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 – FINAL

The Sidney Warriors get upset on their home court tonight, Odessa Montour wins 56-53.

Meanwhile, Watkins Glen beats Unatego, 64-37.

Congratulations to tonight’s award winners:

NBT Bank Outstanding Offense: Brandon Walters – Sidney

Mang Insurance Dynamic Defense: Damian Zimmer – Sidney

Leading Scorers in tonight’s game (*All Stats Unofficial*)

Morgan Shutter (OM) 18

Tom Peckham (OM) 16

Damian Zimmer (Sid) 15

Brandon Walters (Sid) 13

Ryan Gardner (OM) 10

Join us Tuesday night for a ladies matchup, as we find ourselves (surprisingly!) AT Unatego.  #8 Newfield upset #1 Lansing the other night, and therefore will travel to Unatego to take on the #5 Lady Spartans.  The Unatego Lady Spartans will get one more game on their home floor and will try to advance to the Section IV Class C Championship on Saturday at the Broome County Arena!  Greg Davie calls the action Tuesday night starting with the Chambers and O’Hara Pregame Show at 6:45pm, and tip-off set for 7pm.

MAC Championship – Unatego vs Sidney Boys – FINAL

This was a hard fought, back and forth overtime game all the way through with 16 lead changes and 9 ties in the game!  Congratulations to the Unatego Spartans, winning the MAC Championship for the 2nd year in a row!  Final score 53-50!

Congratulations to today’s award winners:

NBT Bank Outstanding Offense: Quinn Barnhart – Unatego

Mang Insurance Dynamic Defense: Phil Youngs – Unatego

Leading scorers in today’s game (*All stats unofficial*)

Joe Matzel (Sid) 17

Quinn Barnhart (Una) 12

Kellen Komenda (Una) 12

Damian Zimmer (Sid) 12

Tanner Winchester (Una) 11

Tyler Butler (Una) 11

Brandon Walters (Sid) 9

Join us again Tuesday night as we enter Sectional play!  Get the complete schedule as it’s announced on the sports page at WCDORadio.com!  Greg Davie is back to call the action Tuesday night, live on WCDO AM/FM and streaming online at WCDOSports.com!

MAC Championship – Unatego vs Sidney Boys – Update 2

At the half, Unatego leads Sidney 21-19!  These teams have swapped the lead 4 times in the first half.  Leading scorers in the game include Kellen Komenda (Una) 8 points with 2 three-pointers, Joe Matzel (Sid) has 6, and Brandon Walters (Sid) has 5.  The 2nd half is coming up on WCDO AM/FM and 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 – FINAL

Sidney wins tonight’s MAC Semifinal and transfers to the Championship game next Saturday at SUNY Oneonta vs the winner of the Greene/Unatego MAC Semifinal Tuesday night!  Final score of this game was Sidney 71, Oxford 46.

Congratulations to tonight’s award winners:

NBT Bank Outstanding Offense: Brandon Walters – Sidney

Mang Insurance Dynamic Defense: Damian Zimmer – Sidney

Tonight’s Leading scorers (*All Stats Unofficial*)

Brandon Walters (Sid) 19 points

Bill Kozak (Sid) 19 points

Andrew Golden (OX) 18 points

Damian Zimmer (Sid) 13 Points

Paul Wonka (OX) 12 points

Join us Tuesday night as we bring you another MAC Semifinal matchup.  This time it will be #3 Greene at #2 Unatego!  Greg Davie calls the action with the pregame getting underway in the 6:45 – 7pm area on WCDO AM/FM and 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!

Sidney @ Unatego – Update 2

At Halftime, Sidney leads Unatego 32-24.

Leading Scorers:

Quinn Barnhart (Una) 8

Billy Kozak (Sid) 8

Brandon Walters (Sid) 6

Tanner Winchester (Una) 5

Hunter Sowersby (Sid) 5

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

Sidney @ Unatego – Update 1

At the end of the 1st Quarter, Sidney leads Unatego 14-10.  Brandon Walters (Sid) leads the scoring with 6 points in the 1st, and Quinn Barnhart (UNA) has 4 points.  Join us on the air at WCDO AM/FM, or stream the game online at WCDOSports.com!