ROUNDUP: RFA girls volleyball notches pair of wins ...


The Rome Free Academy girls volleyball team got a 3-1 win against Watertown on the road Saturday in non-league play then beat Oneida 3-0 at home in the Tri-Valley League Monday.

Monday RFA won the sets 25-20, 25-20 and 25-21.

Alexis Kennedy had eight kills for RFA. Teammate Elizabeth Hanba had five kills and five digs. Thylia Keoviengsamay had 18 assists, five aces and a pair of kills for the Black Knights and Yanielis Rivera had nine aces and six digs.

Oneida was led by Katie Kinne with eight kills and four digs, Kaydence Bouchard with five kills and five blocks and Madison Zehr with 18 assists.

Saturday the Black Knights won the first two sets 25-15 and 25-19. Watertown took the next one 25-18 but RFA won the final set 25-20.

Kennedy had 13 kills, four digs and two blocks for RFA. Hanbra had 17 digs and nine kills. Rivera had 18 digs and two kills. Keoviengsamay had 24 assists, 13 digs, two aces, two kills and two blocks. Alyce Frost had 10 digs, five assists, four kills and a pair of aces. Jenavieve Cianfrocco had 10 digs and three aces.

RFA hosts Utica Proctor at 6:45 tonight in the league.

Oneida visits Whitesboro at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the league.

Camden blanks Oneida in volleyball

The Camden girls volleyball team defeated Oneida at home 3-0 on Saturday in the Tri-Valley League. The Blue Devils won the sets 25-18, 25-20 and 25-22.

Adeline Houser had 15 kills, 13 digs, four aces and a pair of assists for Camden. Nevaeh Christmas had six kills and six digs. Brooke Musch had 36 assists, four kills, four digs and three aces.

For Oneida, Kinne had eight kills and five digs. Zehr had 15 assists and four digs.

Whitesboro volleyball triumphs over Camden

The Whitesboro girls volleyball team got a 3-0 win in the TVL over Camden Monday.

The Warriors won the sets 25-13, 25-22 and 25-9.

Whitesboro’s Riley Collis had eight kills, four aces and two blocks. Teammate Tessa Nash had 13 assists and five digs.

Statistics for Camden were not submitted.

Remsen wins a pair

The Remsen girls volleyball team won 3-0 at home against Town of Webb on Friday and 3-0 at home over Owen D. Young Saturday. Both were Center State Conference games.

Friday, Remsen won the sets 27-25, 26-24 and 25-23.

Leading Remsen were Marissa Hefner with eight kills and four aces; Olivia Stanford with 10 digs; Grace Shufelt with six digs, six assists and a pair of aces; and Evelyn Morgan with seven assists, three aces and three digs.

Saturday, the Rams won the sets 25-12, 25-9 and 25-19.

For Remsen, Hefner had a dozen kills and three aces. Morgan had 13 assists, four digs and two kills. Remsen was on the road against Owen D. Young Monday. Results were not available at press time.

Westmo girls get a close win

The Westmoreland girls volleyball team won the fifth and deciding set for a 3-2 win on the road against Waterville Friday in the Center State.

The teams alternated set wins, with Westmoreland winning the first 25-18 before dropping the next by the same score. The Bulldogs won the next 25-20 then lost the next set by the same score. But they won the final set 25-23 to earn the match win.

Sam Dee had seven kills, six aces and five digs for Westmoreland and Madison St. Peter had 10 assists, five kills and two aces.

Statistics for Waterville were not submitted.

Westmoreland was to host Sauquoit Valley Monday. Results were not available at press time.

VVS boys volleyball stays unbeaten

The Vernon-Verona-Sherrill boys volleyball team defeated Mount Markham 3-0 at home Saturday in Section III play.

The Red Devils won the sets 25-19, 25-17, 25-6 to move to 6-0 on the season.

For VVS, Tyler Kinne had 21 digs; Cameron Robinson had 13 digs and a pair of aces; Ryan Mumford had a dozen assists and Cole Maguire had 11 assists.

For Mount Markham Alex Arkema had 16 digs, eight kills and four blocks; Jeremiah Boyko had seven digs, three kills and two blocks, and Bryant Denza had eight assists and six digs.

VVS visits Canastota at 6:45 tonight in the league.

Canastota blanks Westmoreland

Canastota got a 3-0 road win at Westmoreland Saturday in Section III boys volleyball.

The Raiders won the sets 25-20, 25-22 and 27-25.

For Westmoreland, Carson Nestved had 10 kills, five digs and three aces; Jacob Webster had 15 assists, thee kills and four aces; and Mark VanDeusen had eight digs and four kills.

Canastota’s Aiden Mascareno had 15 assists, five digs, three kills and two blocks.

Westmoreland (2-4) hosts Little Falls at 6:45 tonight in the league.

Curro powers Oneida comeback

Oneida trailed by six at the start of the fourth Monday at home against Bishop Grimes but senior Kaylin Curro scored 14 to get her team to overtime, where she scored all seven Oneida points in a 62-60 win in non-league action.

Curro scored 14 of her career-high 33 points in the fourth quarter. Bishop Grimes tied the game at 55 to send it to overtime. Curro then went on to score all seven of Oneida’s points in overtime in the win.

Bishop Grimes led 29-20 at the half.

Curro had 11 rebounds to complete the double-double, and added six assists and a pair of steals. Teammate Kennedy Curro also had a double-double, with 17 rebounds and 10 points. Jordan French scored 13 and grabbed four rebounds for Oneida.

Natalie Musolino, whose free throws forced overtime, led Bishop Grimes with 22 points.

Oneida hosts East Syracuse-Minoa today at 6:30 p.m. in a non-league game.

Clinton dominates fourth quarter for the win

The Clinton girls basketball team outscored Canastota by seven in the fourth quarter to win 35-28 on the road Saturday in the Center State Conference.

The Warriors led 18-10 at the half but the Raiders outscored them by eight in the third to tie up the game. But Clinton outscored Canastota 10-3 in the fourth to get the win.

Ella Morse led Clinton with 17 points. Eva Gaetano scored 10, had eight rebounds and three assists. Abby Hemstrought had eight rebounds, seven steals and added four points.

Canastota’s statistics were not submitted.

Clinton is now 8-7 this season and will play on the road at 6 p.m. Friday against Sherburne-Earlville in the league.

Morse scored 30 in Clinton win

The Clinton girls basketball team also won 48-45 Friday over host Adirondack. Morse scored 30 points to lead the Warriors in the non-league win.

Morse added seven rebounds, two assists and two steals. Gaetano had 10 rebounds, eight points, four steals, two assists and two blocks.

Statistics for Adirondack were not submitted.

Oriskany falls to Waterville

The Oriskany girls basketball team fell behind early and lost 52-34 at Waterville Friday in non-league play.

Waterville lead 13-7 after a quarter and 27-16 at the half.

For Oriskany, Ashley Reid had 10 points and Ashley Burnop had nine points.

Natalee Collins had a game-high 23 points for Waterville.

Oriskany is at New York Mills at 7 tonight in the league.

Clinton girls crush Rockland on the ice

The Clinton girls hockey team won 11-0 against Rockland at home at Kennedy Arena in Rome Saturday in non-league play. The Warriors got goals from nine different players.

Drew Kopek scored twice and had an assist. Lauren Rey also scored twice. Alexa Thompson had a goal and two assists. Kelsey Fuller, Hailey Kwiatkowski, Mackinley Ronan , Payton Cronk and Gretchen Grimm all had a goal and an assist each. Riley Constantinetis also scored. Alyssa Nardslico had a pair of assists and Kate Elbrecht, Gracen Grimm and Mia Eisenhut had one each.

In net for Clinton, Casey Clausen made nine saves for the shutout win.

The Warriors are now 9-0-1 and will host Skaneateles at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kennedy Arena.

Oneida swims past HP

The Oneida boys swimming and diving team got a 64-37 win at Holland Patent Monday in the Center State.

The Oneida 200 medley relay team of Peyton Hoang, Preston Hoang, Ethan Schmitt and Andrew Hicks won in 1:54.77. The school’s 200 freestyle relay team of Hoang, Cayden Shene, Grady Gaudet and Hoang won in 1:48.33. Its 400 freestyle relay team of Capotosto, Gaudet, Schmitt and Hicks won in 3:48.42.

Preston Hoang won the 200 individual medley in 2:26.99. Paris Hoang won the 100 backstroke in 1:12.44. Hicks won the 50 freestyle in 23.03 and the 100 freestyle in 51.60. Schmitt won the 500 freestyle in 5:36.41. Capotosto won the 200 freestyle in 2:14.64 and the 100 butterfly in 1:10.29.

Dariusz Sargent won the 100 breaststroke for Holland Patent in 1:15.18.

Jacob Jones won diving for HP.

The league championship meet is set for 5 p.m. Friday at Sherburne-Earlville.


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