High school roundup: Second-half defense key for Norwich boys

High school roundup: Second-half defense key for Norwich boys


High school roundup: Second-half defense key for Norwich boys


Host Norwich outscored Oneonta 19-1 in the third quarter to break open a close game.

Michael Sutton led all scorers with 13 points, including three 3-pointers, as the Purple Tornado beat the Yellowjackets, 54-32, Thursday in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference boys basketball matchup.

In the decisive third quarter, Norwich (3-0) placed Michael Orals on Alex Bicinish, who scored 11 first-half points, as Oneonta (1-3) grabbed a 23-22 lead.

Orals held Bicinish scoreless in the second half, and Danny Person collected four steals in the third quarter.

Person finished with 12 points for Norwich.

* Deposit 57, Schenevus 53 (OT): Yelta Feringa and Devin Schmitz combined for seven points in overtime to lead Deposit over Schenevus.

Feringa finished with 17 points for the Lumberjacks.

Kevin Weinart and Robert Burton had 22 points apiece for Schenevus.

* Ross Corners 67, Mountainside Christian 41: Pavel Shinbyakove scored 10 points in the second quarter to help Ross Corners Christian Academy jump out to a 39-23 halftime lead.

Shinbyakove finished with 22 points. John Andryuk led Mountainside with 18 points.


Vestal defeated Johnson City, 12-1, in a game between two undefeated teams.

Andrew Gleason had three goals and four assists for Vestal (6-1). Joe Eiskant added three goals and three assists, as the Bears had 12 players register points.

Nate Walker scored an unassisted goal for Johnson City (4-1).


The Wildcats won 10 out of 15 matches and defeated Susquehanna, Valley 60-21.

Isiah Colgen, Justin Bidwell, Corey McCormick, Ben Fay, Joe Hamdan, Anthony Johns, Nick Bidwell, Connor Halladay, and Reggie Williams all pinned their opponents.

Teddy Stori won a 3-0 decision for Susquehanna Valley over Nikola Cejic

Boys bowling

Owego’s Gavin Neigh had games of 236, 205 and 257, falling just short of a 700 series. His 698 total led the Indians to a 5-0 victory over Chenango Forks.

Brad Miller led Chenango Forks with a 256 game and a 625 series.

Boys swimming

Corning’s Peter Behan set a pool record with a time of 23.06 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle, and the Hawks held off host Union-Endicott, 52-50.

The Corning 200 freestyle team of Devin Li, Henry Towery, Jared Faber and Behan also set a pool record with a time of 1:36.12.


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