Brighton 365, McQuaid 100
With the first year of
MasterMinds in the
books, the second year of MasterMinds brought many new teams into
mix, with a
record number of schools participating (38). īSince the former
limited its field to 32 teams, the 38 participants represented a new
of increased participation.
Brighton, which had lost the previous year to both 1994 finalists,
finished second to Penfield in the regular season. īBut a solid
run with wins over Mercy (205-70), Brockport (180-160), Geneseo
(345-100) and Penfield (305-160)
put Brighton in the championship.
McQuaid got into the playoffs with a perfect 6-0 regular season,
winning the league title. McQuaid beat Churchville-Chili
edged Newark (175-170) before falling to Penfield 310-110). But a
200-150 win over Victor and a 390-5 rout of Geneseo put the Knights
into the loser's bracket final where a tight 185-175 win over
put McQuaid back into the championship game.
In the highest scoring game ever, McQuaid beat Brighton 305-260
team one loss. That set up a final with the winner to claim the
Brighton started Ted Geiger (captain), Emily Smith, Aviva Geiger and
McQuaid started Damien DeLaney (captain), Bill Woitrya, Jeff Kuhn
Zack Nowak put McQuaid on the board first as the Knights coverted a
20-point bonus to take a 30-0 lead.
Brighton's Ted Geiger, McQuaid's Jeff Kuhn and Brighton's Emily
toss-ups resulting in Brighton taking a 45-40 lead.
A Damien DeLaney penalty coupled with toss-ups by Ted Geiger (two)
Geiger (one) extended the Barons' lead to 105-35.
Nowak (coupled with an Smith penalty) helped McQuaid climb back to a
But a Nowak penalty and two Ted Geiger toss-ups put the halfime
Both Bill Woitrya and Damien DeLaney scored in the second half
McQuaid the first team to have all four starters score in a final,
faced with a large deficit to overcome the Knights took some chances
and ended up with four second half penalties. Ted Geiger put
50 on the
board for Brighton (finishing
with an even 100) and the Barons won in a runaway 365-100.
Brighton: Emily Smith 15, Ted Geiger 100, Aviva Geiger 20, Yana
McQuaid: Bill Woitrya 10, Jeff Kuhn 5, Damien DeLaney 5, Zack Nowak
Penalites: Smith, Kuhn, DeLaney, Nowak (4)