Sports Roundup: Cooperstown boys fall to Delhi

Cheryl CloughMilford’s Lawson Williams takes the ball to the basket against Gilboa defenders Patrick Cherry and Robert Rion as Ethan Jubar watches the play. Milford won its season opening game, 52-46, on Nov. 26, in Gilboa.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Dec. 4

Delhi knocked off defending Class C state champion Cooperstown, 56-45, at home in its first game of the season Tuesday, Dec. 3.

The Bulldogs jumped ahead, 32-22, at halftime, which proved to be the difference after a tightly contested second half saw Delhi score 24 points to Cooperstown’s 23.

Delhi made 21 field goals, including four 3-pointers, while Cooperstown finished with 16 field goals and six 3-pointers.

The Hawkeyes got 31 of their 45 total points from the duo of Spencer Lewis and John Kennedy. Lewis had 17 points on six field goals, including five 3-pointers, while Kennedy made four field goals and six free throws.

Cooperstown (0-1) will look to bounce back in the Sherburne/Earlville Tournament on Friday, Dec. 6.

Milford 52, Gilboa 46

Nov. 26

Milford got 17 points from Lawson Williams to earn a season-opening win over host Gilboa.

Milford took a 27-19 lead into halftime, but Gilboa pulled back within two at 35-33 entering the fourth, outscoring the visitors, 14-8, in the third.

Williams had four field goals and went 8-for-14 from the foul line to lead all scorers. Riley Stevens and Ethan Jubar were also in double figures with 10 points each for Milford.

Robert Rion and Reese Chase each scored 14 points to pace Gilboa. Michael O’Hara had 10, hitting two 3-pointers.

Milford went 23-for-38 from the foul line, while Gilboa finished 5-for-9 from the stripe.

BOWLING

Coop splits with Little Falls

Nov. 26

Frank Wilsey had a high game of 207 and the match’s high series of 546 to lead the visiting Cooperstown boys team to a win over Little Falls.

The Hawkeyes earned a 4-0 team decision and also received a 400 series with a high game of 152 from Jason Furnari.

Lindsey Storey had a high game of 125, but the Cooperstown girls team fell to Little Falls, 3-1.

Cooperstown visits Adirondack at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5.

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