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September 9, 2013

OHS girls roll past Norwich

Staff Report

Madison Miller scored two goals to lead visiting Oneonta High to a 7-0 girls soccer rout of Norwich on Saturday in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.

Taryn More opened the scoring on a penalty kick with 14 minutes left in the first half. Miller then scored to the far post, off a corner kick from More, two minutes later.

Brieanna Baker, Jackie Pondolfino and Alicia Arcidiacono also scored first-half goals as the Yellowjackets took a 5-0 lead into halftime.

Miller and Nicole Harmer scored in the second half for Oneonta (2-0, 2-0), which visits Chenango Forks at 4:30 p.m. today.

Miller shared 2012 Daily Star Player of the Year honors with teammate Mariah Ruff.

Davenport 1, SK 0

Senior Sarah Haight scored 41 seconds into play as Davenport won a semifinal in the Stamford Mayor’s Cup.

Emily Whipple started the scoring sequence by serving a ball into the box. Bailee Hymers controlled it as Rams goalie Amber Pinter came out to defend. Hymers’ shot was deflected to Haight, who took a touch before scoring.

“I’m proud and pleased with the effort of our kids,” Davenport coach Ray Preston said. “South Kortright is a very fast and talented team. They’ll be in the mix come sectional time. I give my kids an awful lot of credit for hanging in there.”

Jayra Blanton made eight saves, including a couple of the diving variety, for the Wildcats (2-0), who’ll open up play in the Delaware League on Tuesday at home against Margaretville.

Davenport will play Delhi in the Stamford title game at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Gilboa 1, Roxbury 0

Kim Gockel’s goal three minutes into the second half lifted Gilboa to a losers’ bracket victory in the Stamford Mayor’s Cup.

Gockel earned possession at the top of the 18-yard box on the right side, took one touch before scoring inside the far post.

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