RFA completes season sweep of Proctor

Published Oct 11, 2017 at 4:10pm

The Rome Free Academy boys soccer team picked up its eighth win of the season as the Black Knights blanked Tri-Valley League foe Proctor 5-0 at RFA Stadium on Tuesday.

RFA, which improved to 8-5 overall and 7-3 in TVL play, swept the season series with Proctor.

Leading the way for the Black Knights were Oliver Dragojevic and Ben Miller, who both scored a goal and an assist. Jackson Sorbello and Jake Talbot added one goal each for the home team.

In goal, Michael Haag made four saves and Chase Coluccio had two saves for Rome.

Camden edged

In a non-league boys soccer match, Camden fell 2-1 to host Holy Cross Academy.

Scoring for the Blue Devils was Matt Lucero and picking up the assist was Luke Campbell. Josh Leos made seven saves in goal for 8-6 Camden in the loss.

RFA picks up 13th win

Jamie Fleck and Katherine Migliori scored a goal apiece as the RFA girls soccer squad picked up its 13th win of the season with a 2-0 shutout victory over host Proctor.

Lydia Atwell had an assist for RFA and Kaitlin Salce made a save in goal.

RFA is 13-1 overall, 10-0 in the TVL.

VVS-Oneida draw

In another TVL girls soccer match, visiting Vernon-Verona-Sherrill and Oneida played to a 0-0 draw.

Samantha Bentley made 13 saves for VVS and Kyra Shlotzhauer made nine saves for Oneida. VVS is 6-6-2 overall and Oneida is 10-4-1 overall.

HP blanks Sherburne

Samantha Rachon scored two goals and had two assists in Holland Patent’s 7-0 Center State Conference girls soccer shutout win over Sherburne-Earlville.

Kendall Sexton and Madison Merrill both had a goal and an assist for HP. Hayden Roberts, Madelyn Roberts and Hannah Bochniak each had a goal for the Golden Knights, who are 10-4 overall, 6-1 in the CSC.

Oriksany shut out

In another girls CSC soccer match, Oriskany was blanked by visiting Poland, 8-0.

Reilley leads RFA

Madisynn Reilley scored two goals as the RFA field hockey team defeated TVL foe VVS, 3-1.

Kaitlyn Mastracco also scored for the 12-2 Black Knights.

For VVS, McKenna Berry scored the lone goal and Lindsey Foster picked up the assist on Berry’s goal. Samantha Franklin made six saves in goal for the Red Devils.

Camden earns TVL win

In another TVL field hockey game, Camden shut out New Hartford, 3-0.

Lily Sullivan and Delaney Alberico both had a goal and an assist for the Blue Devils. Marlee Christmas added another goal and Mercedes Currie had an assist. Camden is 11-3 overall, 10-1 in the TVL.

RFA takes second

In a girls gymnastics tri-meet, RFA came in second place behind Whitesboro, 142.9-117.2. Oriskany came in third with a score of 68.05.

Payton Smith came in third place in the vault event for Oriskany with a score of 8.6 and tied for second on the beam with a score of 9.0 and third in the all-around competition with a score of 35. Alyssa Smith came in second for Oriskany on the floor with a score of 9.25.

HP swims to victory

In a girls swimming and diving meet, Holland Patent defeated Cooperstown, 56-46.

Maggie McGuire picked up a victories for the Golden Knights in the 50-yard freestyle event and the 100 freestyle. McGuire was also part of the 400 freestyle relay team with Eva Capuana, Riley Lanckton and Arianna Lange that won. Lange also won the 100 backstroke event.

Also winning for the Golden Knights was Johanna Sherman in the diving event.

Wildcats victorious

In another swimming and diving meet, Adirondack defeated Proctor 95.5-82.5.

The 200 yard medley relay team of Kaitlyn Renwick, Grace Chambers, Mandi McWayne and Sarah Mercer earned a victory for the Wildcats. Chambers also won the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke.

Mcwayne won the 100 butterfly event for Adirondack and Renwick won the 100 backstroke. Meghan Humble won the diving event for the Wildcats.

Sletten, Capoccia race to first

In a boys TVL cross country meet, RFA’s Nate Sletten blazed to a first place finish in 18-minutes and 01-seconds as the Black Knights won 15-48 over Oneida and 16-47 over Central Valley Academy.

Devon McClendon finished second in 18:21 and Kameran Pratt in third with a time of 18:39.

Also finishing within the top ten for the Black Knights are Nick Ferretti in fourth, Jordon Elliott in sixth, Sven VanHoesel in eighth and Ben McMonagle in ninth.

In the girls portion of the tri-meet, Gianna Capoccia won for RFA in a time of 19:26 as the Black Knights downed CVA 26-29 and Oneida 16-47.

Rounding out the top ten in scoring for the Black Knights were Moriah Humiston in second, Avery Hildenbran in sixth and Alyssa Winberg in seventh.

Red Devils edges Spartans

In another boys TVL cross country meet, VVS edged New Hartford 27-28 and defeated Proctor 15-50.

The Red Devils split the top ten, having five finish among the top.

Leading the way for VVS were Owen Walker in second with a time of 16:41, Spencer Walker in third with a time of 16:49 and Owen Rose in fourth in 16:54.

Also finishing in the top ten were Trevor Kline in eighth and Andrew Wright in tenth.

Hawkes-Houser fall in quarterfinals

At the Section III girls tennis sectionals at Skytop Tennis Courts in Syracuse, Camden duo Haidyn Hawkes-Lydia Houser fell in the quarterfinals.

Earning a first round bye, they defeated Annika Bruno-Lizzie Druke of Cazenovia, 6-4, 2-6 and 6-2 before falling to Lily Datz-Rachael Feeney of Skaneateles, 6-4, 6-4.

Also competing from Camden were LeRyiah Buckingham-Camryn Sullivan, who suffered a first round loss to Cami Cortez-Zoe Hynes of Westhill.

In singles action at Skytop, Holland Patent’s Madison Brown suffered a second round loss to Lucy Langan of Cazenovia, losing 6-1, 6-3. Brown had earned a first-round bye.

Also from Holland Patent on hand was Skyler Kaelin, who fell to Bailey Zicari of Lowville in the first round, losing 8-0, 0-0.

Skylar Watts of VVS earned a first-round bye and lost in the second round to Brielle DeRoberts of Phoenix, 6-1, 6-4.

Bulldogs lose in quarterfinals

The Westmoreland girls tennis team had three members compete in the singles portion of the Section III tournament at the Utica Parkway.

Alexandra Golden fell in the quarterfinals to Anna Szombathy of Manlius-Pebble Hill, 6-1, 6-1. Golden defeated Julia Smiegal of Clinton, 6-1, 6-1 in the first round.

Also suffering first round losses were Julia Cucci and Gabriella Ricci. Cucci lost to Lauren Hutching of Clinton, 6-1, 6-1 and Ricci was defeated by Grace Walsh of Manlius-Pebble Hill, 6-1, 6-1.

In doubles action, Issabela Ricci-Mkayla Tierney lost in the quarterfinals to Antonia Cardamone-Elizabeth Militello of Clinton, 7-6, 6-1, 6-1. Ricci-Tierney earned a first-round bye.

Falling in the first-round was Olivia Golden-Lauren Murphy. They were defeated by Clinton’s Angela Simonchyk-Madeline Walters, 7-6, 6-2.

The Section III Finals will be held at Oneida on Thursday.