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ROUNDUP: Soccer, field hockey, gymnastics, TVL matchups

Posted 9/13/22

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ROUNDUP: Soccer, field hockey, gymnastics, TVL matchups


Westmo girls soccer shuts out Oriskany

Jackie Downs scored twice in the Westmoreland girls soccer team’s 3-0 win on the road against Oriskany Friday.

Ella McGregot added a goal for the Bulldogs. Samantha Ferguson tallied a pair of assists.

Emily Gubbins made five saves for the shutout.

Oriskany goalkeeper Kaylee Burnop made 22 saves.

Westmoreland, now 2-1, hosts Little Falls at 4:30 today in the league.

Oriskany visited Frankfort-Schuyler Monday. Results of the non-league match were not available at press time.

Corning, Saratoga Springs win VVS cross country invite

The winning schools at the 17th annual Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Cross Country Invitational Saturday were Corning in the boys race and Saratoga Springs in the girls race.

Nolan McGinn of Fayetteville-Manlius won the boys 5K race in 15:42.9 minutes. Teammate Anthony Otis was second.

Top local finishers were Killian Bauer of Vernon-Verona-Sherrill in 58th, Ben Bellinger of VVS in 69th, Jerome Seidl of Camden in 85th and Josh Musante of Clinton in 99th.

Emily Bush of Saratago Springs won the girls 5K in 18:23.1.

Top local finishers were Brynn Bernard of South Lewis in 16th, Adirondack’s Cora Hinsdill in 19th, Alexandria French of New Hartford in 28th, Marlo Townsend of Rome Free Academy in 28th, Mallory Kraeger of South Lewis in 34th, Emma Szarek of Westmoreland in 47th, Megan Lew of Proctor in 74th, Leah Hilton of New Hartford in 77th, Eliana Pitts of Adirondack in 82nd.

“Volunteers did an amazing job keeping the Invite running smoothly with warm conditions making afternoon races difficult for athletes.  Several runners struggled with combination of physical exertion, heat, etc.,” said VVS boys coach Mike Dunne.

“Personally, VVS had a very good day,” he said. Bauer’s finish was sixth out of 262 sophomores in the race. Nathan Geroux was 11th out of 200 freshmen competitors, he said, and “cemented himself as a major contributor on this year’s team.”

Dunne condlued: “As a team we were happy where we finished. We work hard to help the kids process that there are many more important races ahead, despite their excitement to compete in a major Invite on their home course. So like many teams we have a long way to go but are happy with our initial performances and where we will go from here.”

Pratt scores lone goal in Spartans’ win

The New Hartford girls soccer team got a second half goal from Willa Pratt on an assist from Talia Vitullo in a 1-0 win over Monroe-Woodbury on the road Sunday in the New York State Girls Soccer Hall of Fame Tournament.

The goal off a corner kick by Vitullo extended the defending Class A state champions’ unbeaten streak to 41 games. It was a quality win for the team, beating a program that appeared in the Class AA state regional final last fall.

Spartans’ goalkeeper Savannah Cole stopped 12 shots in the shutout.

Saturday, New Hartford tied defending Class AA state champion Massapequa 1-1. Both teams netted a second half goal.

Like Sunday, the Spartans’ goal came from Pratt on an assist from Vitullo.

Cole stopped seven shots in goal for New Hartford.

The Spartans are now 3-0-1 on the season. They host Oneida at 6 p.m. today in the Tri-Valley League.

 Dening gets hat trick but Remsen falls

Julia Dening’s hat trick was not enough for the Remsen girls soccer team, which lost 4-3 at Edmeston Saturday at the Mount Markham Optimist Soccer Tournament.

Grace Shufelt had assists on two of the Rams’ goals.

In net for Remsen, Ella Lafave made seven saves and Imagin Aiken made four in split time.

Remsen plays Center State Conference opponent Town of Webb on the road at 6 p.m. today.

Clinton suffers loss to Skaneateles

The Clinton girls soccer team lost 3-1 at home against Skaneateles Friday in non-league play.

Paige Luke scored the Warriors’ lone goal on an assist from Ava Alteri.

In net, Clinton’s Deanna Heintz made 18 saves.

Maddy Ramsgard had two goals and Paige Willard scored as well.

Mara Stanton earned the win with 10 saves.

Clinton hosts Center State opponent Utica Academy of Science at 4:30 p.m. today.

Proctor soccer edges Watertown

Siidahmed Somow scored the game’s only goal as Proctor defeated Watertown 1-0 at home Saturday in non-league play.

The first half goal came on an assist from Alan Catic.

In goal for the Raiders, Adim Gacic made 10 stops to record the shutout win.

Watertown’s Devin Connell made seven saves.

Proctor improves to 4-1 and will host Tri-Valley League opponent Vernon-Verona-Sherrill at 4:30 p.m. today.

Sweet’s two goals help Bulldogs to shutout win

The Westmoreland-Oriskany boys soccer team defeated Frankfort-Schuyler 3-0 at home Saturday in a non-league match.

Jesse Sweet scored twice and Tyler Szarek also scored for the Bulldogs. Nick Hays tallied an assist.

The Bulldogs got eight saves from David Cronauer and two more from David Zinicola in split time.

Frankfort goalie Braydon Matos had three stops.

Westmoreland, now 3-0, played a league game at Little Falls Monday. Results were not available at press time.

Frankfort falls to 1-2-1 and will host league opponent Cooperstown at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Grimm sisters score five in Clinton win

Gretchen Grimm scored three goals and had an assist and Gracen Grimm added the other two goals in the Clinton field hockey team’s 5-0 road win over Morrisville-Eaton on Friday in a non-league matchup.

Lauren Rey had two assists and Sadie Davignon and Elise Pape got one each for the Warriors.

Clinton goaltender Chloe White stopped four shots.

Olivia Fehlner made seven saves for Morrisville.

Clinton visited Center State foe Canastota Monday. Results were not available at press time.

New Hartford field hockey wins big

The New Hartford field hockey team scored four first quarter goals en route to an 8-0 win at home over Oneida in the TVL Friday.

Ella Greico scored three times adn Sophia Bialoglow added two goals. Sophia Campola had a goal and an assist. Also scorign once each were Elise Courto and Bella Kolb. Grace McNamara had two assists and Sarah Cleary and Sienna Holmes had one each.

Statistics for Oneida were not submitted.

New Hartford hosts VVS at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the league.

Oneida was at Morrisville-Eaton for a non-league game Monday. Results were not available at press time.

Little Falls tops Whitesboro in field hockey

The Little Falls field hockey got six goals from five scorers in a 6-2 win at Whitesboro Friday in the Warriors’ sixth annual Fall Classic.

Makena Tooley scored twice for Little Falls. Scoring once each were Avery McLaughlin, Makaylah Mowers, Anna Sadekoski and Grace Taylor.

Olivia Brand stopped four shots in goal to earn the win.

For Whitesboro, Casey Clausen scored both goals. Gianna Ross had one assist.

Warriors’ goalie Isabella Irizarry made 15 saves.

On Saturday, Whitesboro lost 8-1 at home against Fayetteville-Manlius.

Carine Smith and Ella Herber each had hat tricks for the Hornets.

Clausen scored for Whitesboro on an assist from Antonia DiCesare.

Irizarry had 19 saves.

Little Falls played a Center State game at New York Mills Monday. Results were not available at press time.

Whitesboro hosted VVS in a TVL matchup Monday. Results were not available at press time.

Red Devils get close win in field hockey

The Vernon-Verona-Sherrill field hockey team won 2-1 at Cazenovia Saturday.

Grace Croft and Carmella Garcia had a goal each for VVS. Meredith Guertin earned an assist.

In the goal for VVS, Devyn Balfe stopped eight shots.

Cazenovia’s Meghan Mehlbaum scored the lone goal.

Rae Western made six saves for Cazenovia in goal.

VVS was at Whitesboro in the TVL Monday. Results were not available at press time.

Whitesboro wins in gymnastics

The Whitesboro gymnastics team defeated Central Square 134.5 to 116.15 Saturday at home.

In addition, two Oriskany gymnasts competed as independents. Payton Smith won in floor exercises.

Whitesboro took the top spot in vault, bars, beam and all-around.

Kiara Khiamdavanh won in vault (9.3) and the bars (8.9). Aubrey Hughes won on the beam (8.9). Khiamdavanh won all-around with 35.05 points. Hughes was second and Arianna Kernan of Oriskany was third.

Whitesboro competes against host Jamesville-DeWitt at 5:30 p.m. Friday.


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