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ROUNDUP: Westmo basketball, WCV, Little Falls, Poland and beyond

Posted 12/2/22

Sophomore guard Madalynne Enos hit a shot with time winding down in regulation to help her Westmoreland girls basketball team.

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ROUNDUP: Westmo basketball, WCV, Little Falls, Poland and beyond


Late basket helps Westmoreland girls basketball team score win

Sophomore guard Madalynne Enos hit a shot with time winding down in regulation to help her Westmoreland girls basketball team.

Enos scored with 2.8 seconds remaining Wednesday to help Westmoreland edge visiting Herkimer 30-29 in a non-league win.

Enos finished with seven points and added three rebounds.

It was the first career win for Westmoreland coach Jessica Medicis, who took over the role in the offseason.

Senior shooting guard Ella McGregor led all scorers with 18 points on six 3-pointers for Westmoreland (1-1), which trailed 17-14 at halftime.

Herkimer (1-1) was helped by junior guard/forward Arrissa Bunker, who had 14 points and seven rebounds. Classmate Aubrey Lewis had a game-best 12 rebounds, six steals, three blocks and two points.

Westmoreland is next scheduled to play visiting Sauquoit Valley at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 in a Center State Conference Division II game.

Herkimer is set to play visiting West Canada Valley in a non-league matchup at 7 tonight.

WCV edges Little Falls

The West Canada Valley girls basketball team topped host Little Falls 39-37 in a non-league game Wednesday.

WCV (2-0) was led by senior Reese Fellows’ double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Sophomore Analyse Grabowski added 14 points. Senior Erin Gorinshenk chipped in seven blocks, six rebounds and three points.

Adrianna Izzo totaled 16 points and four rebounds for Little Falls (0-1) while Alexis Kress added. double-double with 11 points, 13 rebounds.

WCV is set to play at Herkimer at 7 tonight in a non-league game. Little Falls is next scheduled to play Adirondack at 7 p.m. Friday. Dec. 9.

Adirondack tops Oriskany

The Adirondack girls basketball team outscored Oriskany 15-9 in the fourth quarter Wednesday. That was enough to help Adirondack top visiting Oriskany 48-45 in the team’s season-opening game.

Senior forward Rebeckah Tittle had a double-double for Adirondack, with 11 points and 16 rebounds. Senior guard/forward Ireland Payne led all scorers with 21 points while adding seven rebounds and five steals. Junior Kaylee Mathis chipped in eight points.

Oriskany senior Jordyn Coleman led with 10 points. Classmates Aolani Roberts, Kaylee Burnop and sophomore Addison Fabio each had eight points.

Adirondack is next scheduled to play at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Markham in a non-league game.

Oriskany (1-1) has its next game scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Richfield Springs.

Dolgeville bests Mount Markham

Dolgeville senior guard Kerisa Van Olst hit 4 3-pointers and led all scorers with 25 points Wednesday.

That helped Dolgeville earn a 53-48 season-opening non-league win over visiting Mount Markham.

Van Olst also added four rebounds, five assists and four steals. Classmate Lexy Morse added 14 points with help from three 3s and had four rebounds.

Senior Caroline Entwistle and sophomore Maggie Plummer each had 14 points for Mount Markham (0-1). Entwistle added nine rebounds and eight steals.

Dolgeville is next set to play at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at at Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville.

Poland rolls past Frankfort-Schuyler

The visiting Poland girls basketball led 23-13 at halftime Wednesday against Frankfort-Schuyler and extended the lead in the second half to earn a 58-37 season-opening win.

Sophomore guard Maddison Haver led Poland with 17 points, five rebounds and eight steals. Senior Logan Cookinham had 16 points, eight rebounds, four assists and seven steals.

F-S junior Madison Kelly led all scorers with 18 points.

Poland is right back at it with a scheduled non-league game against visiting Waterville at 6 tonight.

F-S (0-1) is set to play at Sauquoit Valley at 7 tonight.

Waterville basketball wins opener

Senior Natalee Collins had a double-double, totaling 16 points and 18 rebounds to help Waterville score a 32-24 win over visiting Richfield Springs on Wednesday.

Collins made 3 3s and added six steals, six blocks and two assists in the non-league win.

Classmate Valorie Ford had eight points and 12 rebounds.

No stats were provided for Richfield Springs.

Proctor volleyball falls

The Thomas R. Proctor girls volleyball team won the second game Wednesday, but visiting Carthage claimed two more victories for a 3-1 non-league win.

Game scores were 25-17, 22-25, 25-22, 26-24.

Senior setter Ebby Sha had 24 set assists, two kills and two aces and classmate Tiana Palmer added seven kills, two digs, two sets assists and three aces for Proctor (1-1).

Carthage (2-0) was led by Laila Craig with six kills, one block, 12 digs and a set assist.

Proctor is set to play a non-league game against visiting CBA at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Clinton edges NYM

Clinton claimed a 16-14 win in the deciding fifth game to top New York Mills 3-2 on Wednesday for its first victory of the season.

Other scores were 25-21, 17-25, 25-15 and 12-25.

Junior Kelsey Smith had four kills, seven digs, 16 set assists and three aces for Clinton (1-1). Classmate Dakota Deveans added three kills, 15 digs, a set assist and two aces. Senior Deanna Heintz finished with nine kills, a block, 11 digs, two set assists and four aces.

Clinton’s next game is set for 12:30 p.m. Saturday against visiting Central Valley Academy in a non-league game.

No stats were provided for NYM (0-1), which is next set to play at 7 tonight at Westmoreland in a non-league matchup.

Remsen edges Waterville

The Remsen girls volleyball team picked up a 15-4 win in the fifth and deciding game Wednesday to open the season with non-league win over host Remsen.

Waterville won the first two games 25-16, 25-22 before Remsen won the next two by scores of 25-23.

Junior Sabrina Gates had four kills, four digs, 12 set assists and an ace for Remsen. Senior Teaghan Fox had 12 digs and sophomore Isabella Colon added two kills, a dig and 11 set assists.

Remsen’s next game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at non-league Cooperstown.

No stats were provided for Waterville (0-1), which is scheduled to play at 7 tonight at Utica Academy of Science.

Old Forge sweeps Herkimer

The Old Forge girls volleyball team earned a 3-0 non-league win over host Herkimer on Wednesday.

Game scores were 25-12, 25-19, 25-12.

Junior Lauren Abrial had six kills and 12 set assists for Old Forge (1-1). The team is set to play in a Dolgeville tournament beginning Saturday morning.

No stats were provided for Herkimer (0-2), which is set to play Sherburne-Earlville at 7 tonight in a non-league game.

Clinton girls rebound

After the Clinton girls hockey team opened the season with a tough overtime loss to Oswego, the team responded with a shutout victory over reigning state regional champion Skaneateles on Wednesday at Utica’s Nexus Center.

The Warriors notched a 2-0 win over the Lakers in the first league matchup of the season for both teams.

Clinton’s standout sophomore goalie Casey Clausen totaled 18 saves to earn the win.

Clinton was helped by an early goal from Drew Kopek and another from Abigail Dicks late in the third period on a power play. Kopek, Mackinley Ronan, Alyssa Nardslico and Alexa Thompson also recorded assists for Clinton.

Clinton dropped a 2-0 decision to Skaneateles in last season’s Section III championship game. The Lakers went on to win a state regional title to cap last season. Clinton (1-1) is set to get back on the ice to face Alexandria at 7:30 tonight at John F. Kennedy Ice Arena in Rome.


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