Miller fuels Bulldogs to OT win over Mustangs


Junior Caleb Miller scored 1:39 into overtime to push the Westmoreland-Oriskany boys soccer team past Mount Markham 2-1 Monday at home in the Center State Conference. It was their second win in the span of three days.

Miller scored for the unified team in the first half, and they led 1-0 at the break. The Mustangs got a second half goal from C.J. Landgren to tie.

Jesse Sweet had an assist for Westmoreland-Oriskany in the win.

Goalkeeper Andrew Pysnik made 10 saves to earn the win.

Westmoreland-Oriskany improves to 8-1-1 this season.

The game-winner was Miller’s 16th score of the season, putting him among the leaders in goals in Section III.

On Saturday afternoon, Miller scored all four goals for the team as they got by Sauquoit Valley 4-3 at home in another Center State contest.

The Bulldogs trailed 2-1 at the half but came back to earn the win.

Trevor Tamburino assisted on all four scores.

In goal for Westmoreland-Oriskany, Pysnik stopped eight shots.

Westmoreland-Oriskany plays today in Poland at 4 p.m.

RFA blanks Central Valley

The Rome Free Academy boys soccer team shut out Central Valley Academy, 3-0, Saturday on the road in a Tri-Valley League contest.

Gavin Civitelli, Austin Chirillo and Rich Artigiani each scored a goal for the Black Knights. Collin Gannon, Noah Hammon and Michael Wheeler each chipped in an assist.

The Knights established a 2-0 halftime lead and secured the win to move to 2-2 on the season.

Aidan Goodwin made five saves in goal for RFA to earn the clean sheet. In front of him, the RFA offense generated 11 shots on goal.

Tonight RFA hosts Whitesboro at 4:30 at RFA Stadium in another TVL match.

Clinton edges out Sauquoit Valley

The Clinton boys soccer team scored a 3-2 win over Sauquoit Valley on the road in the CSC Monday.

The Warriors got goals from Jack Saunders, Andres Quintana and Seamus Gale in the win.

In net, Landon Stiltz made eight saves to earn the win.

Clinton travels to Mount Markham at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

HP soccer tops Frankfort

The Holland Patent boys soccer team topped Frankfort-Schuyler 4-2 for a road win in the CSC on Saturday.

Sawyer Locke scored and had an assist for the Golden Knights. HP also got goals from Andrew Kanclerz, Thomas Briel and Dylan McGuire.

Jonathan Tolpa made five saves in net for HP.

Holland Patent hosts West Canada Valley at 4:30 tonight.

Westmoreland tops VVS

The Westmoreland girls soccer team got past Vernon-Verona-Sherrill 4-3 Monday on the road in the TVL.

For VVS, Donata Oaksford scored twice and Sierra Kinne added another goal. Anna Rossi earned an assist.

VVS goalie Morgan Brewer had eight saves.

Westmoreland stats were unavailable.

Westmoreland hosts Oriskany at 10 a.m. Saturday.

VVS visits Camden at 7 tonight.

Westmoreland runs away from Canastota

The Westmoreland girls soccer team beat Canastota 7-0 at home in the CSC on Saturday, led by Mary Muller’s hat trick and two scores by Nya Marsh.

Marlee Shafer scored first with an assist from MacKenzie Magnusson. Muller then scored unassisted. Marsh scored the next two, first assisted by Magnusson and Muller, then on an assist from Magnusson. Kaitlyn Amarasinghe scored unassisted then Muller added two unassisted goals.

Westmoreland goalkeeper Emily Gubbins made the save on the lone shot she faced in the game to earn the shutout.

HP wins Saturday, but loses Monday

The Holland Patent girls soccer won another blowout Saturday, this time a CSC home win over Frankfort-Schuyler 8-0. On Monday, they fell 3-1 to Poland.

Rory Richard scored a hat trick and added a pair of assists for HP in the win. She’s scored 14 of HP’s 39 goals in their first four games as they improved to 4-0 on the season.

Kendall Sexton and Emery Crossley each scored twice for HP. The other goal was an own goal put in by Frankfort. Alaina Carro contributed an assist for the Golden Knights.

Steph Grocholski made two saves in net for HP to earn the clean sheet.

On Monday, Poland handed the Knights their first loss.

Richard scored HP’s lone goal.

Grocholski made five saves in the loss.

HP travels to Dolgeville at 4 p.m. Friday.

Clinton and HP battle to scoreless tie

The Clinton and Holland Patent field hockey teams fought to a scoreless tie in the CSC. It was the first game neither team didn’t get a win this season.

Clinton’s Sydney Labayewski made two saves. Clinton had one shot on goal.

Clinton is now 7-0-1 on the season. The Warriors host Little Falls at 4 tonight

HP moves to 6-0-1. The Golden Knights host Baldwinsville at 4:30 tonight.

RFA field hockey gets by VVS

The RFA field hockey team topped VVS 3-2 on the road in the TVL Monday.

Statistics for the Black Knights were not available.

For VVS, Carmella Garcia and Riley Cosimeno scored. Grace Croft and Arayla Garcia had an assist each.

In goal for VVS, Kelsey Wickham made nine saves.

On Saturday, VVS fell to New Hartford 1-0 at home. Wickham stopped seven shots in goal for the Red Devils in the loss.

RFA gymnasts split pair

RFA gymnastics participated in two meets Saturday, beating East Syracuse-Minoa and losing to New Hartford.

RFA beat ES-M 116.95 to 109.05.

Haley Miller took first in the vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercises for first all-around. Teammate Alex Tapia was third in the vault and second in floor exercises for a fourth place finish all-around. RFA’s Katie Iannopollo was second in the balance beam and Jaden Balog was third.

The Black Knights fell to the Spartans 148.5 to 116.95.

Miller placed second in the balance beam and third in vault, good for fourth in all-around.

The team’s last meet is set for 7 p.m. on Nov. 7 at Valley Gymnastics Center in New Hartford with ESM, Whitesboro and Central Square.

RFA outruns Camden

The RFA boys and girls cross country teams both beat Camden in a TVL dual meet Saturday in Osceola.

The RFA boys won 21-40 and the girls won 23-36.

For the boys, Logan Pratt of RFA won in 19:49. In second, two seconds behind him was Camden’s Jerome Seidl. A second later in third was RFA’s Carson Campbell. Rounding out the top five were Sven VanHoesel of RFA and Connor Perrotta of Camden.

Emily Toth-Ratazzi of Rome won the girls race in 19:26. Elizabeth Lucason of Camden was second, Marlo Townsend of RFA was third, Kayleana Van Deusen of RFA was fourth and Camden’s Sydney Coleman was fifth.

RFA hosts Utica Notre Dame at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Camden hosts VVS and Whitesboro Saturday at 10 in Osceola.

VVS boys run past CVA, ND

The VVS boys cross country team outscored both TVL foes Central Valley and Utica Notre Dame Saturday.

Jack Gibson of CVA set school and course records by winning in 18:31.5.

VVS topped Notre Dame 17-44 and CVA by a score of 23-37. CVA defeated Notre Dame 25-31.

Joe Guertin (19:22.9) and Andrew Wright (19:45.2) finished second and third, respectively, for VVS. Xander Pelc of VVS was fifth.

The Red Devils run next at 10 a.m. Saturday in Camden in a tri-meet with Whitesboro.


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