Rome freshman Mays just misses sectional record

Butters and Winberg were also a part of the winning 3,200 RFA relay team with Jeff Brown and Matt Silver, clocking a finishing result of 8:47.19.

The 800 relay group of Josh Reed, Leroy Brown, John Allen and Anthony Capron were also victorious at 1:35.56.

Sam Anderson recorded the lone victory for South Lewis in the 1,600 run in 4:36.65.

On the girls side, freshman Mariah Mays just missed the weight throw event’s indoor team and section record set in 2006 by Nicole Goodwin of 41-1, as the RFA thrower tossed one for 40-11.5 for Rome’s only win.

The 800 relay team of Shaabria Hoy, Vita Puma, Mariah Johnson and Nicole Anken also ran a season-best 1:55.09 while finishing in second place. Victoria Campanian of South Lewis ran for 5:05.75 in the 1,500 run to record the Lady Falcons’ only win.

Blue Devils pin RFA

The Camden wrestling squad pulled out a 48-24 triumph over host RFA in a Tri-Valley League matchup.

The Blue Devils tallied nine wins against the Black Knights with seven coming on pins, including the 99-pound Dennis Hilts, Matthew Bristol, 106; Garrett Mitchell, 120; Cody Sullivan, 138; Chad Finch, 145; Marcus Chestnut, 160, and Thad Casler, 195, each claiming one.

Tyler Campbell, 132, also won on a 8-4 decision, and Brett Finch, 113, captured a 5-4 triumph.

RFA recorded five wins with Joshua Knapp, 152; Robert Fragapane, 170, and Alex Martin, 285, each winning by pin, while Anthony DeLuco, 126, and Zach Thomason, 220, both won by decision.

RFA drops to 4-18 overall and 1-3 in league play, and Camden jumps to 18-11 overall and 4-1 in the TVL.

VVS rebounds with win

After suffering their first loss of the season from the hands of Living Word Academy, the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill boys volleyball squad rallied back to capture a 3-1 triumph over visiting Chittenango.

Alex Rose led the way with 10 kills, two blocks and seven digs for 8-1 overall VVS, while Andrew Kane made five kills and three blocks, Bobbie Mumford contributed 18 assists and two kills, and Josh Albro had 14 digs. Jake Bitz also added eight kills and 10 digs, and Devon Vallee made 14 assists.

Michael Messinger drilled seven kills, two blocks, 12 assists and an ace to lead 0-6 overall Chittenango.

Whitesboro blanks HP

In girls volleyball, Holland Patent suffered a 3-0 shutout defeat from 10-1 overall Whitesboro in TVL action at home. Set scores were 25-13, 25-14 and 25-13.

Lexi Lyon hit two aces, six digs and seven assists for Holland Patent, while Sam LaManque tallied three aces, four digs, and a kill, and Taylor Doolittle made two aces, two kills and a block.

The loss drops Holland Patent to 2-7 overall and 1-6 in the league.

Carly Lonczak led Whitesboro with two aces, five digs and 30 assists, and Morgan Eberly nailed eight digs, 12 kills and an ace.

Camden girls bowl to win

The Camden girls bowling team came away with a 9-2 TVL win over visiting New Hartford at Liberty Lanes.

Camden’s Tiffany Stinger was the contest’s best bowler with a high series of 492, which included a best game of 177, as teammate Caitlin Lyke bowled a 472 series with a 171 game.

Proctor trumps VVS

In other girls bowling action, VVS fell to a 10-1 defeat from host Proctor High at Pin-O-Rama in Utica.

Rachael Schmeichel led 6-3 overall VVS with a 180 game and a 485 series.

Marguerite Fish rolled a contest best 567 series for 10-2 overall Proctor, while Brittnee Hughes bowled a 194 game and a 527 series.