The Daily Star
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Kragh Delello scored the decisive goal late in the second half as Oneonta High earned a 2-1 boys soccer victory over visiting Chenango Forks on Friday in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.
Zach Joseph set up the go-ahead score with a free kick that Blue Devils goalie Arthur Ingraham (10 saves) pushed away. Oneonta’s Peter Paluch raced to save the ball from going past the endline, finding Delello with a pass back into play.
Delello, who charged toward the goal on the play, scored from 2 yards with 13 minutes, 40 seconds left for the final margin.
Trey Peterson opened the scoring 2 1/2 minutes in on a rebound after OHS keeper Jeremy Leary stopped a shot on goal for one of his four saves. A minute later, Theo Malone took a pass from Yellowjackets teammate J.D. Courtney and scored to tie it at 1.
“Right after you score is the biggest time you’re most susceptible to giving up a goal,” OHS coach Alex Brannan said.
Oneonta, which finished with a 14-5 advantage in shots, hosts Chenango Valley on Tuesday.
Unatego 2, WP 1
Johnathan Forte scored his second goal with 3 1/2 minutes left in the second overtime of sudden-victory as Unatego earned a non-league win on the road.
Forte followed a shot that deflected off Whitney Point keeper Riley Abrahamson (11 saves) and put in the rebound for the victory. Forte also opened the scoring, converting a pass from Trace Thayer 11 minutes into the game.
Zach Marsh tied it for Whitney Point off a pass from Brady Harrington 15 minutes into the second half.
Mark Maruszewski made 12 saves for the Spartans (2-0-1), who host Walton on Tuesday.
Morris 1, G-MU 0
Ryan Morlock scored with 24:09 left, converting a cross from Mike Murphy for a shot from inside the 18-yard box as Morris won a Tri-Valley League game on the road.
Aidan Staib made three saves for the shutout. Austin Burnside stopped two shots for Gilbertsville-Mount Upton (0-1-1, 0-1-1), which plays Edmeston on Wednesday.
H-T 4, Germantown 3
Dylan Legg scored three times to lead host Hunter-Tannersville to a non-league win.
Jake Davis contributed a goal and an assist for the Wildcats (1-1), who received 10 saves from Ryan Radcliffe.
H-T visits Downsville on Tuesday.
Downsville 4, Franklin 2
Antonio Gomez scored two goals to lead host Downsville to an opening-round victory in the Campbell Tournament.
Nine minutes into the first half, Zachary Doig assisted Billy Smith, who shot to the right corner from the 18-yard line. One minute later, Gomez shot far post to the right corner to give the Eagles a 2-0 lead.
Gomez headed in his second goal from inside the box to the far post. Michael Tompkins assisted on the play, six minutes into the second half.
Downsville (1-0) will face Walton in the championship game at noon Saturday. Franklin will play Family School in the consolation game at 10 a.m.
Walton 3, FS 0
Cameron Murphy scored two goals to lead Walton to a first-round win in the Campbell Tournament at Downsville.
Murphy converted a pass from Nate Pieper 10 minutes in to open the scoring, and Jared Beach made it 2-0 with 2:42 to go before halftime.
CV-S 2, Schenevus 1
Jake Spencer and Dan Bosma each scored to lead host Cherry Valley-Springfield to a Tri-Valley League victory.
Spencer scored off a cross from Ben Drugatz with 25:36 left in the first half. Bosma chipped the ball over Schenevus goalie Robert Burton with 25:22 to go.
Dave Vosatka scored off a penalty kick for the Dragons.
CV-S (1-0, 1-0) hosts Worcester at 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Unatego 6, CF 3
Freshman Tanner Reed scored six goals as Unatego opened its season with a non-conference victory over visiting Chenango Forks.
“I am not a fan of one person scoring that much, but it was a back-and-forth game,” said Unatego coach Sue Herodes, who added she couldn’t recall any Unatego girl scoring six times in one game before Reed did Friday. “I’m not a stat-pusher, that’s for sure, but she played an outstanding game. She gets the ball in the right place at the right time. She’s quick, not lightning fast, but she’s got speed and endurance. She runs the whole game.”
Reed had three unassisted goals and converted passes from Jenna Bullis, Kayla Komenda and Mariah Scott for the Spartans, who took a 3-2 lead into halftime.
“It’s very exciting to see this considering we lost 11 out of 18 players (to graduation),” Herodes said. “I was very happy with what we did today.”
Megan Faulkner stopped nine shots for Unatego, which hosts Walton on Wednesday.
Worcester 2, RS 1
Molly Doherty tapped in a corner-kick service from Jessica Peeters seven minutes into the second half, snapping a 1-all tie that led host Worcester to a Tri-Valley League win in its season opener.
Rebecca Smith took advantage of a missed clear for a 20-yard goal that gave Richfield Springs the lead three minutes in. Cierra Ralph tied it nine minutes before halftime by converting a pass from Jessica Thompson.
Vanessa Miller stopped 16 shots, including five 1-on-1 breakaways, for the Indians, who were outshot, 18-10.
Kerrin O’Shaugnessy made eight saves for the Wolverines, who visit Cherry Valley-Springfield on Monday.
Morris 7, G-MU 0
Alexis Forgit finished with three goals and an assists to lift visiting Morris to a Tri-Valley League victory.
Meghan Barringer and Morgan Flint each contributed one goal and one assist for the Mustangs, who received five saves from Kaylyn Oliver.
CV-S 1, Schenevus 0
Lauren Loucks scored with 9:30 left in the first half to lead the visiting Patriots to a Tri-Valley League victory.
Kylie Graham made eight saves for the shutout.
Steph Pepaj had nine saves for Schenevus (0-1, 0-1), which visits Milford on Monday.
Windsor 5, Walton 0
Morgan Doing scored twice to lead host Windsor to a victory in the opening round of the Windsor Tournament.
Paige Rauch opened the scoring three minutes into play with an unassisted goal off a scramble, and Hailie Balachick made it 2-0 seven minutes later with an unassisted goal for the Black Knights, who held a 28-1 advantage in shots in the season opener for both teams.
Walton plays Deposit or Spencer-Van Etten in the consolation game at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Greene 37, B-G 0
Dylan Moffitt rushed for 20 yards on six carries to lead host Bainbridge-Guilford, which opened its Section Four Football Conference season with a loss.
Joel Roselle had 80 rushing yards on 15 carries for Greene, who ran the ball 61 times for 303 yards.
Cole Webb went 0-for-4 and was intercepted as the Bobcats earned zero passing yards.
B-G, which trailed, 24-0, at halftime, faces Groton next Friday.
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James Warner and Kyle Short shared medalist honors with 44s for Margaretville, which improved to 6-0 this season with a 173-229 Delware League defeat of visiting Roxbury on Thursday.
CF 4, Sidney 3
Mariah Pierce and Rachel Maxwell won at first doubles, 6-2, 6-2, but Sidney lost a Southern Tier Athletic Conference match at home.
Sidney’s Brianna Miner and Miranda Gregory won at third doubles, 6-1, 6-1.
Mallorie Hoag won by forfeit at fourth singles for the Warriors (0-3), who host Owego on Monday.
CV 109, Oneonta 61
Lucy Bischoff finished first in the 50-yard freestyle in 27.98 seconds, but the host Yellowjackets fell to Chenango Valley in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.
Madison Beckemeyer placed second in the 200 free (2:21.35) and Madison Allen was a runner-up in the 100 breaststroke (1:18.75).
Oneonta (0-1, 0-1) hosts Chenango Forks on Tuesday.
Oneonta 3, Norwich 0
Brittney Herrick had 12 kills, three aces and one block to lead visiting Oneonta to a 25-13, 25-22, 25-19 sweep in the Southern Tier Atletic Conference.
Rachel Griffing contributed 10 kills, five digs and three aces for the Jackets, who received 25 assists from Krissy Wells.
Oneonta (2-0, 2-0) visits Susquehanna Valley on Tuesday.
Harpursville 3, UV 0
Erika Whitney had 11 aces and five kills to lead Harpursville to a 25-6, 25-16, 25-8 Midstate Athletic Conference sweep of visiting Unadilla Valley.
Megan Matts contributed 15 assists for the Hornets (3-0).
Sidney 3, Unatego 0
Paige Redmond finished with 10 aces and seven assists to lead Sidney to a MAC win on the road.
Leanne McKee paced the Spartans with two aces, two kills and two assists.
Delhi 3, Walton 2
Gigi Cappiello had seven aces and 12 digs for host Delhi, which rallied from two games down for a 15-25, 22-25, 25-13, 28-26, 25-21 MAC victory.
Kayla Cappiello contributed six aces and 13 digs for the Bulldogs (1-2), who received five kills from Cathy Dedominicis.
Amber Pierce’s eight kills paced the Warriors (1-2), who got eight aces from Lacey Spiedell.
Walton plays Sidney on Tuesday, when Delhi hosts Deposit.
B-G 3, Oxford 1
Morgan Bullis amassed 19 kills and 10 assists to pace visiting Bainbridge-Guilford in a 25-14, 21-25, 25-16, 25-19 MAC triumph.
Cassie Safford contributed eight kills for the Bobcats (3-0), who received six digs from Kerstin Towndrow. B-G will compete in the Union-Endicott Tournament on Saturday.
Taylor Chapman’s five kills led Oxford (0-3), which hosts Unadilla Valley on Tuesday.