The class features 18 people who have earned distinction through playing, coaching, officiating and leadership during the past 95 years of scholastic competition in Section V Basketball.
Ron Ceravolo: Coach - Newark Central
Melvin Council: Player - Rochester-Wilson Magnet
Suzi Egeli: Player - Elba Central
Erin Farney: Player - South Seneca
Glenn Harkins: Administrator - Section V Committee
Corrine Keller: Player - Greece Athena
Nick Kelley: Player - Genesee Valley
Carlo Lorenzetti: Official - CWBG Officials
Paul Mueller: Coach - Pittsford Central
Gary Oehlbeck: Coach - Gates-Chili Central
Pete Piraino: Coach - Keshequa Central
Mike Rapone: Coach - Batavia - Notre Dame
Frank Reddoutt: Player - Naples Central
Tyler Relph: Player - McQuaid Jesuit
Jeanne Stewart: Coach - Bloomfield Central
John Valenti: Player - Rochester - West High
Phil Valenti: Player - Pittsford Sutherland
Frank Williams: Media - WDNY/Genesee Media
Hall of Fame Class of 2016
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Class of 2016:
Ron Ceravolo - Newark High School - Coach
Ron Ceravolo: Coached Newark Central boys for 23 years amassing a record of 409 – 117.His teams captured 15 Finger Lakes East titles and 4 Sectional Championships. Named BCANY Coach of the Year in 2008.
Melvin Council - Rochester Wilson-Magnet HS - Player
Melvin Council: Section V Championship MVP in 200 while leading Wilson Magnet to Section V Championship. Named NAIA All-American at Robert Morris. Played for Rochester Razorsharks.
Suzi Egeli -Elba High School - Player
Suzi Egeli: Scored 1533 points for Elba Central and named to AGR Team in 1992 and 1993. Played at Division 1 University of Delaware.
Erin Farney - South Seneca Central High School - Player
Erin Farney: Led South Seneca to 5 consecutive Section V Class C Championships 1999-2003 and the 2003 NYSPHSAA Championship. Earned NAIA All American honors at Roberts Wesleyan.
Glenn Harkins - Section V Basketball Committee - Administrator
Glenn Harkins: Director of Media Relations for Section V Basketball from 1996-2007. Published Section V Handbook and Tournament Programs. In 2005 was recognized with the NY Coaches Special Honor Award.
Corrine Keller - Greece Athena High School - Player
Corrine Keller: 5-time Section V All-Tournament Team (20001-2005). Led Athena to Section V Championships in 2003 & 2005.
Nick Kelley - Genesee Valley Central High School - Player
Nick Kelley – Second player in Section V history to be named to All-Tournament Team 4 consecutive years (2000-2003). Led Genesee Valley to three Section V Class D Championships. Holds Section V record for career 3-point field goals made with 274.
Carlo Lorenzetti - CWGBO - Official
Carlo Lorenzetti: Refereed Section V Basketball for 43 years. Named CWGBO “Official of the Year” in 2003. Served two terms as New York State Rules Interpreter.
Paul Mueller - Pittsford-Sutherland High School - Coach
Paul Mueller: Coached Pittsford Sutherland boys for 29 years, compiling a record of 376 – 228. Won 4 Sectional titles. Section V Class B Coach of the Year in 1993 & 1995.
Gary Oehlbeck - Gates-Chili High School - Coach
Gary Oehlbeck: Coached Gates-Chili Central boys for 24 years capturing the 2002 Class AA Championship. Three-time Section V Coach of the Year 1985,1986, 1990.
Pete Piraino - Keshequa Central High School - Coach
Pete Piraino: Keshequa Central girls coach for 37 years recording a record of 485 – 283. A 5 -time Section V Coach of the year, led Keshequa to 6 Section V titles.
Michael Rapone - Notre Dame-Batavia High School - Coach
Mike Rapone: Coach Rapone ranks number one all-time in Section V history with 649 wins at Notre Dame – Batavia. Led NDB to 9 Sectional titles and 2 NYSPHSAA Championships.
Fred Redoutt - Naples Central High School - Player
Frank Redoutt: Led Naples Central to its first ever Section V title in 1949. Later played for Syracuse University and the Rochester Royals. Also refereed many years in Section V.
Tyler Relph - McQuaid Jesuit High School - Player
Tyler Relph: 2003 NYS Mr. Basketball piloted McQuaid Jesuit to the 2003 NYSPHSAA Championship. Two-time AGR Player of the Year (2002 & 2003).
Jeanne Stewart - Bloomfield High School - Coach
Jeanne Stewart: A pioneer in the implementation of Title IX guidelines in Section V. Guided Bloomfield girls to Section V titles in 1976 and 1977.
John Valenti - Rochester West High School - Player
John Valenti: The leading scorer at West High in the late 60’s. Earned All-Region honors at MCC. Founded Valenti Sports.
Phil Valenti - Pittsford-Sutherland High School - Player
Phil Valenti: Two -time Monroe County Player of the Year (2000 & 2001) from Pittsford Sutherland. 1000+ point scorer. Played collegiately at MCC and Hamilton College.
Frank Williams - WDNY/Genesee Media - Media
Frank Williams: Play-by-play announcer for multiple radio stations throughout Livingston County and the Southern Tier since 1978. Also serves as a sportswriter for the Livingston County News.