GIRLS BASKETBALL

Duanesburg 61, Cooperstown 50

Dec. 9

Kate Donnelly scored a team-high 18 points, but Cooperstown lost in the finals of the Delhi Tournament to Duanesburg.

Donnelly and Lindsey Trosset, who scored 12 points in the final, made the all-tournament team. 

Cooperstown beat Sidney, 74-32, in the opening round, Saturday, Dec. 7. 

Meagan Schuermann scored 17 points and had eight rebounds to lead the Hawkeyes. Gabby Woeppel scored 10 points and had six rebounds. Donnelly also scored 10 points. 

Cooperstown (2-1) will will host Herkimer on Thursday, Dec. 12, and open Center State Conference Division III play Monday, Dec. 16, at Sauquoit Valley.  

Milford 34, Madison 32

Dec. 6

Milford edged visiting Madison behind a double-double from Teeghan Gale in the first round of the Anton Remy Tournament.

Madison took a 17-12 halftime lead, but the Wildcats scored 14 points in the third quarter that proved to be the decisive.

Gale had 15 points and 13 rebounds. Leanna West also compiled double-digit points (10). Samantha Harvey had five points and five assists for the Wildcats.

Field goals were just about even, with Milford totaling a slight 14-13 advantage.

Krista Osborne led the way for Madison with 12 points, including two 3-pointers.

Morris beat Milford in the title game Saturday, Dec. 7, 33-22. Gale and West made the all-tournament team for Milford. 

Cooperstown 53, LF 35

Dec. 5

Piper Seamon scored 17 points to lead Cooperstown to a season-opening win over Little Falls.

Seamon hit a pair of 3-pointers and finished with seven field goals to pace the Hawkeyes’ offense. She also had four steals, three rebounds and an assist.

Kate Donnelly scored 11 points. Meagan Schuermann scored eight points with three steals and a team-high seven rebounds.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Cooperstown 77, Herkimer 75

Dec. 10

Cooperstown earned its first win of the season in its first home game, a 77-75 decision over Herkimer, with the help of a 31-point, 24-rebound double-double from junior John Kennedy.

Kennedy had 15 field goals and a foul shot to total 31 points, leading all players in both scoring and rebounding. He also notched five blocks.

“We’ve been struggling to take care of the ball, but we are getting better and we did a good job getting John the ball under the basket tonight,” Cooperstown coach John Lambert said. “I love his 31 and 24. It’s probably not something we can expect every night, but who knows?

Spencer Lewis hit four 3-pointers to total 13 points, while Kaishaun Jefferson had 11 points and five rebounds.

Cooperstown will visit Waterville in a Center State Conference Divison III game at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16.

Madison 70, Milford 37

Dec. 6

Lawson Williams had seven of his team-best 11 points in the third quarter but host Milford fell to Madison in the first round of the Anton Remy Tournament.

Williams also grabbed a team-best eight rebounds and Louis Banks had seven points for Milford.

Ethan Rivers finished with a game-high 17 points, while teammates Eammon Shields and Hudson Idzi each had 12 for Madison.

Madison beat Harpursville in the title game, Saturday, Dec. 7, 46-43. Sharon Springs beat Milford, 60-44, in the consolation game. 

SWIMMING

RFA 105, Cooperstown 72

Dec. 5

Cooperstown lost a Center State Conference meet at Rome Free Academy.

Maddox Aramini, Gareth Austin and Ryan Hellenthal each earned two first-place finishes for the Hawkeyes.

Aramini won the 200 freestyle in 1:58.50 and the 100 freestyle in 52.97, while Austin finished the 200 individual medley in 2:22.24 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:09.04. Hellenthal completed the 100 butterfly in 1:03.18 and the 100 backstroke in 1:04.81.

Cooperstown’s 200 medley relay and the 400 medley relay teams also took home first place.

“We have a very young team,” Hawkeyes coach Cheryl Rock said. “We have an eighth-grader and a seventh-grader. It’s exciting.”

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