Lady Golden Knights battle back for win
The Holland Patent softball team rallied back from a one-run deficit in the seventh inning to pull out a 6-5 triumph over visiting New Hartford on Monday.
Alexis Lyon and Allison Lockwood each singled in the bottom of the frame and then Alexis Sexton doubled in the game-winning run as the Lady Golden Knights came back after giving up a five-run lead.
Lockwood and Lyon were both 2-for-4 at the plate with Lockwood and Fallon Reinold each recording two RBIs apiece. Reinold also picked up her sixth win on the mound after seven innings of work and allowing two earned runs on six hits with six walks and four strikeouts.
RFA cruises to league win
Hannah Wasco crushed a home run and Halie Schoff struck out 11 batters and walked only three during a complete-game four-hitter as the Rome Free Academy softball team scored a 6-2 road victory over Central New York Counties League foe Central Square.
Wasco, Kaysie Gregory, Autumn Swavely, and Schoff had two hits each, as Gregory, Swavely, Wasco and Nicole Campbell drove in runs for the Lady Black Knights, which moved to 2-2 in the league and 4-7 overall this spring. Schoff upped her record to 3-2 on the mound.
Riegler tosses two-hitter
In other softball action, Adirondack’s Elizabeth Riegler threw a two-hitter to capture a 7-1 victory over Sherburne-Earlville in a Center State Conference Division I contest. Riegler improved her and the team’s record to 6-1 on the season. Crystal Gydesen and Erika Charbonneau each had doubles as Adirondack moed to 4-0 in league play.
Camden edges Proctor
The Camden softball squad scored five runs in the fifth inning and brought home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to capture a 8-7 win over Proctor High of Utica in a Tri-Valley League contest.
Aubrey Coon batted 3-for-4 and scored two runs, while Laura Ward went 2-for-2 with a triple and Valerie Wiehl and Heather Beers each drove in a run. Erin Kowalski picked up the win in relief.
VVS falls to Notre Dame
In more softball action, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill dropped to a 6-5 decision against Utica’s Notre Dame. Ashley Palmer belted two solo home runs and Sam Kogut doubled, tripled and brought in three RBIs but it wasn’t enough to make up for six errors committed by the Lady Red Devils. Rebecca Przybylski took the loss in relief of the starter Palmer, who went five innings and gave up three earned runs on six hits and made seven strikeouts.
Rome swings to victory
The RFA girls golf team scored a 188-259 victory over Notre Dame at the par-35 Twin Ponds Golf Club. MaryAnn Bulawa was the leading striker for the Romans after she turned in a score of 40. Her sister, Lillith, finished with a 45, while Nicolette Darois added a 48 for the 5-1 Lady Black Knights.
VVS bows to Camden
The Camden girls golf team held off VVS, 234-237, during a match at the Oneida Community Golf Club par 36 course.
Nora Tucker and Cailin Conley each finished with 55 to lead the Lady Blue Devils, while VVS golfer Amanda Snizek took medalist honors with a 49.
HP loses tiebreaker
In more girls golf action, the Holland Patent squad was tied with visiting Proctor High at the Camroden Golf Club, 220-220, but lost the tiebreaker by four strokes when each team’s fifth-place golfer’s score was added. The leading golfer of the day for HP was Rachel Halwig with a 7-over 43.
Camden wins and loses
The Camden and VVS boys golf teams clashed with Whitesboro during a match held at Camden’s home course at the McConnellsville Golf Club par 35 course. Camden fell to Whitesboro, 196-204, but defeated VVS, 204-240, while VVS also dropped a game against Whitesboro, 196-240. Camden, which moved to 3-4 overall, was led by Austin Chandler’s 36 score, as VVS, which moved to 2-6 overall, were guided by Scott Johnson’s 45 round.
TVL win for RFA boys
The RFA boys tennis team captured a 6-1 victory over visiting Notre Dame in a TVL meet. The Black Knights swept the doubles competition with the groups of Sebastian Domenico and Michael Mellace, Dylan Furney and Mark Fanelli, and Sawyer Razy and Ryan Hughes each getting wins. Jacob Gosier, Evan Griffith and Thomas Hawkins had singles wins as Rome moved to 3-3 overall and 1-1 in league play.
Bulldogs blank Herkimer
In more boys tennis, Westmoreland improved to 7-1 with a 5-0 win over Herkimer. Tyler Witter, Connor Acee and Ryan Murphy each had singles victories, while the tandems of Ian and Zach Dunning along with Scott Shanley and Moritz Zeman both scored doubles wins.
Whitesboro bounces Camden
The Camden boys tennis squad suffered a 6-1 loss to visiting Whitesboro in a TVL matchup. Ryan Lisenko recorded the Blue Devils’ lone win in singles competition by defeating Korey Henderson. Camden falls to 2-4 overall and 2-1 in league action.
HP drops to Proctor
The Holland Patent boys tennis team’s search for their first win continues after a 6-1 loss to visiting Proctor High. The doubles team of Andy Haier and John Cushman picked up 0-4 HP’s only win.
Red Devils own Blue Devils
The VVS boys track and field squad recorded a 84-57 victory over visiting TVL foe Camden as Nash Robb captured four events wins, including the 100- and 200-meter dashes, as well as the long and triple jumps. Teammate Brett Field was victorious in the shot put and the discus, while Vinnie Bailey picked up the 800 and 1,600 runs, and Nick Stoltz won the 110 and 400 hurdles. Eric Faherty also claimed the 3,200 race, and Matt McCoy captured the 400 run. The VVS 1,600 relay team of Stoltz, McCoy, Hakeem Rathbun and Nate Dugan was also triumphant. Robert Dewolfe won the high jump for Camden, Aaron Davis leaped to a pole vault win, and the 3,200 relay of Andrew Spanguolo, Joe Muller, Brandon Arbes and Aaron Allen finished first as well.