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October 24, 2013

Late High School Roundup

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CROSS COUNTRY

Patroon Championships

Kevin Malen paced Windham’s boys to a fifth-place finish out of 10 teams Tuesday during the Patroon Conference Championships at Castleton.

Malen placed eighth in 17:59 for the Warriors, who had 118 points. Greenville won the team title with 65 points. Maple Hill’s Jordan Healy crossed first in 16:23.

WAC Championships

Jon Magyar’s 16th-place finish led an incomplete Cherry Valley-Springfield boys team during Tuesday’s Western Athletic Conference Championships at Fort Plain.

Magyar completed the 3-mile course in 18:37.31. Pat Murphy’s winning time of 15:34.45 lifted Duanesburg to the team title, with 33 points.

FOOTBALL

Cooperstown 38, NYM 36

Lucas Lyons scored three touchdowns Saturday and Mike Perrino had two, rallying Cooperstown to a Section Three non-division victory over visiting New York Mills to end a 13-game skid.

NYM jumped to a 22-0 lead after one quarter, but Lyons scored on a 4-yard run with 3 minutes, 26 seconds left before halftime. Carmen Booan then hit Joe Harmon with a two-point conversion pass to pull Cooperstown to 22-8.

Cooperstown outscored NYM, 14-6, in the third quarter as Lyons ran in TDs from 3 and 4 yards, then followed the latter with a two-point conversion run.

Perrino took over in the fourth quarter with a pair of TD runs. After Perrino scored from 4 yards, Booan hit Max Bonderoff on the two-point conversion pass to tie the score at 30. NYM responded with a TD pass but failed on the conversion attempt with four minutes remaining.

Perrino’s 2-yard TD run with 50 seconds left locked the teams at 36. Lyons then capped the scoring with a two-point conversion run for the final margin.

Lyons finished with a season-best 252 rushing yards on 34 carries for Cooperstown, which got 94 ground yards on 17 carries from Perrino.

First-year head coach Joe Pestar earned his first victory as head coach of Cooperstown (1-6), which plays in the Class D East Division of Section Three.

Cooperstown followed a 43-20 season-opening defeat of NYM in 2012 with seven straight losses. The program is 2-21 over the last three seasons as it went 0-8 in 2011.

Cooperstown visits Mount Markham at 7 p.m. Friday.

Editor’s note: This story originally ran in Monday’s edition of The Daily Star but had multiple errors because of incorrect information provided by the home team.

GIRLS SWIMMING

Cooperstown 94, G-M 90

Lindsay Harloff, McKenna Hage, and Griger sisters Eden and Tessa won the 400-yard freestyle relay Tuesday to cap a team victory for visiting Cooperstown. The foursome crossed in 4:09.50, which was 1.42 seconds faster than Gloversville-Mayfield.

Eden Griger also won the 100 butterfly (1:06.53) and the 500 free (5:41.83) for Cooperstown, which also received two wins from Tessa Griger (200 individual medley, 2:26.94; 100 backstroke, 1:08.04).

Harloff contributed a victory in the 200 free (2:14.26) and Catherine Borgstrom placed first in diving (194.15 points).