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Schenevus 19, CV-S 3

5/13

Winning pitcher Taylor Spranger hit two home runs to lead Schenevus to a road victory in the Tri-Valley League.

Alyssa Turner had four hits, including a double and a home run, and teammates Stephanie Pepaj and Vickie Hubbard contributed three hits apiece.

Maddie Archer tripled for the Patriots, who finish the season 3-14.

Cooperstown 11, S-E 1

5/10

Senior Nicole Cring went 3-for-3 with two triples, three runs and an RBI, and struck out 14 in a two-hitter to lead unbeaten Cooperstown to a Center State Conference win at home.

Cring tripled and scored in the second inning to give Cooperstown a 2-1 lead. In the circle, she overcame her season-high of three walks.

“She pitched well,” Cooperstown coach Dave Bliss said. “She had a few more three-ball counts than usual, but the strike zone was tight, a little bit tighter than usual.”

Catherine Borgstrom went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Maggie Hall finished 1-for-2 with three RBIs for Cooperstown.

Cooperstown 11, S-E 1

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Savannah Irwin (L) and Alexis Irwin. Nicole Cring (W) and Erin Hascup. 2B: Maggie Hall (C). 3B: Nicole Cring (C) 2.

Worcester 5, CV-S 2

5/9

Winning pitcher Monica Ridgeway’s RBI triple in the bottom of the sixth scored Jordan Spina, and Worcester went on to a Tri-Valley League triumph.

Trailing, 2-1, with one out in the sixth, the Wolverines tied it when Kristina Walsh walked, stole second and third, and scored on a passed ball. Pinch-hitter Spina then singled to set up Ridgeway’s go-ahead triple.

The Wolverines (8-5), who scored two more runs in the sixth, also received two hits from Summer Rutty.

Shannon Sears and Jordan Loucks scored for the Patriots.

Worcester 5, CV-S 2

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Kylie Graham (L) and Jessica Carson. Monica Ridgeway (W,8-5) and Summer Rutty. 3B: Monica Ridgeway (W).

Cooperstown 16, Westmoreland 0

5/9

Nicole Cring struck out 15 and walked one in a two-hitter to lead host Cooperstown to a Center State Conference victory.

“She’s got long arms, big hands and good control over the ball,” Cooperstown coach Dave Bliss said of Cring, who improved to 13-0 on the season.

Cring also hit a two-run homer over the center-field fence. Teammate Maggie Hall hit a three-run homer over the left-field fence as well.

Christina Noto finished with three hits and Erin Hascup and Jennifer Flynn had two hits apiece.

Cooperstown 16, Westmoreland 0

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Kailey Cushman (L) and Megan Sweeney. Nicole Cring (W,13-0) and Erin Hascup. 3B: Jennifer Flynn (C). HR: Maggie Hall (C), Nicole Cring (C).

BASEBALL

Cooperstown 14, Waterville 0

5/13

Ethan Bliss needed 54 pitches to get through five hitless innings and went 2-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Cooperstown to a Center State Conference victory at Doubleday field.

Bliss finished with seven strikeouts and one walk and combined on a one-hitter with Park Summers. Waterville’s lone hit came on a infield hit to short by Mike Oltmann with two outs in the sixth inning.

Jack Donnelly had three hits – including two doubles – and three RBIs, and Sawyer Haney went 2-for-3 for Cooperstown.

Waterville (1-12) is 0-10 in league.

Cooperstown 14, Waterville 0

at Doubleday Field

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Cody Lynfield (L), Erikson Shank (6) and Adam Saville. Ethan Bliss (W), Park Summers (6) and Jack Donnelly. 2B: Jack

Donnelly (C) 2, Ethan Bliss (C), Sawyer Haney (C).

Schenevus 12, CV-S 8

5/13

Jacob Darling hit an RBI single during a 10-run sixth inning that carried visiting Schenevus to a Tri-Valley League victory.

The Dragons had four of their nine hits in the sixth inning, which started with Cherry Valley-Springfield leading, 6-2.

Justin Monahan tripled and Jake Fassett doubled for CV-S, which ends its season at 4-11.

Schenevus 12, CV-S 8

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Robert Burton (W) and Jordan Burton. Jake Kroll (L), Spencer Supak (7) and Jake Fassett. 2B: Jake Fassett (CVS). 3B: Justin Monahan (CVS).

S-E 2, Cooperstown 0

5/10

Winning pitcher Matt Smith hit a two-run single in the top of the eighth inning as Sherburne-Earlville (8-7) won a non-league road game at Doubleday Field.

Sawyer Haney went the distance in the loss for Cooperstown.

S-E 2, Cooperstown 0

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Matt Smith (W) and Mick Khoury. Sawyer Haney (L) and Kevin Segit.

Cooperstown 6, Westmoreland 4

5/9

Winning pitcher Ethan Bliss struck out 10 and walked two in a five-hitter, leading host Cooperstown to a Center State Conference Division III victory.

Bliss also doubled and drove in two runs for Cooperstown (6-5, 5-4), which received 2-for-3 efforts from Jack Donnelly and Ray Cabrera.

Jon Guy had two hits and two RBIs for Westmoreland (7-8, 5-5).

Cooperstown 6, Westmoreland 4

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Jack Acquaviva, Brandon Murphy (6,L) and Matt Falcone. Ethan Bliss (W,3-2) and Jack Donnelly. 2B: Kyle Doolen (W), Ethan Bliss (C).

Worcester 20, CV-S 5

5/9

Worcester scored at least one run in every inning to cruise to a Tri-Valley League win over visiting Cherry Valley-Springfield.

Steve Griffiths and Nate Nicklous (home run) each had three hits and three RBIs for the Wolverines, who got two hits apiece from Chris Mravlja and Ryan Perrillo.

Spencer Supak went 3-for-3 for the Patriots.

Worcester 20, CV-S 5

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Spencer Supak (L), Johnson (6), Andrew Spencer (6) and Tristan Fralick. George Clements (W,6-0) and Ryan Perrillo. 2B: Chris Mravlja (W). 3B: Andrew Spencer (C), Spencer Supak (C), Fassett (C). HR: Nate Nicklous (W).

TRACK

CV-S Hysack Invitational

5/10

Isiah Montgomery, the co-outstanding track athlete of the meet, and Dustin Collins led the host school’s boys to a first-place tie with Broadalbin-Perth in the Kyle Hysack Invitational  at Cherry Valley-Springfield.

Montgomery, who shared track athlete honors with Canajoharie’s Seth Ferguson, won the 100 in 11.4. He also placed second in the 200 (23.1) behind Lansingburgh’s Dante Carr (22.6), who earned overall athlete of the meet accolades.

Collins won the triple jump (42-3.25) and placed second in the high jump (5-8).

Rory Davis placed second in the pole vault (10-6) for the Patriots, who amassed 130 points — six behind winner Broadalbin-Perth in the 10-team meet.

Canajoharie won the girls meet with 173 points — nine better than second-place B-P. CV-S placed fifth with 70.5.

Windham’s Mattie Seamans was the lone area girl to win an individual event. She placed first in the 800 in 2:33.4. Seamans also finished second in the triple jump (33-2.25).

Richfield Springs’ 800 relay team of Tessa Buck, Christina Gurley, Petra Peretin and Morgan Sylvester won in 1:56.2. The CV-S team of Emily McDermott, Alexis Cronkite, Lauren Loucks and Addie Wilson finished second in 1:58.4.

Cronkite also finished second in the 100 (13.4) and third in the 200 (27.7).

GOLF

at Leatherstocking GC

5/9

Matt Frevele shot a 43 on the par-35 front nine of the Leatherstocking Golf Course, but Cooperstown fell, 196-185, to visiting Unadilla Valley.

Brenon Maynard (44), Jarad Hanslmaier (45) and Collin Izard (46) paced the Storm.

at Leatherstocking GC

Front nine, par-35

Team scores: UV 185, Cooperstown 196

Unadilla Valley: Brenon Maynard 44, Jarad Hanslmaier 45, Collin Izard 46, Bryant Maynard 50.

Cooperstown: Matt Frevele 43, Teddy Trosset 48, Liam Dolan 51, Ryan Barrow 54.

TENNIS

Cooperstown 3, Hamilton 2

5/9

at Hamilton

Singles: Charlie Campbell-Decock (H) def. Jay Davine 6-0, 6-0; Jason Cadwalader (C) def. Skyler Fukazawa 6-1, 6-0; Will Cadwalader (C) def. Calvin Lucey-McCabe 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles: Ignas Bakanauskas and Daniel Johnson (H) def. Max Ofer and Lyman Townsend 2-6, 6-3, 6-4; Max Clinton and Andrew Von Tsurikov (C) def. Nikki Ganung and Coddington Zachary 6-1, 6-0.