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January 8, 2013

OHS boys win title; Cooperstown volleyball moves to 5-1


“Katie was nails again tonight,” he continued. “The difference between us and most teams is that my setter is a three-year starter who has played in all of our biggest matches in the last four years. She has pretty much seen everything, is not afraid and is such a good leader. I really can’t explain it, but she us a definition of senior leadership. You just can’t teach that.”

Jantzi said Kaleigh Warn and Laura Krowicki combined for 11 aces to keep Little Falls in the match.

The Redskins (5-1, 2-1) visit Oppenheim-Ephratah on Wednesday, then host Mount Markham next Monday.


at Holiday Lanes

Karyn Balnis’ match-high 603 series featured games of 220, 193 and 190 as Oneonta High’s girls cruised to a 5-0 Southern Tier Athletic Conference victory over visiting Chenango Forks.

Amy Haight contributed games of 200 and 184 for the Yellowjackets (7-1), who received a 193 and a 183 from Cami Cleaveland, as well as a 190 from Emily Loucks.

Chris Hamilton’s 472 series paced Oneonta’s boys (2-7) in a 5-0 loss to the Blue Devils.

Oneonta visits Johnson City on Wednesday.


Cooperstown 102, RFA 78

Luke Zenir, Sean Mebust and Erik Mebust won two events apiece for Cooperstown, which placed first in 11 of 12 events for a Frontier League victory over visiting Rome Free Academy.

Zenir placed first in the 50-yard freestyle (25.47 seconds) and the 500 free (5:25.01). Sean Mebust won the 200 individual medley (2:18.53) and the 100 butterfly (1:07.74), and Erik Mebust touched first in the 100 free (57.42) and the 100 backstroke (1:03.10).

Eamonn Maguire (200 free, 2:14.83) and Aaron Idelson (diving, 180 points) also won for the Redskins (6-0), who swept the relays.

Cooperstown visits Holland-Patent on Thursday


Elinsky Tournament

Sidney’s Derek Northrop earned the 132-pound championship Saturday during the Stan Elinsky Tournament in Deposit.

Northrop won the Warriors’ only title at the event with a 3-1 decision over Oxford’s Austin Crandall in the final.

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