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ROUNDUP: RFA girls bowling team finds success on lanes

Posted 12/1/22

The Rome Free Academy girls bowling team is carrying on its winning ways.

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ROUNDUP: RFA girls bowling team finds success on lanes


The Rome Free Academy girls bowling team is carrying on its winning ways.

The Black Knights began the 2022-23 season seeking to continue to build on an impressive 59 match winning streak. Coach Bryan Rondeau leads the group of young bowlers.

The talented lineup is comprised of two upperclassmen, though that makes them well positioned for success, the coach said. Senior Hayley Taylor and junior Sarah Street are co-captains for the squad.

Returning this season are sophomore Olivia Hluska, who is joined by freshmen Sophia Iglesias-Tosti, Mylie Weyant and Izabelle Kotary. Newcomers in sophomore Maddie Hall, eighth-graders Aubrianna Thomas and Bailey Infusino and seventh-grader Olivia Flansburg round out the team.

On Tuesday, the Black Knights hosted Central Valley Academy at King Pin Lanes notching an 11-0 victory to extend the undefeated streak to 61.

Hluska and Street starred for RFA. Hluska bowled a 565 series and Street bowled a 564. Hluska also had the high-game of 232.

Sandra Ferlo bowled a 413 series for CVA. Her high game was 155.

RFA traveled to Camden’s Lucky Shots on Wednesday to take on the Blue Devils. RFA is set to take on Whitesboro on Friday at Vista Lanes in Yorkville.

New Hartford girls basketball falls

Senior Carlie Young totaled a game-high four 3-pointers and finished with 20 points for Baldwinsville in a 58-43 non-league win over visiting New Hartford on Tuesday.

Sophomore Danielle Lucas and senior Emily Alt each finished with 13 points for New Hartford (0-1).

Baldwinsville (2-1) is set to play Thomas R. Proctor High School at 7 p.m. next Tuesday. New Hartford will try for its first win when it travels to Camden for a 6:30 p.m. matchup on Friday, Dec. 9.

Holland Patent girls open with win

Junior guard Kiersten Lighthall led Holland Patent with 12 points and nine rebounds to help Holland Patent notch a 53-35 non-league win over visiting Cazenovia on Tuesday.

Senior center Emily Carlson also scored in double-figures with 10 points and added seven rebounds. Junior forward Michaela Cushman added nine points and nine rebounds while junior point guard Terra McLaughlin finished with eight steals, seven assists and three points.

Cazenovia’s Ella Baker led all scorers with 19 points.

Holland Patent is scheduled to play visiting Camden at 7 p.m. Monday in a non-league game.

Waterville boys cruise past ND

Senior standout guard Tyson Maxam totaled 29 points and Waterville opened the season Tuesday with a 78-33 non-league win over visiting Notre Dame.

Maxam totaled 4 3-pointers and added four assists and six steals.

Classmate Cole Pearsall added 16 points, six rebounds and six assists. Fellow senior Joseph Hinman chipped in nine points, nine rebounds and 10 blocks for Waterville, which led 20-5 after one quarter.

Waterville is set to play visiting Dolgeville in a non-league contest at 7 tonight.

No stats were provided for Notre Dame (0-1), which is scheduled to play visiting Whitesboro in a Tri-Valley League contest at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9.

Little Falls boys top Westmo

Three players scored in double-figures as Little Falls earned a 66-30 non-league season-opening win over visiting Westmoreland on Tuesday.

Junior Colton Frederick had 18 points, eight rebounds, six assists and seven steals for Little Falls, which led 34-16 at halftime and outscored Westmoreland 22-5 in the third quarter to pull away.

Senior Brayton Langdon added 18 points and five rebounds and sophomore Derek Milianta finished with 16 points and seven rebounds.

Senior Mitchell Schram had 13 points with help from 3 3s for Westmoreland (0-1). Senior Bryan Doyle also had 13 points.

Westmoreland is scheduled to play visiting Holland Patent in a non-league game at 7 tonight.

Little Falls is set to take on visiting New York Mills at 7 tonight.

Oriskany boys overcomes Adirodack

The Oriskany boys basketball team outscored Adirondack 24-9 in the third quarter Tuesday en route to 57-43 season-opening non-league win.

Sophomore guard Nick Hays led all scorers with 24 points with help from 5 3s and had eight rebounds. Senior guard Jack Tamburino added 14 points, seven rebounds, six assists and five steals for Oriskany.

Ryan McGrath and Bailey Gleasman each had 12 points as the pair combined for 7 3s for Adirondack (0-1). Maxim Weiler added 10 points and four rebounds.

Adirondack is set to play at Sauquoit Valley at 7 tonight in a non-league game.

Oriskany is next scheduled to play at Dolgeville at 7 p.m. Monday.

Frankfort opens with win

Three players scored in double-figures to help Frankfort-Schuyler top Remsen 56-47 on Tuesday in a season-opening non-league game.

Junior Roman Harrod led all scorers with 17 points with help from 3 3s and classmate Angelo DeSarro added 16 points, five assist and four steals. Fellow junior Dennis Waugh had 11 points and four steals. Freshman Jerome Bowen had 18 rebounds for FS.

Senior Grady Helmer totaled 17 points with 3 3s for Remsen.

Remsen is set to get a non-league visit from Stockbridge Valley at 7:30 tonight. Frankfort-Schuyler is set to play visiting Old Forge at 7 tonight in a non-league game.

Herkimer rolls past NYM

Sophomore Zack Petucci led Herkimer with 24 points as the team rolled to a 73-38 non-league season-opening win over New York Mills.

Junior Kyle Carney had 15 points, five rebounds and six rebounds while classmate Dante Mollel added 14 points and eight rebounds.

New York Mills stats were not available.

Herkimer is set to play visiting Cooperstown at 7 tonight in a non-league game.

Hamilton outpaces SV

Hamilton outscored Sauquoit Valley 13-0 in the fourth quarter and earned a 46-30 season-opening non-league game Tuesday.

Senior Reese Synder and classmate Hudson Idzi each had 15 points and six rebounds for Hamilton. Sophomore Drew Baker had 10 rebounds.

No stats were provided for Sauquoit.

Canastota girls volleyball sweeps Clinton

Canastota defeated Clinton in its season opener.

Canastota won its three sets by scores of 25-14, 25-6 and 25-8.

Deanna Heintz and Alicyn Calcara each led Clinton with 11 digs. Heintz also had a team-high five kills.

No stats were provided for Canastota, which stays home to take on Sherburne-Earlville (0-0) at 6:30 tonight. Clinton played Wednesday at New York Mills.


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