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Segit, Lyons named CSC first team All Stars for Cooperstown
The following athletes from the 2012 Cooperstown Football team where named Center State Conference Class D East All Stars:
On offense, Kevin Segit, a senior fullback, was named to the first team. Junior halfback Lucas Lyons and junior lineman Ben Carentz were named to the second team.
On defense, Lyons made the first team as a free safety. Senior strong safety Jacob Miller and junior tackle Cullen Rathbone made the second team.
“Each of these young men did an exceptional job all season and are very deserving of this honor,” Redskin coach Mark Segina said. “They played with passion and consistently made good things happen on the football field. While I will miss Kevin and Jacob, I am looking forward to watching Lucas, Ben and Cullen play next season. I expect they will again prove themselves leaders on and off the field.”
Jordan Manikas scored 20 points and Ethan Bliss scored 19 points, but host Cooperstown lost in overtime.
Manikas made a three-point basket with less than a minute left in overtime to bring the Redskins within two points. Cooperstown had a chance to win or tie the game, but made a turnover on its final possession.
Will Thomas had a game-high 37 points for Morrisville-Eaton, and Matt Roher scored 20 points.
Cooperstown hosts Waterville for senior night on Monday.
Sauquoit Valley 37
Ethan Bliss scored 10 points, including two three-point baskets to lead host Cooperstown to a Center State Conference victory.
Park Summers scored nine points for Cooperstown, which outscored SV, 15-9, in the fourth quarter.
Mount Markham 51
Ethan Bliss and Park Summers hit three-pointers late in the fourth quarter to help visiting Cooperstown pull away for a Center State Conference victory.
Bliss finished with a game-high 17 points. Teammate Jordan Manikas contributed 13 for the Redskins, who outscored Mount Markham, 22-16, over the final eight minutes.
“(It was a) back and forth, two-point game all the way to a minute and a half (left),” Cooperstown coach Dave Bertram said.
Sawyer Haney and Nico Knull had 10 and nine points, respectively, for Cooperstown.
Richfield Springs 55,
Keegan Wheelock-Tanner made his second basket count in a big way Friday night.
Wheelock-Tanner’s layup fell through at the buzzer as Richfield Springs escaped with a 55-54 Tri-Valley League boys basketball victory at Cherry Valley-Springfield.
“Keegan got the ball on the wing, drove to the hoop and made a left-side, backhanded layup,” said CV-S coach Terry Brant, whose team rallied from a 27-16 halftime deficit to take the lead in the fourth quarter. “It rolled around the rim and went in at the buzzer. The buzzer was going off as the ball went in.”
The shot capped a five-point night for Wheelock-Tanner, who also went 1-for-2 at the foul line. Joseph Kelly scored a game-high 21 points and Steven Holland had 11 for the Indians.
Kyle Jaquay finished with 18 points and eight rebounds for the Patriots (8-6, 5-5), who got 10 points from Wyatt Crowley, 11 rebounds from Ethan Drugatz and three threes from Jake Ostrander.
CV-S, which was at Milford on Wednesday after deadline, hosts Worcester on Friday for senior night.
Richfield Springs 51,
Vanessa Miller finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds as Richfield Springs won at home in the Tri-Valley League.
Ashley Fuller grabbed 13 rebounds and Kaity Richvalsky scored 10 points for the Indians, who outscored Cherry Valley-Springfield, 20-10, in the fourth quarter.
Lauren Loucks scored 16 points to lead the Patriots, who received 13 from Maddie Archer.
CV-S hosts Worcester on Friday.
Taylor Spranger scored six of her game-high 16 points during a 15-3 fourth-quarter run that lifted visiting Schenevus to a Tri-Valley League victory. With the win, and Friday’s win over Worcester, the Dragons have clinched a share of the Tri-Valley East title.
“We couldn’t make a shot,” Milford coach Jim Weir said of the fourth quarter.
Sarah Mellor contributed four of her 14 points in the final quarter for Schenevus (8-3, 8-2).
Addy Lawson had 11 points for Milford (8-5, 6-4), which will host Richfield Springs on Friday.
Little Falls beats
Cooperstown in boys,
Little Falls won a pair of bowling meets against visiting Cooperstown. The Mountie boys won 4-1 and the girls won 5-0.
Ryan Barrow rolled a 204 game and a 532 series to lead the Redskin boys. Devin Dawley led Little Falls with a 231 game and a 576 series. In total pins, Little Falls won 2398-2214.
For the girls, Molly Bucenuc led the Mounties with a 192 game and 490 series. Little Falls won the match 1898-1114.