GIHS Sports Briefs - Week Ending March 4, 2004

Grand Island Girls Basketball Team
Wins Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals

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Girls Basketball - Thursday, February 26, 2004
CLASS A-1 Quarterfinals
Grand Island 56, Iroquois 40
Scoring for Grand Island: Ashton Duda 18, Ashleigh Frieday 17, Hilliard 4, Meghan Macguire 2, Nedwick 5, Skelly 2, Ja. Stickl 8.
Saturday, February 26, 2004 - Class A-1 Semifinals at Lockport
Grand Island 60 - Hutch-Tech 58
Viking Ashton Duda made one of her two free throws with four seconds to go. Ashleigh Frieday led Grand Island with 23 points and made 8 of 15 shots and had 12 rebounds.
Girls Basketball - Wednesday, March 3, 2004
Class A-1 Final
Grand Island 59, Pioneer 49
The fantastic win over Pioneer was Grand Island's first sectional title since 1985. Grand Island plays Olean for the overall Class A title at noon on Saturday, March 6 at ECC.

Boys Basketball - Wednesday, February 25, 2004
Class A-1 Prequarterfinals
Grand Island 80 - Pioneer 67
Leading the scoring for Grand Island were Brett Kern (27) points and Eric Hajnos (17)

Boys Basketball - Friday, February 27, 2004
Section VI Tournament at Williamsville East
Grand Island lost to Williamsville East 71-53
Eric Hajnos led the scoring for Grand Island with 22 points

Boys Hockey Small School Sectional Playoffs
Grand Island 3, Southwestern/Maple Grove 3
The game was tied up when Joe Podlucky added a goal with 30 seconds remaining in the third period. Podlucky had two assists for GI. Also scoring for the Vikings were Jeff Bull and Mike Parisi.
Boys Bowling - Friday, February 27, 2004
Section VI Championship - Thruway Lanes
1. Southwestern 6188, 2. Frontier 6135, 3. Grand Island 6043
Class B Champions - Grand Island took 2nd place behind Southwestern.
Grand Island's Jon McGinn (1,375) will be representing Section VI at the State championships.

Girls Bowling - Friday, February 27, 2004
Section VI Championship - Thruway Lanes
1. Lockport 5811, 2. Tonawanda 5693, 3. North Tonawanda 5314, 4. Grand Island 5294
Class B Champions - Grand Island took 2nd place behind Tonawanda.

Section VI Boys Swimming Championships - Saturday, February 28, 2004 - at Niagara Falls
Grand Island diver, Ian O'Rourke, the favorite won the Section VI Swim Championship in diving.

Indoor Track State Championships - Saturday, March 6, 2004 - Syracuse Carrier Dome
Grand Island participants are Mike Feathers in the boys 55m hurdles and Long Jump and Kara Black in the girls 55m hurdles

Boys swimming - State Championships at Nassau County (L.I.) Aquatic Center
Friday, March 5 preliminaries - Saturday, March 6 finals
Grand Island participants are Robert Rumsey in the boys 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke and Ian O'Rourke in diving.