High School Roundup: Vestal's Egotanda wins two events at Elmira FA invitational

High School Roundup: Vestal's Egotanda wins two events at Elmira FA invitational

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High School Roundup: Vestal's Egotanda wins two events at Elmira FA invitational

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Mike Egotanda was one of six Vestal track and field athletes to win events at the Waite-Molnar Invitational on Saturday at Elmira Free Academy.

Egotanda took first in the long jump (22 feet, 3½ inches) and triple jump (41 feet, 11¾ inches) for the Golden Bears, whose boys placed third out of seven overall and the girls were fifth. Host Elmira swept the team titles.

Other Vestal winners on the boys side were Dylan Hunt (110 hurdles), Kyle Kulp (400 hurdles) and Matt Furminger (400). The Golden Bears relay team won the 4×800 relay, finishing in 9:16.86, 10 seconds better than second-place Elmira.

On the girls side, Kari Stromhaug took first in the high jump (5-0) and pole vault (10-6) and Helen Merriewether won the discus event.

Baseball

Norwich 5, Susquehanna Valley 4: At Norwich, Jake Walsh’s lone hit of the day was a walk-off single down the first-base line, scoring Robert Jeffrey for the Southern Tier Athletic Conference victory. Walsh hit one one of five consecutive hits for the hosts in the bottom of the seventh inning, when they scored three runs to clip the Sabers.

Jeffrey finished 3-for-3 with two runs and two stolen bases and Chris Trevisani pitched a complete game with no walks for Norwich (2-2).

Dave Matthews went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored for SV.

Oneida 6, Sidney 0: At Rome, Sidney managed five hits but fell short at the Lew Bennett Baseball Tournament. Travis Moyer struck out 15 for Oneida.

Sidney 3, Oriskany 1: At Rome, Bill Kozak pitched six innings and allowed a run to lead Sidney.

Softball

Susquehanna Valley 18, Norwich 2: At Norwich, Gina Correll hit a first-inning home run and the Sabers took advantage of nine Purple Tornado errors in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference game.

Boys lacrosse

Corning 10, Churchville-Chili 9: At Corning, Sam Crusha netted the winner with 21 seconds remaining for the Hawks (5-2). Crusha was open on the right wing after Spencer Passmore drew a double team and passed him the ball.

Crusha finished with two goals and three assists and Passmore tallied three goals and an assist. Andrew Buck netted a team-high four goals for Corning.

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