High school roundup: Pair of Golden Bears shine at Penn Relays

High school roundup: Pair of Golden Bears shine at Penn Relays


High school roundup: Pair of Golden Bears shine at Penn Relays


Vestal’s Kari Stromhaug placed 10th in the high school girls pole vault with a jump of 11 feet and 1 3/4 inches on Thursday in the Penn Relays at Philadelphia, Pa. Stromhaug was the second-best finisher of competitors from New York, finishing behind only Sam Beyar of Monroe-Woodbury High School. Olivia Gruver of Reisterstown, Md., won the event with a jump of 12 feet and 3 1/2 inches.

On Saturday for the boys, Mike Egotanda of the Golden Bears placed sixth in the high school boys long jump with a mark of 23 feet and a 1 1/4 inches. Dashawn Taylor of Middle Island, N.Y. took first place with a jump of 23 feet and 6 1/4 inches.


Horseheads 3, Maine-Endwell 2: At HH, winning pitcher Nick Contando pitched a complete game, holding the Spartans to three hits. Adam Gallagher hit a sixth-inning solo home run for M-E (2-5).

Susquehanna Valley 9, Owego 4: At Owego, Dave Matthews and Justin Caroway each finished 2-for-3 with an RBI, helping SV to a STAC victory. Matthews pitched five innings and was the winning pitcher.

Owego’s Matt Marsili clubbed his second home run of the season, a two-run shot in the bottom of the fourth inning.

Tioga 12, Spencer-Van Etten 0: At S-VE, Dakota Skinner pitched a complete game one-hitter to lead Tioga (7-0) to an IAC victory. S-VE’s Hunter Bergemark got the lone hit in the top of the seventh inning.

Jake Howland finished 4-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs and Parker Hendershot went 3-for-4 with a run scored for the Tigers.

Union-Endicott 4, Johnson City 3: At U-E, the Tigers rallied with two outs in the bottom of the seventh., culminating with U-E’s C.J. Krowiak lacing the first pitch of his at-bat off the left-field wall for a game-winning RBI double.

Snowden Vose started and got the no-decision, throwing five innings and striking out six against only one walk. Austin Malarkey earned the win with two scoreless frames of work.

Union-Endicott 11, Chenango Forks 2: At U-E, Noah Burchill pitched a complete game, striking out three, walking as many and allowed two runs, one earned. Drew Hogan went 3-for-4 with an RBI in victory.

Vestal 4, Johnson City 1: At Vestal, Kevin Franz threw a complete game against the Wildcats to earn the win 4-1 in a nonleague matchup. TJ Wegmann went 3-for-3 and drove in a run to lead the Golden Bears.

Vestal 6, Chenango Forks 5: At Vestal, the Golden Bears held off a late rally by Chenango Forks to win a nonleague game 6-5. Forks got four of their eight hits in the last inning but left the tying run on base. Sophomore Matt Benko went 2-for-3 and drove in a pair of runs for Vestal.

Seton Catholic Central 9, Chenango Valley 3: At Seton CC, Michael Korchak hit a single, double, and triple for the Saints, earning three RBIs and scoring twice. Matt Ogozaly kept the Warriors in check, posting six strikeouts and allowing four hits and two walks.


Oneonta 8, Norwich 1: At the Mary Testa Tournament, Bri Baker pitched a complete game with 15 strikeouts and two walks to lead Oneonta to a STAC win. Breanna Cashman hit a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning for Norwich (2-5).

Vestal 15, Webster Schroeder 2: At Vestal, Kat Festa finished 3-for-5 with three RBIs, helping the Golden Bears (2-8) win the consolation game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament.

Elmira 5, Horseheads 0: At Elmira, Makena Edwards pitched a complete-game shutout, striking out two and walking a pair in front of good defense. Katie Snyder, Sarah Topping and Lindsay Roman each had an RBI, leading Elmira to victory. Amber Terjale went 3-for-3 and pitched five innings, surrendering eight hits and five runs, two earned, in defeat.

Seton Catholic Central 9, Deposit 3: At Deposit, starting pitcher Katherine Loughlin threw a complete game striking out five and had three hits for the Saints.

Unatego 10, Harpursville 3: At Unatego, the Spartans picked up a Midstate Athletic Conference victory. Ashley Hatzidakis went the distance on the mound for Unatego, picking up the win. Megan Faulkner contributed with a triple and Sierra Becht drove in two runs to lead the Spartans.

Unatego 8, Laurens 0: At Unatego, Kali Benedict threw a complete game one hitter to defeat Laurens in a rain shortened nonleague game. Megan Faulkner went 2-for-3 and scored three runs for the Spartans.

Shenendehowa 18, Johnson City 0: At the Mary Testa Tournament, Brooke Zeller went 3-for-5 with two doubles and four RBIs to send Shenendehowa past the Wildcats.

Ithaca 4, Johnson City 3: At Johnson City, the Little Red scored the winning run in the seventh inning from a walk, a stolen base, and a wild pitch.

Union-Endicott 13, Ithaca 0: Alexis Eastman pitched a perfect game and went 3-for-3 with four RBIs for the Tigers in their STAC victory at the Mary Testa Tournament. Danielle Pasquale added three hits, three RBIs, and scored three runs.

Shenendehowa 8, U-E 0: At the Mary Testa Tournament, Nicole McGarvill hit a home run to help Shenendehowa win the championship matchup.

Boys lacrosse

Chenango Valley 8, Elmira 7: At Elmira, Chenango Valley’s Matt Slezak netted the game-winner with one minute, 23 seconds remaining in the contest. Ryan Corey tallied a game-high four goals to lead the Warriors, and Shea Ames netted two for Elmira.

Union-Endicott 19, Watkins Glen 0: At Union-Endicott, Justin Flint posted four goals and an assist and Chad Strauss added a hat trick and four assists in victory.

Vestal 12, Horseheads 6: At Vestal, Sam Bulman scored three goals and Jake Nelson added two goals and three assists for the unbeaten Golden Bears (9-0), who led 6-1 at halftime.

Girls lacrosse

Vestal 18, Wyoming Seminary 4: At Vestal, Devon McKercher (five goals, two assists), Nicole Lyons (5-2) and Tomasina Leska (3-3) helped the Golden Bears (6-3) win their nonleague game.

Seton Catholic Central 11, Binghamton 10: At Binghamton, Meaghan O’Brien scored four goals to pace the Saints offense in a Section 4 conference win over Binghamton 11-10. Maddie Williams added a hat trick for Seton. Colleen Holleran scored four goals to lead the Patriots.

Union-Endicott 16, Elmira 10: At Elmira, Lisa Leska scored a hat trick in the first half and Kayla Prosinski scored two of her four in the first to stake U-E to an 8-5 lead.


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