Tyler Ford scored five goals and won 13 of 17 faceoffs, helping the Owego boys lacrosse team win its Section 4 game, defeating Union-Endicott 11-5 on Saturday at U-E. Ford tallied all of his goals in the first half, when the Indians produced a 7-3 lead and were never threatened.
Pat Bilbrey added three goals and an assist for the Indians (1-2), and Nick Figuerado made ten saves in goal, earning the win. Chad Strauss scored two goals with an assist, and Peter Ciacelli added four assists for the Tigers (0-5).
Vestal 11, Maine-Endwell 7: At M-E, Zach Cook scored two of his three goals in the fourth quarter, helping Vestal (4-0) hand M-E its first loss of the season. Jake Nelson added a goal and three assists, and Corey Choberka notched two goals for the Golden Bears. Nick Nestlerode made twelve saves in goal.
Justin Kopansky scored three goals and Justin Miller netted two for the Spartans (5-1).
Whitney Point 8, Seton Catholic Central 3: At WP, Jake Lynch tallied four goals and two assists, and Corey Hodges and Dan Ellerson each registered two goals and two assists, helping the Golden Eagles (3-1) win their Section 4 game. Donovan Sturdevant added an assist and won 6 of 8 second half faceoffs, helping Whitney Point outscore the Saints 4-0.
Sam Crowly, Dan O’Brien and Ryan Moran all tallied goals for SCC.
Johnson City 10, Elmira 8: At Elmira, Shane Majewski and Michael Joseph each recorded a hat trick, and Nick Neferis added two goals and four assists for the Wildcats. Josh Davis added a goal and two assists for JC, which won 14 of 19 faceoffs.
Shea Ames netted three goals and Eli Halperin contributed two goals and two assists to lead Elmira (1-3).
Chenango Forks 15, Chenango Valley 5: At CF, Brandon Dutcher scored four goals and three assists, Ryan Bronson tallied four goals, and Jack Sherwood recorded seven assists as the Blue Devils cruised to a Section 4 victory. Five different players scored for CV.
Corning 8, Saint Joseph’s 3: At Corning, Nick Nehring made 17 saves for the Hawks (2-2), leading them to a nonleague win.
Windsor 11, Unatego 5: At Windsor, the Black Knights scored three runs in the first inning and four in the second en route to victory. Stepen Centorani pitched for Windsor and earned the win, going three innings and striking out eight, allowing only one run. Right fielder Jake Conroy went 2-for-3 with three RBIs. Jared Jones took the loss for Unatego, pitching two innings and allowing seven runs on eight hits.
Hancock 11, Laurens 4: At Laurens, Zack Worobey went 3-for-4 with 3 RBIs helping Hancock win its nonleague game.
Irondequoit 16, Vestal 7: At Vestal, a 10-minute stretch in the first half gave Irondequoit a large margin at the break, leading 11-3. In the opening 15 minutes of play Vestal had trouble finding the back of the net, hitting posts on mulitple occasions. Tomasina Leska led all scorers for Vestal (3-2) with four goals and an assist. Four other players each added a goal. Jen Reininger lead the Eagles in scoring with four goals and three assists.
Boys track and field
NY-PENN Invitational: At Windsor, Vestal finished third overall out of the 27 teams with 67 points and Susquehanna Valley placed fourth with 62 points. Ithaca took first place with 96 points. Winning for the Golden Bears was Dylan Hunt in the 110m hurdles and Chris Murphy in the 400m hurdles. Murphy was runner up to Hunt in the 110m hurdles and Mike Egotanda placed third in both the high jump and triple jump.
SV’s Marquis Jackson won the high jump event, clearing six feet, four inches and Richard Buchannan placed first in the 3,200m race. Jackson also came in second in the 100 meter dash. Other local winners were Norwich’s Matt Murray won both the 400m and 800m runs, and Owego’s Parrish Bridges who won the 1,600m race.
Girls track and field
NY-PENN Invitational: At Windsor, Vestal came in second overall, trailing only Elmira (86-79.50). Winning for Vestal was Madeline Beaulieu in the 1,500, Kelsey Briggs in the triple jump, Kari Stromhaug (pole vault) and Hellen Merriwether (Discus). Binghamton’s Jasmine Howard placed in first in both the 100 and 200 meters and Nicole Leo won the 400m.
The Patriots team placed third overall with 67 points.
Norwich’s Brooke Bonney took first in the shot put with a score of 36 feet, eight inches.