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October 2, 2013

Unbeaten Margaretville earns 7-2 victory over H-T

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Two goals apiece from Cooper Reither and Kyle Short helped unbeaten Margaretville to a 7-2 Delaware League boys soccer victory over visiting Hunter-Tannersville on Tuesday.

Reither opened the scoring 10 minutes into play off an assist from Matt Van Valkenburg. Six minutes later, Short headed in a corner kick from Reither to make it 2-0.

The Blue Devils (10-0, 6-0) scored seven goals on 11 shots.

Van Valkenburg, Roberto Sarabia and Colby Russo and scored for Margaretville, which will play at Roxbury on Thursday.

Jake Davis scored a pair of second-half goals for Hunter-Tannersville.

Delhi 2, Sidney 1

The last of Mitch Reed’s two goals came eight minutes before halftime and gave the visiting Bulldogs a two-goal lead en route to a Midstate Athletic Conference victory.

Reed, who has 10 goals on the season, penetrated into the penalty box before scoring from about 12 yards.

Justin Charles halved Sidney’s deficit with 15 minutes left. Dean Howard lofted a pass that Charles ran onto. Charles scored into the right corner from 15 yards, his seventh goal in Sidney’s last three games.

Sidney (5-5-1), which was missing three injured starters, will host Afton today.

Roxbury 3, Downsville 1

The visiting Rockets attempted five shots but scored on three of them to win in the Delaware League.

“They were getting behind the defense,” Downsville coach Scott Reed said of Roxbury’s offense.

Downsville (6-5, 2-2) tied the score at 1 midway through the first half when Antonio Gomes headed in a corner kick from Billy Smith.

The Rockets took the lead for keeps with nine minutes left in the first half. Charlie Dietrich’s second goal came on a 20-yard shot from the left side to the far post.

Kris Walcutt contributed a insurance goal for Roxbury in the second half.

The Eagles will host Gilboa on Thursday.

Windham 2, Gilboa 1

Zach Meyer’s goal with 18:47 left in the first half gave visiting Windham a two-goal cushion and the Warriors held on for a Delaware League victory.

Meyer scored close range.

Gilboa’s Zach Perry scored about two minutes after Meyer’s goal. He finished from 8 yards on the right side.

The Wildcats’ best chance at a tying goal came with about five minutes left on a corner kick, but Luke Rasmussen made a save in traffic. Rasmussen finished with seven saves for Windham, which took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Mike Lennon.

Gilboa (5-5, 2-4) will travel to Downsville on Thursday.

Milford 6, RS 1

Blake Elliott scored twice to lead Milford to a Tri-Valley League victory on the road.

Elliott converted a cross from Will Ward for the opening goal 2:11 into the game. Eli Rutledge followed with an unassisted goal before Josh Young cut Richfield Springs’ deficit in half in the 12th minute. Rutledge then set up Elliott’s second goal in the 19th minute, and Ward scored unassisted to give the Wildcats a 4-1 lead at the break.

Dan Banks and Dylan Arnot scored in the second half for Milford, which held a 21-15 advantage in shots.

The Indians (1-7) are at Worcester on Friday.

Stamford 3, SK 0

Glen Cioccari scored all three goals to lead host Stamford to a Delaware League victory.

“They were double- and triple-teaming him at points throughout the game, so he scored some hardworking goals today,” Stamford coach Lonnie Nickerson said.

Greg Mattice assisted Cioccari twice and Ken Ward made five saves for the shutout for Stamford (5-4-1, 3-2), which hosts Hunter-Tannersville on Friday.

Franklin 4, G-MU 0

Derek Beers and Matt DeAngelo finished with a goal and an assist apiece to lead host Franklin to a Tri-Valley League victory.

Blaine Fairchilds opened the scoring 12 minutes into play. He scored from 5 yards off a crossing pass from Matt DeAngelo. DeAngelo made it 2-0 six minutes later, scoring on a rebound after a shot that hit the post.

Nate Moon also scored for the Purple Devils, who held an 11-6 advantage in shots.

Franklin (5-5-1, 4-5-1) will play at Morris today.

Cooperstown 1, Waterville 0

Jordan Manikas scored off a long pass from Max Clinton with 14:01 left, lifting host Cooperstown to a Center State Conference triumph Monday.

Kevin Frevele stopped three shots in the shutout for Cooperstown (6-3, 5-2), which held a 10-8 edge over Waterville (4-6, 1-5) in shots.