Walker paces host Red Devils at VVS cross country invite

Published Sep 11, 2017 at 4:10pm

Owen Walker finished third overall with a time of 16 minutes, 37.5 seconds for the Red Devils at the VVS Invitational on Saturday, helping lift the host team to a ninth-place finish with 317 points.

Fayetteville-Manlius swept the titles in both the boys and girls division. Geoff Howles raced to first-place finish of 15:59.3 as the Hornets boys won with 23 points. The girls team scored 32 points as Claire Walters raced to first in 18:14.3.

Also finishing for the Red Devils were Spencer Walker in 47th and Owen Rose in 67th. The VVS girls team also finished ninth overall with a total of 336 points. Delaney Brewer finished 35th overall, Olivia Furman in 45th and Rose Pitman in 68th.

Gianna Capoccia finished eighth overall for Rome Free Academy as the girls team finished 17th overall with 553 points. Also finishing for the RFA girls were Marian Draper in 24th and Avery Hilderbran.

The RFA boys finished 19th overall with 586 points. Nathaniel Sletten finished first for the Black Knights, while Kameran Pratt and Jordan Elliott also finished.

The South Lewis girls finished seventh overall with 241 points. Hannah Ielfield finished 13th overall, while Lexi Bernard and Hali Ielfield placed 22nd and 36th, respectively. The boys team did not finish.

Elizabeth Lucason finished 11th overall to help Camden finish 14th overall with 459 points. Also finishing for the Blue Devils were Morgan Lucason in 39th and Haley Hinds at 57th. The Camden boys came in 22nd with 644 points. Finishing for the Blue Devils were Conor O’Hara, Tim Cook and Cory Baird.

Oriskany finished 25th in the boys division with 777 points. Sam Sharlow raced to 49th overall, while Geo Silvestri and Alex Waterman also finished. The girls team did not complete the race.

Adirondack finished 28th in the boys division with 818 points and 35th in the girls division with 978 points. Tyler Fauvelle finished 17th overall, while Stone Lutz and Brady Rhone also finished. For the girls, the top three finishers were Caroline Martin, Kaeleigh Moore and Lauren Esch.

Dylan Richard finished 30th overall to help Holland Patent finish 34th with 976 points in the boys division. Also finishing for the Holland Patent boys were Tanner Ludwin and Alex Childres. The girls team did not complete the race.

The Oneida girls team finished 45th overall with 1,236 points while the boys finished 54th with 1,570. Hannah Rose led the Indians by placing 223rd overall. Andrew Brophy led the boys by finishing 250th overall.

Westmoreland finished 51st in the girls division with 1,460 points and 56th in the boys division with 1,747 points. Bella Mazur was 256th overall in the girls race, and Josh Davis was 256th overall in the boys race.

RFA extends win streak

The RFA girls soccer team extended its win streak to four games as it defeated East Syracuse-Minoa 1-0 on Saturday in a non-league game at the Stadium.

Lydia Atwell tallied the lone goal off a feed from Alysia Pacheco in the second half.

In goal, Sarah Crockett and Kaitlyn Salce combined to make six saves for 4-1 RFA.

DeRuby has three-point game

Oneida’s Rachel DeRuby tallied two goals and an assist in the Indians’ 3-1 girls soccer win over Canastota on Saturday.

Sophia Sanchez scored the 3-1 Indians’ other goal, while Dana Ratnarajah, Paige Nashton, Sarah Paul and Abigail Janczuk all assisted once.

Redskins split weekend

In another girls soccer contest, Oriskany split a weekend bill, falling 8-0 to West Canada Valley on Saturday and winning 2-0 over Town of Webb on Sunday.

In Sunday’s Game, Autumn Cornacchia had a goal and an assist.

Red Devils blanked

In a non-league field hockey contest on Saturday, VVS fell 3-0 to Sidney.

Samantha Franklin recorded 10 saves in the loss for the Red Devils.