Sports Roundup: Coop girls continue win streak

Roger LansingBradley Weldon finishes at the Whitesboro Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 5. She was 15th with a time 23:03 on the 5K course at Deerfield Wilderness Park.

GIRLS SOCCER

Cooperstown 5, M-E 0

Oct. 7

Ashley Kiuber scored twice to help host Cooperstown defeat Morrisville-Eaton in a Center State Conference Division III girls soccer game.

The Hawkeyes have won six straight games since a Tuesday, Sept. 17, tie with Waterville.

Meagan Behan, Kate Donnelly and Abby Ford each had goals for Cooperstown, which led, 3-0, at halftime.

Meah Boyles had a pair of assists, while Natalie Brotherton and Abby Miller each tallied one.

Meagan Schuermann made three saves. Olivia Eastman made 14 saves on 28 Cooperstown shots.

The Hawkeyes earned five corners to one for M-E.

Cooperstown (8-1-1, 4-0-1) hosted division leader Waterville, in a game played after deadline Wednesday, Oct. 9. The Hawkeyes will play at Sauquoit Valley at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. 

Cooperstown, 3, F-S 2

Oct. 3

Lauren Koffer had a goal and two assists as Cooperstown beat host Frankfort-Schuyler in a Center State Conference non-division match in Frankfort.

“They’re working so hard in practice,” Hawkeyes coach Jennifer Pindar said. “They’ve really gelled together, and it’s fun to watch.”

Frankfort-Schuyler scored first off a goal from Hailey Trout.

Meagan Behan tied the game, and Lindsey Trosset scored the go-ahead goal in the second half.

Trout made it a 3-2 game, scoring on a penalty kick late.

Frankfort-Schuyler finished ahead in shots, 13-10, and corners, 4-1. Meagan Schuermann made 11 saves for Cooperstown. Mia Amencolare had seven saves for F-S.

Franklin 3, Milford 0

Oct. 1

Molly McLaughlin earned the shutout in goal as Marissa Campbell, Kayla Campbell and Valentina Temple scored in host Franklin’s win over Milford in a Tri-Valley League game.

Franklin got assists from Sumer Golinski and Maddy Ackley.

Cassidy Hall (three saves) and Gabriella Saggese (two saves) split time in goal for the Wildcats.

Franklin outshot Milford, 8-4, and finished with eight corners to the Wildcats’ three. 

BOYS SOCCER

Cooperstown 3, Edmeston 0

Oct. 8

Colby Diamond had a goal and an assist as Cooperstown won a non-league match in Edmeston.

Jackson Martz and Ollie Wasson also scored for Cooperstown (5-7, 3-5), which will host Waterville at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 in a Center State Conference Division III game.

RS 2, Milford 0

Oct. 3

Jake Patterson stopped all nine shots he faced as Richfield Springs blanked host Milford during a Tri-Valley League match.

The Indians scored twice in the second half on goals from Christian Andreav and Dylan Hosford. Andreav’s goal came with 10:54 left in the game, while Hosford scored with 3:52 remaining.

Jake Bennett and Cam Duncan tallied assists for Richfield Springs.

Wildcats goalie Louis Banks compiled 15 saves in the loss.

The Indians led Milford in shots, 22-13, and corners, 4-3.

Milford 6, Franklin 2

Oct. 1

Riley Stevens and Cam Cintron each scored twice as host Milford outlasted a pair of goals from Franklin’s Matt Serrao to win in a Tri-Valley League game.

Stevens opened the scoring 1:18 into the first half when his shot from 20 yards took a deflection past goalkeeper Cole Ruff.

Franklin answered 42 seconds later, when Jeffrey Bullis found Serrao for an equalizer two minutes in. But Stevens put Milford ahead, 2-1, 23 seconds later.

Tobias Green struck twice and Zach Brown scored his first varsity goal as the Wildcats took a 5-1 lead into halftime.

Serrao’s second-half penalty kick was canceled out by Cintron’s second score.

Donta Sherwood recorded an assist for Milford.

Louis Banks made four saves and Martin Thorsland made one for Milford. Ruff made four for Franklin.

SWIMMING

Cooperstown 94, HP 88

Oct. 3

Emily Ferrari won the 500 freestyle and Katelyn Amsden took first place in the 100 breaststroke to lead host Cooperstown to a Center State Conference win.

Ferrari finished the 500 freestyle in 6:15.87 while Amsden had a time of 1:22.36 seconds in the 100 breaststroke. 

CROSS COUNTRY

Whitesboro Invitational

Sept. 5

Ryan Lansing and Ward Oles placed in fifth and sixth, respectively, to lead the Cooperstown boys to a ninth-place finish at the Whitesboro Invitational.

Lansing led the 3.1-mile course, until he had a slip on the muddy route. He finished in 17:55.2. Oles finished in 17:55.8.

Mason Raffo finished 67th (21:46.9), Ray Hovis finished 71st (22:04.9) and Glenn Weil (22:43.8) placed 81st. Simon Hurysz was 91st in 23:33.9 and Lincoln DiLorenzo was 93rd in 24:13.1.

Waterville’s Dylan Williams won the boys race with a time of 17:16.1.

Bradley Weldon placed 15th with a time of 23:03 for the Cooperstown girls, who did not complete a team score. Talie Hanson was 54th (26:39.1) and Monica Kennedy was 75th (29:32.3) for the Hawkeyes.

Vernon-Verona-Sherrill’s Delaney Brewer won the girls race with a time of 20:10.3.

Hawkeye boys sweep

Oct. 2

The Cooperstown boys swept their Center State Conference meet at Westmoreland.

The Hawkeyes recorded wins over Poland, West Canada Valley and New York Mills.

Cooperstown’s Ryan Lansing won the boys race in 16:54. Ward Oles finished third in 17:48, Peter Weil placed 11th in 19:40, Aidan Delaney got 12th in 19:50 and Mason Ruffo finished 15th in 20:06.

On the girls side, the Hawkeyes beat Poland, New York Mills and Westmoreland, but fell to West Canada Valley.

Catherine Christensen won the girl’s race for WCV, in 21:18.

The Hawkeyes’ top five included Bradley Weldon (third, 21:48), Jade Brotherton (sixth, 22:41), Sarah Johnson (10th, 24:20), Monica Kennedy (11th, 24:24) and Talie Hanson (14th, 25:04).

FOOTBALL

A-P-W 38, Cooperstown 24

Oct. 5

Trailing 30-24, Cooperstown had a chance to stage a fourth-quarter homecoming comeback. However, a turnover on downs near midfield ended the Hawkeyes’ chances against Altmar-Parish-Williamson in a Section III eight-person game. 

Cooperstown (0-2, 0-2) was scheduled to host Sherburne-Earlville on Saturday, Oct. 12, but that game has been canceled, according to school officials. 

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