CV-S boys remain perfect with 1-0 defeat of Morris

Jordan Mann of Laurens tries to defend Milford’s Blake Elliott during Monday’s Tri-Valley League boys soccer game at Milford. Elliott had an assist in the Wildcats’ 2-0 victory.

Staff Report

Unbeaten Cherry Valley-Springfield received a goal from Jake Spencer 39 seconds before halftime as the Patriots defeated visiting Morris, 1-0, in a matchup of Tri-Valley League boys soccer powers Monday.

Noah Russo sent a corner kick into the box that deflected off a Morris defender to Spencer, who one-timed a shot from 12 yards.

“We had some opportunities we didn’t finish on,” CV-S coach Terri Adams said. “It was a battle back and forth. It was a hard-fought game.”

Morris’ best chance came in the second half. CV-S goalie Jeremy Pickett got his hand on a hard shot before defender Patrick Reed cleared it.

Aidan Staib finished with seven saves for Morris.

“He had a good game,” Adams said. “We had some hard shots and he seemed to be right there.”

The Patriots (6-0, 5-0) travel to Laurens on Wednesday.

Edmeston 3, Schenevus 0

Host Edmeston scored on an own goal in the first half, and Tom Dane and Austin Plows scored about a minute apart in the second as the Panthers won in the Tri-Valley League.

With 12 1/2 minutes left in the first half, Jordan Cornnell took a shot from the corner of the box that deflected off a Schenevus defender and into the goal.

Dane scored on a 25-yard shot with 26:50 left. He ran onto a cleared ball before sending a shot over Schenevus keeper Kyle Darling. Just over a minute later, Plows beat two defenders before scoring.

“It was kind of a physical game and we just weren’t doing well with our passing game,” said Edmeston coach Ken Plows, whose team was outshot, 11-10. “We played a lot better in the second half.”

Kyle King made 10 saves for the Panthers (6-0, 4-0), who travel to Milford on Wednesday.

“Kyle had some big saves,” Plows said. “They had some hard shots.”

Milford 2, Laurens 0

Freshman Sean Van Warner’s first varsity goal gave host Milford a 1-0 lead with six minutes left to lead the Wildcats to a Tri-Valley League win.

“It was a textbook goal,” Milford coach Frank Spurchise said.

Mike Strenck had possession just outside the penalty box on the right side before a sending a pass to Van Warner, who scored on a 12-yard shot.

Strenck contributed an insurance goal off a pass from Blake Elliott with two minutes to go.

Zach Schinski stopped 11 shots for Laurens.

Milford (4-1, 4-1) hosts Edmeston on Wednesday.

Franklin 5, RS 0

Five Franklin players scored during its Tri-Valley League victory.

Derek McWeeney opened the scoring 59 seconds into play. Max Carey dribbled down the right side before crossing a pass for McWeeney, who lofted a shot into the upper 90 of the far post.

Fourteen minutes into play, Blaine Fairchilds sent a corner kick into the box that Derek Beers headed into the goal from 12 yards.

Joe Serrao, Gabe Latoraca and Carson Dutcher also scored for the Purple Devils (2-4, 2-2), who travel to Schenevus on Wednesday.

Trenton Dykstra stopped 16 shots for Richfield Springs.

G-MU 4, Worcester 0

Dillon Nichols scored three goals to lead visiting Gilbertsville-Mount Upton to a Tri-Valley League triumph.

Trevor Puerile also scored for the Raiders (1-4, 1-4), who received five saves from Nate O’Hara in the shutout.

Riley Powers stopped eight shots for the Wolverines (1-4, 1-4), who visit Morris on Wednesday.

WP 5, G-MU 0

Nate O’Hara made 15 saves Saturday, but visiting Gilbertsville-Mount Upton fell in the consolation game of the Greene Tournament.

Zach Marsh scored three goals for Whitney Point, which was outshot, 20-15.

Margaretville 6, Jefferson 1

Reigning Daily Star Player of the Year Matt Van Valkenburg finished with four goals and an assist to lead host Margaretville to a Delaware League win.

Van Valkenburg scored all of his goals in the first half for the Blue Devils (3-0-1, 2-0-1), who also received goals from Danny Conroy and Rodolfo Leal, as well as two assists from Riley Ancona.

Tyler Mead scored four minutes into the second half to pull Jefferson to 3-1.

Margaretville hosts Roxbury today.

Downsville 1, Davenport 0

Billy Smith scored off a penalty kick with 9:29 left in the first half and visiting Downsville held on for a Delaware League victory.

Austin Lamica had eight saves for Downsville, which was outshot, 10-6.

Chris Kopf made five saves for Davenport (4-2, 2-1), which hosts Windham on Wednesday.

Roxbury 10, H-T 1

Kyle Faraci scored a minute into play for the host Roxbury, which cruised to a Delaware League win.

Frank Morales scored the first of his two goals 20 minutes later to make it 2-0.

Ethan McDaniel finished with three goals, Beau O’Donnell had two, and Kevin Hubbell and Anthony Cortese also scored for the Rockets, who converted on 10 of their 19 shots. Matt Faraci contributed three assists for Roxbury (2-2-2, 1-1-1), which plays at Margaretville at 6 tonight.

Jacob Davis scored off an assist from Mike Tancredi for Hunter-Tannersville.

Windham 6, Stamford 1

Aiden Cohane’s three goals lifted Windham to a Delaware League win on the road.

Zach Meyer contributed a goal and an assist for the Warriors, who received two assists from Ed Moran and a goal from Mike Lennon.

Damian Hill converted a pass from Geoff Mattice in the second half for the Indians (2-2-1, 1-2), who were outshot, 11-8.

SK 5, Gilboa 0

Dylan Boest scored twice and Sam Fabrykiewicz had a goal and an assist as South Kortright rolled to a Delaware League victory on the road.

Mike Premura and Connor Woznik also scored for the Rams, who finished with a 16-4 advantage in shots.

Philip Berger made eight saves for the Wildcats (2-5, 1-3), who host Windham on Wednesday.

Gilboa 1, Jefferson 0

Mike Smith scored the go-ahead goal with 15:56 left and Gilboa held on to claim fifth place in the Stamford Mayor’s Cup on Saturday.

Smith’s goal from the left side of the 18-yard box beat Jefferson goalie Jason Adams (five saves) to the far post.

Gilboa’s Philip Berger stopped eight shots in the shutout.

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