Camden, Oriskany, Clinton among indoor track champs


The Camden and Oriskany boys squads and the Clinton and South Lewis teams captured Section III indoor track championships in their respective classes on Friday at Utica Collage.

Camden’s boys team took first in Class B-1, and Oriskany was first in Class C-D. For the girls, Clinton was first in Class B-2 and South Lewis won the Class C-D crown.

Area individual winners included Tyler Fauvelle of Adirondack in the B-2 3,200-meter run, Elizabeth Lucason of Camden in the B-1 3,000 and 1,000 runs, Taylor Harvey of Clinton in the B-2 3,000 run, Lexi Bernard of South Lewis in the C-D 3,000 run, Eva Borton of Clinton in the 1,000 run in B-2, Roxee Hughes of Clinton in the 55 hurdles in B-2 and Alyssa Youngs of South Lewis in the 55 hurdles and the long jump in C-D.

Also, Cory Couture of Vernon-Verona-Sherrill in the 300 run in B1, Robert Musante of Clinton in the 300 run in B-2, Spencer Walker of VVS in the pole vault in B-1, Matt Gadziala of Clinton in the pole vault in B-2, Kaden Gabler of Camden in the high jump and the triple jump in B-1 and Sara Brown in the long jump in B-1.

Area relay winners included Oriskany’s 3,200 squad of Joshua Macera, Joshua Smoulcey, Geo Silvestri, Alex Waterman in Class C-D, the VVS 800 foursome of Couture, Andrew Buse, Dion Putaski and Spencer Walker won in B-1, the South Lewis 800 squad of Morgan Kogut, Aaliyah Williams, Alicia Williams and Tazanna Molnar in Class C-D, and Remsen’s 1,600 and 3,200 teams of Jade Dening, Kendall Decker, Brynne Myers and Jenna Roberts in Class C-D.

Oneida stays in first

The Oneida girls varsity basketball team stifled Central Valley Academy, 64-24, in a Tri-Valley League contest to remain in first place.

Lauren Skibitski lead the Indians with 19 points and added five rebounds. Ella Rainbow scored 17 and added three assists, two blocks and three steals. Kaylin Curro had 10 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Sydney Lusher scored eight, grabbed 10 rebounds and had 10 assists for the less traditional double-double. Sophia Skinner had six points, 11 rebounds and four blocks.

Oneida improves to 15-3 overall and 8-1 in the TVL Pioneer Division.

VVS downs Camden

The VVS girls basketball team got double-doubles from Alexa Kiser and Morgan Brewer in defeating Camden 60-46 at home in another TVL Pioneer Division matchup.

Kiser went for 23 points and 14 rebounds and Brewer scored 16 while pulling down 10 boards. Teammate Anna Rossi scored 13 and dished out eight assists.

For Camden, Kierra Connor led the team with 16 points and Leandra Paul chipped in 13.

VVS improves to 15-4 overall and 8-4 in the league, which puts them in second place.

RFA girls defeated

The Rome Free Academy girls basketball team fell to Whitesboro at home 57-49.

Kelsey McCaskill scored 20 and had 12 rebounds for a double-double for RFA. She also had seven steals. Teammate Amya McLeod scored 10 and had eight rebounds and three assists.

VVS falls in volleyball

Canastota beat VVS 3-1 in boys volleyball to improve to 10-0.

Set scores were 23-25, 25-17, 25-21 and 25-18.

The Red Devils were led by Colten Terrier with eight digs and 21 assists; Cole Smith with 25 digs and two assists; Ryan Shantal with 11 digs and 11 kills; and Evan Kirkpatrick with five digs, 13 assists, 11 kills and three block kills. VVS is now 10-3.


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