Varsity Boys Basketball

Snell Closes Out Basketball Career
March 4, 2016
ALBION -- Congratulations to Mike Snell his outstanding performance this past weekend in the Exceptional Senior Basketball Game between the Genesee Region and Niagara-Orleans League teams. Snell concluded his basketball career representing Barker with a great deal of pride and class and chipped in 8 points which helped the N-O team earn a victory.
 
 
4 Raiders Receive All League Recognition
March 4, 2016
BARKER -- Congratulations to the following Boys Basketball players who received recognition from the N-O League: Nate Luckman - 1st Team, Michael Snell - Honorable Mention, Eddie Wasnock - Honorable Mention, Jake Arnold - Honorable Mention.
 
 
Post Season Play Set To Begin For Raiders 
February 11, 2016
MIDDLEPORT -- On Thursday night, the Varsity Boys Basketball team was defeated by Roy-Hart, 57-36. Offensively, Nate Luckman led the team in scoring with 17 points. Mike Snell contributed with 11 points. Defensively, Snell, Jake Arnold, and Shawn Callaghan played well.
 
The Raiders will now enter sectional play and will travel to Randolph High School to take on the Cardinals on Friday, February 19th at 7:00 PM.
 
 
Raiders Creep Towards .500 Mark In League Play 
February 9, 2016
NEWFANE -- Tuesday evening, the Varsity Boys Basketball team defeated Newfane, 60-59, and improved their league record to 6-7. Leading the Raiders offensively were Nate Luckman with 21 points, Mike Snell with 9 points, and Jake Arnold and Eddie Wasnock with 8 points apiece. Arnold, Snell, and Shawn Callaghan led an impressive night defensively in which all players contributed to the effort.
 
The next game is Thursday night at Roy-Hart.
 
 
Luckman's Hits Buzzer Beater For Barker Victory
February 4, 2016
BARKER -- Thursday night, the Varsity Boys Basketball team defeated Wilson, 59-58. Trailing by 2 with 1.3 seconds left in the game, Nate Luckman hit a buzzer-beating 3 point shot to win the game for the Raiders. Mike Snell shared game-high honors with 19 points while Luckman scored 14 points and Eddie Wasnock chipped in with 12 points.
 
The team's defensive effort was solid throughout the game and was highlighted by Snell, Jake Arnold, and Shawn Callaghan.
 
The next game is on Tuesday, February 9th, on the road against the Newfane Panthers. Varsity tip off follows the JV game which begins at 5:00 PM.
 
 
Luckman Drops 40 On CSAT 
January 26, 2016
BARKER -- Tuesday night, the Varsity Boys Basketball team posted their 4th league win of the season with a 75-71 decision over visiting CSAT. Offensively, Nate Luckman led the Raiders with a game-high 40 points while Eddie Wasnock and Mike Snell chipped in with 12 apiece. Snell and Luckman had great all around games.
 
Defensively, the team was led by Jake Arnold, Jared Ginther, and Kyle Secore.
 
The Raiders league record improved to 4-6 with the win. The next game will be Friday evening at Lyndonville. 
 
 
Wasnock Scores Game High 22 
January 19, 2016
BARKER -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated the Akron Tigers on Tuesday night 65-31. Eddie Wasnock led the way with a game-high 22 points, while Nate Luckman poured in 17. Ryan Voss brought the crowd to its feet with a 4th quarter 3-pointer. Jake Arnold and Jared Ginther had great all-around games while Derek Uschold, Devon Managan, and Mike Snell were great on the defensive end.
 
The Raiders will be back in action this Friday as they go on the road to take on the Medina Mustangs. 
 
 
Big Night For Luckman And Raiders
January 12, 2016
BARKER -- Tuesday night the Varsity Boys Basketball team defeated Newfane, 72-68, in exciting fashion. Leading the team offensively were Nate Luckman with a game high 28 points, Kyle Secore with 15 points, and Eddie Wasnock and Mike Snell with 13 points apiece. Eddie Wasnock and Jared Ginther had great all around games. Mike Snell drew a charge to lead the team defensively.
 
The next game is Thursday night at home against Roy-Hart.
 
 
Varsity Basketball Team Drops Decision At CSAT 
December 22, 2015
BARKER -- Tuesday night, the Varsity Boys Basketball team was defeated by CSAT, 56-40. Nate Luckman led the team offensively with a game high 14 points while Eddie Wasnock added 11. Defensively, the team was led by Jake Arnold, Jared Ginther, and Mike Snell.
 
The next game is on Wednesday, December 30 at home against the Pembroke Dragons at 6:30. 
 
 
Raiders Rally From Halftime Deficit 
December 16, 2015
AKRON -- Wednesday evening, the Varsity Boys Basketball team defeated Akron, 43-34. Trailing by 4 points at halftime, the team picked up the intensity and defensive effort to outscore the Tigers 26-13 in the 2nd half. 7 players scored for Barker. Offensively, Nate Luckman led the team with 12 points while Eddie Wasnock scored 10 and Jared Ginther chipped in with 8.
 
Jake Arnold, Shawn Callaghan, and Mike Snell played well defensively.
 
With the win, the Raiders are 1-0 in league play and 2-3 overall. The next game is Friday night at home against Medina.
 
 
Wasnock Scores 13 Versus Hornets 
December 14, 2015
BARKER -- Monday night the Varsity Boys Basketball lost a highly competitive game to Oakfield-Alabama, 50-43. Leading the Raiders offensively were Eddie Wasnock with 13 points while Jake Arnold and Kyle Secore each scored 8 points. Arnold, Nate Luckman, and Wasnock had great all-around games. Mike Snell and Shawn Callaghan played well defensively.
 
The next game is Wednesday evening at Akron High School versus the Tigers. 
 
 
Luckman Pours In 25 
December 12, 2015
BERGEN -- Saturday afternoon, the Varsity Boys Basketball team was defeated by Byron-Bergen, 53-42. Nate Luckman led the team in scoring with 25 points while Eddie Wasnock scored 9 points. Defensively, the Raiders were led by  Mike Snell, Jake Arnold, and Devon Mangan.
 
The Raiders now stand at 1-2 and will host Oakfield-Alabama on Monday night at 6:30 PM.
 
 
Raiders Open Season With Victory At Kendall
December 1, 2015
KENDALL -- The Barker Varsity Boys Basketball team, under the leadership of first year coach Joshua Kraft, started off the season with an impressive road win over Kendall 53-42. Defensively, Mike Snell, Jacob Arnold, and Devon Mangan were solid all night by continually providing great energy, hustle, muscle, and intensity. Leading the way offensively for the Raiders was Nate Luckman with 17 points and Eddie Wasnock with 14 points.
 
 
 
 
 
Seniors Honored Over Break 
February 19, 2015
BARKER -- Over break, seniors Josh Mead, Tom Callaghan, Sean Benoit, Tristan Payne, Tanner Gregoire, and Christopher Sweeney took to their home floor for one last time on their senior night. The boys played excellent together and the Raiders defeated the Roy-Hart Rams 59-48.
 
The boys will travel on Friday, February 27 to Tapestry Charter School for a 7:00 pm sectional game. 
 
 
3 Raiders Hit Double Digits At Albion 
February 10, 2015
ALBION -- The Boys Varsity Basketball traveled to Albion on Tuesday night and lost 64-55 to the Purple Eagles. Double digit scorers for the Raiders included Christopher Sweeney with 17, Tom Callaghan scored 15, and Josh Mead added 12 points.
 
The boys will travel to Akron on Thursday. 
 
 
Raiders Start Strong Against Medina 
February 3, 2015
BARKER -- The Varsity Boys Basketball team got off to a great start in the first half of Tuesday night's game, but Medina came back and defeated the Raiders 54-65. Double digit scorers on the night included Christopher Sweeney with 12 points and Tom Callaghan with 16 points.
 
The boys will travel to CSAT on Friday. 
 
 
Payne Uses 3 Ball For Game High Honors
January 29, 2015 
BARKER -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team battled back in the 4th quarter of Thursday night's contest against CSAT, but came up short. Tristan Payne shared game high honors with his 18 points which came off of 6 three point baskets. Tom Callaghan also scored double digits with 14 on the night.
 
The boys will host Medina on Tuesday. 
 
 
Big Fourth Quarter For Luckman
January 23, 2015
MIDDLEPORT -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated the Roy-Hart Rams on Friday night by a score of 63-57. Statistical leaders on the night included Christopher Sweeney with 8 points and 10 rebounds, Tom Callaghan added 10 points, and Nate Luckman led the Raiders in scoring with 24 points. 16 of Luckman's points came in the 4th quarter.
 
The boys will host CSAT on Thursday. 
 
 
Callaghan Nets 21 In Loss 
January 20, 2015
NEWFANE -- Down by 16 points going in to the 4th quarter, the Varsity Boys Basketball team used a full court press to battle back and bring the game within 2 points with a minute to go against the Newfane Panthers on Tuesday night. Although in the end the boys fell short, losing to the Panthers 61-55, they gave a tremendous team effort and had some excellent individual performances. Tom Callaghan led all scorers with 21 points and Christopher Sweeney added 10 points.
 
The boys will travel to Roy-Hart on Friday.  
 
 
Sweeney Has Game High 14 At Pembroke
December 9, 2014
PEMBROKE -- Tuesday night the Boys' Varsity Basketball team defeated the Pembroke Dragons by a score of 49-41. Christopher Sweeney led in scoring with a game high 14 points. Josh Mead helped the Raiders escape a comeback by the Dragons by scoring 7 of his 11 points in the 4th quarter.
 
Nate Luckman, Kyle Secore, Mike Snell, Tristan Payne, Tanner Gregoire, Tom Callaghan, and Sean Benoit also contributed in the win with their outstanding play on defense.
 
The Raiders will travel to Oakfield-Alabama next Monday, December 15. 
 
 
Varsity Boys Basketball Drops Opener To Kendall
December 5, 2014
BARKER -- On Friday night, the Barker Raiders Varsity Boys Basketball team lost to the Kendall Eagles 63-55. Nate Luckman led the Raiders in scoring with 15 points. Christopher Sweeney also scored double digits with 11 points and chipped in with 7 rebounds and 7 assists.
 
The boys will travel to Pembroke on December 9 for a 6:30 Varsity start time.
 
 
Haight Receives All-Western New York Honors
April 5, 2014
BUFFALO -- Congratulations to Jacob Haight on earning All-Western New York Honors for his performance this past season. Being a member of the All-Western New York Team recognizes Barker's all-time leading scorer as one of the top players in the Greater Buffalo area.

Read Haight's capsule from the Buffalo News web site.


Haight, Luckman, Moeller & Gooding Close Out Basketball Season As All Stars
March 7, 2014
ALBION -- Congratulations to the following Exceptional Senior All-Star players on finishing their basketball careers with a win: Mitchell Luckman, Bryce Moeller, Hayden Gooding, and Jacob Haight. After the boys pregame dunk contest, highlighted by Barker's Jacob Haight, Mitchell Luckman, and Bryce Moeller, the boys game got underway. The N-O Boys All-Stars defeated the G-R All-Stars by a score of 96-77. Luckman took game high honors with 18 points while Haight had 11, Moeller 4, and Gooding 2. The boys represented Barker very well and made the Barker faithful in attendance proud.


Barker Sends Four Seniors To Exceptional Senior Game
March 3, 2014
BARKER -- Congratulations to Jacob Haight, Mitchell Luckman, Bryce Moeller and Hayden Gooding for being selected to play in the 2014 Niagara-Orleans League vs. the Genesee Region Exceptional Senior All-Star Basketball Game on Friday, March 7 at 6:30 pm at Albion High School. This is the last time you will see these exceptional seniors in a Raiders uniform so come out and cheer them on.


N-O All League Members Includes Two Raiders On First Team 
February 28, 2014
BARKER -- The following Varsity Boys Basketball players earned All-League recognition from the Niagara-Orleans League for their efforts this past season:
1st Team honors went to Jacob Haight and Mitchell Luckman
2nd Team honors went to Bryce Moeller and Christopher Sweeney
Hayden Gooding received Honorable Mention recognition

Congratulations to these five young men on a great season in 2013-2014. 


Luckman Drains 21 In Season Ending Loss To Silver Creek
February 24, 2014
JAMESTOWN -- The Boys Varsity Basketball season ended on Monday night with a 62-48 loss to Silver Creek in the Section VI Class C1 Semi Finals at Jamestown Community College. Mitchell Luckman was the high scorer with 21 points while Jacob Haight added 13 points. 

Congratulations to the team on a historic 18-0 regular season and on winning the school's first league championship in 36 years. The team has made the school and community very proud of you. Best of luck to seniors Tyler Dent, Hayden Gooding, Jacob Haight, Mitchell Luckman, Bryce Moeller, and Jarid Worthington. The efforts and leadership of these six will be missed.


Raiders Headed To Jamestown For Semi Finals
February 21, 2014
BARKER -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team improved to 19-0 with a 77-38 win over the Porrtville Panthers on Friday night in the Section VI Class C1 Quarter Finals. Double digit scorers for the Raiders included Jacob Haight with 17 points, Bryce Moeller netted 14 points, Christopher Sweeney dropped in 11, and Mitchell Luckman notched 10. Other scorers on the night included Michael Snell, Joshua Mead, Hayden Gooding, Nathan Luckman, Tanner Gregoire, and Thomas Callaghan.

The #1 seeded Raiders will travel to Jamestown Community College on Monday to play the #4 seeded Silver Creek Black Knights. Tip-off is at 6:00 pm. Admission to the game is $5.00 for all spectators as it is a semi final sectional game.


Raiders Complete Perfect Regular Season
February 13, 2014
ALBION -- Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Basketball team on their perfect 18-0 regular season. In the final regular season game the Raiders defeated the Albion Purple Eagles by a score of 81-52. Scoring for the Raiders were as follows: Jacob Haight 21, Christopher Sweeney 20, Bryce Moeller 14, Mitchell Luckman 11, Tristan Payne 3, Sean Benoit 3, Hayden Gooding 3, Tyler Dent 2, Joshua Mead 2, and Thomas Callaghan 2. This is the first undefeated season for a Boys Basketball team in school history!


Luckman Hits For Game High 22 At Roy-Hart
February 11, 2014
MIDDLEPORT -- The Boys' Varsity Basketball team came out on fire, scoring 34 points in the first quarter at Roy-Hart on Tuesday night. Senior captains Mitchell Luckman and Jacob Haight led the charge in the first quarter. Luckman scored 12 of his game high 22 and Haight scored 10 of his 20 in the opening quarter. Barker went on to defeat the Rams 83-46 to stay perfect at 17-0. 

Other scorers for the Raiders included Christopher Sweeney, Joshua Mead, Hayden Gooding, Bryce Moeller, Tristan Payne, Tanner Gregoire, and Thomas Callaghan. The boys will travel to Albion for a 5:30 JV start on Thursday to close out Niagara-Orleans League play.


Raiders Crowned Niagara-Orleans League Champions
February 7, 2014
BARKER -- Thursday night the Boys' Varsity Basketball team clinched their first league championship in 35 years with a 64-34 victory over the Wilson Lakemen. The Raiders are now 16-0 overall. Tristan Payne came off the bench to spark the Raiders hitting 2 of his 3 three pointers in the first quarter. Jacob Haight scored 9 of his game high 15 points in the 3rd quarter during Barker's 18-10 run on Wilson. Bryce Moeller and Mitch Luckman were also double-digit scorers.

The members of the 2013-14 Niagara-Orleans Championship team also include Christopher Sweeney, Joshua Mead, Tyler Dent, Hayden Gooding, Jarid Worthington, Tanner Gregoire, Thomas Callaghan, and Sean Benoit. The team has two remaining league games that are both on the road - Tuesday, February 11 at Roy-Hart and Thursday, February 13 at Albion.


Raiders Clinch At Least A Tie For League Title 
February 4, 2014 
BARKER -- Congratulations to the Boys' Varsity Basketball team on a 42-39 victory over the Medina Mustangs. With the win, the 15-0 Raiders secured at least part of the Niagara-Orleans Championship. This is the first Boys Basketball championship since 1978. Jacob Haight was the high scorer for the Raiders with 19 points. Also scoring was Mitchell Luckman, Hayden Gooding, Bryce Moeller, and Jarid Worthington.

The boys will host Wilson on Thursday for a 5:00 pm JV start.


Four Raiders Net Double Digits
January 31, 2014
BARKER -- The Boys' Varsity Basketball team improved to 14-0 on Friday night with a 68-42 victory over CSAT. Game high honors went to Jacob Haight with 24 points. Mitchell Luckman, Bryce Moeller, and Christopher Sweeney were also double-digit scorers.

The boys will host 2nd place Medina on Tuesday, which is also Senior Night. The senior recognition will take place just following the JV game and before the warm-ups of the Varsity game. The JV Game will start at 5:00 pm.


Haight Becomes All Time Leading Scorer For Raiders
January 29, 2014
WILSON -- The Boys' Varsity Basketball team improved to 13-0 after defeating Wilson 56-34 on Wednesday night. Jacob Haight had game high honors scoring 22 points. Mitchell Luckman and Bryce Moeller each add 12 points.

Congratulations to Jacob Haight for becoming Barker's all-time leading scorer in the game against the Lakemen. Haight passed 1996 Barker graduate and current Niagara County Community College Men's Basketball Coach, Billy Beilein when he scored his 1198 career point. Haight's total stands at 1209 career points in his 4 years as a Varsity Basketball player.

The boys will host CSAT this Friday. The JV team will take the court at 4:30 pm with Varsity to follow.


Big Three Hit For Double Digits
January 24, 2014
BARKER -- Friday night the Boys' Varsity Basketball team defeated the Akron Tigers by a score of 66-36, Double-digit scorers were Jacob Haight, Bryce Moeller, and Mitchell Luckman. 

The boys record stands at 12-0. Next up for the Raiders is Wilson on Tuesday.


Sweeney Leads Way With 18
January 23, 2014
BUFFALO -- The Boys' Varsity Basketball team improved to 11-0 on Thursday night with a 61-49 road win at CSAT. Christopher Sweeney led all scorers with 18 points. Other double-digit scorers included Jacob Haight, Mitchell Luckman, and Bryce Moeller.

The boys will host Akron Friday night with a JV tip off at 5:00 pm.


Raiders Stay Unbeaten, Move To 10-0
January 21, 2014
BARKER -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team improved to 10-0 on Tuesday night with a 58-39 victory over the Newfane Panthers. Jacob Haight was the game's high scorer with 21 points and he also recorded 7 steals. Mitchell Luckman finished with 11 points and 7 assists. Christopher Sweeney had 10 points and 6 rebounds. Bryce Moeller was huge inside for the Raiders with 12 points, 9 blocked shots, and 7 rebounds. Hayden Gooding and Thomas Callaghan each had 2 points.


Haight Notches Second Triple Double
January 17, 2014
BARKER -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated the Albion Purple Eagles 74-61, on Friday night. Jacob Haight recorded another triple-double with 23 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 steals. Jacob was 4 assists shy of basketball's greatest individual game achievement, a quadruple-double. Mitchell Luckman was two rebounds shy of recording his first ever triple-double. Luckman recorded 15 points, 10 assists, and 8 rebounds. Bryce Moeller continues to be the Niagara-Orleans League's most dominant center with 8 rebounds and 3 blocked shots. Christopher Sweeney and Tristan Payne continue their outstanding outside shooting from beyond the arc. Sean Benoit and Tanner Gregoire played outstanding defense in the win. Hayden Gooding, Jarid Worthington, Thomas Callaghan, Joshua Mead, and Tyler Dent did an excellent job doing all the little things that led to the victory. 

The Raiders will defend their 9-0 record Tuesday night against the Newfane Panthers. JV starts at 5:00 pm with Varsity to follow.


Big Night For Luckman Versus Rams
January 14, 2014
BARKER -- The Barker Raiders defeated league rival Roy-Hart, 72-47 on Tuesday night. Mitchell Luckman had a game high 26 points with four 3-pointers, Christopher Sweeney had 18 points with three 3-pointers, and Jacob Haight had a triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 10 asists. Additional scorers for the Raiders were Hayden Gooding, Bryce Moeller, Jarid Worthington, and Tristan Payne.

The boys will host Albion this Friday at 4:30.


Varsity Boys Basketball Moves To 7-0 
January 10, 2014
MEDINA -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated Medina on Friday night, 68-47, to raise their record to 7-0. Double digit scorers for the Raiders were Jacob Haight, Mitchell Luckman, Bryce Moeller, and Christopher Sweeney.

The boys will host Roy-Hart on Tuesday. JV begins at 4:30. Admission is $1.00, once you leave the event you cannot return, and you must cheer positive.


Luckman Nets 17 In Win Over Pembroke 
December 16, 2013
BARKER -- The Barker Raiders Varsity Boys Basketball team improved to 4-0 on Monday night with a 67-31 victory over the Pembroke Dragons. Jacob Haight scored 18 points, Mitchell Luckman 17, and Christopher Sweeny 14 points. Sweeney drilled four 3-pointers all in the 2nd half.

The boys will travel to Akron this Friday night.


Raiders Open League Play With Victory 
December 13, 2013 
NEWFANE -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team opened up league play on Friday night at Newfane and came home with an impressive 60-31 victory. Double digit scorers were Jacob Haight and Christopher Sweeney. Tristan Payne knocked down two 3-pointers for his second consecutive game. Bryce Moeller continues to be a presence in the middle with 4 blocked shots and 9 rebounds. Mitchell Luckman dished out 6 assists in the win.

The boys will play on Monday night at home vs. Pembroke. JV game starts at 4:30 with Varsity to follow.


Haight Eclipses The 1,000 Career Point Mark
December 10, 2013
BARKER -- Congratulations to Jacob Haight on becoming the 3rd player in Barker's history to score 1,000 career points. Haight accomplished the milestone by scoring a game high 21 points in a 77-47 victory over the Elba Lancers. Other double digit scorers were Mitchell Luckman with 14 points and Bryce Moeller with 12. Also scoring for the Raiders was Christopher Sweeney, Tyler Dent, Hayden Gooding, Tristan Payne, Tanner Gregoire, Thomas Callaghan, and Sean Benoit.

The Raiders travel to Newfane to open up league play on Friday.


Boys Varsity Basketball Off To An Impressive Start In 2013-2014 Campaign 
December 4, 2013
KENDALL -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated Kendall on Wednesday night 62-56 in their season opener. Double digit scorers for the Raiders were Jacob Haight with 19, Mitchell Luckman with 16, and Bryce Moeller with 11.
 
 
 
Haight Receives All-Western New York Recognition
April 8, 2013
BARKER -- Congratulations to Jacob Haight on earning All-Western New York Honors in Boys Basketball for his play during the 2012-2013 season.
 
 
Cole Caps Basketball Career With Appearance In Senior Game
March 8, 2013
MEDINA -- Brett Cole finished off his basketball career scoring four points in the Exceptional Senior Game on Friday night in Medina. Cole's performance helped the Niagara-Orleans All-Stars defeat the Genesee Region All-Stars.
 
 
Post Season Honors For Varsity Basketball Team
March 1, 2013
BARKER -- Congratulations to the following Boys Varsity Basketball players that earned Niagara-Orleans League recognition for their play this past season: Jacob Haight (1st team All-League), Mitchell Luckman (2nd team All-League), Christopher Sweeney (Honorable Mention), and Brett Cole was named to the Exceptional Senior All-Star team. Cole will represent the Barker Raiders as a member of the Niagara-Orleans team.  The N-O League All-Stars will play the Genesee Region All-Stars on Friday, March 8 at 6:30 pm at Medina High School.
 
 
Raiders Hang Tough In Loss To Oracle
February 27, 2013
JAMESTOWN -- The Varsity Boys Basketball team finished their season on Wednesday night losing 71-57 to Oracle Charter in the Section VI Class C1 Semi Finals. Senior Brett Cole capped off his career with his best game of the season by scoring 11 points on the night. Jacob Haight, Christopher Sweeney, and Mitchell Luckman were also double digit scorers.  Congratulations to the team on an outstanding season.
 
 
Varsity Boys Basketball Team Headed To Sectional Semi Finals
February 20 & 22, 2013
Barker & Holland -- The Varsity Boys Basketball team played in two sectional games over mid-winter break. In the first game the boys defeated da Vinci 55-30 in front of our home crowd on Wednesday night. The Raiders got off to a great start outscoring da Vinci 23-2 in the first quarter.  Jacob Haight led all scorers with 19 points and Chandler Ruffini came off the bench to contribute a season high 8 points.

In the second game, Barker traveled to Holland on Friday where they defeated the #3 seeded Dutchmen 41-38. The sharp shooting beyond the arc of Christopher Sweeney and Mitchell Luckman, combined with the defensive play of Bryce Moeller and Brett Cole kept the Raiders in the game. With less than 30 seconds to go Jacob Haight hit a 12 foot jumper on the baseline to give Barker a 3 point lead. The boys played outstanding defense in the final possession to seal the victory.

The #6 seeded Raiders will travel to Jamestown Community College to play at the PHED Complex on Wednesday, February 27 for a 7:45 pm Semi-Final match-up against the #2 seed, Oracle Charter School.
 
 
Raiders Win Regular Season Finale
February 14, 2013
BARKER -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated Albion on Thursday night by a score of 61-51. Scoring leaders for the Raiders included Jacob Haight with 19 points, Christopher Sweeney with 16, and senior Brett Cole with 8. Prior to the game Cole along with senior classmates Chandler Ruffini, Cort Schultz, Michael Hartman, and Joanna Larsen were recognized in a Senior Night ceremony.

The Raiders will host a sectional game on Wednesday, February 20 at 7:00 pm. The sectional game admission fee is $3.00.
 
 
Plenty of Double Digits For Raiders At Medina
February 11, 2013
MEDINA -- The Varsity Boys Basketball team defeated Medina 62-49 on Monday night. Double digit scorers for the Raiders were Jacob Haight, Christopher Sweeney and Bryce Moeller. Haight also tallied 15 rebounds while Mitch Luckman dished out 12 assists.

The boys will host Roy-Hart on Tuesday night. The JV Boys game starts at 5:00.
 
 
Fire And Ice Hit For 35 Points Against Wilson
January 31, 2013
BARKER -- The Varsity Boys Basketball team improved their record to 8-6 last night with a 57-45 win over Wilson. The Raiders were led by the dynamic duo of Jacob Haight and Mitchell Luckman . "Fire" and "Ice" combined for a total of 35 points. Haight got the Raiders rolling early by scoring all of his 16 points in the first half. Luckman sealed the victory by scoring 10 of his game high 19 points in the 4th quarter. Bryce Moeller, Christopher Sweeney, and Brett Cole also scored in the victory.

The boys will travel to CSAT on Tuesday.
 
 
Great Defensive Effort Propels Raiders To Victory In Albion
January 22, 2013
ALBION -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team put together a great defensive effort in the second half of Tuesday night's game and as a result they defeated Albion 66-47. Mitchell Luckman led all scorers for the Raiders with 22 points. Also scoring in double figures was Jacob Haight with 21 points and Christopher Sweeney with 10. Brett Cole, Bryce Moeller, Hayden Gooding, and Cort Schultz also scored in the win.
 
 
Moeller Hits For 13 Against Mustangs
January 15, 2013
BARKER -- The Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated the Medina Mustangs, 70-56 on Tuesday night. Mitchell Luckman got the Raiders off to a great start scoring 13 points in the first half. Jacob Haight led all scorers with 22 points. Also scoring double digits for the Raiders was Christopher Sweeney with 10 and Bryce Moeller with 13.

The boys will travel to Roy-Hart on Friday.
 
Haight Leads Raiders With 29 At Wilson
January 8, 2013
WILSON -- The Varsity Boys Basketball team earned a victory over Wilson on Tuesday. Everyone on the Varsity team contributed in the win. Jacob Haight led the way with 29 points. Mitchell Luckman and Christopher Sweeney each added 2 three pointers in the win over the Lakemen.
 

Raiders Hang Tough In League Opener Against Newfane
December 20, 2012
BARKER -- The Varsity Boys Basketball team was defeated by Newfane on Thursday night in a close game, 68-60. Mitchell Luckman led the Raiders in scoring with 18 points, Jacob Haight added 15 and Christopher Sweeney 14.
 
 
Haight Nets 40, Luckman 21 In Win At Elba
December 18, 2012
ELBA -- Both the JV and Varsity Boys Basketball teams improved their records to 4-0 with wins over the Elba Lancers on Tuesday night. The Varsity team was led by a trio of double digit scorers: Jacob Haight had 40 points, Mitchell Luckman with 21 and Christopher Sweeney with 14. Haight grabbed 20 rebounds while Luckman went 9 of 11 from the charity stripe and Sweeney hit for two threes.

The boys will open up their league schedule at home on Thursday against the Newfane Panthers who are the defending league co-champions. The JV game will start at 5:00 pm.
 
 
 
Howes Hits For 9 Against Albion
Janurary 24, 2012
BARKER-- The Barker Boys Varsity Basketball team picked up a great team win last night against visiting Albion. Every player played a pivotal role in the 58-45 victory. Jake Haight led the Raiders with 15 points and 13 rebounds, while Josh Haight contributed 13 points. Brett Cole kept his motor running all night and was constantly making plays at the defensive end. Christopher Sweeney knocked down some key buckets with a great night of shooting and Mitch Luckman provided some nice assists on the offensive end. Luckman also played solid defense throughout the game and Justin Howes had a season high 9 points making it rain from behind the 3 point arc. Jimmy Crast sank two free throws and provided great hustle and muscle coming off the bench. Tony Diez provided great energy at both ends of the floor and Bryce Moeller made his long-awaited return to the team and made his presence known with a thundering block.

Overall it was a great team performance and victory. Coach O'Sullivan would also like to give a shout out to the fans for their continued support and enthusiasm throughout the contest.
 
The Raiders next play on the road this Friday at Wilson as they look to avenge an earlier season loss.
 
 
Luckman Has Solid Game Against Medina
Janurary 10, 2012
BARKER-- On Tuesday night the Varsity Boys Basketball team fell to visiting Medina in a hard fought contest. It was back and forth all night, but in the end the Raiders came up short in pursuit of their second league victory. Mitch Luckman had an outstanding game on both ends of the floor, contributing 10 points and dishing out numerous assists on the offensive end while playing great man defense throughout the game.
 
The Raiders will be back in action on Friday at home versus the visting Newfane Panthers.
 
 
Haight Hits Shot With 2.4 Left To Win At CSAT
Janurary 6, 2012
BUFFALO-- On Friday the Barker Boys Varsity Basketball team picked up their first league win on the road as they defeated CSAT 62-60. In a thrilling and exciting game, Josh Haight was able to secure a rebound with 2.4 seconds left on the clock and lay it in to give the Raiders a dramatic victory. Justin Howes had 4 key points down the stretch while Tony Diez, Mitch Luckman, Jimmy Crast, and Christopher Sweeney all made great defensive stops throughout the game. The dynamic duo of Josh and Jake Haight led the way for the persistant and poised Raiders as Josh poured in 22 points to go along with his 10 rebounds and Jake dropped in 26 and while collecting 11 boards.
 
The Raiders are back in action this Tuesday night at home as they take on the visiting Medina Mustangs. It should be another epic contest.
 
 
Sweeney Makes Varsity Debut
Janurary 3, 2012
BARKER-- The Barker Boys Varsity Basketball team came up short in their pursuit to get their first league victory as they dropped a decision to the visiting Wilson Lakemen on Tuesday night. The short handed Raiders put forth a valiant and spirted effort and competed every step of the way. Josh Haight led the Raiders with 21 points and 12 rebounds, while Mitch Luckman contributed 11 points and had some great defensive steals. Christopher Sweeney, in his Varsity debut, played a stellar game and made his presence known throughout the contest. Sweeney contributed 11 points and was a great vocal leader on the floor.
 
The next game for the Raiders will be Friday Janurary 6th on the road at C.S.A.T.
 
 
Diez Scores 10 In Winter Classic
December 20, 2011
BARKER-- The Barker Varsity Boys Basketball team put in a workman like effort versus Christian Central Academy in the first round of the Barker Winter Classic, fell short of victory. The game was exciting from start to finish. Each time the Raiders got close, the Crusaders would continually knock down big shots to end the Barker rally. Josh Haight led the Raiders with 18 points, while Tony Diez added 10. Jake Haight added 10 to go along with his 11 rebounds.

The Raiders will look to get their first victory of the season on Thursday, December 22 against Lima Christain at 5:30 PM in the high school gym.
 
 
Another Pulse Pounding Game For Boys Varsity Basketball 
December 16, 2011
BARKER-- The Boys Varsity Basketball team once again lost a pulse-pounding game. The boys built up a big lead early in the game, but saw it slowly evaporate. The team had a chance to win at the buzzer but a final shot fell short leaving Pembroke victorious, 56-54. Once again the brothers Haight led the way for the Raiders. Josh netted 22 points and had 10 boards, while Jake poured in 21 points and added 10 rebounds as well. Mr. O'Sullivan would like to thank the pumped up home crowd and the cheerleaders for their continued support throughout the wild and entertaining contest.
 
The next home game for the Raiders will be Tuesday, December 20th at 7:00 pm when they take on the Christian Central Academy Crusaders in the Barker Winter Classic.
 
 
Raiders Drop Opener To Elba
December 7, 2011
BARKER -- The Barker Varsity Boys Basketball team opened the season with a heartbreaking 56-54 loss to Section 5 opponent Elba. After falling behind early in the first quarter, things did not look good for the Raiders, but the boys stayed upbeat and worked their way back. The team clawed their way back into the contest displaying great tenacity for the final three quarters. Feeding off the support of the home crowd, the boys were able to tie the game late in the wild and entertaining fourth quarter. A basket by Elba with 10 seconds left in the ball game would seal the fate of the Raiders. Jake and Josh Haight led the way for the Raiders as Jake poured in 28 points to go with 11 rebounds, while Josh netted 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. Mr. O'Sullivan would like to thank all of the young men for a great effort and all of the fans, especially the students for their support throughout the game.
 
The next home game will be on Friday, December 16th against Pembroke.
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