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May 7, 2013

Cooperstown softball moves to 13-0

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Jennifer Flynn and Alannah Haggerty had four hits and two RBIs apiece, and Christina Noto had three hits and four RBIs to lead visiting Cooperstown to a 15-1 softball victory over Sherburne-Earlville in the Center State Conference on Monday.

Maggie Hall, who had two hits, stroked a two-run double in the first inning to give Cooperstown a 2-0 lead. Noto contributed a two-run double during Cooperstown’s five-run second.

Nicole Cring struck out nine and walked two in a two-hitter, and also had two hits.

Cooperstown (13-0, 8-0) will host Westmoreland on Wednesday.

B-G 11, UV 3

Morgan Shew earned a win in her first varsity start, striking out 10 and walking one as Bainbridge-Guilford cruised to a Midstate Athletic Conference win at home.

Marissa Thornton went 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBIs to lead the Bobcats. Thornton’s two-run double highlighted a three-run second inning that ended with B-G ahead, 4-0.

Taylor Palmatier also had two hits and three RBIs for B-G. She hit a two-run triple to highlight a four-run third inning.

The victory locks up the seventh seed for B-G (4-6) in the MAC mini tournament. B-G will visit sixth seeded Harpursville (5-5) on Wednesday for an opening round matchup in the 5-8 tournament.

Unadilla Valley (0-10) is the 12-seed and will play at ninth-seeded Oxford on Wednesday to open the 9-12 tournament.

Laurens sweeps Franklin

Jazmine Maidens scored three runs and had two RBIs for Laurens, which scored 16 runs on three hits to win, 16-11, in the first game of a Tri-Valley doubleheader. The visiting Leopards also won the second game, 14-8.

Claire Fraser homered in the fifth inning of Game 1 for the Leopards and then led off the next game with another homer.

For Franklin (0-10, 0-10), Jordan Beers had six hits and nine RBIs over both games as the Purple Devils completed their season.

Edmeston 10, Brookfield 5

Katlin Talbot, Sarah Lawrence, Savanna Fistrowicz and Madison Porter had two hits apiece for host Edmeston in its non-league victory.

The Panthers (13-1) will visit Morris today.

TRACK

at Walton

Downsville junior Antonio Gomes lowered his school records in the 100- and 200-meter dashes to lead Downsville to Tri-Valley League victories over Davenport/South Kortright, Andes and Franklin.

Gomes won the 100 in 11.4 seconds, breaking his mark of 11.6 set earlier this season. His 200 time of 22.9 broke his school mark of 23.2, also set earlier this season. Gomes also won the long jump (18 feet, 5 inches)

Downsville finished with 85 points. Davenport/SK had 62, followed by Andes (43) and Franklin (11).

Myles Liddell had three wins for the Eagles _ the triple jump (30-4), the high jump (5-2) and the 110 hurdles (20.3). Teammate Steven Casciola contributed wins in the shot put (38-8) and the discus (117-4).

Davenport/SK was led by Josh Wood, who won the 400 (56.8) and the 800 (2:17.4), and Sean O’Connor, who won the 1,600 (5:23.6) and the 3,200 (11:11.3).

On the girls side, Davenport/SK had 62 points to beat runner-up Franklin by six. Andes had 44 and Downsville finished with 31.

Sarah Haight and Kaitlyn Stinson swept the hurdles events for D/SK. Haight won the 100 hurdles in 18.6 and Stinson took the 400 hurdles in 1:13.4.

Jessie Downin led Franklin with wins in the 100 (13.8) and the 200 (29.5). Teammate Jessi McNeilly won the 800 and the 1,500.

Andes’ Cheyanne Weaver placed first in the shot put (27-0) and the discus (71-0).

Downsville will host the Eagles at 4:15 p.m. Friday at Walton.

at New York Mills

Emily Calkins won the 100, the 200 and the long jump to help Cooperstown’s to Center State Conference victories over Canastota and New York Mills.

Calkins won the 100 in 13.5, the 200 in 28.4 and long jumped 14-11 ½.

Cooperstown beat Canastota, 78-62, and downed the host school, 78-58.

Kristin Ratliff and Kesley Lent swept the hurdles events for Cooperstown. Ratliff won the 100 hurdles in 17.2 and Lent won the 400 hurdles in 1:13.6.

Cooperstown will travel to Morrisville-Eaton on Wednesday.

TENNIS

Oneonta 5, CV 2

In a match that featured four matches that went to third-set super tiebreakers, the host Yellowjackets received three-set wins from Griffin Rule at fourth singles, and Chris Lentner and John Scott at second doubles to win in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.

Rule defeated Nick Simons, 7-5, 6-7, 10-5. Lentner and Scott downed Charlie Kane and Brandon Lockwood, 5-7, 6-4, 10-6.

Oneonta is 8-2.

B-G 4, Oxford 1

Spenser Stevens and Thomas Petrutoni rallied for a 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 win over Sarah Hodge and Pachari Meade at first doubles and helped host Bainbridge-Guilford to a Midstate Athletic Conference victory.

B-G (4-4) will host Hancock on Wednesday.

H-T 4, Roxbury 3

Taylor Dart and Rae Goss won at fourth and fifth singles, respectively, to help host Hunter-Tannersville to a Delaware League victory.

Dart defeated Tristan Mulder, 9-7, and Goss earned a 9-5 win over Danny Ballard.

Roxbury’s Josh Riley downed Neal Statts, 9-5, at first singles.

The Wildcats finished the regular season at 7-5. Both teams will play in the Delaware League Championships today at Saugerties.

Greene 4, Sidney 1

Nick Meno downed Cameron Race, 6-2, 6-2, at first singles, but visiting Sidney fell in a Midstate Athletic Conference match.

The Trojans (9-0) received singles wins from Kevin Koerts, Brady Race and Connor Moriarity.

Greene will host Oxford on Wednesday.

Cooperstown 4, Sauquoit Valley 1

Jimmy Anania, Jason Cadwalader and Will Cadwalader won their singles matches in straight sets to lead host Cooperstown to a Center State Conference victory.

Cooperstown is 11-1.

GOLF

at Delhi College GC

Eric Zimmerman’s 42 paced Walton to a 239-286 non-league victory over Roscoe.

Nick Mills contributed a 44 for the Warriors (8-2), who’ll face Delhi today.