SPORTS RECAP: Week of 9/27/17
Watkins Glen tops Dundee; runners win again
DUNDEE--The Waktins Glen girls varsity soccer team beat Dundee, 8-2, Friday, Sept. 22.
Danielle Leszyk and Isobel Scheffey both led with two goals each. Scheffey also earned an assist.
Hannah Morse, Taylor Kelly, Julia Reilly, and Makenna Fraboni each scored once. Morse also assisted four times. In the goal, Cierra Barber had eight saves.
The Senecas beat Spencer-Van Etten/Candor, 5-3, Thursday, Sept. 21.
Morse scored four goals and assisted once. Leszyk had one goal and one assist. Scheffey and Hannah Matusicky each assisted once. In goal, Barber posted 24 saves.
The Watkins girls soccer team lost to Waverly, 8-2, Monday, Sept. 18.
Scheffey and Leszyk each scored once. Barber had 37 saves.
The Waktins Glen boys varsity cross country team claimed first place at the Owego Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 23.
Leading the Senecas was Gabe Planty in second place (17:03.7). Aaron Planty finished in 10th place (17:39.7), followed by Sean Holland in 11th (17:45.5). Max Evans took 18th overall (18:05.8), while Sam Thorsland placed 22nd (18:10.4).
The girls competed, but did not place as a team. Kai Sutterby placed 27th overall (22:12.3). Makenzie Kellogg took 38th place (22:54.9).
The Watkins Glen boys varsity soccer team fell to Seward, Saturday, Sept. 23. The final score was 7-0.
The Watkins boys team topped Newfield in a home game, Thursday, Sept. 21. The final score was 2-0.
Tristan Yuhasz and Josh Updyke scored for the Senecas.
The soccer team lost to Odessa-Montour, Wednesday, Sept. 20. The final score was 5-2. Updyke scored both goals for Watkins.
The Watkins Glen varsity volleyball team topped Odessa-Montour, Thursday, Sept. 21. The final scores were 25-12, 25-23, 25-15.
Kelsey Kernan led with 13 points. Hanley Elliott followed with eight points, while Megan Hazlitt posted five points and four kills. Jazmin Shea added five points and five assists. Katie Losey had five points.
Watkins fell to visiting Candor, 28-26, 25-15, 25-21, Wednesday, Sept. 20.
Elliott led with five service points, four assists, one ace and two kills. Hazlitt had five service points, one assist, two kills and two blocks, while Emmie Bond added five service points and two aces, five kills, and one block. Shea earned three service points, two aces, and four assists. Losey posted five service points, two aces, and two assists. Kernan had seven service points.
The Watkins Glen girls varsity swim team placed seventh in the Owego Invitational out of 11 schools, Friday, Sept. 22, to Saturday, Sept. 23.
Peighton Cervoni finished third in the 100 yard freestyle (57.77) and fourth in the 50 yard freestyle (26.30). Ali Gibson was eighth in the 50 freestyle (27.08).Amanda Wilbur took eighth in the 100 butterfly (1:06.95) and 10th in the 200 IM (2:28.53). Isabella Fazzary placed 11th in the 500 freestyle (6:02.89).
Lexi Castellaneta won the diving event on Friday, qualifying for States.
The Watkins swim team topped Elmira Notre Dame, 86-61, Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Wilbur took first in the 200 IM (2:33.35) and first in the 500 freestyle (6:00.12). Cervoni won the 50 freestyle (27.14) and 100 freestyle (59.91). Castellaneta finished first in diving.
Second place finishes also came from: Jillian Cantieni in the 200 freestyle (2:17.28); Liza Carnes in the 200 IM (2:47.50); Gibson in the 50 freestyle (27.63); Jena Slater for diving; Jillian Kilcoyne in the 100 butterfly (1:11.31) and Fazzary in the 500 freestyle (6:13.45)
Odessa-Montour falls to Watkins Glen volleyball team
ODESSA--The Odessa-Montour varsity volleyball team fell to Watkins Glen in three sets, Thursday, Sept. 21. The final scores were 25-12, 25-23, 25-15.
Pixie Kinner and Izzy Foote both had six service points, three aces, and one dig. Jacy Knapp and Rhys Stermer both posted three service points and three digs. Cheyenne Barrett added two service points and five digs.
The Odessa volleyball team suffered a loss to Thomas A. Edison, Tuesday, Sept. 19. The final scores were 25-15, 25-14, 25-23.
Bronwyn Stermer led with eight service points and three aces. Barrett had five service points, four digs, and two aces. Foote earned four service points and four digs, while Taylor Alton also secured four service points, two digs, and one ace.
The Indians' girls varsity soccer team lost to Newark Valley, 3-0, Thursday, Sept. 21.
Goalie Gillian Clark had two saves in goal.
The Odessa-Montour boys varsity soccer team beat visiting Watkins Glen, 5-2, Wednesday, Sept. 20.
Curtis Harris scored four goals, Deshawn Johnson earned the fifth.
The Odessa-Montour girls varsity swim team lost to Waverly, 98-57, Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Tori Reese finished first in the 100 breaststroke (1:18.47) and 200 IM (2:33.20). Kara Reese took first in the 100 backstroke (1:20.95).
Julia Paulisczak was second in the 100 breaststroke (1:40.05), while Taryn Hoyt followed in third (2:01.40). Megan Adams placed second in the 100 backstroke (1:24.90) and Lydia Lynch was third (1:28.44).
The 400 freestyle relay team also finished first with a time of 5:05.06.
Seneca Indians lose second game, 42-6
NEWARK VALLEY-The combined Seneca Indians varsity football team suffered a loss to Newark Valley on the road, Saturday, Sept. 23. The final score was 42-6.
"We performed very competitively against the number one team in Class C for New York state," said Coach Trevor Holland. "Their opening score on the first play of the game certainly was unexpected, but midway through the second quarter the score was only 14-0."
Zach Elliott scored the touchdown for the combined Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour team in the third quarter. Elliott posted 105 total rushing yards, of the team's 231 for the game. Joe Chedzoy had 81 yards. Dylan Houseknecht, Wrett Brower, Wyatt Brower, and Casen Weeden led the defense with three tackles each.
Dundee celebrates homecoming weekend
DUNDEE--The Dundee varsity football team faced C.G. Finney in their homecoming game, Saturday, Sept. 23, and lost 46-43.
The scores by quarter were: 14-0, 28-21, 34-27 and 46-43, Finney. Although the Scots trailed, a touchdown late in the fourth quarter combined with recovering an onside kick fueled momentum. However, an intercepted pass shutdown the Dundee offense, and ended the game at 46-43.
Quarterback Kyle Cratsley had three touchdowns in the game. Ryan Prior and Sam Richards each recorded another touchdown. Prior secured 162 yards, while Richards carried for 136 yards. Preston Cratsley also scored on a fumble recovery.
Defensively, Richards led with eight tackles. Prior posted seven tackles, while Austin Brace and Joshua Cramer added six.
At the conclusion of the game, Brianne Maloy was named the homecoming queen and Joshua Kane was selected as the king.
Dundee's varsity volleyball team lost to Palmyra-Macedon, 25-20, 25-11, 25-18, Friday, Sept. 22.
Elizabeth Medina had 12 digs and two attacks. Alyssah Newell added nine digs, two attacks, and three aces. Sarah Boudinot had nine digs, one attack and one ace. Madelyn Ayers posted one ace.
The Lady Scots varsity soccer team lost to Watkins Glen, Friday, Sept. 22. The final score was 8-2.
Cheyenne Cummings and Haille Empson both scored for Dundee. Adele Fishbaugh and Cummings each assisted. In goal, Karynna Rutledge earned 15 saves.
The Lady Scots were beat by South Seneca, 9-0, Thursday, Sept. 21. Rutledge had 12 saves.
Dundee's girls soccer team lost to Romulus, 3-0, Tuesday, Sept. 19. Rutledge made 19 saves in goal.
The Dundee boys varsity soccer team was beat by Midlakes in an away game, Friday, Sept. 22. The final score was 9-1. No additional information was provided.
The Scots fell to visiting Bloomfield, Wednesday, Sept. 20. The final score was 11-0.
Dundee lost to Harley Allendale Columbia, Monday, Sept. 18. The score was 7-0.
Penn Yan wins homecoming game against Midlakes
PENN YAN--The Penn Yan varsity football team improved their season record to 4-0 with a win, Saturday, Sept. 23 at homecoming. The Mustangs beat Midlakes, 37-8.
Dylan Stape had two touchdowns and earned 131 yards over 11 carries. Desmond Battin, Conner Fingar, and Brennan Prather each had one touchdown. Will Rogers recorded 11 carries for 26 yards. Through the air he had four completions on 20 attempts for 70 yards and one touchdown.
On the defense, Jack Peterson had 15 tackles, while Stape and Keith Fuller both posted 11 tackles. Kyle Berna had another 10 tackles.
During halftime, the 2017 class of athletic hall of fame inductees was introduced as well as crowning the homecoming queen. The newest hall of famers included: Paul Chapman, Michael Manley, Butch Mashewske, Jennifer Miles and the 1967 football team.
Riley Kuver was named the homecoming queen and was escorted by Eli Moon.
The Penn Yan varsity tennis team lost to Harley-Allendale Columbia, 4-1, Friday, Sept. 22.
The sole Mustang win came from Molly Pullen defeating Ava Gouvernet, 5-7, 7-5, 6-4
The scores for the other singles matches were: Jenna Curbeau, 6-0, 6-0; and Shelby Woodard,6-0, 6-0. In doubles, Claire Pullen and Lexi Marble lost, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1. Sam Denson and Grace Worth fell, 6-3, 6-4.
Penn Yan blanked Waterloo, 5-0, Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Curbeau topped Miranda Lavalette, 6-0, 6-0. Woodard beat Kandice Tillman, 6-0, 6-0. Molly Pullen won against McKenzie Barber, 6-0, 6-0.
Claire Pullen and Marble defeated Victoria Greenfield and Abbi Seville, 6-0, 6-0. Denson and Worth beat Mckenzie Ellison and Janae Greenfield, 6-2, 6-1.
Penn Yan's boys varsity soccer team lost to World of Inquiry, 3-2, Friday, Sept. 22. Fabian Martinez-Sanchez scored twice for the Mustangs.
The Mustangs soccer team beat Newark, 3-0, Wednesday, Sept. 20. Martinez-Sanchez scored twice and Alex Thiesmeyer once. Ralph Clancy, Josh Smith and Cole Egburtson all assisted.
The boys soccer team suffered a loss to Mynderse, 2-1, Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Martinez-Sanchez scored for Penn Yan, with an assist from Thiesmeyer. The Mustangs also had five shots on Mynderse's goal, four saves, and three corner kicks.
The Penn Yan boys and girls varsity cross country teams both took fourth out of six schools at the Victor Invitational, Saturday, Sept. 23.
Ben DeMoras led the boys in eighth place (18:46). Ayden Mowry took 14th (19:45), while Peyton Silliman finished in 15th (19:50). Garrett Golden was 25th (20:46). Connor Moore was 33rd (21:47).
For the girls, Maci Nicholson took fifth (21:56). Jaina Doyle was eighth (22:45), while Gracie Murphy placed 14th (24:06). Mary Ingram finished 31st (28:15).
The Penn Yan cross country teams competed at Bloomfield, Tuesday, Sept. 19.
The boys competed against Mynderse, Lyons-Clyde Savannah, Bloomfield and Harley-Allendale Columbia. DeMoras took fifth (16:41). Mowry placed seventh (17:23), while Silliman was 11th (18:16).
The girls went against Harley-Allendale Columbia, Lyons-Clyde Savannah and Mynderse. Nicholson was first (19:38), followed by Doyle in second (19:50). Murphy took 10th (21:31).
The Penn Yan varsity golf team beat Midlakes, 265-275, Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Peter Nicholson recorded a 47. Kevin Smith earned a 50, while Clay Koivuniemi had 51. Cameron Bassage added a 55.
The Penn Yan golf team lost to Geneva, 218-269, Monday, Sept. 18.
Nicholson led the Mustangs with a 48. Koivuniemi followed with a 51. Max Brodman added a 53, while Kevin Smith had a 55.
The Penn Yan girls varsity soccer team beat Geneva, 3-0, Thursday, Sept. 21.
All three goals were scored by Hayley Andersen. Logan Broome, Leah Moniot, and Kiana Larham each assisted.
With the win, the Lady Mustangs' record is 2-6.
The Penn Yan varsity volleyball team defeated Midlakes, Thursday, Sept. 21. The final scores were 25-18, 25-22, 25-13.
Emily Wunder recorded 10 kills, 14 aces, eight assists, two blocks, and 14 digs. Sydney Bloom added four kills, seven assists, and seven digs. Elissa Callaway had three aces, three kills, and 11 digs.
The Lady Mustangs defeated Geneva in three sets, Tuesday, Sept. 19. The final scores were 25-18, 25-13, 25-14.
Wunder led with 15 kills, four aces, and five solo blocks. Bloom earned nine kills, 16 assists, and 12 digs. Callaway had four aces and 10 digs. Caitlin Wunder posted five kills.
Hammondsport loses to Bradford, Alfred
BRADFORD--The Hammondsport girls varsity soccer team lost to Bradford, 3-1, Saturday, Sept. 23.
Destiny Hammond scored for Hammondsport, bringing the halftime score to 1-1. Goalie Megan Allen had three saves.
The girls varsity soccer team lost to Alfred-Almond, Thursday, Sept. 21. The final score was 4-0. Allen posted 34 saves in goal.
The Lakers' varsity volleyball team topped Addison, 25-22, 25-11, 25-10, Monday, Sept. 18.
Robin Jenkins and Shelby Sherman had nine and five aces respectively. Julia Bennett put down 11 kills. Brianna Pratt recorded 24 setter assists.
The Hammondsport boys varsity soccer team tied Bradford, 2-2, Saturday, Sept. 23.
Colin Drain and John Wells both scored for the Lakers, with assists from Noah Wilkinson. Hammondsport had 21 saves in goal.
The Lakers lost to Avoca in an away game, Monday, Sept. 18. The score was 6-0.
The Hammondsport boys varsity cross country team fell to Avoca, Tuesday, Sept. 19. The final score was 29-26. Individually, the Lakers' Thomas Kressly finished first with a time of 18:49.