High school roundup: Emily Russin's late goals give Johnson City girls lacrosse dramatic victory

High school roundup: Emily Russin's late goals give Johnson City girls lacrosse dramatic victory


High school roundup: Emily Russin's late goals give Johnson City girls lacrosse dramatic victory


Emily Russin scored two goals in the game’s final 25 seconds as the Johnson City girls lacrosse team rallied for a 12-11 win over visiting Seton Catholic Central on Monday in a Section 4 Conference game.

Russin tied the game at 11 with an unassisted goal with 25 seconds left. The Wildcats (3-2) then won the ensuing draw and off a reset, Gabby Ruspatini passed the ball to Russin, who came streaking across the left side and beat Saints’ goalie Olenka Czabala for the game-winner with 7.6 seconds left.

Russin finished with a game-high six goals and two assists for Johnson City. Maddie Williams had four goals and an assist to lead Seton Catholic Central, including a goal with 2:10 left in the game to put the visitors up 11-10.

Maine-Endwell 13, Elmira 7: At Elmira, Dani Cronk netted four goals and Chelsea Cable registered three, helping the Spartans earn a Section 4 victory. Hannah George had seven saves in goal for M-E.

Ithaca 12, Binghamton 4: At Binghamton, Ithaca got five goals from Lauren Duthie to pace the Little Red offense as seven players had goals. Katie Gaudet had a goal and an assist for the Patriots.


Chenango Valley 4, Oneonta 2: At Chenango Valley, the Warriors scored all four of their runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to earn their second win of the season.

Matt Personius went 3-for-3 with an RBI double. The senior catcher also tied the school record for stolen bases. He recorded his 29th varsity stolen base in the first inning, his fifth steal of the season.

Personius started the rally with his RBI double in the sixth after Zach Cole reached on a one-out double. Following a walk by Gavin Ashman, Kolby Ross tied the score at 2 on an RBI single. Ross and Ashman scored on a throwing error on a ground ball hit by Mark Mullins.

Ross, the starting pitcher, allowed one unearned run in 413 innings. He struck out nine.

Union-Endicott 9, Binghamton 0: At U-E, Tigers starting pitcher Haydn Vose tossed a complete-game, one-hit shutout, striking out six with one walk. Drew Hogan hit a two-RBI single in the first and Matt Eastman finished 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs to pace U-E (3-0).

Vestal 15, Ithaca 3: At Vestal, Jake Spellane and Austin Beck had two hits and two RBIs apeice for Vestal (2-1) in its STAC victory.

Chenango Forks 15, Windsor 0: At Chenango Forks, Andrew Ziegenfus and Nate Butler each had three RBIs as the Blue Devils rolled to a STAC victory. D.J. Eherts added another two RBIs and Justin Lake got the win for Forks (3-2).

Spencer-Van Etten 7, Odessa-Montour 3: At Odessa Montour, eight errors contributed to seven runs as the Panthers beat the Indians in an IAC matchup.

Elmira Notre Dame 9, Newark Valley 2: At Newark Valley, six Cardinals errors helped the Crusaders plate nine runs in a conference game. Sam Bruner had three hits and a pair of RBIs for Elmira Notre Dame.

Seton Catholic Central 2, Susquehanna Valley 1: At NYSEG Stadium, Seton Catholic starter Matt Ogozaly won his varsity debut, taking a shutout into the sixth inning. David George doubled in a run and scored on an groundout in the first inning for the Saints, while Jimmy Mitchell had a RBI single for the Sabers.

Johnson City 18, Owego 5: At Owego, the Wildcats offense pounded out 19 hits en route to a conference win. Cam Gregory drove in three runs for Johnson City. Steven Rando had a pair of hits and an RBI for Owego.

Dryden 9, Lansing 2: At Dryden, Justen Geddes hit a solo home run and scored two runs to lead Dryden. Bruno Bugliosi and Noah Welgross each had three hits for the Bobcats.

Tioga 5, Waverly 3: At Tioga, Brian Vergason hit an RBI single in the fifth inning to put the Tigers (2-0) ahead, and Carter Jackson singled in an insurance run an inning later. Jesse Manuel struck out 12 in a complete-game victory.

Trumansburg 13, Whitney Point 7: At Whitney Point, the Blue Raiders got a 4-for-5 outing from Glen Addicott and were beneficiaries of nine errors by the hosts. Tyler McClammy was 3-for-5 for the Golden Eagles.


Vestal 15, Ithaca 0: At Vestal, eighth-grader Lauren Hess threw her first varsity no-hitter in a five-inning mercy rule game, striking out six and walking one in a STAC victory. Natalie Poulton and Michelle Chisdak each drove in three RBIs for Vestal (1-4).

Windsor 12, Chenango Forks 0: At Chenango Forks, Emma Benson and Jordyn Steele each hit home runs, helping Windsor cruise to a STAC victory. Benson hit a three-run home run in the first, and Steele’s was a solo shot in the second. Windsor starter Mara Kohlbach pitched a complete game two-hitter, striking out seven.

Johnson City 3, Owego 2: At Johnson City, Jill Burns drove in the winning run for the Wildcats (1-3) in the bottom of the eighth inning. Alex Hein and Molly Secord each singled to start the inning, then Emily Berger added a bunt single to load the bases before Burns drove in Alex Hein on a grounder to second base. Hein finished 3-for-3 with three runs scored.

Chenango Valley 9, Oneonta 6: At Chenango Valley, Dani Forbidussi finished 3-for-4 with a leadoff home run in the second inning to help Chenango Valley (4-1). Forbidussi also earned the victory, pitching the final 413 innings in relief of Amber Wallach.

Waverly 8, Tioga 1: At Tioga, Sam Mennig pitched a complete game with 13 strikeouts and no walks, guiding the Wolverines to an Interscholastic Athletic Conference victory.

Harpursville 2, Laurens 1: At Harpursville, Abby Bird scored both runs to back Erika Whitney’s three-hit, 12-strikeout pitching.

Groton 16, Marathon 1: At Marathon, Phyllis Rose threw a complete game and had three hits for the Indians. Ashlee Wheaton added four RBIs.

Boys lacrosse

Maine-Endwell 14, Chenango Valley 5: At Chenango Valley, Justin Kopansky tallied three goals and an assist and Tyler Thompson netted three goals, helping the Spartans to a Section 4 victory.

Brock Post added two goals and four assists for M-E (8-1), which led 6-3 at the half before scoring six consecutive goals in the third quarter to pull away. Emmanuel Maciak made 14 saves for Chenango Valley (2-6).


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