RFA girls set school records during Oneida Invitational track meet

The Rome Free Academy girls track and field squad set several school records on their way to a second-place finish at the Oneida Invitational Track and Field Meet on Friday, while the RFA boys squad raced to a third-place finish.

Fayetteville-Manlius won the girls event with 110 points, while RFA finished with 82 points, Remsen was fourth with 45, Holland Patent took sixth with 32, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill took seventh with 31, South Lewis was eighth with 23, and Adirondack tied for 14th place with Morrisville-Eaton with 11 points.

Mariah Mays won the discus event and took second in the shot put, while Husband won the high jump and took third in the 100 high hurdles, Jamie Marcinkowski was second in triple jump, Teresa Anken was second in the 400 hurdles, Katie Gotch was third in high jump, Tricia Loso was third in the pentathlon event, and Krista Anken, Nicole Anken, Teresa Anken, and Gotch took second during the 1,600 relay race.

Rome’s Dana Husband tied the junior 100-meter hurdle mark set by Allison Coccia in 1983 with a time of 16 minutes, 28 seconds, while Teresa Anken set a freshman 400 hurdles mark previously held by Christina Waxler with a 1:11.2 back in 1997 with a time of 1:10.63 and Tricia Loso reset her own freshman pentathlon record with a total of 2,060 points.

On the boys side, F-M won the team title with 71 points, as RFA took third with 60 points, Holland Patent was fifth with 39 points, VVS took 13th with 16, Camden took 16th with nine points, South Lewis was 17th with eight points, and Remsen was 18th overall with six points.

For Rome, George Brown took second in the 100 dash, Philip Caruso took second in the shot put, Leroy Brown came in third during long jump event, Ryan Metott took third in the discus throw, George Brown, Justin Houle, Leroy Brown, and Anthony Capron took second in the 400 relay race, and Jeff Brown, Matt Silver, Erik Winberg, and Connor Butters came in second in the 3,200 relay.

Noah Roberts won the 400 hurdles for the HP Golden Knights, as Elliot Connors came in second in the pole vault, Kevin Sidoran was second in the 800 run, Sidoran, Barrett Celecki, Todd Stevens, and Erran Gates came in third in the 3,200 relay. For the girls, Shay Callahan took second in the 200 dash, and Harley Buczkowski was third in the shot put.

Brett Field won the discus throw for the VVS squad, as the girls team saw Alexis Kavanaugh took second in the 100 dash, and teammate Maggie Curtis was third in the same event. Curtis, Kavanaugh, Morgan Bernier, and Kayla Prentice took third in the 400 relay.

Remsen’s Aly Atwell-Chawazik won the triple jump, as Megan Will won the shot put, Erin O’Connor came in third in the 800 run, and O’Connor, Ashley O’Connor, Makenna Cooley, and Anna Roberts came in second in the 3,200 relay. Casey Corrigan took third in the pentathlon event for the boys.

Sierra Laveck came in third during the discus throw for Adirondack.

Angela Hutchinson finished third in the 200 dash for South Lewis, and Sam Anderson was third in the 3,200 run.

RCS defeats Remsen

In softball action, Rome Catholic scored its third victory of the season with a 7-5 win over Center State Conference Division IV foe Remsen at the Kost Fields.

Jessica Hartman, 3-7, got the win on the mound while Emily Reilley drove in two runs and Meghan Melioris had an RBI for the Romans, which moved to 3-7 overall and 2-7 in the league. Remsen was led offensively by Haley Murray, who went 3-for-4 and scored twice, while Lexi Lafave drove in two RBIs.

Lady Knights suffer loss

The RFA softball team suffered a 3-2 road loss against Central New York Counties League foe Oswego to fall to 4-5 in the league and 5-11 overall this season.

Halie Schoff, 3-3, took the loss on the mound, while Mary Resnach and Nicole Campbell drove in runs for the guests.

Oriskany goes to 14-1

In other softball action, Oriskany pummelled CSC Division IV hosting Poland, 17-2, to improve to 7-0 in league play and 14-1 overall.

Meghan Carlo picked up another win on the hill to move to 10-1 on the mound this season, while Alyssa Balfe had a double, a triple, scored three times, and had two RBIs for the victors. Tori Watson contributed going 2-for-2 with an RBI, and Shannon VanShufflin drove in two runs.

Lady Bulldogs lose

The Westmoreland softball team was hit with a 13-3 road loss against CSC Division III foe Sauquoit Valley behind the arm of Vanessa Jecko.

Christina Rondinelli had an RBI and took the loss on the mound for the Lady Bulldogs, as Blake Crandell and Matti Fredsell each had an RBI for the guests.

RFA girls golf to win

The RFA girls golf team posted its 11th victory of the season in a 195-237 win over New Hartford at the Rome Country Club.

MaryAnn Bulawa shot in a 44 round of golf, while Lillith Bulawa added a 46 as the Lady Black Knights improved to 11-2 overall.

Whitesboro sinks VVS

In boys golf, Whitesboro edged VVS, 188-234, at the Hidden Valley Golf Club as the Red Devils fell to 3-9 overall this season.

VVS was led by Scott Johnson with a 41 score.

Bulldogs lose twice

The Westmoreland boys golf squad dropped a pair of matches to Clinton and New York Mills during a match held at the Westmoreland Golf Club. The Bulldogs, who dropped to 3-6 overall, recorded 186 total points while Clinton had 159 and New York Mills finished with 177 points. The low scorer for the Bulldogs was Tyler Krebs with a 43.

RFA defeats Camden

The RFA boys tennis team scored a 6-1 victory over visiting Camden.

Evan Griffith, Thomas Hawkins, and Zach Warren had singles wins for the Black Knights, while the doubles teams of Sebastian Domenico- Michael Mellace, Dylan Furney-Mark Fanelli and Ryan Hughes- Barry Li also had wins. Jesse Zavaro had a singles win for Camden.

HP falls to Utica Proctor

In more boys tennis, Holland Patent suffered a 5-2 loss to visiting Proctor High of Utica. The tandems of John Cushman-Ian Hague and Taylor Short- Ryan Ehlinger scored doubles wins for the Golden Knights.

Tennis defeat for VVS

The VVS boys tennis team fell to visiting crosstown rival Oneida by a 6-1 margin. Travis Regner and Paul Ziarko scored a doubles win for the Red Devils.