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ROUNDUP: RFA routs Whitesboro, field hockey, soccer, and Westmo and RFA runners

Posted 10/7/22

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ROUNDUP: RFA routs Whitesboro, field hockey, soccer, and Westmo and RFA runners


RFA routs Whitesboro in field hockey

The Rome Free Academy field hockey team scored early and often in an 8-0 home win over Whitesboro in the Tri-Valley League Wednesday.

RFA scored three first-quarter goals and added four more in the second quarter.

Alyssa Nardslico scored twice for RFA. Drew Kopek had a goal and an assist. Also scoring a goal each were Cara Mecca, Fiona McMahon, Hannah Lowder, Alexa Thompson and Gracie Paccica. Emma Wright dished out two assists.

Jillian Buczkowski had two saves and Jaylene Decker made one in split time for RFA.

Whitesboro’s Isabella Irizarry made 13 saves.

RFA hosts Central Valley Academy at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the TVL.

Whitesboro plays a league game at Camden at 3:30 p.m. today.

Five-goal game for HP’s Madison

Madison Oliver scored five times for Holland Patent in a 7-0 field hockey win at Camden in the TVL Wednesday.

Michaela Cushman scored and had two assists. Nadia Foley also scored. Abby Draper had two assists and Terra McLaughlin had one.

Camden’s Abby Henderson made six saves.

HP plays at Liverpool at noon Monday in non-league play.

Camden hosts Whitesboro at 3:30 p.m. today in the league.

Greico scores for in Spartans’ win

Ella Greico scored four goals in New Hartford’s 6-0 win at Central Valley Academy Wednesday in the TVL.

Elise Courto scored and had two assists. Francesca Sardina-Boisen scored as well. Baylee Wheelock had an assist.

Morgan Russo made 17 saves for CVA.

New Hartford hosts Clinton at 5 p.m. today in non-league play.

CVA hosted Oneida in league play Thursday. Results were not available at press time.

VVS gets five goals from five players in win

Five different players contributed a goal each in a 5-0 win by Vernon-Verona-Sherrill field hockey at Oneida in the TVL Wednesday.

Grace Croft and Carmella Garcia had a goal and an assist each. Meredith Guertin, Camryn Shea and Samantha Nelson also scored. Aaliyah Sequin and Natalie Herzog had an assist each.

Bethany Honness had 16 saves in goal for Oneida.

VVS plays at CVA at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the league.

Oneida played a league game at CVA Thursday. Results were not available at press time.

New Hartford girls soccer wins again

The New Hardford girls soccer team stayed unbeaten Wednesday, allowing just its third goal in a dozen games this season. The Spartans beat Whitesboro 4-1 on the road in the TVL.

Anna Rayhill had a hat trick and Sophia Vitullo added one goal. Amanda Graziano and Erin Cahill had an assist each.

Savannah Cole made three saves for New Hartford.

Hannah Philips scored on on assist from Hannah Smith for the Warriors.

Megan Williams made 10 saves in goal for Whitesboro.

The Spartans are now 11-0-1 on the season (9-0 in the league) and extended their unbeaten streak to 49. The defending Class A state champs hosted Utica-Notre Dame Thursday. Results were not available at press time.

Whitesboro played a league game at Camden Thursday. Results were not available at press time.

Bulldogs soccer falls

Frankfort-Schuyler got a 3-1 home win over Westmoreland in Center State Conference girls soccer Wednesday.

Statistics for Frankfort were not submitted.

Olivia Moore scored on an assist from Samantha Ferguson for the Bulldogs.

In goal, Nya Marsh made three saves for Westmoreland

Frankfort hosts Herkimer in the league at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Westmoreland hosts Dolgeville in the league at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

RFA girls cross country stays unbeaten

The Rome Free Academy girls cross country team remained undefeated in head-to-head competition with wins Wednesday against New Hartford, Hollland Patent and host VVS.

RFA beat New Hartford 24 to 31, beat VVS 26 to 33 and beat HP 15 to 50.

Marlo Townsend of RFA won the girls 5K race in 19:57 ahead of New Hartford’s Alex French in 20:44. RFA’s next best finishers were Julissa Luciano (sixth), Gianna Badolato (eighth), Shannen Calandra (ninth), Kayleana VanDeusen (11th) and Sofia Melone (14th).

Westmoreland runners take top three spots

The top three places in the girls race at a five-team cross country meet Wednesday were taken by Westmoreland runners.

Emma Szarek won in 20:33.4. Teammates Tessie and Marless Shafer finished second and third, respectively. Also in the top 10 was teammate Jiliana Acee in ninth. West Canada Valley’s Hallie Fehlhaber and Caiden Brennan were in sixth and seventh, respectively. New York Mills runner Arianna McClendon was eighth.

Westmoreland defeated West Canada 21 to 25, defeated New York Mills 20 to 36 and Poland and Cooperstown had incomplete results. West Canada defeated New York Mills 22 to 33.

In the boys race, Cooperstown’s Carter Stevens won in 17:50.4. New York Mills runners Frank Calhoun and SAmuel Green-Spradley were second and third, respectively, with teammate Mason St. James was eighth. West Canada Valley’s Louis Clarke was fifth. Westmoreland’s Anthony Tisi and Damian Simmons were seventh and ninth, respectively.

Cooperstown defeated New York Mills 25 to 33 and Westmoreland 19 to 41. New York Mills defeated Westmoreland 21 to 35. Poland and West Canada had incomplete results.


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