The Daily Star
---- — Jordan Beers is alone at the top, at least in The Daily Star’s circulation area.
Senior guard Beers scored a game-high 27 points Friday, leading Franklin to a 62-29 girls basketball rout of Richfield Springs in the Tri-Valley League.
Beers entered the game with 2,126 varsity points, 15 behind Windham graduate Erica Knolhoff for the area’s top all-time scoring total, regardless of gender. Now with 2,153 points, Beers stands fourth on the all-time Section Four girls basketball scoring list. She trails Odessa-Montour’s Stefanie Collins (2,204), Candor’s Megan Shay (2,205) and Harpursville’s Hannah Kimmel (2,692).
Beers also had team-bests of eight rebounds, seven assists and five three-pointers for the Purple Devils, who took a 36-14 lead into halftime. Beers passed Knolhoff in the first half, when she scored 19 points.
Marissa Cawley contributed 23 points for Franklin (9-0, 7-0), which hosts Edmeston on Wednesday.
Vanessa Miller grabbed 10 rebounds for Richfield Springs (8-4, 5-3), which will travel to Schenevus on Wednesday.
CV-S 39, Morris 36
Kylie Graham scored 13 points to lead Cherry Valley-Springfield to a Tri-Valley League win on the road.
Jordan Loucks contributed 10 points for the Patriots, who took a 26-18 lead into halftime.
Haley Wist grabbed 15 rebounds for the Mustangs (9-3, 6-3), who received a team-best nine points from Alexis Forgit.
Morris hosts Franklin next Friday.
Schenevus 53, G-MU 24
Ceara Marlow and Alyssa Turner scored 14 points apiece to lead Schenevus to a Tri-Valley League victory at home.
Sarah Mellor contributed 13 points for the Dragons (10-2), who took a 23-8 lead into halftime.
Schenevus will compete in a Coaches vs. Cancer game at Laurens at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Laurens 41, Worcester 24
Taylor Kessler scored a game-high 11 points to lead visiting Laurens to a win in the Tri-Valley League.
Kessler had five points in the first half, which ended with the Leopards ahead, 25-9.
Cierra Ralph scored a team-best 10 points for Worcester (3-10, 1-6), which will host Milford on Friday.
LF 51, Cooperstown 41
Liz Millea finished with 21 points and eight rebounds, but Cooperstown lost a Center State Conference game at home.
Lucy Ford contributed 12 rebounds, seven points and three blocks for the Hawkeyes (7-5, 3-3), who took a 27-18 lead into halftime.
Gen Schoff scored 16 points for Little Falls, which took control by opening the second half on a 9-0 run.
Cooperstown hosts West Canada Valley on Wednesday.
Sidney 64, Deposit 24
Connor Decker scored 14 points to lead Sidney to a Midstate Athletic Conference victory on the road.
Kelsey Decker hit three three-pointers en route to 12 points for the Warriors, who got 11 points from Bethany Karl.
Deposit (3-6, 1-4), which fell into an 18-2 hole after one period, hosts Greene at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
Afton 38, Walton 20
Payton Cutting scored a game-high 16 points to lead visiting Afton to a win in the MAC.
Hayley O’Connor grabbed 11 rebounds for Walton (0-11, 0-7), which hosts Delhi on Wednesday.
Oneonta High senior James Longo earned his 100th varsity victory with a 46-second pin at 145 pounds to lead the host Yellowjackets to a 62-18 dual-meet victory over Liberty/Eldred/Fallsburg.
Longo went 5-0 in the six-team dual-meet tournament, as did Kirkland Dolan to help the Jackets to the team title with a perfect run.
Mitchell Spaziani (120 pounds), Austin Scheer (160), Sam Sherrill (152) and Dalton Ormsby (138) contributed 4-1 finishes for OHS, which edged Delhi for the top spot.
The Jackets (11-0) host Unadilla Valley on Saturday for a non-conference dual meet.
Harpursville 57, UV 39
Breanna Christian scored a team-best nine points, but host Unadilla Valley fell in the MAC.
Shelby Medovich had nine of her 16 points in the first quarter as Harpursville opened on a 19-2 run.
Miranda Drummond contributed a game-high 24 points for the Hornets.
Unadilla Valley (6-5, 5-2) will travel to Oxford on Wednesday.
BGAH 56, Unatego 27
Josh Lindsey (113 pounds) and Austin Carr (132) pinned their respective opponents to help visiting Bainbridge-Guilford/Afton/Harpursville open a Midstate Athletic Conference dual meet with seven straight victories.
Shane Hoover contributed a 3-1 decision at 120 pounds for BGAH, which jumped to a 39-0 lead. Madison Hoover (152, technical fall) and Jamie Griswold (160, pin) also won for BGAH, which took five matches by forfeit.
Lucas DeJoy (145), Nate Wilsey (170), Ryan Marszal (182) and Riley Hanrahan (220) won by pin for the Spartans, who received a 5-1 decision from Marcus Sperry at 195 pounds.
Cooperstown 48, MM 30
Nate Miller’s first-period pin at 126 pounds led Cooperstown to a Center State Conference victory Thursday.
Paul LoRusso (120 pounds) and Dante Poole (195) earned 8-4 and 11-10 decisions, respectively, for the Hawkeyes, who won six matches by forfeit.
at Walton Lanes
J.T. Smith rolled a 213 en route to a 529 for the high series, leading Walton’s boys to a 4-0 sweep of visiting Deposit in the Midstate Athletic Conference.
Julia Steitz paced Walton’s girls in a 4-0 loss with a 526 series that included games of 205 and 193.
Walton hosts Bainbridge-Guilford on Wednesday.