HP softball squad edges VVS for fifth victory

The Holland Patent softball squad captured its fifth win of the season by edging out visiting Vernon-Verona-Sherrill, 6-3, in a non-league matchup on Friday.

Alexis Sexton led the Lady Golden Knights by batting 3-for-3 at the plate with a double, an RBI and a run scored, while Madison Williams added two hits and scored two runs. Morgan Bunal also tripled and scored a run, as Alison Lockwood, Fallon Reinold and Danielle Sandbrook each recorded an RBI.

Reinold recorded the win on the mound to raise her record to 5-1 on the season after throwing for six innings and allowing the three runs on five hits with three walks and five strikeouts.

HP’s record moves to 5-1 overall.

VVS routs rival Oneida

In girls track and field action, VVS pulled out to a 89-51 rout over visiting crosstown rival Oneida.

Alexis Kavanaugh scored four wins for the Lady Red Devils, including the 100- and 200-meter dashes, the long jump as well as the 400 relay with Kayla Prentice, Morgan Bernier and Maggie Curtis.

Bernier was also victorious in the 100 and 400 high hurdles, as Anna Visalli won the 400 race. The 3,200 relay squad of Visalli, Tammy Beal, Ronnie Judge, Brianna Roscoe were triumphant as well, along with the 1,600 relay of Curtis, Visalli, Beal and Bernier.

VVS also picked up field wins in the shot put from Sam Netzband, Sam Ernest in the triple jump and Kayla Fazekas in the high jump.

RFA edged by Liverpool

The Rome Free Academy boys lacrosse team suffered a 11-8 setback to Liverpool at the Stadium for their second loss of the season.

Nick Bonanza knocked in four goals to lead Rome, while Dylan Sbarglia tallied three goals and two assists. Randy Linderman also fired in a goal, and Rich Stapleton had an assist.

Goalkeeper RJ Ferrucci recorded eight saves to take the loss as Logan Thomans paced Liverpool with five goals and an assist.

RFA’s record drops to 7-2 overall.

Red Devils fall to Whitesboro

The VVS boys tennis squad dropped to a 4-3 defeat from Whitesboro in a non-league contest.

Matt McCall recorded the lone singles win for the Red Devils, as the tandems of Dylan Duchene and Ian Yahnke, as well as Travis Regner and Paul Ziarko captured doubles wins.

VVS moves to 2-3 overall.

Camden blanked by Indians

In more boys tennis action, the Camden Blue Devils fell victim to a 7-0 shutout from the Oneida Indians.

Camden’s mark drops to 2-3 overall and 1-3 in the Tri-Valley League.