Peddie leads Laurens; OHS' Brannan wins 400th

CHERYL CLOUGH Adam Peddie controls the ball Wednesday during Laurens' 5-0 win over visiting Edmeston. Peddie netted four goals for the Leopards. 

Adam Peddie scored four goals as Laurens rolled over Edmeston, 5-0, Wednesday in the Tri-Valley League.

The Leopards roared out to a 3-0 lead at halftime before sealing the win with two more strikes in the second half.

“He's kind of our go-to guy and he's a pretty accurate shooter and he had a great game,” Laurens coach Dave Miller said of Peddie.

Rylie Nemitz tallied the other goal for the Leopards while Michael Peddie and Jesse Chase registered one assist each.

“I was really pleased with the way we played together,” Miller said. “The boys really moved the ball well together.”

Laurens' teamwork led to 14 shots and two corners. Edmeston finished with five shots and five corners.

Chris Long earned the shutout for the Leopards with four saves. Panthers goalie Garrett Lum made five saves.

Laurens (4-0, 2-0) plays in the Mayor's Cup final against South Kortright on Saturday at Stamford.

Oneonta 6, Seton Catholic 0

Ten players were involved in the scoring, including two that tallied their first varsity goals, as Oneonta coach Alex Brannan reached 400 varsity wins.

"It never gets old. It's always great when you see kids score, especially with the way they did," Brannan said of first-time scorers Robert Withington and Max Madej. "I didn't really realize this was my 400th heading into the season. I don't really think about that stuff. The seasons all run together."

By the time Madej and Withington got their goals in the second half, the Yellowjackets were already well in control. Lance Maben assisted Alex Bitterman for the opener and Andrew Carrington dished to Nate Kuhlmann as OHS took a 2-0 lead at halftime.

Goals by EJ Kavrazonis and Dylan Davi made the deficit four before Madej scored on a shot from outside the box and assisted Withington on a corner kick.

"The challenge for me is getting all of the guys in. I'm usually at 18, 19, but I've got 22 this year and they all played again today," Brannan said.

Brannan, in his 34th year, noted that about 100 of his victories came during a five-year span covering the end of the 1990s and early 2000s.

"It's different now. Nowadays you're lucky to get a 20-win season because you just don't play that many games," he said.

The Yellowjackets finished 17-2 in 2018 despite completing the regular season undefeated. Brannan's team won a third consecutive section title after taking a first defeat in the STAC playoffs, eventually falling in the regional final.

OHS (4-0) visits Susquehanna Valley on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Cherry Valley-Springfield 4, Morris 2

Three goals in the second half pushed Cherry Valley-Springfield past Morris on Wednesday.

Tied 1-1 at the half, Austin Yerdon scored twice before Andrew Oram notched an insurance strike for the Patriots in the final 40.

Luke Dubben started the scoring for CV-S in the first half on an assist by Oram.

The Mustangs got goals from Christian Valentine and Jacob Goodspeed.

Patriots goalie Owen Johnson had four saves while Garret Aikins made 14 stops for Morris.

CV-S finished the match ahead in shots (18-6) and corners (9-0).

Cherry Valley-Springfield host Franklin on Monday at 4:30 p.m.

Schenevus 6, Richfield Springs 1

Peyton Darling scored three second-half goals as Schenevus netted five in the half to pull away from Richfield Springs.

Darling broke a 1-1 halftime tie 14 minutes into the second with an assist from Hugh Gallagher. Gallagher made it 3-1 two minutes later with a shot from distance.

Gallagher found Darling again four minutes later, serving in a cross that Darling headed home.

Wyndham Spooner scored his first varsity goal for Schenevus with 1:48 remaining, and Darling completed his hat trick with a minute left.

The Dragons finished with a 27-13 lead in shots. Both teams took five corners.

Zach Burton gave Schenevus a 1-0 lead in the first half on a feed from Daniel Gallagher before the Indians equalized six minutes later.

Ethan LaPre made 12 saves for the Dragons, and Jake Patterson stopped 10 shots for RS.

Schenevus hosts Milford on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.



Laurens 5, Edmeston 0

Edmeston....0 0 - 0

Laurens.... 3 2 - 5

Edmeston: None.

Laurens (4-0, 2-0): Adam Peddie 4-0, Rylie Nemitz 1-0, Michael Peddie 0-1, Jesse Chase 0-1.

Shots-corners: E 5-5; L 14-2.

Goalies: Garrett Lum (E) 5; Chris Long (L) 4.

Oneonta 6, Seton Catholic 0

Oneonta …. 2 4 - 6

Seton Catholic…. 0 0 - 0

Seton Catholic: None.

Oneonta (4-0): Alex Bitterman 1-1, Nate Kuhlmann 1-0, EJ Kavrazonis 1-0, Dylan Davi 1-0, Max Madej 1-1, Robert Withington 1-0, Andrew Carrington 0-1, Lance Maben 0-1, Lucas Burrows 0-1, Finley Oliver 0-1.

Shots-corners: O 28-10; SC 2-0.

Goalies: Brad Morell (O) 0, Quinn Hansen (O) 2; Ian Phillips (SC) 16.

Cherry Valley-Springfield 4, Morris 2

Morris.... 1 1 – 2

Cherry Valley-Springfield..... 1 3 – 4

Morris: Christian Valentine 1-0, Jacob Goodspeed 1-0.

CV-S (5-1, 3-1): Luke Dubben 1-1, Andrew Oram 1-2, Austin Yerdon 2-0.

Shots-corners: M 6-0; CV-S 18-9.

Goalies: Garret Aikins (M) 14; Owen Johnson (CV-S) 4.

Schenevus 6, Richfield Springs 1

Richfield Springs ..... 1 0 – 1

Schenevus ..... 1 5 – 6

Richfield Springs: C. Schafler 1-0.

Schenevus: Zach Burton 1-0, Daniel Gallagher 0-1, Peyton Darling 3-0, Hugh Gallagher 1-2, Wyndham Spooner 1-0.

Shots-corners: S 27-5; RS 13-5.

Goalies: Ethan LaPre (S) 12; Jake Patterson (RS) 10.

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