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April 23, 2014

Freshman lifts OHS softball over Norwich

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Freshman Aiyana Roupp went 4-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs to lead Oneonta High to a 9-3 Southern Tier Athletic Conference softball victory over visiting Norwich on Tuesday.

“Aiyana’s been hitting the ball extremely well,” OHS coach Randy Brockway said. “We’ve moved her up to the four spot; she had been hitting seventh. I’m certainly happy the way she’s been swinging the bat.”

The Yellowjackets (5-2, 4-2) scored twice in the third inning to take a 3-2 lead. Winning pitcher Brieanna Baker walked to lead off. She went to second on a one-out single by Sara Horne. Both runners moved up on a wild pitch. Baker scored on a single by Roupp and Horne scored on an RBI groundout by Ceili Getman.

Baker struck out 14 and walked two in a five-hitter.

“I thought she looked better today,” Brockway said of Baker, a junior who also went 2-for-2 with two walks and scored twice. “She looked more confident and had more velocity.”

Deseray Thomas also had two hits for the Yellowjackets, who will host Chenango Forks today.

Jordan Sanford went 3-for-3 with a double and two runs scored for Norwich.

Sidney 5, Deposit 1

Mackensie Gravelin hit a two-run homer in the second inning and winning pitcher Connor Decker scattered five hits to lead host Sidney to a Midstate Athletic Conference triumph.

The Warriors (5-2, 4-0) now have wins over perennial MAC powers Afton and Deposit this season.

“We’re getting good pitching, we’re playing solid defense and we’re getting timely hits when we need them,” Sidney coach Mike Brazee said of his team’s start.

Gravelin’s first varsity home run went to left-center.

“It was bomb,” Brazee said. “We don’t have a fence, but that would have been over most fences.”

It gave the Warriors a 2-0 lead.

Decker struck out five and walked two. She also benefited from a big defensive play in the sixth inning.

Deposit had a runner on third with one out, when Shelby Pettersen hit a flyball to right. Jenna McDonald caught it and then threw home in time to get the runner for a double play.

Aubrin Smith homered in the fifth inning for Deposit, which received two hits from Pettersen.

Kelsey Decker had two hits and an RBI for the Warriors, who will travel to Unatego on Thursday.

Afton 19, Walton 0

Shawna Stevens went 4-for-4 with three runs and two RBIs for Afton, which cruised to a Midstate Athletic Conference victory at home.

Stevens doubled and tripled for the Crimson Knights (3-1, 3-1), who received two triples and five RBIs from Sierra Palmatier.

Ashley Rogalski went 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI, helping Cassidy Phillips to the pitching victory. Phillips struck out eight and walked one in a three-hitter.

Afton visits Harpursville today.

Davenport 12, Downsville 10

Ally More drove in the final runs with a one-out double in the top of the seventh as Davenport rallied for a Delaware League victory on the road.

The Wildcats took advantage of a walk and a hit batter to start the inning, setting up More for a two-run double down the left-field line.

“She couldn’t have placed it any better,” said Downsville coach Anne Micelli, whose team lost despite getting a two-hitter from Kaileen Townsend (seven strikeouts, eight walks, two hit batters).

Winning pitcher Jenna Lutz struck out 10, walked one and scattered 11 hits.

Kacie Banker homered, singled and drove in two runs for the Eagles (2-3, 2-1), who got two hits and two RBIs from Leigha LaTourette.

Downsville visits Eldred for a non-league game Thursday.

Roxbury 25, Jefferson 9

Devin Fox homered during Roxbury’s 13-run first inning and the Rockets went on to a Delaware League victory.

Fox finished 4-for-5, and Jade Meehan and Shannon Sprague had three hits apiece.

Roxbury (3-1, 3-1) will host South Kortright on Thursday.

Windham sweeps

Kaily Linger went 4-for-4 as Windham defeated host Margaretville, 25-7, in the first game of a doubleheader.

Brianna Jaeger had two hits in the second game, which Windham won, 11-8. The first game counted in the Delaware League standings.

Margaretville (1-6, 1-3) will travel to South Kortright on Friday.

Gilboa 27, Stamford 1

Shelby Oliver went 3-for-4 with six RBIs, and Allison McGuire struck out 11 and walked none in a two-hitter as host Gilboa cruised in the Delaware League.

The Wildcats (4-0, 3-0) will host Windham on Thursday.

Milford 17, CV-S 5

Kaley Chase went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI for Milford, which got three hits and four RBIs from Mataiah Waters in a Tri-Valley League victory on the road.

Serena Chase struck out six and walked one in a 10-hitter for the Wildcats, who took control with a six-run third inning that gave Milford an 8-2 lead.

Kylie Graham went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Patriots (1-3, 0-3), who received two hits apiece from losing pitcher Maddie Archer, Jordan Zaccagnino and Chelsea Zembower.

Cherry Valley-Springfield, which turned four double plays, visits Morris today.

Edmeston 9, G-MU 0

Catherine Johnson struck out 15 and walked four in a two-hitter as visiting Edmeston won in the Tri-Valley League on Monday.

Sarah Lawrence went 3-for-4, including a two-run homer in the sixth inning for Edmeston. Lawrence finished with five RBIs.

Johnson had two hits for the Panthers, who had their game Tuesday against visiting Otselic Valley suspended after two innings. Edmeston led, 13-2, at the time of the suspension. No date has been announced for the completion of Tuesday’s game and Edmeston coach Ken Plows said it’s possible it won’t be completed.

The Panthers (2-0, 2-0) will host Milford today.

GOLFat Bluestone GC

Brenon Maynard made two birdies and two bogeys in an even-par round of 34 to lead Unadilla Valley to a 222-256 Midstate Athletic Conference victory over Oxford.

Jared Hanslmaier contributed a 46 for the Storm (1-0), which will play Walton on Thursday.

at Delhi College GC

Joe Burgin’s 41 paced Delhi to a 240-250 Midstate Athletic Conference victory over Walton.

Eric Zimmerman had a 44 to lead the Warriors.

TENNISRoxbury 5, Davenport 2

Josh Riley’s 9-0 win at first singles led host Roxbury to a singles sweep and a victory in the Delaware League.

Joe McAfee, Kajus Normantas, Danny Ballard and Tristan Mulder also won singles matches for the Rockets.

Alyssa Hendrickson and Dorthy Zeisler won at first doubles for Davenport, which got its other point from the second-doubles tandem of Aaron Schubert and Keith Fiorello.

Margaretville 7, Andes 0

Host Margaretville did not drop a game in sweeping the singles matches in their Delaware League victory.

Dylan Shaffer, James Warner, Brandon Belaski and Yair Sanchez all won by 9-0 scores.

TRACKat Walton

Antonio Gomes broke his school record in the 100 by a tenth of a second, winning in 11.2 to lift Downsville’s boys to a tri-meet victory with 82 points. Schenevus/Worcester took second with 34 points, followed by Franklin at 27.

Gomes also won the 200 in 23.5, the long jump at 18-6 and ran the opening leg for the victorious 1,600 relay team (4:04.7).

Miles Liddell won the 110 hurdles (20.5) and the high jump (5-4) for Downsville. Franklin had a double-winner in Blaine Fairchilds (1,600, 5:03.8; 3,200, 12:50).

Downsville’s girls rode double-victories from Nicole Casciola (400, 1:11.2; long jump, 12-4.5) and Molly Engle (100 hurdles, 21.0; high jump, 4-2) to 60 points for a team triumph.

Mariah McNeilly won the 1,500 (6:00.6), the 3,000 (13:44.7) and the 400 hurdles (1:19.6) to pace second-place Franklin (45 points), which was followed by Schenevus/Worcester at 27.

Downsville will compete in the Tri-Valley League Relays on Friday at Oneonta High.

at Milford

Aidan Staib placed first in the shot put and the discus, and ran a leg on Gilbertsville-Mount Upton/Morris’ victorious 400-meter relay team as G-MU/M won a Tri-Valley League boys meet.

Staib put the shot 39 feet and threw the discus 114-11.

Lucas Seneck won the 100 (11.88) and the 200 (24.94), and Cameron Grant-Hill placed first in the 400 (58.16) and the 1,600 (5:06.59) for G-MU/M.

Milford’s Elijah Rutledge cleared 5-10 to win the high jump.

G-MU/M finished with 70 points, 40 better than Milford and 50 ahead of Andes.

G-MU/M’s girls also won. They finished with 61 points, three ahead of Milford. Andes had 11.

Christina Hawkins won the shot put (31-5) and the discus (112-5) for G-MU/M.

Emilie Mertz and Keira Higgins had two wins apiece for Milford. Mertz won the 200 (28.9) and the 400 (1:05.56), and Higgins placed first in the 1,500 (5:50.85) and the 3,000 (13:11.85).

Milford will run in the Tri-Valley League Relays at 4 p.m. Friday at Oneonta High.

at Delhi

Brandt McCall won the 100 in 11.9 seconds to pace Bainbridge-Guilford/Afton’s boys, who took first in the 400 relay (47.7) and the 1,600 relay (3:51.5) en route to a MAC road victory.

B-G/A won with 112.5 points, followed by Sidney at 95, Delhi at 61, Walton at 41 and Greene at 30.5.

Russell Cobane led Delhi with wins in the 110 hurdles (17.5), the 400 hurdles (1:03.9) and the long jump (18-8.75). Teammate Declan Kottmeier doubled up in the 1,600 (4:42.5) and the 3,200 (10:34.5).

Sidney got two wins apiece from Dean Howard (200, 24.1; 400, 52.6) and Austin Dean (shot put, 40-9; discus, 132-1).

Bethany Karl took the shot put (33-1.5) and the discus (100-2.5) to lead Sidney’s girls to a team win with 114 points.

Second-place B-G/A, which scored 100 points, got four victories from Julia Knapp. She won the 100 hurdles (15.8), the 400 hurdles (1:09.7), the long jump (15-2) and the triple jump (32-10). The Bears also got a double from Matilda Knapp in the 100 (13.1) and the 200 (27.3).

Delhi placed third at 74 points, followed by Greene at 40 and Walton at 9.

at Edmeston

Jacob Tomlins placed first in the 400 (56.84) and the 800 (2:12.6) to lead Edmeston’s boys to a home victory with 89 points.

Eli Madison contributed a win in the shot put (43-2) and tied Edmeston teammate Brandon Fallon for the top spot in the high jump (5-4).

Tyler Magnan won the 100 (11.9), the 400 hurdles (1:03.1) and the triple jump (35-11) for second-place Davenport/South Kortright, which had 42 points.

Kevin Prior’s double in the 1,600 (5:06.7) and the 3,200 (11:27) paced Stamford, which finished with 21 points.

Stamford’s girls scored 54 points for a tight win over D/SK and Edmeston, which placed second and third, respectively, with 52 and 51 points.

Gabbi Caiazza paced the Indians with wins in the 400 (1:11.6) and the shot put (24-1.25). She also helped Stamford to wins in the 1,600 relay (5:04.3) and the 3,200 relay (11:17.3).

Meghan Voorhees, who took part in the 3,200 relay win, contributed firsts in the 1,500 (5:39.2) and the 3,000 (12:25).

Davenport/SK got doubles from Giulia Vardabasso (100, 14.6; 200, 31.1) and Kaitlyn Stinson (400 hurdles, 1:13.9; triple jump, 25-9).

Amanda Tersigni won the long jump (13-7) and the high jump (4-6) for Edmeston.