Bennett scores 4 goals to set Dryden single-season record as Purple Lion girls roll

Bennett scores 4 goals to set Dryden single-season record as Purple Lion girls roll


Bennett scores 4 goals to set Dryden single-season record as Purple Lion girls roll



Taylor Bennett scored four goals, giving her a school-record 35 for the season, as the Purple Lions rolled past Union Springs 11-0 in Interscholastic Athletic Conference play at Volante Field.

Bennett’s total eclipsed the previous record of 34, set in 2010 by her older sister, Leighann, now a freshman at Binghamton University.

Ashley Tenkate and Abigail Barr added two goals apiece for Dryden. Alissa Patte and Sarah Westcott both recorded their first varsity goals.

Kiersten Spears made five saves for Union Springs.

STAC girls swimming

Ithaca 101, Binghamton 83: On Friday at Ithaca, the Little Red improved to 5-0 in duals this season as Joy Smith won the 200-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly to pace the victory.

The Little Red also got individual victories from Emily Rubin (200 individual medley), Annika Browning (50 free), Ayla Bonniwell (diving), Indie Stratton (100 free), Emily Mahr (500 free) and Micaela Moravek (100 backstroke).

Binghamton’s Jaime Fidler-Young won the 100 breaststroke and swam a leg on the winning 200 freestyle relay.

The Little Red travels to Union-Endicott on Tuesday.

IAC Girls Soccer

Newfield 2, Candor 1: On Friday at Candor, Allison Teed scored a goal and Kari Hartman made 13 saves to lead the Trojans, who also scored on a Candor own goal. The Indians (3-7-1) had the better of the shots, 15-8, while Newfield had a 2-1 edge in corners. Katie Slocum made six saves for Candor.

STAC boys soccer

Ithaca 3, Maine-Endwell 0: On Friday at Ithaca, Luc Sinon, Nicholas Gualtieri and Pierre Clavel scored first-half goals and Geoff Twardokus made four saves as the Little Red improved to 9-3 with its third consecutive victory.

Trevor Jerdan and Tristan Cornell-Roberts had assists for Ithaca, which had a 12-5 edge in shots and took all three of the game’s corners.

The Little Red takes on visiting Union-Endicott at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Moresco Stadium. It will be Senior Night for the squad.

IAC boys soccer

Dryden 2, Union Springs 0: On Saturday at Union Springs, Mike Harvey scored a goal in both halves and Haile Cutter was called on to make one save as the Purple Lions improved to 10-2 with a victory over the Wolves (4-9).

Jake Czapranski assisted on one of the goals for Dryden, which rebounded from a 2-1 loss on Thursday at home to Trumansburg. Meyson Paz (10 saves) and David Scheftic (2) split time in the Springs net.

Notre Dame 10, Newark Valley 0: On Friday at Elmira, Li Molingou had four goals and Brandon Majahan added three as the Crusaders (10-2) blanked Newark Valley. The Crusaders outshot the Cardinals 26-0.


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