Shlotzhauer hits two grand slams for Oneida
Kyra Shlotzhauer drilled two first-inning grand slams to propel the Oneida softball team to an 18-1 Tri-Valley League home victory over Proctor High of Utica on Wednesday.
The Indians scored 11 runs in the opening inning during the rout.
Shlotzhauer finished the day a perfect 3-for-3 with the two grand slams and 10 RBIs for the Indians. Kylie Chesebro also homered for Oneida.
In the circle, Chesebro picked up the victory, throwing five innings, giving up one run on five hits while walking three and striking out eight. Oneida improved to 13-1.
Penoyer leads Red Devils
Jordan Penoyer allowed two runs on four hits in a complete game effort as Vernon-Verona-Sherrill defeated Central Valley Academy, 4-2, in a home TVL matchup.
Penoyer also struck out 15 in her complete game. At the plate, Penoyer drove in two runs and Kirsten Oliver doubled and drove in another run.
VVS is 4-9 overall and 4-6 in the TVL.
Bulldogs get shutout
Despite doubles from Julia DePietro and Isabella Ricci, the Westmoreland softball team lost, 6-0, to West Canada Valley in a Center State Conference Division III contest.
Ricci took the loss for Westmoreland, which fell to 7-9 overall and 3-5 in CSC Division III.
HP girls finish second
In the CSC Division I track and field championship meet at Sauquoit Valley High School, the Holland Patent girls ran to a second-place finish with 131 points.
Clinton won the meet with 186.5 points and Adirondack finished in sixth place with eight points.
For HP, the 400 meter relay team of Sam Buley, Hannah Mickle, Christy Rowlands and McKenna Williams ran to a win with a time of 53.21 seconds. Anika Roberts won the high jump, jumping 4 feet 8 inches. Roberts also won the pole vault, clearing 9 feet. Elly Mardsen won the shot put and the discus throw for the Golden Knights, and Emily Oaks won the pentathlon.
Also for HP, Rowlands finished second in the 100 and third in the 200, Buley finished fourth in the long jump and fifth in the 100, Williams finished second in the 200 and fourth in the triple jump, Sam Rachon finished second in the 400 and fifth in the 800 and Avery Crossley was fourth in the 400.
In the 1,500, Jessica Landman came in fourth and teammate Cheyenne Shoemaker sixth in the 3,000, Justine Draper finished fifth in the 100 hurdles and sixth in the long jump, Leanne Plunkett and Maddie Pflieger finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the 400 hurdles and Plunkett also finished sixth in the triple jump.
HP boys place second
The Holland Patent boys track team also finished in second place with a score of 108 behind Clinton’s winning score of 179 at the CSC Division I meet at Sauquoit Valley. Adirondack finished in fifth place with 38.5 points.
Dylan Richard won the 3,200 run for the Golden Knights, running a time of 10:37.99 and Eddie Callahan won the 110 hurdles in 15.30. Callahan also won the 400 hurdles in 1:00.58 and the triple jump.
Holland Patent’s 1,600 relay team of Nick Foley, Richard, Garrett Capuana and Alex Childres took home a first in a time of 3:44.44. Billy Tolpa won the discus throw.
Also for HP, Callahan finished second in the long jump, Connor Lynskey finished third in the 400 and sixth in the 200, Childres finished fourth in the 400, Capuana finished fifth in the 800, Richard and Chris Celecki finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the 1,600; Josh Dobransky finished in sixth in the 110 hurdles, Robert Shivas finished fifth in the pole vault, Logan Marek finished sixth in the long jump and Corey Minnig finished second in the discus.
For Adirondack, Mike Race finished second in the 400, Kyle Rockwood-Bell finished third in the 100,Tyler Fauvelle finished third in the 1,600 and Stone Lutz finished sixth in the 800 and the 3,200. Aiden Cronsier finished fifth in the 400 hurdles, and Will Roberts finished sixth in the high jump and Travis Hastwell came in fourth in the shot put.
Rome runners qualify
Rome Free Academy runners participated in the TVL qualifier for the Section III meet at New Hartford High School.
Among the Rome qualifiers were Trinity Clark, who won the 200; Sierra Ciotti, who won the 800; Alyssa Winberg, who won the 3,000, and Paige Barone, who won the 400 hurdles.
The 400 relay of Aliza Platt, Alicia Pacheco, Jaliana Fehn and Clark also won as did the 3,200 relay of Alyssa Winberg, Sierra Ciotti, Cianna Currie and Haylee Smith. Grace Isherwood won the shot put, Platt won the triple jump and Darci Baird won the pole vault.
Brewer earns TVL victory
In the TVL tennis championship meet, Nate Brewer picked up a victory for VVS, defeating Joey Domicolo of Mexico 6-4, 6-2. Brewer then fell in the quarterfinals.
In the CSC tennis championship meet, Westmoreland’s Kevin Tierney picked up a singles victory over Morrisville-Eaton’s Mike Spring, winning 7-5, 6-1. Tierney lost in the quarterfinals.
Camden places second
In girls golf, the Camden squad finished second behind New Hartford at the TVL meet at Kannon Valley.
New Hartford shot a 145, Camden shot 152 and VVS finished with 154. RFA came in fourth place with a score of 158. Oneida finished with a 192 and Holland Patent had 202.
Camden’s medalist was Danielle Caringi finished with a 44 and other scores for the Blue Devils were Kate Mitchell with a 50 and Morgan Lucason with a 58. Lucason was also named the most improved player in the TVL.
For VVS, Olivia Evans finished with a 44 on her way to being named TVL player of the year. Other scores for VVS were Molly Coolican with a 52 and Megan Wittman with a 58.
For RFA, Kaitlyn Mastracco finished with a 49, Sarah Kirk had a 52 and Paulena Petrelli shot a 57.
Gianna Maio had a 54 for Oneida along with Erika Herman’s 67 and Rachel Willard finished with a 71.