The Daily Star
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Ty Magnan scored the final goal with 13 minutes left Thursday, leading three-time defending Delaware League boys soccer champion South Kortright to a 4-3 victory over Gilboa in the first round of the Stamford Mayor’s Cup.
Magnan penetrated the right side of the field for an unassisted goal for the final margin. His goal came nine minutes after Ty Faulk scored the equalizer on a pass from Ty Lamport.
“They led by a goal throughout the whole game,” said SK coach Bob VanValkenburgh, whose team shared the DL crossover championship with Margaretville last season after earning back-to-back league titles outright. “They were always one goal up on us until we tied it. It was an evenly played, back-and-forth game.”
Dylan Boest and Connor Woznick also scored for the Rams, who held a 12-11 edge in shots.
Gilboa got goals from Zach Perry, Christian Cooper and Brett Potter. Hunter Perry had an assist for the Wildcats, who had a 5-4 advantage in corner kicks.
SK advanced to a Mayor’s Cup winners’ bracket game against Schenevus at 2 p.m. Saturday. Gilboa will face Laurens in a losers’ bracket game at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Unatego 3, Delhi 1
Trace Thayer scored two goals to lead host Unatego to a MAC victory that marked its first win of the season.
The Spartans’ first goal came 18 minutes into the game, when Thayer scored from inside the box to the far post.
Cody Manzanero and Thayer each scored in the second half for Unatego (1-0-1, 1-0-1), which visits Whitney Point for a non-league game at 4:30 p.m. today.
Alex Cantwell scored in the second half for Delhi, which lost despite finishing with a 14-8 advantage in shots.
B-G 3, Oxford 0
Zach Smith scored two goals to lead Bainbridge-Guilford to a MAC road win.
Smith scored his first goal midway through the first half, on an assist from Kyle Hanvey.
Daniel Norris and Smith scored two minutes apart in the second half for the Bobcats, who visit Unadilla Valley on Tuesday.
B-G’s Brandt McCall made five saves in goal for the shutout.
Sidney 3, Afton 0
Anthony Ruling scored twice to lead visiting Sidney to a Midstate Athletic Conference victory.
Justin Charles also scored for the Warriors, who received 12 saves from Wyatt McKee.
Matt Olin made six saves and Kyle Hinman had four for the Crimson Knights, who were outshot, 21-16.
Afton visits Delhi on Tuesday.
Greene 3, UV 0
Lucas Day had two goals and an assist to lead host Greene to a MAC victory.
Day set up Kurt Bartholomew for a 10-yarder that gave the Trojans the early lead. Day then made it 2-0 with at the buzzer of the opening half, one-touching a shot past Unadilla Valley keeper Kyle King on a corner-kick play.
Day also scored from 6 yards in the second half for Greene, which held an 18-5 advantage in shots.
King stopped 15 shots for the Storm, who were denied four times by winning goalie Conner Moriarity.
Edmeston 7, Laurens 2
Linton Wainright finished with four goals and two assists to lead Edmeston to a Tri-Valley League victory on the road.
Logan Vibbard contributed a goal and three assists for the Panthers, who took a 2-0 lead into halftime and finished with a 32-6 advantage in shots.
Jared Conklin and Jerry Soucia scored for the Leopards, who play Gilboa at 10 a.m. Saturday in a Stamford Mayor’s Cup losers’ bracket game.
Corrections: Wainright’s last name was misspelled in Thursday’s edition of The Daily Star, as was the last name of teammate Dante Cornnell.