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April 24, 2013


Staff Report
Cooperstown Crier

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at Leatherstocking


Matt Frevele’s 44 on the par-35 front nine of the Leatherstocking Golf Course led Cooperstown to a 204-234 victory over visiting Owen D. Young.

Teddy Trosset contributed a 48 for Cooperstown.

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Front nine, par-35

Team scores: Cooperstown 204, Owen D. Young 234.

Cooperstown: Matt Frevele 44, Teddy Trosset 48, Liam Heneghan 52, Lucas Lyons 60.

Owen D. Young: Marty Collins 54, Alec Snyder 57, Ryan Crouse 58, Maxwell Crisman 65.


Cooperstown 5, SV 0


Will Cadwalader rallied for a 6-7, 6-2, 7-5 win over Oleg Vernich at third singles to help visiting Cooperstown  to a Center State Conference sweep.

Cooperstown 5, SV 0

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Singles: Jimmy Anania def. Eric Rogowski, 6-0, 6-3; Jason Cadwalader def. Ruslan Brutsky, 6-0, 6-2; Will Cadwalader def. Oleg Vernich, 6-7, 6-2, 7-5.

Doubles: Lyman Townsend and Max Ofer def. Keith Marble and Eric DeRosia, 6-2, 6-2; Andrew Von Tsurikov and Max Clinton def. Mark Vernich and Connor Brown, 6-3, 6-2.

Cooperstown 4, Herkimer 1


Jimmy Anania, Jason Cadwalader and Will Cadwalader earned singles victories to lead host Cooperstown to a Center State Conference win.

Andrew Von Tsurikov and Max Clinton contributed a victory at second doubles for Cooperstown.

Cooperstown 4, Herkimer 1

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Singles: Jimmy Anania (C) def. Sean Gallagher, 6-1, 6-2; Jason Cadwalader (C) def. Michael Ferrucci, 6-1, 6-1; Will Cadwalader (C) def. Nick Boehm, 6-2, 6-1.

Doubles: Chris Burns and Zach Rosenberger (H) def. Lyman Townsend and Max Ofer, 6-4, 6-1; Andrew Von Tsurikov and Max Clinton (C) def. Nick Kinney and Gabe Aceto, 6-1, 6-2.


G-MU 22, CV-S 2


Jenn Mason and Lauren Hill each had four hits and four runs for visiting Gilbertsville-Mount Upton, which cruised to a Tri-Valley League win.

Maddie Archer scored a run and singled twice for Cherry-Valley Springfield.

G-MU 22, C-VS 2

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Marissa Mehlrose (W), Kelsey Ross (4) and Bri MacPherson. Maddie Archer (L,0-4), Kylie Graham (4) and Jessica Carson. 2B: Sarah Mancuso (C), Jenn Mason (G), Victoria Hawkins (G), Whitney Gilbert (G), Kelsey Ross (G). 3B: Tiffany Sullivan (G).

Milford 7, Franklin 0


Host Milford won by forfeit in the Tri-Valley League as Franklin lost two of its nine players to injury by the third inning and couldn’t continue.

SS 9, CV-S 3


Marjie Entrolezo had three hits and three RBIs for host Sharon Springs, which won a non-league game Friday.

Sarah Green struck out 10 for Sharon Springs (1-5), which received two hits and two RBIs from Renee Handy.

Kylie Graham and Jessica Carson had two hits apiece for CV-S (2-4).

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Maddie Archer (L) and Jessica Carson. Sarah Green (W) and VanArsdal.

Milford 4, Edmeston 3


Host Milford scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to win a Tri-Valley League game.

Kaley Chase opened the inning with a hard come-backer to losing pitcher Catherine Johnson, who then threw wild to first as Chase advanced to second. Peggy Paffenroth followed with a slow roller toward to first. Paffenroth beat the throw as Chase scored from second to tie the score at 3.

Natasha Skillen then reached on an error and Marina Steele singled to right-center to load the bases.

After Serena Chase popped out to second, Dawn Pickwick hit a grounder to second and Paffenroth beat the throw home to score the winning run.

“Yeah, it was close,” Milford coach Jim Weir said of the play at the plate.

Kaley Chase had three hits and Paffenroth finished with two hits for Milford.

Edmeston received 12 strikeouts from Johnson.

Milford 4, Edmeston 3

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Catherine Johnson (L) and Sarah Lawrence. Kaitlin Van Winkler (W) and Natasha Skillen. 2B: Maddy Zenir (M).

Milford 15, Worcester 0


Addy Lawson, Peggy Paffenroth and Marina Steele had two hits apiece for Milford, which cruised to a road victory in the Tri-Valley League.

Maddy Zenir contributed a three-run triple for the Wildcats as part of a seven-run fourth inning.

Paffenroth had a triple, scored three runs and drove in another.

Milford 15, Worcester 0

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Kaitlin Van Winkler (W) and Natasha Skillen. Monica Ridgeway (L,3-2) and Summer Rutty. 3B: Peggy Paffenroth (M), Maddy Zenir (M).

Edmeston 19, CV-S 0


Winning pitcher Catherine Johnson, Sarah Lawrence, Makaela Simmons and Savanna Fistrowicz had two hits apiece as Edmeston cruised to a home victory in the Tri-Valley League.

Simmons finished with three RBIs for the Panthers (4-0).

Edmeston 19, CV-S 0

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Kylie Graham (L) and Jessica Carson. Catherine Johnson (W), Brianna Dunham (5) and Sarah Lawrence. 2B: Sarah Lawrence (E), Makaela Simmons (E), Emily Head (E).


Cooperstown 2, Westmoreland 1


Nico Knull singled home the go-ahead run in the seventh and Ethan Bliss struck out the final two batters with two on in the bottom of the inning as visiting Cooperstown beat Westmoreland, 2-1, Monday in a Center State Conference game.

With the score tied at 1, Park Summers singled to start Cooperstown’s seventh. After two strikeouts, Summers stole second. Knull then singled into left-center and Summers slid in ahead of the tag to make it 2-1.

Bliss struck out the first batter in the bottom of the seventh. He then allowed a wind-blown single and a bad-hop single to put runners on first and second before striking out the final two batters.

“He had a solid day,” Cooperstown coach Frank Miosek said of Oswego State-bound Bliss, who struck out six and walked two in a three-hitter. “He had a good fastball, good location and a curveball when he needed it.”

Cooperstown took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning. Bliss and James Johnson walked to start the inning. Then with two outs, freshman Scott Curtis singled to center to score Bliss. It marked Curtis’ first varsity hit.

Kyle Doolen and Jack Acquaviva combined on a three-hitter for Westmoreland.

Cooperstown 2, Westmoreland 1

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Ethan Bliss (W,2-0) and Jack Donnelly. Kyle Doolen (L), Jack Acquaviva (7) and Matt Falcone. 2B: Ryan Hogan (W).

Milford 30, Franklin 3


Blake Elliott had five hits, scored four runs and drove in three to lead host Milford in the Tri-Valley League.

Austin Brown and Jay Partridge had their first varsity hits for the Wildcats.

Milford 30, Franklin 3

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Kyle Gardner (L), Austin McCall (2), Logan Miller (3) and Matt D’Angelo. Jacob Tabor (W), Wyatt Waters (4) and Blake Elliott. 2B: Blake Elliott (M), William Ward (M).

CV-S 18, G-MU 3


Jon French struck out eight and walked two in a two-hitter, leading host Cherry Valley-Springfield to a Tri-Valley League victory.

French, who allowed no earned runs, also had three hits, three runs and two RBIs.

CV-S 18, G-MU 3

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Christian Merlo (L), Jason Barrows (1), Tim French (4) and Andy Baker. Jon French (W,1-1), Ethan Johnson (6) and Tristan Fralick. 2B: Ethan Johnson (C), Shawn Lowry (C).

Milford 14, Worcester 1


Catcher Blake Elliott had two hits and scored a run for Milford, which cruised to a Tri-Valley League road win.

Adam Renwick struck out four and combined on a three-hitter with reliever Steven Banks, who took over in the fifth.

Milford 14, Worcester 1

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Adam Renwick (W), Steven Banks (5) and Blake Elliott. Derek Pross (L), J.T. Horne (4), Jordan Wood (7) and Chris Mravlja. 2B: Wyatt Waters (M).

Cooperstown 9, Hamilton 4


Ethan Bliss and Nico Knull both went 2-for-3 for visiting Cooperstown, which won a Center State Conference game.

Jack Donnelly went 2-for-5 with two doubles for Cooperstown.

Cooperstown 9, Hamilton 4

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Ethan Bliss (W,1-0) and Jack Donnelly. Noah Fry, Sam Hale (L,1), Brent Harris (5), Bryce Belanger (7) and Cody Browning. 2B: Jack Donnelly (C) 2, Sawyer Haney (C), Ethan Bliss (C), Logan Bailey (H).

Edmeston 15, CV-S 5


Mike Clark and Clayton Lyon had three hits apiece, and Linton Wainright struck out 13 to lead host Edmeston to a Tri-Valley League victory.

Clark had four RBIs and Lyon scored four runs.

Spencer Supak had two hits for Cherry Valley-Springfield.

Edmeston 15, CV-S 5

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French (L), Spencer Supak (6) and Tristan Fralick. Linton Wainright (W) and Clayton Hawes. 2B: Patrick Reid (C), Jon French (C), Clayton Lyon (E), Nick DeVries (E).


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Dustin Collins won three events to lead Cherry Valley-Springfield to a 120-18 dual-meet rout of visiting Andes on Monday.

Collins placed first in the 400 hurdles (1:09), the triple jump (39-3.75) and the high jump (5-4) for the Patriots, who swept the relay events.

Josh Harp paced Andes with wins in the discus (117-6.5) and the shot put (36-6).

Roberta Zaccagnino led the Patriots girls to a 107-23 win with victories in the 100 (14.4), the 100 hurdles (18.1) and the 400 hurdles (1:21.5).

Hannah Lamouret contributed wins in the triple jump (27-6) and the high jump (4-0) for CV-S, which also won all three relays.

The Patriots host Richfield Springs and Davenport/South Kortright on Wednesday.

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Monday’s meet

Boys: CV-S 120, Andes 18.

100 meters: Noah Russo (C) 11.9.

200: Isiah Montgomery (C) 24.4.

400: Ben Drugatz (C) 58.6.

800: Ethan Drugatz (C) 2:16.

1,600: Kyle Jaquay (C) 5:14.

3,200: Elijah Lyon (C) 11:53.

110 hurdles: Dan Bosma (C) 20.9.

400 hurdles: Dustin Collins (C) 1:09.

400 relay: CV-S (Isiah Montgomery, Noah Russo, Denzel Heyliger, Nick Mills) 48.1.

1,600 relay: CV-S (Isiah Montgomery, Kyle Jaquay, Ben Drugatz, Jake Spencer) 4:03.7.

3,200 relay: CV-S (Ben Drugatz, Ethan Drugatz, Jake Spencer, Ryan Jaquay) 10:29.

Discus: Josh Harp (A) 117-6.5.

Shot put: Josh Harp (A) 36-6.

Long jump: Kevin Doubleday (C) 18-3.5.

Triple jump: Dustin Collins (C) 39-3.75.

High jump: Dustin Collins (C) 5-4.

Pole vault: David Waterman (C) 10-0.

Girls: CV-S 107, Andes 23.

100 meters: Roberta Zaccagnino (C) 14.4.

200: Addie Wilson (C) 29.8.

400: Shianne Coss (A) 1:10.8.

800: Jane Auld (C) 3:13.7.

1,500: Chelsea Zembower (C) 6:57.

3,000: Olivia Preston (C) 14.27.

100 hurdles: Roberta Zaccagnino (C) 18.1.

400 hurdles: Roberta Zaccagnino (C) 1:21.5.

400 relay: CV-S (Lauren Loucks, Sarah Russo, Alexis Cronkite, Hannah Lamouret) 59.2.

1,600 relay: CV-S (Emily McDermott, Alexis Cronkite, Lauren Loucks, Sarah Russo) 5:00.5.

3,200 relay: CV-S (Emily McDermott, Addie Wilson, Olivia Preston, Nora Davis) 13:21.

Discus: Olivia Stokes (A) 81-9.5.

Shot put: Cheyanne Weaver (A) 26-4.

Long jump: Lauren Loucks (C) 12-5.

Triple jump: Hannah Lamouret (C) 27-6.

High jump: Hannah Lamouret (C) 4-0.

Pole vault: Santina Nicoletta (C) 6-0.

Tri-Valley Relays


Tyler McDermott and Connor Goguen set a school record in the discus relay Friday at Edmeston, helping the Cherry Valley-Springfield boys to a tie for first place with Gilbertsville-Mount Upton/Morris during the Tri-Valley League Relays.

McDermott and Goguen won at 217 feet, 3 inches for the Patriots, who finished with 76 points. CV-S also won the 800 relay (1:37.70), the 3,200 relay (9:21.70) and the triple jump relay (76-8).

G-MU/M placed first in four events as well, winning the 400 relay (46.20), the 6,400 relay (21:19.78), the distance medley relay (12:17.10) and the long jump relay (37-5.5).

G-MU/M also tied for first in the girls event, scoring 62 points to match Milford.

Christina Hawkins and Mariah Goodwin won the shot put relay (56-2.25) and the discus relay (166-10.75) for G-MU/M, which also took the distance medley relay (15:15.60).

Milford crossed first in the 6,400 relay (27:58.94) and the sprint medley relay (4:49.68).

Rachel Murello and Sophia Barnes tied a school record in the high jump relay (8-6) for Laurens, which placed third with 60 points.

Boys team scores: T1, Cherry Valley-Springfield 76; T1, Gilbertsville-Mount Upton/Morris 76; 3, Edmeston 64; 4, Milford 35; 5, Laurens 33; 6, Downsville 24; 7, Davenport/South Kortright 18; 8, Richfield Springs 16; 9, Schenevus/Worcester 12; 10, Andes 10; 11, Franklin 4; T11, Stamford 4.

Girls team scores: T1, Milford 62; T1, Gilbertsville-Mount Upton/Morris 62; 3, Laurens 60; 4, Richfield Springs 42; 5, Cherry Valley-Springfield 30; T6, Edmeston 26; T6, Stamford 26; 8, Schenevus/Worcester 25; 9, Andes 14; 10, Davenport/South Kortright 11; 11, Franklin 10; 12, Downsville 2.



Dustin Collins hurdled and jumped his way to three victories to lead host Cherry Valley-Springfield to Tri-Valley League boys track and field victories over Laurens, Andes, Richfield Springs and Stamford.

Collins won the 400-meter hurdles in 1 minute, 6.0 seconds and placed first in the triple jump (40 feet, 2 inches) and the high jump (5-6) to help the Patriots to 189 points. Laurens finished second with 62 points, followed by Andes (32), RS (24) and Stamford (six).

Isiah Montgomery and Elijah Lyon had two wins apiece for CV-S. Montgomery won the 100 (12.3) and the 200 (24.6), and Lyon won the 1,600 and 3,200.

Richfield Springs won the girls meet with 88 points, 7.5 ahead of the host school. Laurens had 79 points, Stamford had 56.5 and Andes finished with 23.

Tessa Buck had two wins for the Indians, including a 31-5 ½ triple jump. She also won the 400 in 1:06.5. Christina Gurley and Vanessa Miller also had two wins apiece for RS. Gurley won the 100 (13.8) and the 200 (28.7), and Miller placed first in the shot put (31-2) and the discus (71-4).

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Cooperstown’s girls earned lopsided wins over Center State Conference rivals Oriskany and Waterville.

Cooperstown defeated Oriskany, 107-25, and beat Waterville, 102-33.

Lucy Ford cleared 5-feet, 4 inches to win the high jump.

Kristin Ratliff contributed wins in the 100-meter hurdles (17.9 seconds), the 400 hurdles (1:15.8) and the triple jump (27-1). Samantha Fanion placed first in the 800 (2:39.2) and the 1,500 (5:23.3).

Cooperstown’s boys split, beating Oriskany, 109-19, and falling, 76-59, to Waterville.

JP Gertz led Cooperstown with a winning throw of 110-4 in the discus.

Joe Harmon contributed a win in the 3,200, crossing in 10:54.5.