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January 24, 2014

Unatego boys cruise past Hancock


Davis capped the scoring with a three-pointer from the left wing for the Wildcats, who relinquished a 50-47 cushion with 40 seconds left. Billy Smith and Justin Baxter made back-to-back baskets off of H-T turnovers to give the Eagles a 51-50 edge with 10 seconds to play.

Dylan Legg then found Davis, who finished his 12-point performance with his only basket of the fourth quarter. Legg finished with a team-best 14 points for the Wildcats (5-7, 4-5), who travel to Gilboa on Monday.

Smith scored a game-high 21 points for Downsville, which received 15 from Baxter and 12 from David Doig.

GIRLS BASKETBALLMiddleburgh 53, Margaretville 29

Sami Hunt scored 10 points and Annette Hogan grabbed 10 rebounds, but visiting Margaretville lost a non-league game Wednesday.

Amanda Roney finished with a game-high 17 points and Taylor Cater had 16 for Middleburgh, which is led by former Margaretville boys basketball coach Greg Johns.

Margaretville girls coach Kyle Holden said Johns was honored during the game for earning his 100th career victory earlier this season. Johns’ career also includes a stint as Middleburgh’s boys basketball coach.

BOWLINGat Clark Sports Center

First-year bowler Dakota Terrell rolled a 244 en route to a varsity-best 658 series to lead Cooperstown’s boys to a 4-1 victory over visiting Holland Patent.

The Hawkeyes also received varsity-high games from fellow seniors Nick Winne (191) and Rodger Kane (150).

Cooperstown’s girls lost, 5-0.

WRESTLINGOneonta 45, CF 39

James Longo’s pin at 145 pounds sparked Oneonta’s late comeback as the Yellowjackets topped host Chenango Forks in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.

Sam Sherrill (152), Austin Scheer (160) and Kirkland Dolan (170) followed with pins to give OHS an insurmountable lead, at 45-33 with one bout to go.

The Jackets also received pins from Jimmy Verrelli (106) and Mitchell Spaziani (113), a 5-2 decision from Antonio Pentaris (138) and a forfeit victory from Lucas Chiappisi (99) to help overcome deficits of 15-0 and 33-18.

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