Balog’s two overtime goals lift Rome girls to win

Published Sep 13, 2017 at 4:10pm

Katharine Balog’s two goals during overtime lifted the Rome Free Academy girls soccer team to its fifth win of the season, a 3-1 road victory over Tri-Valley League foe New Hartford on Tuesday night.

The two squads played to a 0-0 tie in the first half, then Amanda Wilbert scored the go-ahead goal for the Black Knights in the second half.

Kailtyn Salce made nine saves in goal for the Black Knights.

RFA is 5-1 overall and 3-0 in the TVL.

Indians earn fourth win

The Oneida girls soccer team earned its fourth win of the season and first in the TVL with a 3-1 victory over Camden.

Rachel Deruby netted two goals while Adriana Chapa scored another for Oneida. All three goals were unassisted.

Aislynn Rose scored the lone Camden goal with Autumn Kahler picking up the assist. Hannah Hughes made 16 saves in goal for the Blue Devils while Kyra Shlotzhauer made 7 and Abigail Carroll made two for Oneida.

Oneida is 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the TVL while Camden falls to 0-5 overall, 0-2 in the TVL.

Bulldogs win second straight

The Westmoreland/Oriskany boys soccer team won its second straight contest with a 5-1 victory over Center State Conference foe Dolgeville.

Devon Slaboc turned in a three point night for Westmoreland/Oriskany, scoring a goal and assisting on another. John Domenico also scored a goal and assisted on another. Colton Davis, Trevor Tamburino and Andrew Pysnik each added a goal for the Bulldogs and Carlos Colon and Vlad Demidov each picked up assists. In goal, Luke Fredsell made four saves and Pysnik stopped two shots.

Westmoreland/Oriskany improves to 2-1 overall and 2-0 in the CSC.

Oneida blanks Camden

In a boys TVL soccer contest, Oneida shutout Camden 2-0.

Alex Vaccaro scored a goal and assisted on Zach Friend’s goal. Isaac Colvin picked up the assist on Vaccaro’s goal.

Oneida had 28 shots on goal to Camden’s seven. Thomas Smolen made six saves in goal for the Indians while Nigel Meagher made 17 saves for Camden.

Oneida is 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the TVL while Camden falls to 1-2 in the TVL.

Westmoreland hangs on

In girls tennis, Westmoreland hung on to defeat CSC foe Herkimer, 3-2.

Earning singles victories for the Bulldogs were Alexandra Golden and Julia Cucci. Winning in doubles for Westmoreland were the teams of Issabela Ricci and Mkayla Tierney and Lauren Murphy and Olivia Golden. Westmoreland is 2-0 on the season.

Red Devils suffer TVL loss

In a TVL tennis match, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill lost 4-3 to Central Valley Academy.

Winning for the Red Devils were Skylar Watts and Malia Minkler in singles action. Shae Blasier and Ryane Freeman picked up a doubles win for the Red Devils.

VVS is 0-6 overall and 0-4 in the TVL.

Rome takes tough loss

The RFA gymnastics team suffered a 111.9-110.15 loss to the combined team of East Syracuse Minoa/Liverpool/Chittenango.

Winning the all-around competition was RFA’s Haley Miller with a 33.1. Miller also won the vault with an 8.1, the bars with a 7.9, the beam with a 9.1 and came in second on the floor with a 8.0.

Alexis Mondrick came in third on the beam with a 7.8.

RFA wins third meet

In girls swimming, RFA won its third meet with a 106-64 victory over Whitesboro.

Winning for the Black Knights was the 200 yard medley relay team of Haley Griffin, Katerina Dragojevic, Aryann Dolan and Katelynn Nash.

Dolan won the 50 freestyle and Griffin won the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke. Dragojevic won the 100 breaststroke and the 400 freestyle relay team of Dolan, Dragojevic, Griffin and Paige Barone won the event.

Adirondack wins twice

The Adirondack swimming and diving team earned victories over West Canada Valley, 100-80, and against Sherburne-Earlville, 134-47, but lost to Cooperstown, 106-74.

Against West Canada Valley, the 200 medley relay team of Kaitlyn Renwick, Grace Chambers, Sarah Mercer and Madison Schoff won. Sadie Buckingham won the diving event for the Wildcats and Renwick won the 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke. Mercer won the 100 breaststroke.

Against Sherburne-Earlville, the 200 medley relay team of Renwick, Chambers, Mercer and Schoff took home a victory. Rylee Zagurski won the 200 freestyle and Mercer won the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke. In the 50 freestyle, Chambers took home first place and Mandi McWayne won the 100 butterfly. Brooke Ossont won the 100 freestyle, Renwick won the 500 freestyle and the team of Zagurski, McWayne, Skyler Witzigman and Renwick won the 400 freestyle relay.

Against Cooperstown, Mercer won the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke.