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January 15, 2014

Unadilla Valley boys pull away from Afton, 66-52

The Daily Star

---- — Nate Shackleton capped a 16-point night by going 6-for-6 from the free throw line down the stretch of Unadilla Valley’s 66-52 Midstate Athletic Conference boys basketball victory Tuesday at Afton.

The Storm went 9-for-10 from the line over the final eight minutes to seal the victory.

Nick White and Brett Hanslmaier also scored 16 points, and David Dufresne finished with 12 points for the Storm, who led by one at halftime and by four after three quarters.

Darien Heath helped keep Afton close. He hit six three-pointers – five in the second half – and scored a game-high 20 points. Kyle Hinman contributed 12 points for the Crimson Knights (6-5), who will travel to Walton on Friday.

White also had 10 rebounds and five steals, and Dufresne grabbed eight rebounds for UV (8-3, 5-1), which will host Harpursville on Thursday.

Cooperstown 62, Dolgeville 38

Christian Alexander’s 22-point first half paced host Cooperstown to a Center State Conference vcitory.

Alexander, who did not play the final quarter, finished with 28 points, including a 6-for-6 performance from the free throw line.

Grant Davine contributed nine points for Cooperstown (7-5), which will travel to Little Falls on Friday.

WRESTLINGOneonta 69, CV 17

Seniors James Longo (152 pounds) and Kirkland Dolan (182) earned pins, and exchange student Facundo Frattini (220) won by forfeit to lead Oneonta High to a Southern Tier Athletic Conference win on Senior Appreciation Night.

OHS also received pins from Sam Sherrill (160), Austin Scheer (170) and Krishan Chopra (195).

Greene 57, UV 24

Caleb Simons had a pin at 120 pounds during Unadilla Valley’s Midstate Athletic Conference loss at home.

Simons pinned Keenan Bailey in 2:42.

BOWLINGat Galaxy Bowl

Bryant Gray’s 716 series highlighted Sidney’s 6-0 Midstate Athletic Conference victory over Hancock.

Gray rolled games of 254, 248 and 214. He started his 248 game with six consecutive strikes. The 716 series is the highest rolled by a Sidney bowler this season.

Tyler Boice contributed a 616 series for the Warriors.

Marina Mazzarella and Madison Cutting had games of 189 and 183 for Sidney’s girls, who lost, 6-0.

Sidney will travel to Hancock on Jan. 21.

SWIMMINGCooperstown 93, Rome 67

Sean Mebust won two individual events and swam on a winning relay to lead visiting Cooperstown to victory.

Mebust touched first in the 200-yard individual medley (2 minutes, 14.84 seconds) and the 100 free (51.82).

Cooperstown (4-0) will host Holland Patent on Thursday.

VOLLEYBALLCooperstown 3, SV 0

Kristin Ratliff and Katie Franck had 13 and 12 assists, respectively, and Caroline Leonard and Brooke Liner finished with nine and seven kills, respectively, to lead visiting to Cooperstown to a Center State Conference victory Monday.

Cooperstown (9-2) is 3-1 in conference.