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September 24, 2013

Unatego girls stop Delhi, 2-0

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Emily Slawson and Tanner Reed scored Monday for Unatego, which got a combined shutout from two goalies in a 2-0 Midstate Athletic Conference girls soccer defeat of host Delhi.

Slawson opened the scoring on a 20-yard free kick with five minutes to go before halftime, giving the Spartans a 1-0 cushion at the break.

Reed doubled Unatego’s lead 10 minutes into the second half, volleying in a corner kick from Cassidy Newman.

“They’re a strong team and they do well with the passing game,” Delhi coach Matt Albright said of the Spartans (5-2, 3-0), who received six saves from Megan Faulkner and none from Cassidy Fraiser in the shutout.

Kaitlynn Finch finished with eight saves for the Bulldogs (4-3, 2-2), who host Oxford on Wednesday.

Unatego visits Unadilla Valley on Wednesday.

B-G 2, Oxford, 0

Shayla Baldwin bodied in a pass from Cassidy Graham with 4:16 left in the opening half, leading Banibridge-Guilford to a MAC victory at home.

Graham and Kylee O’Hara earned assists on a goal by Abbey Smith midway through the second half for the Bobcats (2-6, 1-3), who held a 31-8 advantage in shots.

Rachel Seiler stopped 15 saves for Oxford (0-4 MAC).

Bainbridge-Guilford hosts Walton on Wednesday, when Oxford visits Delhi.

UV 1, Walton 0

Taylor Davis scored an unassisted goal in the first half for Unadilla Valley, which held on for a MAC win at home.

Abbie Oglesby made three saves in the shutout for the Storm, who outshot the Warriors, 17-3.

Janine Velardi stopped 13 shots for Walton, which visits Walton on Wednesday.

Unadilla Valley hosts Unatego on Wednesday.

Gilboa 2, Margaretville 1

Shelby Oliver’s goal with two seconds left gave Gilboa a Delaware League victory at home.

Kim Gockel drew a foul with 10 seconds to play, setting up Oliver for the go-ahead goal on a 20-yard free kick that beat Margaretville Shannon Fairbairn (six saves).

Margaretville’s Ithay Silva opened the scoring in the first half off a throughball from Cora Bruno as the Blue Devils took a 1-0 lead into the break.

Gockel also set up the tying goal for Margaretville, sending a corner kick to Makayla Foster for a header that made it 1-1 with seven minutes left.

“It’s nice for the girls to come back and not give up because anything can happen,” Wildcats coach April Houghtaling said.

Gilboa (6-2, 3-1), which received two saves from Allison McGuire, hosts Jefferson today.

Roxbury 2, Coleman 0

Shannon Sprague scored twice to lead Roxbury to a consolation victory over Coleman Catholic in the Cohen Tournament on Saturday in Margaretville.

Lisa Boyke finished with seven saves for the Rockets (2-6, 1-2), who had a 16-10 advantage in shots.

Roxbury visits South Kortright today.


Walton 3, Unatego 2

Chenoa Macken’s 13 kills led Walton to a 23-25, 25-19, 25-14, 21-25, 25-14 road victory in the MAC.

Morgan McAdams contributed 11 aces, Tiara Nichols had 10 kills, Danielle Reynolds finished with 13 assists, and Alyna Haywood had 11 digs for the Warriors (3-4).

Kassie Mckee had 10 kills and matched teammate Leanne Mckee with six assists for the Spartans (3-5), who visit Sidney on Wednesday.

Walton is at Unadilla Valley today.

Sidney 3, Oxford 0

Alyssa Cranston’s nine kills paced host Sidney in a 26-24, 25-15, 25-14 MAC sweep.

Paige Redmond contributed seven assists and Jenn Houck had five saves for the Warriors (6-1, 2-0), who host Unatego on Wednesday.

Taylor Chapman had nine digs for Oxford (1-6), which hosts Harpursville today.


at Christman’s

James Vlahakis and Connor Ogborn shot a 38 and a 48, respectively, as Stamford split matches in the Delaware League at the par-34 Christman’s Windham House.

The Indians earned a 200-209 victory over Hunter-Tannersville but dropped a 158-200 decision to Gilboa.

Mychal Grant earned medalist honors with a 37 for Gilboa. Chase Plattner paced H-T with a 43.

Stamford (1-7) qualified for the Delaware League Tournament with its first victory of the season. The Indians will face Margaretville on Wednesday.


Sidney 6, Hancock 1

Sidney swept doubles play and won three out of four singles matches en route to a victory on the road.

Mariah Pierce and Rachel Maxwell defeated Savanna Mills and Kirsten Buchanan, 6-3, 6-0, at first doubles to lead Sidney.

Megan Hunter earned Hancock’s point with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 defeat of Jillian Hornbeck at first singles.

Hancock (0-2) hosts Chenango Forks on Saturday.