WCDO Sports Congratulates this years’ Boys Basketball “Player of the Game” award winners

WCDO Sports, a division of WCDO Broadcasting Inc. based in Sidney, broadcast 14 local High School Boys Basketball games, featuring a total of 11 local and area varsity basketball programs as they competed throughout the season. Games can be followed throughout the season both on-the-air on WCDO 100.9 FM and 1490 AM, as well as online at WCDORadio.com. During the post-game of each broadcast, two separate awards are given to outstanding players. WCDO Sports would like to thank NBT Bank and Mang Insurance for supporting the player of the game awards program throughout the season with the NBT Bank Outstanding Offense award, and The Mang Insurance Dynamic Defense award. A total of 28 awards were given this season honoring 17 student athletes from 7 area schools.

Unatego Spartans:
The Unatego Spartans are the 2012/2013 MAC Champions. The Unatego Spartans had 5 athletes recognized for a total of 12 awards this season. Quinn Barnhart led the team with 4 awards, 2 for offense and 2 for defense. Tanner Winchester won 3 offensive awards, while Phil Youngs received 2, one for offense and one for defense. Kellen Komenda received 2 defensive awards and Tyler Butler picked one up on defense as well.

Sidney Warriors:
The Sidney Warriors had 5 athletes recognized for a total of 10 awards this season. Damian Zimmer brought home a team leading 3 awards for Defense. Brandon Walters, Bill Kozak, and Hunter Sowersby brought home 2 awards each this season. Walters for offense, Kozak for offense, and Sowersby for defense. Joe Matzel also earned an offensive award. Congratulations to the Sidney Warriors on their season!

Other Area Schools:
A total of 5 awards were awarded in 4 other area schools. At Bainbridge-Guilford, Corbin Palmer received an offensive and Brooks Harmon a defensive player of the game. Harpursville’s Mason Dean brought home an offensive award, while Afton’s Mitch Decker received a defensive award. Unadilla Valley’s Justin Hofer also received an offensive award this season.

WCDO Sports will be back with more local sports broadcasts in the upcoming seasons. Games can be heard on the air at 100.9 FM and 1490 AM. Games are also streamed on the internet at WCDOSports.com. WCDO Sports says “Congratulations and Well Done!” to all Student Athletes throughout our area on their accomplishments this season, and thanks the Coaches, Parents, and Volunteers who make School Athletics possible throughout our local area. WCDO Sports also thanks the many local businesses who recognize the importance of supporting School Athletics and make the broadcasts throughout football and basketball seasons possible.

Odessa Montour @ Sidney – Sectional Quarterfinal – Update 1

Sidney leads 13-6 over Odessa-Montour at the end of the first quarter.  Billy Kozak (Sid) has 6 points, Tom Peckham (OM) has 6, and Damian Zimmer has 4 points.  Also reporting in from Watkins Glen, Watkins Glen leads Unatego 18-10 after the 1st quarter.  More of the Sidney vs Odessa-Montour game is coming up on WCDO AM/FM and streaming online at WCDOSports.com!

MAC Championship – Unatego vs Sidney Boys – Update 1

Billy Kozak drains a LONG 3 pointer at the buzzer and gives Sidney the lead 12-11 at the end of the 1st!  Kellen Komenda has 5 points for Unatego and Brandon Walters leads Sidney with 5.  Join us live on WCDO AM/FM or stream the game online at WCDOSports.com!

MAC Semifinal – #4 Oxford @ #1 Sidney – Update 3

Brandon Walters (Sid) drains a 25 footer (nothing but net!) at the buzzer to put Sidney ahead 49-33 over Oxford.  Brandon Walters has 16 points in the game to lead Sidney, and Bill Kozak is not far behind with 14!  On the Oxford side, Andrew Golden and Paul Wonka have combined for a 25 of Oxford’s 33 points.  Golden with 13, and Wonka with 12.  The 4th Quarter is coming up!

MAC Semifinal – #4 Oxford @ #1 Sidney – Update 2

Sidney leads at the half, 36-23.  A VERY fast 1st half taking only a total real-time of 30 minutes!  Andrew Golden who scored his 1000th career point in the 2nd quarter leads Oxford with 11 points, and Paul Wonka has 6.  Golden also scored ALL of Oxford’s points in the 2nd quarter.  On the Sidney side, Brandon Walters leads the team with 11 and Bill Kozak has 10.  Join us for the second half, coming up live on WCDO AM/FM and WCDOSports.com!

BG @ Sidney Boys – FINAL

The Sidney Warriors are victorious tonight with a final score of 61-45.

Congratulations to tonight’s award winners:

NBT Bank Outstanding Offense: Billy Kozak – Sidney

Mang Insurance Dynamic Defense: Hunter Sowersby – Sidney

Leading scorers tonight include (*all stats unofficial*)

Billy Kozak (Sid) 22 with SIX 3-pointers, including 4 in a row!

Corbin Palmer (BG) 15

Brooks Harmon (BG) 14

Damian Zimmer (Sid) 14

Austin Bauerle (BG) 12

Join us again next week on Wednesday and Thursday night for more High School Basketball on WCDO Sports!  Wednesday night, it’s ladies action as the BG Lady Bobcats travel to Unadilla Valley to take on the Lady Storm.  On Thursday night, the Unadilla Valley Boys travel to Unatego to take on the Spartans.  Greg Davie will call the action for both games, and you can catch the action live on WCDO AM/FM, an online courtesy of SFCU at WCDOSports.com!

BG @ Sidney Boys – Update 3

Sidney continues to lead at the end of 3, 45-28.  Meanwhile, Brooks Harmon is putting the BG boys on his back, scoring 10 of his 12 points in the 3rd quarter alone!  On the Sidney side, Billy Kozak is dangerous from the 3pt line, going 3 of 3 in the 3rd quarter for a total of 5 3-pointers on the night.  And just as we are posting this, Kozak drops a 6th 3-pointer in the hoop!

BG @ Sidney Boys – Update 2

Sidney goes on a 12 point run to cap the first half, and leads going into the locker room 27-11 over BG.

Leading scorers include:

Billy Kozak (Sid) 8

Damian Zimmer (Sid) 6

Hunter Sowersby (Sid) 6

Corbin Palmer (BG) 6

Join us for the second half coming up on WCDO AM/FM, or stream it online courtesy of SFCU at WCDOSports.com!

Sidney @ Unatego – Final

Sidney gets the win at Unatego tonight, final score 61-48.

If you missed the game on the air, you can catch the replay out of the archives with WCDO Sports on Demand at http://wcdoonline.com/wcdo-sports-on-demand.html

Congratulations to tonight’s award winners:

NBT Bank Outstanding Offense: Joe Matzel – Sidney

Mang Insurance Dynamic Defense: Damian Zimmer – Sidney

Leading scorers in tonight’s game (*all stats unofficial*)

Quinn Barnhart (Una) 16

Billy Kozak (Sid) 14

Joe Matzel (Sid) 14

Tanner Winchester (Una) 10

Tyler Butler (Una) 9

Join us again next Thursday and Friday as we follow the Bainbridge-Guilford @ Sidney matchups.  The girls play on Thursday night and the boys on Friday.  Both games are set for a Chambers and O’hara pregame show at around 7pm on WCDO AM/FM and streaming online at WCDOSports.com!