Oneonta boy wins PPK sectional
Oneonta resident Cameron Sitts won the boys 6-7 age-group during the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Sectional Competition, which ran Oct. 25 at Damaschke Field in Oneonta.
Cameron finished with a total distance of 101 feet, 10 inches to earn a spot in a PPK Team Championship, which is scheduled for Dec. 2 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. The Team Championship will be held before the Buffalo Bills host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Dec. 2.
Cameron followed a punt of 26-4 with a pass of 42-3 and a kick of 33-3 for his winning score of 101-10. He reached the sectional competition by winning the local qualifier – with the same total score of 101-10 – Sept. 14 at Ted Christman Field in Oneonta.
Savannah Cole of New Hartford won the girls 6-7 title at 93-1. She also advanced to sectionals by winning her age-group in the Sept. 14 local qualifier at Christman Field.
The sectional competition also included winners of local qualifiers in Painted Post, Corning and Chenango Forks. Distances are determined by length and accuracy.
NFL PPK SECTIONAL
Winners Oct. 25 of the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Sectional Competition at Damaschke Field in Oneonta.
Boys: x-Cameron Sitts, Oneonta, 26-4, 42-3, 33-3 – 101-10.
Girls: x-Savannah Cole, New Hartford, 26-0, 26-4, 40-9 – 93-1.
Boys: Raymond Austin, Port Crane, 49, 72-5, 62-9 – 184-2.
Girls: Gillian Mason, Painted Post, 30-5, 35-0, 28-11 – 94-4.
Boys: Nik Nickerson, Corning, 68-2, 74-9, 53-10 – 196-9.
Girls: Alexia Bartlow, Binghamton, 63-11, 51-4, 55-0 – 170-3.
Boys: Trevor Hennerman, Painted Post, 39-1, 59-7, 84-5 – 183-1.
Girls: Katherine Ott, Horseheads, 63-11, 43-3, 27-6 – 134-8.
Boys: Luke Terwilliger, Elmira, 90-10, 140-4, 84-7 – 315-9.
Coaching course starts today
Cherry Valley-Springfield will host the first of three coaching courses required by New York State beginning today.
The 15-session course, Principles, Philosophy and Organization of Athletics in Education, will be led by Jordan Jaquay and costs $110.
The first four sessions will run from 5-8 p.m. today, as well as Nov. 13, 20 and 27 at CV-S. Dates for the remaining sessions will be announced after the first week.