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January 11, 2014

Worcester boys win in overtime

The Daily Star

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Tim Mould hit the only field goal in overtime and Worcester boys basketball teammate Jacob Grover made the only free throw in the extra period as the Wolverines edged host Franklin, 51-48, in the Tri-Valley League on Friday.

“It was basically a battle of attrition in overtime,” said Franklin coach Darryl Beers, whose team was outscored, 3-0, in the four-minute period. “Both teams battled so hard during regulation that everyone was tired. A lot of guys played a lot of minutes.”

Worcester trailed, 46-45, before Derek Pross hit a three-pointer with 10 seconds to go in regulation. Franklin’s Derek Beers then drove the lane and hit a short jumper to force overtime, where the Wolverines got a basket from Mould and made 1 of 8 foul shots for the win.

Devin Adams hit six threes and finished with a 18 points for Worcester, which received 16 points from Mould.

Beers scored a game-high 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for the Purple Devils (2-6, 1-5), who received 10 points from Matt D’Angelo.

Franklin visits Schenevus on Wednesday.

Edmeston 74, Schenevus 28

Linton Wainright scored a game-high 18 points to lead undefeated host Edmeston to a victory in the Tri-Valley League.

Wainwright and Logan Vibbard scored eight and seven points, respectively, in the second quarter as Edmeston took a 34-10 lead at halftime.

Vibbard finished with 17 points, including three threes, for Edmeston (11-0, 7-0), which travels to Richfield Springs on Wednesday.

Jacob Darling scored a team-best 13 points for Schenevus.

Milford 54, Laurens 42

Will Ward scored a game-high 18 points to lead the host Wildcats to a Tri-Valley League win.

Peyton Griffiths had 12 of his 17 points in the second half, when Milford outscored Laurens, 27-20.

‘‘It was a very competitive game,’’ Milford coach Frank Spurchise said.

Edwin Rivera scored 10 of his team-high 17 points in the first half for Laurens. Teammate Mitchell Barra contributed 11 points, including a 7-for-7 effort from the free throw line.

Milford (10-0, 6-0) visits Worcester on Monday.

Morris 52, RS 43

Cameron Hill scored a game-high 19 points and had team-bests of nine rebounds and five steals to lead host Morris to a win in the Tri-Valley League.

Hill had nine points in the fourth quarter, when Morris outscored Richfield Springs, 23-13.

Dillon Humphries, Michael Murphy and Aidan Staib contributed eight points apiece for Morris (3-6, 3-3), which hosts Milford on Monday.

Tommy Worobey scored a team-best 10 points for Richfield Springs.

CV-S 50, G-MU 18

Dustin Collins scored a game-high 13 points and Wyatt Crowley had 10 to lead host Cherry Valley-Springfield to a Tri-Valley League win.

The Patriots held leads of 13-0 after one quarter and 31-5 at halftime. CV-S visits Laurens on Wednesday.

Unatego 60, Delhi 48

Tanner Winchester scored 12 of his game-high 22 points in the third quarter, when Unatego used a 17-8 run to pull away for a Midstate Athletic Conference road win.

“We had a hard time stopping Winchester in the third quarter,” Delhi coach Warren Kelly said. “He really got going.”

Kellen Komenda finished with 20 points for the Spartans, hitting 9 of 14 his free throws in the fourth quarter to help keep his team ahead.

Michael Staples’ 12 points paced the Bulldogs (5-3, 1-2), who received 16 rebounds from Alex Specht.

Delhi visits Oxford on Monday.

UV 74, Hancock 30

David Dufresne scored 16 points and Hank deGlee had 10 for visiting Unadilla Valley (7-3, 4-1), which jumped to a 24-2 lead in the first quarter.

Zack Worobey’s 10 points paced Hancock.

The Storm visit Afton on Tuesday.


at Fox BC

J.T. Smith rolled honor games of 210 and 214 en route to a team-best 597 series to lead Walton’s boys to a 4-0 Midstate Athletic Conference victory over host Hancock.

Savannah Mills had a high game of 171 for Hancock’s girls, who won, 4-0.

Hancock travels to Sidney on Tuesday.


Delhi 54, Cooperstown 36

Delhi cruised to a non-league victory Thursday in a dual meet where every match was decided by pins or forfeits.

Mike Bryden (120 pounds), Pat Brown (132), Trey Mostert (152), Tyler Dugan (160), Bradley Davis (195) and Kenz Mattice (220) earned pins for the Bulldogs, who amassed 18 more points on three forfeits.

Tyler Kuffer (138) and T.J. Fay (145) had back-to-back pins for the Hawkeyes, who won four matches via forfeit.