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ROUNDUP: Whitesboro boys hockey team edges Clinton; RFA bowls to win

Posted 12/8/22

The Whitesboro boys hockey team scored twice in the second period and edged Clinton 3-2 in a Section III Division II game Tuesday night.

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ROUNDUP: Whitesboro boys hockey team edges Clinton; RFA bowls to win


The Whitesboro boys hockey team scored twice in the second period and edged Clinton 3-2 in a Section III Division II game Tuesday night at Whitestown Community Rink.

Sophomore Memphis Ferguson scored the eventual game-winner for Whitesboro, which improved to 2-0.

Classmate Gavin Aceto scored his first goal at the varsity level and senior Mitch Martin also scored in support of senior Kristian Matthews, who made 26 saves.

Jax Hall, Joey Goracy, JP DeSantis, Tyler Stivali and Santino Pedulla each had assists for Whitesboro.

Clinton got goals in the second and third periods from senior James Crowley and freshman Jack Elia. Joe Frank and Caden Engle added assists for Clinton (2-0).

Senior John Falbo totaled 24 saves for Clinton.

The teams are next set to play in the Bobby T. Ciccotti Tournament this weekend at Kennedy Arena in Rome.

RFA bowls over Whitesboro

Rome Free Academy’s Brandon Crisan bowled a 229 and Jon Langone had a 602 series to help the Black Knights top Whitesboro on Wednesday.

RFA won 7-4 in the contest at King Pin Lanes in Rome. The Black Knights (4-1) had 4,182 pins to Whitesboro’s 4,151.

Whitesboro was led by Dan Longway, whose high game was 236. He had the high series with a 673.

RFA’s next takes on Proctor at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Pin-O-Rama Lanes in Utica.

Whitesboro (1-1) is next to set to play Notre Dame at 4 p.m. Friday at Vista Bowling Lanes in Yorkville.

Oneida opens with win

The Oneida girls basketball outscored visiting Whitesboro 14-5 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 53-28 Tri-Valley League win Tuesday.

Oneida is in the Pioneer Division while Whitesboro is in the Colonial Division.

Myah Rainbow led Oneida 13 points, eight rebounds and six steals. Jordan French added eight points.

Freshman Hailey Bostwick had a team-best 11 points for Whitesboro (1-2), which trailed 23-12 at halftime and 39-23 at halftime.

Oneida is set to play visiting Henninger at 6:30 tonight.

Whitesboro’s next game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday against visiting Notre Dame.

Clinton tops CVA

The Clinton girls basketball jumped out to a 30-11 halftime lead and earned a 53-35 victory over visiting CVA in a non-league game Tuesday.

Junior Eva Gaetano knocked down three 3-pointers and totaled a game-best 19 points while classmate Abby Hemstrought added 15 points for Clinton (2-1).

Sophomore Izzy Terziaski finished with 14 points and seven rebounds for CVA in the team’s first game of the season.

Clinton is next scheduled to play visiting Waterville in a Center State Conference Division II game at 7 p.m. Friday.

CVA’s next game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Proctor in a Tri-Valley League matchup.

Proctor records victory

The Thomas R. Proctor girls basketball team outscored visiting Baldwinsville 15-1 in the fourth quarter to earn a 50-46 non-league win Tuesday.

Senior Kavashia Archie scored 16 points to lead Proctor in the season opener for Proctor, which trailed 24-20 at the half and 45-35 after three quarters.

Senior point guard Lleneila Rodriguez chipped in 10 points to aid in the win.

Mt. Markham earns first win

Sophomore guard Maggie Plummer led all scorers with 20 points and eight rebounds to help Mount Markham score its first win of the season with a 60-38 victory over visiting Adirondack.

Senior Morgan Sayers had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds and sophomore Jenna Kocienda added 14 points for Mount Markham (1-1), which led 28-15 at halftime.

Adirondack (1-1) was led by seniors Ireland Payne and Rebeckah Tittle, who each had 12 points.

Adirondack’s next game is scheduled for 7 tonight at Little Falls in a CSC game Division I game.

Mount Markham is next set to play at Cooperstown at 7 p.m. Friday in a CSC Division II game.

Waterville edges Frankfort

Senior Natalee Collins had 14 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks to help the Waterville girls basketball team earn a 37-29 non-league win over Frankfort-Schuyler on Tuesday.

Classmate Valorie Ford added seven points and nine rebounds for Waterville (2-1), which trailed 20-17 at halftime before grabbing a 29-23 lead after three quarters.

Junior Madison Kelly totaled 12 points and seven rebounds for the Maroon Knights (1-2). The team’s next game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Dolgeville.

Herkimer notches first win

Sophomore Madison Marusic had a double-double and junior Arrissa Bunker chipped in double-digits rebounds as Herkimer earned a 50-34 non-league win over visiting Sauquoit Valley.

Marusic had 16 points and 11 rebounds for her first double-double of the season and also added six steals while Bunker added 11 rebounds and six points for Herkimer (1-2), which led 20-18 and pulled ahead 33-24 heading into the fourth quarter.

Freshman guard Makayla Land had a triple-double with 11 points, 14 rebounds and 11 blocks for Sauquoit Valley (0-3). Junior guard Alaina Weaver led all players with 17 and four steals.

Sauquoit is next scheduled to play at 7 p.m. Friday at Westmoreland in a CSC-II game.

Herkimer is set to play at 7 p.m. Friday against Canastota in a CSC-I contest.

Poland tops Little Falls

Poland’s Logan Cookinham and Little Falls Alexis Kress each totaled 26 points as Poland earned a 55-44 non-league victory Tuesday.

Cookinham had a double-double with 11 rebounds and also added four assists and six steals for the Tornadoes (3-0), which led 23-20 at halftime. Morgan Weigand added 15 points and sophomore Maddison Haver had nine rebounds, nine steals and five points.

Kress also had nine rebounds and was 11-for-11 on free throws for Little Falls (0-2). Sophomore Ava Grcic finished with a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Poland is next scheduled to play Oriskany in a CSC-III game at 7 p.m. Friday.

HP rolls to win

The Holland Patent boys basketball team had four players score in double figures en route to a 70-26 non-league road win over Canastota on Tuesday.

The Golden Knights led 40-7 at halftime.

Sophomores Andrew Jones and Jacob Hart and senior Nicholas Acevedo each had 13 points and junior Jeffrey DeWar added 11 for HP (1-0), which had its first two scheduled regular-season games postponed.

Canastota was led by David Stevens, who had a game-best 16 points.

HP is set to play at 6:30 p.m. Friday at RFA (1-1) in a TVL game.

Whitesboro boys fall

The East Syracuse-Minoa boys basketball team led by 10 after one quarter and pulled away in the third for a 65-37 non-league win over Whitesboro on Tuesday.

Junior standout Kyle Meier led all scorers with 17 points for Whitesboro (1-2), which trailed 49-27 after three quarters. Classmate Anthony Dorozynski had eight points.

ES-M (2-0) had three players in double-figures: Cole Thomas and Andrew Graham each had 11 points while Austin Betts had 10.

Whitesboro is scheduled to play at Notre Dame at 7 p.m. Friday. Both teams are part of the TVL.

CVA tops Clinton

The Central Valley boys basketball team scored 23 points in the first quarter while limiting Clinton to single-digits in each quarter en route to a 72-32 season-opening win in the non-league game Tuesday.

Senior Jaylen O’Neal led CVA with 22 points and eight rebounds. Junior Deacon Judd added 12 points and nine rebounds. Senior TJ Luke had 11 points with three 3-pointers.

CVA is set to participate this weekend in a tournament at Little Falls.

No stats were provided for Clinton (2-2), which is set to play at 7 tonight against visiting Westmoreland.

RFA JV girls victorious

In junior varsity girls basketball action, RFA edged visiting Liverpool 48-47. Arianna Bohning paced the Black Knights with 12 points, while Sage Andrews and Caitlin Platis had 10 points each and Azmira Moncoeur added eight points.


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