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Christian Imperi scored a hat trick as Delhi opened its season with an 8-1 win over Sidney.

The Bulldogs took a three-goal lead into halftime before tallying five more in the second.

"I'm a little disappointed that we conceded a goal, but we had 20 shots and scored eight of them. That's a pretty good percentage," Delhi coach Eddie Kingston said.

Imperi finished with three goals, while Logan Bryan scored two during one half as a field player, also playing in goal for one half.

Preston Post scored once and provided three assists, while Danny Rolse and Brandon Bodo each had a goal and an assist. Zach Finch had three assists.

Sidney's lone goal came on a free kick by Connor Bacon.

Ben Blocker and Bryan each had one save for the Bulldogs.

Delhi (1-0) visits Bainbridge-Guilford on Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Jefferson 2, Roxbury 1

Jefferson needed overtime to beat Roxbury in the first round of the Mayor's Cup.

Kurt McMahon and Cole Lapinel notched the goals for the J-Hawks in their season-opening victory, while Evan Straroba and Lucas Pochily each recorded an assist.

Ian Walker scored the Rockets' lone goal with Robert Peters contributing the assist.

“It was a hot day and we were well matched,” Jefferson coach Rick Cammer said. “It was a good game.”

Shots were square at 11 for each team, but it was Roxbury coming away with a 7-3 lead in corners.

Kevin Lindquist had nine saves for the J-Hawks (1-0), and Trent Falkner-Squires made seven saves for the Rockets (0-1).

Cherry Valley-Springfield 7, Gilbertsville-Mount Upton 0

Four goalscorers powered CV-S in its win over G-MU, including a five-point effort from Andrew Oram.

The Patriots (2-1) were in control from the start, scoring five of their seven goals in the first half.

Oram scored three goals and had two assists to lead the CV-S offense. Luke Dubben tallied two goals for the Patriots, while Will Heinrich and Austin Yerdon each scored once.

The Patriots held a heavy advantage in shots (26-5) and corners (8-1) against the Raiders.

Owen Johnson earned the win in net for CV-S, making three saves. Gavin Bonczkowski stopped twelve shots and Dalton Proskine made five saves for G-MU.

The Raiders (0-1) host Sharon Springs on Friday at 4:30 p.m.

South Kortright 11, Schenevus 1

Jacob Morten and Eoin Byrne each had a hat trick as South Kortright opened its season with a win.

The Rams scored eight in the first half before putting in three more in the second.

Morten finished with three goals and an assist, while Byrne also totaled three goals. Logan Kaufman and Chris Champlin each had two goals, and Stanley Andersen scored one goal along with two assists.

Matt Fronckowiak had a goal and Charlie Kuhn notched an assist for the Rams.

Hugh Gallagher scored the lone goal for Schenevus.

Cameron Rodgers made eight saves for the Dragons, while Brandon Grommeck and Patrick Dengler combined to make three stops for SK.

The Rams (1-0) play Davenport on Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the Mayor's Cup.

Greene 6, Unadilla Valley 1

Dylan Nichols scored for the third consecutive game, but Greene tallied four second-half goals to pull away from Unadilla Valley in the Midstate Athletic Conference.

The Spartans took the lead early through a pair of unassisted goals by Alec Frair. The Storm cut the deficit in half before the break, however, as Nichols converted a pass from Josh Meade after a period of possession by UV.

The Storm hung around early in the second half before Greene scored four in seven minutes. Frair tallied his third before a goal by Jonny Lee and two from Caleb Davenport.

The Spartans owned a 16-3 advantage in shots and earned three corner kicks while allowing zero for UV.

Brandon Kneale made 10 saves for the Storm.

UV (2-1) hosts Sidney on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 4:30 p.m.

Sharon Springs 1, Worcester 0

Seth Keller scored on a corner kick by Brady Law as Sharon Springs edged Worcester in the Tri-Valley League.

Keller came forward from defense to score the game's only goal midway through the second half.

“Sharon Springs has enough size and athleticism, that if teams allow them to hang around, they’ll win quite a few games this season,” Worcester coach Chris Kaltenbach said.

Worcester owned a 6-2 lead in corner kicks, but Sharon Springs outshot the Wolverines, 3-2.

Michael Martin made one save for Worcester, and Xander Olsen made two for the Spartans.

Worcester (0-1, 0-1) visits Schenevus on Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Richfield Springs 5, Morris 0

Jake Bennett led Richfield Springs with two goals and an assist in its win over Morris.

Cam Dunkin (two goals), Connor Shafler (three assists) and Clay Bobnick (one assist) also recorded points for the Indians.

Jake Patterson earned the shutout for Richfield Springs, finishing with three saves. Aidain Hoyt played the first half in net for the Mustangs before J.J. Benjamin took over in the second. The two combined for seven saves.

The Indians led, 17-7, in shots and 4-3 in corners.

Richfield Springs hosts Laurens on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

BOY'S SOCCER

TUESDAY'S RESULTS

Delhi 8, Sidney 1

Sidney …. 0 1 - 1

Delhi …. 3 5 - 8

Delhi (1-0): Christian Imperi 3-0, Logan Bryan 2-0, Preston Post 1-3, Brandon Bodo 1-1, Danny Rolse 1-1, Zack Finch 0-3.

Sidney: Connor Bacon 1-0.

Shots-corners: D 20-5; S 3-0.

Goalies: Logan Bryan (D) 1, Ben Blocker (D) 1.

Jefferson 2, Roxbury 1

Jefferson... 0 1 1 – 2

Roxbury... 0 1 1 – 1

Jefferson (1-0): Kurt McMahon 1-0, Cole Lapinel 1-0, Evan Staroba 0-1, Lucas Pochily 0-1.

Roxbury: (0-1): Ian Walker 1-0, Robert Peters 0-1.

Shots-corners: J 11-3; R 11-7.

Goalies: Kevin Lindquist (J) 9 ; Trent Faulkner-Squires (Ro) 7.

Cherry Valley-Springfield 7, Gilbertsville-Mount Upton 0

Cherry Valley-Springfield... 5 2 – 7

Gilbertsville-Mount Upton... 0 0 – 0

CV-S (2-1): Andrew Oram 3-2, Luke Dubben 2-0, Will Heinrich 1-0 Austin Yerdon 1-0.

Shots-corners: CV-S 26-8; G-MU 5-1.

Goalies: Owen Johnson (CV-S) 3; G-MU Gavin Bonczkowski 12, Dalton Proskine 5.

South Kortright 11, Schenevus 1

Schenevus …. 0 1 - 1

South Kortright …. 8 3 - 11

SK (1-0): Jacob Morten 3-1, Stanley Andersen 1-2, Eoin Byrne 3-0, Logan Kaufman 2-0, Chris Champlin 2-0, Matt Fronckowiak 1-0, Charlie Kuhn 0-1.

Schenevus: Quinn Gallagher 1-0.

Shots-corners: SK 20-2; S 7-0.

Goalies: Brandon Grommeck (SK) 0, Patrick Dengler (SK) 3; Cameron Rodgers (8).

Greene 6, Unadilla Valley 1

Greene …. 2 4 - 6

Unadilla Valley …. 1 0 - 1

Unadilla Valley (2-1): Dylan Nichols 1-0, Josh Meade 0-1.

Greene: Alec Frair 3-0, Caleb Davenport 2-0, Jonny Lee 1-1, Ashton Crover 0-1, Scout McCumisky 0-1.

Shots-corners: UV 3-0; G 16-3.

Goalies: Brandon Kneale (UV) 10, Shoemaker (G) 2.

Sharon Springs 1, Worcester 0

Sharon Springs ..... 0 1 – 1

Worcester ..... 0 0 – 0

Sharon Springs: Seth Keller 1-0, Brady Law 0-1.

Worcester (0-1, 0-1): None.

Shots-corners: SS 3-2; W 2-6.

Goalies: Michael Martin (W) 1; Xander Olsen (SS) 2.

Richfield Springs 5, Morris 0

Morris ..... 0 0 – 0

Richfield Springs ..... 4 1 – 5

Morris: None.

Richfield Springs: Jake Bennett 2-1, Connor Shafler 0-3, Cam Dunkin 2-0 Clay Bobnick 0-1.

Shots-corners: RS 17-4; M 7-3.

Goalies: Jake Patterson (RS) 3; Aidain Hoyt and J.J. Benjamin (M) 7.

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