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January 16, 2013

Sidney wrestlers down Unatego

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Unatego sophomore Ryan Marszal got an escape with one second left to beat Nick Jump, 4-3, at 113 pounds to earn his 100th varsity wrestling victory Tuesday.

In a Midstate Athletic Conference match that featured nine pins, Sidney defeated the host Spartans, 45-34.

The Warriors received pins from Seth Arnold (106), Derek Northrop (132), Cameron Decocker (138), Kai Sabada (195) and Alex Morrow (220).

Trenton Kloeckler (99), Hunter Howard (126), Codie Nichols (152) and Kevin Thayer (160) had pins for Unatego.

The Spartans (7-4) will travel to Newark Valley at 6:30 p.m. Friday in a first-round match of the Section Four Dual Meet Tournament. Sidney will host Whitney Point in a first-round match Friday.

The Section Four Dual Meet Tournament will continue Saturday at Chenango Forks.

BOYS BASKETBALL

SK 49, Roxbury 39

One need only look at the free throw shooting statistics to see how visiting South Kortright earned this key Delaware League Mountain Division victory.

The Rams (8-3, 5-3) went 13-for-15 from the free throw. Roxbury (4-6, 4-3) finished 3-for-12 from the line.

“Not only that, but we had a lot of those potential (bonus attempts),” Roxbury coach Tom Faraci said of back end of one-and-ones that never materialized.

SK received 13 points apiece from Trevor Holdridge and Dylan Cole, and 12 more from Anthony Salcido in avenging an earlier loss to the Rockets.

In outscoring Roxbury, 19-15, in the fourth quarter, Cole hit two three-pointers, Salcido made one and Holdridge sank five free throws.

Derek Cowan and Eric Shultis had 11 and 10 points, respectively, for Roxbury, which will travel to Margaretville on Thursday.

Walton 73, Afton 53

Colin Adam poured in 21 points in the fourth quarter as visiting Walton outscored Afton, 36-14, over the final eight minutes to win in the Midstate Athletic Conference.

Adam hit all four of his three-pointers in the final quarter, when Eric Zimmerman hit two of his five threes and Dalton Kaminsky had one. Walton faced a 39-37 deficit to start the fourth quarter.

Afton junior varsity coach Trevor Beams said a Walton assistant coach told him the Warrriors went 6-for-6 from three-point range in the fourth quarter.

Adam finished with 23 points. Zimmerman contributed 19 and Trevor Zandt had 12 for the Warriors, who trailed, 21-6 after one quarter.

Afton senior Mitch Decker scored his varsity high of 30 points. Decker hit six three-pointers for the Crimson Knights (2-10), who will play at Harpursville at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Stamford 52, Windham 22

Greg Keating scored all eight of his points during a 17-5 first-quarter run that helped host Stamford to a Delaware League victory.

Keating also had six steals. Matt Anderson contributed 11 points, six steals and five assists, and Greg Mattice had 10 points and 19 rebounds for the Indians (9-3, 6-2), who will host Davenport at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

David Saunders had 10 points to lead Windham.

H-T 63, Davenport 52

Zach Mudge had a game high 29 points, including seven three-pointers, as Hunter-Tannersville won a home game in the Delaware League.

H-T (8-2, 6-1) outscored Davenport, 22-7, in the second quarter, when Mudge scored 11 points.

“Zach’s shots came within the flow of the offense in the second quarter,” H-T coach Chris Glennon said.

Neal Statts contributed 11 points and 10 rebounds for H-T, which will travel to Downsville on Thursday.

Justin Fisher scored 18 points for Davenport.

Gilboa 65, Downsville 43

Zak Perry scored a game-high 22 points as Gilboa cruised to a home victory in the Delaware League.

Tyler Latta contributed 16 points, all in the first half, as the Wildcats opened up a 43-22 halftime lead.

Justin Baxter scored 13 points to lead Downsville.

Gilboa (8-4, 5-3) plays at Davenport on Thursday.

Delhi 53, Hancock 45

Ben Denison scored a team-high 18 points for visiting Delhi (6-5, 3-4), which won in the Midstate Athletic Conference.

Down six with 3:36 to play, Brandon Simonds hit a three-point field goal that sparked a 14-0 Bulldogs run to end the game. Simonds scored 10 of his 12 points in the second half.

Sixteen of Denison’s points also came in the second half, which began with Hancock leading, 23-17.

Connor Tucker contributed 10 points and 17 rebounds for Delhi, which hosts Walton Friday.

Tyler Philips scored a game-high 28 for Hancock (0-12, 0-7). He also had eight rebounds, six steals and six of the Wildcats’ seven three-pointers.

BOWLING

at Sunset Lanes

Cami Cleaveland and Emily Loucks had 543 and 540 series, respectively, as Oneonta High’s girls defeated Windsor, 5-0, in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference match.

Loucks’ 216 high game topped Cleaveland’s by three pins. Abigail Loucks (199, 190), Caryn Balnis (199) and Amy Hait (184) also helped the Yellowjackets to their highest pinfall in a road match this season at 2,674.

OHS (8-2) is tied with Chenango Valley atop the East Division standings. Those teams will meet in the regular-season finale.

Oneonta’s boys lost, 5-0. Tucker Tavarone’s 462 series led the Yellowjackets. Troy Kimble rolled a 731 series for the Black Knights.

OHS will host Susquehanna Valley today.

at Clark Sports Center

Cooperstown’s boys and girls fell by 5-0 scores to Frankfort-Schuyler in a Center State Conference meet.

Ryan Barrow led Cooperstown’s boys with a 253 game and a 585 series.

Kira Bryant’s 374 series paced the Redskins’ girls.