Welcome to this week’s breakdown of the High School Sports Beat, brought to you by Alfred State College. Many thanks to Alfred State College for joining the Sports Beat family, and helping to bring weekly coverage of Section V High School Sports to broadcast on 13 WHAM.
Now, here’s your behind the scenes look at the production, from the producer and the shows many contributors. It’s week 6 of the season, and we are on the eve of sectionals for soccer and football – and are already crowning sectional champs in some other sports, like Girls Tennis.
We start this week with the story of a 9th Grader, taking the unusual leap from playing youth football to starting on a varsity squad. Azavier Ross isn’t your ordinary 13-year old. He’s 6’3″ and growing, both physically and in skill level. The Bishop Kearney/Rochester Prep Academy football team has a bright future with Ross as QB1.
Kyle O’Gara is up next with this week’s Making the Grade nominee… and, as always, if you have a candidate for our Making the Grade segment, send us an email to MTG@RocSportsNow.com or fill-in our contact form. This week, we honor Marlayna DiFante from Brockport.
The Section V Spotlight is up next, highlighting some of the accomplishments of Section V athletes, teams and coaches.
Our top story of the week takes us to East Rochester, where the Bombers are the team to beat in Class C1. The Bombers are coached by Mike Domm, a former Rochester Rhino. Their top two scorers are his sons, Chuck and Russell. The team has a tight bond, helped by there years playing together – including an off-season summer league team.
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We leave you this week, with an Insider weekly feature – looking back at some of our stories from the past 8 years. From October 31, 2015 – a look at another East Rochester team, the Field Hockey squad led by Nikki Caruso.