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October 10, 2013

Sidney runner wins at Gariepy Invitational

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Sidney's Dean Howard earned a one-second victory over Delhi's Declan Kottmeier in the Jack Gariepy Invitational on Wednesday at The Delhi College Golf Course.

Howard covered the 3.1-mile course in 17 minutes, 50 seconds.

Kottmeier's finish helped the Bulldogs to the team title. Delhi finished 43 points – 22 better than runner-up Edmeston. Afton was the only other complete team. It finished with 113.

Afton's Joe DeVona placed third in 18:33, six seconds ahead of Unadilla Valley's Dustin Johnson. The host school's Alex Legg placed fifth in 18:47.

Delhi's girls also won. The Bulldogs had 36 points. Edmeston was second with 53, followed by Harpursville with 56.

The Bulldogs' Katie Aikens placed first in 22:54. Edmeston's Madison Kline finished second in 23:15, followed by UV's Nicole Mackey (25:25).

Delhi will compete in the Marathon Invitational on Oct. 19.

at Herkimer

Samantha Fanion sped to a winning time of 20 minutes, 13 seconds over a 3.1-mile course to lead Cooperstown's girls to Center State Conference victories over Herkimer (18-41), Canastota (24-32) and Little Falls (19-36).

Cooperstown's top runner, Kristin Ratliff, has a minor knee injury and didn't run.

Jaime Zoltick and Kate O'Handley finished third and fourth, respectively, for Cooperstown. Zoltick finished in 22:33, 11 seconds faster than O'Handley.

Cooperstown's boys lost to Herkimer (25-30) and Little Falls (22-35), and beat Canastota (22-incomplete).

Jacob Russell's fifth-place finish paced Cooperstown. He crossed in 19:02. Teammate Daniel Francis placed seventh, 10 seconds behind Russell.

Cooperstown will compete in the Coughlin Invitational on Saturday at Rome Free Academy.

GIRLS SOCCER

Davenport 1, Downsville 1

Megan Keil tied the score 12 minutes into the second half for host Davenport in the Delaware League.

Keil's goal came from 12 yards after receiving a pass from Sarah Haight.

Kaileen Townsend opened the scoring for Downsville 11 minutes into the first half after converting a cross from Kendra Lacey.

The Wildcats (9-2-2, 5-0-2) will play at South Kortright on Friday.

Gilboa 1, H-T 1

Gilboa's Hope Cooper scored 15 minutes into the first half and Hunter-Tannersville's Heather Murin had a goal 10 minutes into second half as the Delaware League rivals tied at Gilboa.

Cooper's goal came after Abigail Gockel’s shot was stopped by goalie Sam Dibbell. Cooper scored on the rebound.

Kaitlin Jaeger's throughball set up Murin's tying goal. Murin scored from 12 yards.

Dibbell finished with 25 saves for H-T, which was outshot, 27-5.

“We just couldn’t finish,” Gilboa coach April Houghtaling said. “We could not get it into the net.”

Gilboa (7-4-1, 4-2) will play at Stamford on Friday.

Windham 4, Margaretville 0

All three of Caitlyn Lane's goals came in the first half in the host Warriors' Delaware League victory on Senior Day.

Lane opened the scoring with 24 minutes left in the half. She also scored with 10 and seven minutes left in the half.

Windham senior Mattie Seamans contributed a second-half goal. Seamans' classmate, Jane Rion, combined with Kali Drum on the shutout.

The Warriors (7-3, 5-3), who have won five straight, will travel to Hunter-Tannersville on Friday.

Edmeston 5, Oxford 0

Danielle Ruffles scored the lone goal of the first half to lead host Edmeston to a non-league victory.

Ruffles finished a pass from Haleigh Johnson 12 minutes into play. Ruffles scored from 12 yards.

In the second half, Kelsey Bressett, Paige Bressett and Amanda Tersigni scored 1:09 apart. Kelsey Bressett started it at 37:53. Paige Bressett scored 26 seconds later and Tersigni capped it with 36:44 remaining.

Rachel Eckert made it 5-0 with 27:43 left.

The Panthers (3-9-1) will travel to Gilbertsville-Mount Upton on Friday.

Roxbury 3, Stamford 2

Megan Cronk, Shannon Sprague and Lacey Stewart collaborated on the winning goal with 31:55 left in the second half of Roxbury's Delaware League win at home.

Sprague dribbled from the midfield before finding Stewart on the left side. Stewart then crossed it into the box and Cronk finished from inside the box to break a 2-all tie.

“It was a quick connection – boom, boom, boom,” Roxbury coach Lisa Faraci said.

Gabrielle Caiazza tied the score at 2 for Stamford two minutes into the second half. Caiazza made a steal in Roxbury's end before beating Lisa Boyke (eight saves).

Cronk finished with two goals and Sprague also scored for the Rockets (6-7-1, 4-3-1), who will host Jefferson today.

Kim Freer had Stamford's other goal.

Cooperstown 2, F-S 2

Bella Anania scored twice in the first half, but Frankfort-Schuyler tied the score in the second half as the Center State Conference rivals played to a tie.

Anania's second goal came with 23 minutes left in the first half and gave Cooperstown a 2-1 lead. Maggie Hall dribbled down the right side before sending a pass to Anania, who scored to the upper far post from 22 yards.

“That was a beautiful goal,” Cooperstown coach Jennifer Pindar said.

Simone Palumbo tied it for F-S 10 minutes into the second half.

Cooperstown held advantages of 20-15 in shots and 13-3 in corner kicks. Marsala Bono made 14 saves for F-S.

“We hit the cross bar and their goalie had some nice saves,” Pindar said. “We were unlucky finding the net.”

Cooperstown (7-4-1, 3-4-1) will travel to Middleburgh on Saturday.

UV 2, Greene 1

Taylor Davis scored the winning goal with 6:41 left in the first overtime to lift host Unadilla Valley to a Midstate Athletic Conference victory Tuesday.

Sierra Badger also scored for the Storm.

Paige Wilcox had Greene's goal.

VOLLEYBALL

UV 3, Deposit 1

Shannon McIntyre had 10 assists, six kills and three aces to lead host Unadilla Valley to a 16-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-22 Midstate Athletic Conference victory.

Haley Benson had seven aces and seven kills, and Nicole Mackey contributed 13 assists and three kills for the Storm (9-4), who will visit Unatego today.

Shelby Pettersen had three kills, five aces and four kills for Deposit.

SWIMMING

at Adirondack

Lindsay Harloff and Eden Griger won two individual events apiece as Cooperstown defeated Adirondack, 91-81.

Harloff won the 200-yard freestyle (2 minutes, 14.45 seconds) and the 500 free (5:53.82). Griger touched first in the 200 individual medley (2:24.60) and the 100 free (58.29).