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May 8, 2013

OHS track sweeps East titles

The Daily Star

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Oneonta High’s boys and girls won Southern Tier Athletic Conference East Division titles Tuesday with victories at Norwich.

Both teams went 4-0 against division opponents.

The Yellowjackets’ boys received two individual wins apiece from James Longo and Mitchel Couch to beat the Purple Tornado, 84-57.

Longo won the 110- and 400-meter hurdles races in 18.4 seconds and 1:08.0. Couch placed first in the shot put (42 feet, 6 inches) and the discus (139-3).

Ben Gollin placed second in the 1,600 in 4:33.1.

OHS also received wins from Skylar Thompson in the 100 (11.8), Logan Mancuso in the 3,200 (10:50.1) and Mat Robinson in the high jump (5-8).

Oneonta’s girls won their fourth straight East Division crown with a 95-44 win.

Abby Picinich, Mary Buzzanca, Jennifer Jelic and Alexandra Sakoulas won the 400 relay in 52.1 seconds.

Picinich also had wins in the 100 (13.3) and the 200 (27.5).

Jelic won the 400 hurdles (1:10.3) and placed second in the long jump with her season-best distance of 16-0.

Brittney Herrick cleared 5-0 to win the high jump.

OHS also received wins from Buzzanca in the 400 (1:04.5); Fable Booker in the 800 (2:36.2); Taylor Hitchcock in the 1,500 (5:37.8); Nika Ficano in the 3,200 (12:48.7); and Sarah Bracket in the pole vault (6-6).

Oneonta will host the 16-team Yellowjacket Invitational at 5 p.m. Friday.

TENNISDL Championships

Margaretville’s James Warner and Roxbury’s Josh Riley advanced to the boys singles final in the Delaware League Championships at Total Tennis in Saugerties.

Warner defeated Malcolm Seamans of Windham, 6-2, 6-4, in his semifinal. Riley advanced with a 7-6 (7-2), 6-4 win over Margaretville’s Dylan Schaffer.

The girls single final will involve sisters Katie and Tori Exum of Windham. Katie Exum downed Stamford’s Toni Divine, 6-1, 6-0, in a semifinal. Tori Exum outlasted Davenport’s Lindsey Zeisler, 6-1, 2-6, 7-5, in the other semifinal.

Two Windham teams also emerged in the boys doubles bracket. David Saunders and Luke Rasmussen won their semifinal, 6-3, 0-6, 7-5, over Margaretville’s Mike Conroy and Yair Sanchez. The Windham pair Eddie Moran and Joe Pelham beat Roxbury’s Garret Hinkley and Tristan Mulder, 6-3, 6-1.

The girls doubles final will pit Margaretville’s Rhiannon Kearns and Lindsay Day against Stamford’s Stephanie Tanzola and Julia Adams. Kearns and Day won, 7-5, 6-1, over Hunter-Tannersville’s Hannah Podsiadlik and Emily Farrell in one semifinal. Tanzola and Adams earned a 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 win over Windham’s Katie Pelham and Oksana Korostil.

The times and sites for all four finals have not been announced.

Cooperstown 4, Sidney 1

Sidney’s Nick Meno earned a 7-5, 6-1 win over Jimmy Anania at first singles, but visiting Cooperstown won everything else in a non-league victory.

Jason and Will Cadwalader won in straight sets at second and third singles for Cooperstown.

The Warriors (6-7, 6-2) will host Walton today. Seniors Alex Morrow, Geoff Peck and Jerrid Cubby will be recognized before the match.

LACROSSECV 10, Oneonta 6

Luke Anderson scored three goals and Jeremy Leary contributed a goal and two assists as Oneonta High lost to Chenango Valley at Lloyd F. Baker Field.

Joe Sherrill had 21 saves for the Yellowjackets (0-12), who’ll travel to Elmira Notre Dame at 5 p.m. Thursday.

GOLFat Red Pines

Brenon Maynard shot a 41 as Unadilla Valley defeated Oxford, 220-291 in a Midstate Athletic Conference match.

Collin Izard and Jarad Hanslmaier contributed 43s for the Storm, who will play Cooperstown at Leatherstocking on Thursday.

at Delhi College GC

Joe Burgin shot a 4-over-par 40 on the back nine of the Delhi College Golf Course, leading host Delhi to a 210-238 victory over Walton.

All five Delhi scorers shot 44 or better as Connor Gioffe had a 41, followed by a 42 from Ben Arehart, a 43 from Brandon Simonds and a 44 from Justin Simonds.

Robbie Phraner’s 43 paced the Warriors, who received a 44 from Eric Zimmerman.

at Leatherstocking GC

Teddy Trosset shot a 41 to earn a share of medalist honors, but host Cooperstown fell, 177-187, to Ilion on the par-35 front nine of the Leatherstocking Golf Course.

Matt Frevele contributed a 43 for Cooperstown.

Ben Stone and Michael Bergin each had 41s to pace Ilion.