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.

Odessa Montour @ Sidney – Sectional Quarterfinal – Update 3

It’s all tied up 38-38 after 3 quarters.  Damian Zimmer (Sid) leads the scoring with 15, while Tom Peckham (OM) has 12 and Morgan Shutter (OM) has 8.  Join us for the exciting 4th quarter, live on WCDO AM/FM and streaming live at WCDOSports.com!

Odessa Montour @ Sidney – Sectional Quarterfinal – Update 2

Sidney continues to lead going into the half 28-25.  Odessa Montour is getting streaky, and spreading the ball around as OM had 6 players put points on the board in the 2nd quarter.  Sidney’s Damian Zimmer leads the scoring with 13 points, and Tom Peckham (OM) has 10 points.  In Watkins Glen, Unatego had a rough first half, Watkins Glen leads 41-18 at halftime.

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 – 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 3

At the end of 3 quarters, Sidney leads Unatego 32-30!  Kellen Komenda (Una) leads the scoring with 10 points, Damian Zimmer (Sid) and Joe Matzel (Sid) both have 9 points and Quinn Barnhart (Una) has 6.  As we are about to post this, Unatego has tied it back up 32-32….. Join us for the exciting 4th quarter of the MAC Championship, live on WCDO AM/FM and streaming 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!

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 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!