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Theo Malone scored three goals and Oneonta High bounced back from Saturday’s loss at Owego with a 4-1 Southern Tier Athletic Conference boys soccer victory over visiting Seton Catholic Central on Tuesday.
“He’s very quick,” OHS coach Alex Brannan said of Malone, who scored the Yellowjackets’ final three goals. “He gets the ball on his foot and he’s very deceptive and can get around guys.”
Kragh Delello opened the scoring for OHS. He headed in a chipped pass from Zach Joseph with 23 minutes, 44 seconds left in the first half.
Malone made it 2-0 with 10 minutes left in the first half. He finished a throughball from Alex VanDeusen.
After Seton Catholic Central’s Alex Kashani scored on a header early in the second half, Malone scored on a 27-yard shot to restore Oneonta’s two-goal lead.
“It went to the top right-hand corner,” said Brannan, whose team fell, 4-3, at Owego in double-overtime Saturday. “It was a beautiful bender.”
Joseph finished with two assists and Willy Harrison made four saves for the the Yellowjackets (4-1, 4-1), who will host Windsor on Friday.
UV 5, Norwich 0
David Schwab scored three goals to lead visiting Unadilla Valley to a Midstate Athletic Conference victory.
Schwab gave the Storm a 1-0 lead two minutes into play after receiving a throughball from Johnny Schermerhorn.
Twenty-two minutes later, the same two collaborated again, with Schwab chipping a shot over Norwich goalie Keegan Prime to make it 2-0.
Kyle King and CJ Hayes also scored for UV, which received two assists from Schermerhorn and one assist apiece from Jared Hanslmaier and Shaun Hager.
Cooperstown 3, Waterville 0
Jordan Manikas scored three goals to lead visiting Cooperstown to a Center State Conference victory.
Manikas shot a low ball to the far post, off an assist from Max Clinton, 1:36 into the second half for the first goal. Manikas followed with an 18-yarder inside the near post for a 2-0 lead 45 seconds later. Clinton also assisted on that play.
Park Summers set up Manikas’ third goal, which came with nine minutes left.
“We’re still trying to evolve,” Cooperstown coach Frank Miosek said.
Cooperstown (2-1, 2-1) visits Mount Markham on Friday.
Unatego 4, Sidney 1
Aryn VanAlstyne finished with a goal and an assist to lead host Unatego to a Midstate Athletic Conference win.
VanAlstyne tied the score at 1 on a low shot from inside the box with 9:17 left in the first half. Her goal, assisted by Tanner Reed, offset a goal by Sidney’s Katie Kirk with 13 minutes left in the first half.
Torri Halaquist scored the go-ahead goal 1:26 into the second half off a corner kick by Cassidy Newman.
Jolene Krom finished with 12 saves for Sidney. Megan Faulkner stopped four shots for the Spartans (2-2, 1-0), who visit Oxford on Thursday.
Delhi 4, Walton 2
Second-half goals by Makayla Ruchar, Melissa Conrad and Adelene Sackett rallied host Delhi to a MAC victory.
Ruchar tied the score at 2, scoring on a left-footed shot that deflected off a Walton defender and into the goal 2 1/2 minutes into the second half.
Conrad scored the go-ahead goal on a header following a direct kick by Casey Steffens. It gave the Bulldogs a 3-2 lead with 27:14 left.
Sackett’s goal came with 15:03 remaining.
Merissa Castillo and Kelsey Smith scored in the first half for Walton. Olivia Wakin scored in the first half for Delhi (3-2, 1-1), which will travel to Bainbridge-Guilford on Thursday.
UV 11, Oxford 0
Taylor Davis had three goals and two assists to lead Unadilla Valley to a MAC rout at home.
Emily Converse and Julia Oglesby contributed two goals apiece for the Storm, who received three saves from goalie Abbie Oglesby in the shutout.
Cooperstown 5, WCV 2
Liz Millea and Maggie Hall scored two goals apiece as host Cooperstown won in the Center State Conference despite being outshot, 28-10.
Millea scored seven minutes into play off a crossing pass from Hall. Hall then scored on a breakaway 11 seconds before halftime to make it 2-0.
After West Canada Valley scored seconds into the second half, Hall scored again on a breakaway to give Cooperstown a 3-1 lead.
Jordian Siver also scored for Cooperstown, which received 18 saves from Katie Kleban.
“She had some great saves,” Cooperstown coach Jennifer Pindar said of Kleban.
Cooperstown (3-1, 2-1) will host Frankfort-Schuyler on Thursday.
Margaretville 2, Jefferson 2
Emily Wenner’s goal with 10:45 left in regulation lifted visiting Jefferson to a Delaware League tie.
Wenner scored on an 18-yard shot from the left side.
Christina Westerfield had a goal and an assist as Margaretville took a 2-1 lead into halftime. She set up Cecilia Galatioto’s goal, then scored on a header off a corner kick by Cora Bruno that gave the Blue Devils a 2-0 lead 22:48 before halftime.
Jane Clayton scored with 1:37 left in the first half for Jefferson.
Margaretville (0-2-1) will play Coleman Catholic at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in a first-round game of the Cohen Tournament at Margaretville.