Sports Roundup

Cheryl CloughCooperstown’s Jasmine Martinez tries to escape against Walton’s Caleb Robinson during the 99-pound match in a dual meet on Jan. 22. Robinson won the match by technical fall.

VOLLEYBALL

MM 3, Cooperstown 1

1/23

Kristin Ratliff finished with a match-high 12 assists, but visiting Cooperstown fell in the Center State Conference.

McKenna Hage contributed four kills and Alexis Tsouvas had three for the Hawkeyes (12-3, 6-3), who lost, 25-17, 25-11, 15-25, 25-15.

Olivia Thomson’s 15 digs, six kills and three aces paced Mount Markham (11-2, 7-2), which received six kills and three blocks from Rachel Burke.

MM 3, Cooperstown 1

Game scores: 25-17, 25-11, 15-25, 25-15.

Cooperstown (12-3, 6-3): Kristin Ratliff ace, kill, 12 assists; McKenna Hage 4 kills, assist, 2 digs; Alexis Tsouvas ace, 3 kills, assist, block.

Mount Markham (11-2, 7-2): Rachel Burke 6 kills, 3 blocks, assist; Olivia Thomson 6 kills, 3 aces, 15 digs; Kaleigh Bryce 5 kills, 2 aces, 7 digs, 9 assists; Brianna Wilcox 4 kills, 7 digs; Breanna Carnegie 4 kills, 6 digs; Ellie Ainslie 2 kills, ace, block; Megan Wool 4 aces, 7 digs; Sarah Griabnoff 3 aces; McKenzie Homer 5 assists; Lizzie Jones assist.

Cooperstown 3, LF 1

1/21

Kristin Ratliff amassed a match-best 23 assists, seven aces and five kills to lead host Cooperstown to a 25-10, 25-13, 23-25, 25-12 win in the Center State Conference.

Ratliff tied teammate Ginger Miller for match-high honors in aces. Jennifer Snyder contributed eight kills and Katie Franck had five kills, four aces and four assists for the Hawkeyes.

Winter Polnak’s five kills paced Little Falls (4-10, 0-9).

Cooperstown 3, LF 1

Game scores: 25-10, 25-13, 23-25, 25-12.

Little Falls: (4-10, 0-9): Kali Yerina 4 kills, ace, 2 digs; Winter Polnak 5 kills; Lauren Shepardson 3 kills, ace, 5 assists, 3 digs; Samantha Ackerman 4 assists.

Cooperstown (12-2, 6-2): Ginger Miller 7 aces, 2 kills, 2 blocks; Kristin Ratliff 7 aces, 5 kills, 23 assists; Katie Franck 4 aces, 5 kills, 4 assists; Jennifer Snyder 8 kills; McKenna Hage ace, 3 kills.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Worcester 47, Milford 46

1/23

Jessie Thompson scored 17 points and Jamie Thompson had 12 as host Worcester handed Milford its first Tri-Valley League girls basketball loss of the season, 47-46.

“Any time you beat a good team like the Milford, of course, the girls were extremely excited,” Worcester coach Chris Kaltenbach said. “It was nice to see them finish a tough game. They did enjoy it. We hope this builds some momentum for us.”

Jessie Thompson had eight points, Madison Wright had six points and Jamie Thompson contributed four as the Wolverines outscored Milford, 18-7, in the first quarter. Worcester led, 18-4, before Addy Lawson hit a contested, 30-footer before the quarter buzzer.

Worcester (7-7, 6-4) extended its lead to 29-17 at halftime.

“The girls came out confident,” Kaltenbach said. “We had good ball movement and penetrated the center of their zone.”

Lawson, who scored a game-high 25 points, hit five of her seven three-pointers in the second half to lead Milford’s rally.

“(Milford coach) Jim (Weir) did a great adjusting at halftime,” Kaltenbach said.

Milford (12-2, 9-1) briefly took a lead in the fourth quarter, but Worcester answered quickly.

With 5.5 seconds left, Milford inbounded under its basket. The Wildcats got a final shot off from about 30 feet that missed everything.

Alexia Massaroni scored all six of her points in the second half for Worcester.

“It was really nice to see us play a complete game, especially against a quality team like Milford that doesn’t stop coming at you,” said Kaltenbach, whose team opened its season with a 45-29 loss to Milford.

Taylor Olmsted contributed 11 points for Milford.

Worcester 47, Milford 46

MILFORD (12-2, 9-1): Emilie Mertz 2 0-0 6, Rileigh Griffiths 0 0-2 0, Kaylee Kiser 0 0-0 0, Rukiye Henderson 0 0-0 0, Taylor Olmsted 3 5-8 11, Savannah Eckberg 1 0-0 2, Mataiah Waters 1 0-2 2, Addy Lawson 7 4-6 25, Dawn Simmons 0 0-2 0, Abby Freer 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 14 9-20 46.

WORCESTER (7-7, 6-4): Monica Ridgeway 2 0-1 4, Krystal Clement 0 0-0 0, Alice Spina 0 0-0 0, Madison Wright 4 0-2 8, Jamie Thompson 6 0-1 12, Jessie Thompson 7 1-4 17, Lauren Eichler 0 0-0 0, Alexia Massaroni 3 0-0 6, Christina Clements 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 22 1-7 47.

Milford ….. 7 10 17 11 - 46

Worcester ….. 18 11 8 10 - 47

Three-point field goals: M 9 (Lawson 7, Mertz 2); W 2 (J. Thompson). JV score: Milford, 25-18.

Schenevus 44, CV-S 27

1/23

Alyssa Turner scored six of her game-high 17 points in the first quarter to help visiting Schenevus to a Tri-Valley League victory.

The Dragons led, 19-7, after one quarter. Schenevus’ Dani Teft had five of her nine points in the opening quarter.

Jordan Zaccagnino had 12 points to lead Cherry Valley-Springfield (1-12, 0-9).

Schenevus 44, CV-S 27

SCHENEVUS: Dani Ost 2 0-0 4, Mary Hernandez 2 0-3 4, Jen Walke 1 0-0 2, Cici Otero 0 0-0 0, Mimi Teft 1 0-0 2, Megan Walke 1 0-0 2, Ashley Sisson 1 0-0 2, Alyssa Turner 7 3-4 17, Alexis Sisson 1 0-0 2, Dani Teft 3 3-3 9. TOTALS: 19 6-10 44.

CHERRY VALLEY-SPRINGFIELD (1-12, 0-9): Kaylie Yerdon 3 0-0 6, Emily McDermott 2 0-0 4, Nichole Decker 0 0-0 0, Miranda Stocking 2 0-2 4, Bryanna James 0 0-0 0, Jordan Zaccagnino 6 0-1 12, Shannon Sears 0 0-0 0, Althea Prime 0 0-0 0, Olivia Preston, Morgan Westerman 0 0-0 0, Nicole Deselets 0 1-2 1. TOTALS: 13 1-5 27.

Schenevus ….. 19 6 12 7 - 44

CV-S ….. 7 4 10 6 - 27

Three-point field goals: None. JV score: Schenevus, 36-34.

Cooperstown 80, Herkimer 23

1/22

Liz Millea’s game-high 29 points paced unbeaten Cooperstown to a road win in the Center State Conference.

Millea, who also had eight steals and three assists, scored 17 points after halftime when Cooperstown outscored Herkimer, 41-2.

Jen Flynn finished with her season high of 16 and Julie Ford contributed 12 points and eight rebounds for Cooperstown (12-0, 6-0).

Cooperstown 80, Herkimer 23

COOPERSTOWN (12-0, 6-0): Julie Ford 6 0-1 12, Christina Noto 1 2-2 4, Maggie Schuermann 2 0-1 5, Liz Millea 12 4-5 29, Maria Noto 1 1-4 3, Sarah Cook 1 1-4 3, Jen Flynn 5 5-8 16, Ciarra McGoldrick 2 2-2 6 , Mallory Arthurs 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 30 15-27 80.

HERKIMER: Megan Ball 0 2-2 2, Ashley Cady 0 0-0 0, Taylor Chilluffo 3 4-4 10, Ashley Fahy 3 0-2 7, Abbie Frappier 1 0-2 2, Rebecca Judd 0 0-0 0, Alexis Oldfield 1 0-0 2, Abby Pabes 0 0-0 0, Nicole Zaleski 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 9 6-8 23.

Cooperstown ..... 18 21 16 25 -- 80

Herkimer ..... 10 11 2 0 -- 23

Three-point field goals: C 3 (Schuermann, Millea, Flynn). JV score: Cooperstown won.

BOYS BASKETBALL

SK 66, Cooperstown 51 1/27

Ty Lamport scored a game-high 27 points as host South Kortright completed a Rams sweep with a non-league victory.

The previous night, SK’s girls earned a 67-51 at Cooperstown in a matchup of unbeaten squads.

Lamport had 10 points in the third quarter, when SK outscored Cooperstown, 19-6.

“We had quite a few steals that led to transition baskets,” SK coach Bob VanValkenburgh said of his team’s big third quarter, which ended with SK ahead, 49-28. “It was a good team effort, a good win for us.”

Lamport’s night included a 6-for-7 performance at the free throw line. Teammate Griff Metzko went 9 of 12 from the free throw line, helping the Rams go 18-for-26 as a team. Cooperstown finished 7-for-12 form the foul line.

“They take the ball to the hoop strong and they’re able to draw some fouls,” VanValkenburgh said.

Metzko finished with 15 points and Ryan Sluiter had 14 for the Rams (12-2), who’ll travel to Roxbury at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Christian Alexander and Tyler Bertram had 20 and 19 points, respectively, for Cooperstown.

Cooperstown 64, Herkimer 57

1/23

Tyler Bertram capped his game-high 27-point night with a 9-for-10 effort at the free throw line in the fourth quarter as Cooperstown won a Center State Conference Division II game at home.

All of Bertram’s free-throw attempts came in the final period, when Cooperstown outscored Herkimer, 24-19.

“We were down at halftime.

We were asleep and not playing that well,” said Bertram’s father, Cooperstown coach Dave Bertram. “We inched our way back on the third quarter.”

Tyler Bertram hit two of his four threes in the third quarter, when Christian Alexander scored six of his 21 points. The Hawkeyes (7-6, 4-2) went on a 19-11 run in the third period to erase a 27-21 halftime deficit.

Alexander, who went 3-for-3 at the foul line, blocked six shots. Travis Thompson grabbed 11 rebounds for Cooperstown, which received five steals from Tyler Bertram.

Andrew Mason’s 16 points led four double-digit scoring efforts for Herkimer (8-6, 2-4), which received 14 points apiece from Adam Kirkpatrick and Tom Ferri, and 10 from Derek Newman.

Cooperstown 64, Herkimer 57

HERKIMER (8-6, 2-4): Adam Kirkpatrick 3 8-12 14, Andrew Mason 7 2-3 16, Derek Newman 3 4-5 10, John Zaleski 1 0-0 3, Mitchell Barreto 0 0-0 0, Zach Harrington 0 0-0 0, Tom Ferri 5 2-2 14. TOTALS: 19 16-22 57.

COOPERSTOWN (7-6, 4-2): Reilly Hall 1 0-0 3, Bumde Dori 0 0-0 0, Jack Donnelly 2 3-5 7, Grant Davine 0 0-0 0, Tyler Bertram 7 9-10 27, Travis Thompson 3 0-0 6, Christian Alexander 9 3-3 21, Kenneth Eldred 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 22 15-18 64.

Herkimer ..... 13 14 11 19 - 57

Cooperstown ..... 14 7 19 24 - 64

Three-point field goals: H 3 (Zaleski, Ferri 2); C 5 (Hall, Bertram 4). JV score: Cooperstown won.

Schenevus 40, CV-S 30

1/23

Jacob Darling scored a game-high 17 points to lead host Schenevus to a Tri-Valley League victory.

Kyle Darling had 13 points and made all of his three three-pointers in the first half for Schenevus, which took a 15-10 lead into the break. Kyle Darling also grabbed a team-best eight rebounds.

The Dragons went 8-for-10 at the free throw line in the fourth quarter, when they outscored the Patriots, 14-11.

Schenevus (7-7, 5-5) hosts Milford for a Coaches vs. Cancer game Friday.

Scott Plows finished with a team-best 14 points for Cherry Valley-Springfield.

Schenevus 40, CV-S 30

SCHENEVUS (7-7, 5-5): Zach Schallert 0 0-0 0, Brian Craig 0 0-0 0, Dominic Hanus 0 0-0 0, Matt O’dell 0 0-0 0, Jordan Burton 2 1-4 5, Kyle Darling 4 2-2 13, AC Cline 1 0-2 2, Corey Roseboom 0 3-4 3, Jacob Darling 6 5-7 17, Tony Hyer 0 0-0 0, Tyler Platt 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 13 11-19 40.

CHERRY VALLEY-SPRINGFIELD: Nick Mills 1 0-0 2, Jake Spencer 1 1-3 3, Ryan Jaquay 0 0-0 0, Cameron Hull 3 2-3 8, Ben Drugatz 0 0-0 0, Jeremy Pickett 0 1-4 1, Scott Plows 5 4-8 14, Ian Loucks 1 0-0 2. TOTALS: 11 8-18 30.

Schenevus ….. 10 5 11 14 - 40

CV-S ….. 7 3 9 11 - 30

Three-point field goals: S 3 (K. Darling 3). JV score: CV-S won.

SWIMMING

Cooperstown 59, HP 42

1/21

Brothers Sean and Ted Mebust won two events apiece and joined Michael Kern and Ian Robinson for a victory in the 200-yard freestyle relay as Cooperstown completed an undefeated regular season with a Frontier League triumph at Holland Patent.

Sean Mebust took first in the 50 free (22.61) and the 100 free (51.50) for the Hawkeyes (7-0), who got wins from Ted Mebust in the 200 individual medley (2:16.93) and the 100 backstroke (1:01.25).

The two helped Cooperstown’s 200 free relay team to a win in 1:36.56 as well.

Robinson contributed a first in the 100 butterfly (59.75), as did Tae Livermore in the 100 breaststroke (1:13.47) and Lucas Grover in diving (136.2 points).

Cooperstown 59, HP 42

Tuesday at Holland Patent

Top Cooperstown finishes

200-yard medley relay: 2, James Anania, Joshua Briggs, William Harloff, Philip Wasson 2:03.44.

200 freestyle: 2, Michael Kern 2:05.17.

200 individual medley: 1, Ted Mebust 2:16.93.

50 free: 1, Sean Mebust 22.61.

Diving: 1, Lucas Grover 136.2 points.

100 butterfly: 1, Ian Robinson 59.75.

100 free: 1, Sean Mebust 51.50.

200 free relay: 1, Michael Kern, Sean Mebust, Ted Mebust, Ian Robinson 1:36.56.

100 backstroke: 1, Ted Mebust 1:01.25.

100 breaststroke: 1, Tae Livermore 1:13.47.

WRESTLING

Walton 47, Cooperstown 21

1/22

Consecutive pins by John MacRabie, Dawson Beers and Quinn Harby helped visiting Walton to a non-league victory.

MacRabie pinned Reece Johnson in 4:53 at 160 pounds, Beers stopped Keith Barlow in 1:05 at 170 and Harby ended his 182-pound match against Scott Segit 41 seconds into the second period.

Dylan Wood (132) and Dakota Coffey (145) also had pins for the Warriors, who received a technical fall win from Caleb Robinson (99).

TJ Fay of Cooperstown earned a technical fall win over Bailey Wood.

Walton 47, Cooperstown 21

at Cooperstown; started at 160

99 pounds: Caleb Robinson (W) tech. fall over Jasmine Martinez, 16-1; 106: Jarrett Offnick (W) forfeit; 113: No match; 120: Syles Bakker (W) forfeit; 126: Steve Ratliff (Coop) dec. Tabor VanValkenburg, 11-2; 132: Dylan Wood (W) pinned Nate Miller, 3:31; 138: No match; 145: Dakota Coffey (W) pinned Trentin Carentz, :45; 152: TJ Fay (Coop) tech. fall Bailey Wood, 19-2; 160: John MacRabie (W) pinned Reece Johnson, 4:53; 170: Dawson Beers (W) pinned Keith Barlow, 1:05; 182: Quinn Harby (W) pinned Scott Segit, 2:41; 195: Jonathon Zuckerman (Coop) forfeit; 220: Jeremiah Parr (Coop) forfeit; 285: No match.

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