season. Senior Nevada Eldridge led all scorers with 16 points and 8 rebounds, junior Kydale Staten had 14 points and 6 rebounds, senior Jesse Hawkins had 11 points and 6 assist, freshman Jacob Humphrey had 9 points and 6 rebounds, sophomore Eric Bailey 7 points and 5 rebounds and senior Keonte Brown has a balanced game with 7 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists. Next up, the Warriors host first place Iroquois on Thursday night @ 6:30pm. Follow the action on the Cheektowaga Athletics youtube channel. GO WARRIORS!
This past weekend the boys varsity swim team participated in ECIC competition. The team had outstanding performances, it was a great day to be a Warrior Swimmer. The relay team of Danial Richardson , Thomas Rinaldo, Mike Fehr, and Brennan Pham dropped time in the 200 medley relay and the 200 Free relay. Caleb Coates destroyed the 500 free that's a race of (20 lengths) by dropping 15 seconds in his performance with a time of 6:44.98. Caleb also had a new personal best in the 100 free. and also in the 50 free. Michael Fehr had a personal high diving score of 219 points , he also had a personal best in the 100 butterfly. Thomas Rinaldo had one of his best times in the 50 and 100 back. Kenny Thonguhanh had his best time in the 100 free. Brennan Pham also had a great day with personal best in the 50 free and dropped his hundred free time like a bad habit by two seconds, for a time of 56.81.The team had a great day and have one more chance to do it again at the sectional meet tomorrow taking place at Akron.
Boys' JV Basketball team improved their record to 4-1 on Wednesday with a defensive win at Pioneer. The Warriors were led by a balanced attack from Keondre Gonzalez with 9 points, Nasir Stone with 9 points, Tyler Prescott with 8 points and Romel Speaks with 8 points.
Your varsity Warriors traveled to beautiful Yorkshire, New York last night and picked up a road win against divisional opponent Pioneer. The Warriors outscored the Panthers 40-14 in the 2nd half in route to a 67-39 victory. Seniors Keonte Brown, 19 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and Nevada Eldridge 19 points and 8 rebounds led the way for the Warriors. Freshman Jacob Humphrey chipped in 9 points to go with his high energy play and Sophomore Eric Bailey along with Junior Kydale Staten both tallied 8 points for the Warriors. Next up, the Warriors travel to Elma to take on 1st place Iroquois on Friday night, tip-off set for 6:30pm, tune in on-line to watch your Warriors.
This past Tuesday the boys swim team swam tough against Pioneer, Thomas Rinaldo took first in the 100 breast.stroke. Caleb Coates swam a great 500 free, Brennan Pham had two good races in the 50 and 100 free. The team has an ECIC meet this Saturday.
The Boy's Basketball team improved to 2-2 on the season with a 66-44 win over Maryvale. Senior Keonte Brown was active from the tip and recorded 18 points and 15 rebounds. Junior Kydale Staten had a game high 22 points, senior Nevada Eldridge chipped in 13 as the Warriors broke the game open with a 22-9 3rd quarter. Next up the Warriors travel to Pioneer on Wednesday night to take on the Panthers at 7pm. Watch the live stream and cheer on your Warriors.
The boys swim team traveled to Maryvale yesterday, the team swam well with new personal best by Brennan Pham in the 100 Free, Kenny Thongchuongh in the 100 free and Danial Richardson in the 50 free. Caleb Coates, Mike Fehr, and Thomas Rinaldo swam strong in the Medley and 200 free relays. Our next meet is tomorrow against Depew.
The boys varsity swim team traveled to Iroquois on Tuesday. The boys held there own but could not pull out the win. Once again the Freshman of Thomas Rinaldo, Danial Richardson, and Brennan Pham swam well working to drop their times.
Friday the boys varsity swim team took on Clevehill. The meet was exciting with some great performances. Freshman Daniel Richardson, Thomas Rinaldo, and Brennan Pham made their mark in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 backstroke. Pham was impressive with a first place finish. Veterans Caleb Coates in the 200 and 500 free, Devon Mills with the IM and 100 Flly, Kenny Thonguhanh added to the great first meet performances. The Divers Mike Fehr and Ricky Foxe took both a first and second place. The team of Fehr, Mills Pham, Foxe took 1st in the 200 free relay. It was a terrific start to the season. The meets are live streamed on youtube see a member of the team and they can send you the link. Next meet is today against Holland
The Girls Varsity Bowling team opened the 20-21 season with a 5-2 victory over Tonawanda. The "A" team took 2 out of 3 points and was led by Jessica Fullone's 215 high game and 505 set. Bella Becker chipped in with a 140 high game and a 366 set and Alyssa Norton added a 137 high game and a 335 set. The "B" team which also took 2 out of a 3 was led by Senior Grace Taton's 179 high game and 483 set. Freshman Giada Heaton added a 140 high game and 387 set while sophomore newcomer Alyssa Biedron added a 131 high game and 348 set for the Warriors who host Alden today.
The Boys Varsity Bowling team lost their season opener 6 to 1 vs Tonawanda. Jeoff Gioia led the "A" team with a 635 set with a high game of 255. Cam Chandler added a 592 with a 244 and Aaron Pruchnowski chipped in with a 511 with 212 high game. The "B" team was led by Blake Becker's 525 set with a high game of 189. Carl Hill added a 443 set with a 167, Steve Fuzer added a 159 and Dan Tran chipped in with a 104 for the boys who host Alden on Thursday.