Mamaroneck knocks off Little Red boys in hockey

Mamaroneck knocks off Little Red boys in hockey

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Mamaroneck knocks off Little Red boys in hockey

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The Ithaca High boys hockey team lost its sixth straight game on Saturday, as Trey Herlitz-Ferguson scored four goals to propel Mamaroneck to a 5-2 victory.

Junior forwards Sunghyun Won and Chandler Pfaff had the goals for Ithaca (9-9-0), while starting goalie Brandon Kasel made 24 saves in two periods of action.

He was replaced in the third by Dylan Riker after being injured at the end of the second period on a collision in the crease.

“I think we were kind of deflated after Brandon got hurt,” Ithaca coach Paul Zarach said.

“He was making the first, second and third saves and really keeping us in the game. But Dylan did a good job of stepping in in a tough situation.”

Michael Abdulky had two assists and Scott Partington had one for Ithaca, which has two more regular-season games before state regionals begin on March 2.

Mamaroneck is ranked No. 14 in Division I in the latest NYSSWA poll.

Boys Swimming

* Ithaca 124, Vestal 61: Ryan Nicholson won two individual events — setting pool records in both — and swam on a pair of winning relays to lead the visiting Little Red (6-0) on Friday.

Nicholson won the 200-yard individual medley (1 minute, 56.73 seconds) and the 100 butterfly (50.49) and led off both the 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relays.

Ithaca’s 200 free relay team also set a pool record with a time of 1:29.58. Kevin Miller was also a double-winner, taking both the 200 (1:51.05) and 500 (5:01.73) freestyles.

Wrestling

* IAC Championships: Joe Rorick of Odessa-Montour won the championship at 106 pounds at Watkins Glen High.

Newark Valley claimed the team title with 205.5 points, followed by Tioga’s 155.

Boys’ Basketball

* Horseheads 64, Ithaca 52: David Yorio pulled down 22 rebounds to go with his 15 points to lead Horseheads on Friday in a STAC West Division contest.

Bruce Greene scored 18 points to pace the Little Red (2-9).

* Lansing 63, Groton 38: The 17th-ranked Bobcats (11-2) delivered the early knockout on the Indians (4-9), taking a 16-5 lead after one quarter and a 37-16 lead at halftime in an IAC game.

Nate McIntosh led Lansing with 18 points, including six of his team’s seven 3-pointers, while Thomas Towner chipped in 14.

Groton’s Tajz McKnight, coming off a 37-point performance a week earlier, scored 22.

* So. Cayuga 53, Trumansburg 39: Vince Stebbins hit four 3-pointers en route to a game-high 22 points for Southern Cayuga (6-6), while Santiago Sanchez led T-burg with 11 points.

Girls’ Basketball

* So. Cayuga 65, Trumansburg 43: Jessie Kopp scored a game-high 27 points — including 13-for-15 foul shooting — to lead the Chiefs. Anna Shelley had 13 points for the Blue Raiders.

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