Get a recap of Thursday's high school sports action as Marcus Whitman's Courtney Copper posts a time of 1:11.01 in the 100 backstroke to set a new school record.
GIRLS SWIMMING AND DIVING
Pal-Mac 102, Marcus Whitman 84
Dana Wilsey placed first in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle to lead Pal-Mac to a 102-84 win against Marcus Whitman on Thursday. Ellie Jones (200 IM) and Alexandra Waasdorp (100 backstroke) were single event winners for the Red Raiders, while the team also took first in the 200 freestyle relay. Pal-Mac also took seven second place finishes. Amelia Stash (50 freestyle, 100 freestyle) was a double winner for Marcus Whitman (0-5-1). Jamie Cook (diving) and Courtney Copper (100 backstroke) were single winners, with the team also winning the 200 medley relay and the 400 freestyle relay. Copper's time of 1:11.01 in the backstroke broke a 14-year old school record. Pal-Mac improves to 7-1, 3-0.
Midlakes 102, Gananda 72
Emma Loree-Findeis touched first in the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle to power the Midlakes girls swimming team to a win over Gananda. Aubrianna Lantrip (50 freestyle) and Grace Gallentine (100 freestyle) were single event winners for the Screaming Eagles, with the team also winning the 200 freestyle relay and the 400 freestyle relay. Alexandra Cunningham placed first in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM to lead Gananda (0-3-1). Rachel Bush (100 backstroke), Lauren Johnson (500 freestyle) and Sarah Looney (diving) were single event winners. Midlakes improves to 3-0.
Webster 110, Fairport 75
Kristina Posnick (100 breaststroke, 200 IM) and Sydney Krisanda (100 backstroke, 200 freestyle) were both double event winners for Webster in a 110-75 victory over Fairport. Jaycee Masucci won the diving competition, Emily Nicastro won the 100 butterfly and Mia Klasner touched first in the 100 freestyle while Webster also took first in 200 medley relay and the 400 freestyle relay. In all, Webster took nine first-place finishes and six second-place finishes. Suhan Mestha finished first in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle for Fairport (3-2). Webster improves to 6-0.
Rush-Henrietta 105, Greece 70
Megan Burns touched first in the 50 freestyle and 200 freestyle to lead Rush-Henrietta to a 105-70 win against Greece in girls swimming and diving. Emma McEvoy (diving), Katie Burns (100 freestyle), Megan Mack (500 freestyle) and Alicia Shenal (100 backstroke) were all single winners for the Royal Comets while the team also took first in the 200 freestyle relay and the 400 freestyle relay. Angela Bozza came in first in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM to pace Greece (4-3). Kara Rosenthal won the 100 butterfly. Rush-Henrietta evens its record at 3-3 with its third consecutive victory.
Brighton 85, Eastridge 70
The Brighton girls swimming and diving team improved to 4-2 in dual meet competition with a victory over Eastridge on Thursday. Brooke Weber (100 backstroke), Katherine Kasha (100 butterfly), Porter Lesiv (50 freestyle), Ffion Collinsworth (200 IM), Olivia Fico (200 freestyle) and Genevieve Arany-Lao-Kan (500 freestyle) were all single event winners for the Barons, who also took first in the 200 medley relay. For Eastridge (3-3), Samantha Beaumont won the 100 freestyle and Samantha Pollard won the 100 breaststroke.
Hilton 98, Gates Chili 69
The Hilton girls swimming and diving team improved to 4-1 in dual meet competition with a 98-69 triumph against Gates Chili. Danielle Meeker (200 freestyle), Bailey Klafehn (200 IM), Mara Bengry (diving), Claire Wolters (100 freestyle) and Erica Hughes (500 freestyle) were all single event winners for the Cadets. Kimberly Shust won the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly to lead Gates Chili (0-6). Olivia Munyon touched first in the 100 backstroke and Hannah Cuyler won the 100 breaststroke.
Brockport 97, Batavia 67
Kendra Lacourt (100 backstroke), Ariella D'Amico (100 freestyle), Abby Tripp (100 butterfly), Megan Stevens (diving), Natalie Lacourt (50 freestyle), Emily Zink (200 IM) and Catherine Schultheis (200 freestyle) were all single event winners in Brockport's first victory of the season. Brockport (1-6) also won the 200 medley relay. Natalie Amico touched first in the 500 freestyle for Batavia (0-5).
Naples 6, Midlakes 1
The Naples girls soccer team defeated Midlakes 6-1 on Thursday, moving the Big Green to 9-1-0 with their fifth consecutive win. Naples fell behind 1-0 in the 25th minute when Kylee Hughes scored for Midlakes off an assist from Lauren Gallentine. The Screaming Eagles took the lead into halftime but were unable to hold the advantage for long as Naples' Taylor Chapman scored in the first minute of the second half to tie the score. Abby Price scored nine minutes later to put Naples ahead, and Chapman followed with two more goals in the next 12 minutes to extend the lead to 4-1. Price notched her second goal of the game a minute later and Mika Hobart scored in the 76th minute for the 6-1 final. Lissa Brautigam made four saves to earn the win in net. Kylie DeWilde made five saves for Midlakes (6-5-0).
Marcus Whitman 2, Romulus 0
Marcus Whitman picked up its third win of the season on Thursday, defeating Romulus 2-0. Makayla Prusinowski scored two minutes into the game to give the Wildcats an early lead, a lead they would extend in the 64th minute when Audrie Prusinowski scored off an assist from Abbey Brown. Danielle Brown recorded 11 saves to earn the shutout between the pipes. Jenny Tompkins made seven saves for Romulus (4-5-1). Marcus Whitman improves to 3-7-1.
South Seneca 1, Dundee 0
The Falcons improved to 7-5-0 with a 1-0 shutout against Dundee on Thursday. Erin Wilkins broke the scoreless tie in the 70th minute, scoring off an assist from Bree Minges. Mikayla Jones made five assists to earn the shutout in goal. Brooke Howell made 12 saves for Dundee (4-5-0).
Greece Odyssey 1, Bishop Kearney 1
Greece Odyssey played host to Bishop Kearney on Thursday, with the match ending in a scoreless draw. The Leopards jumped out to a 1-0 lead five minutes into the game when Heath Walker headed in a corner kick from Angelo Visca. Bishop Kearney's Andrew Tantalo tied the game in the 59th minute, scoring off a pass from Franck Bisimwa. Jamie Magone made 13 saves in goal for Greece Odyssey (6-2-2). Bishop Kearney moves to 3-2-0.
Newark 3, Waterloo 0
The Newark girls soccer team improved to 9-4-0 with a shutout over Waterloo. Mckenna Pettit gave the Reds a 1-0 lead six minutes into the game when she scored off a pass from Nicole Collins. Pettit set-up Brittany Williams for Newark's second goal five minutes into the second half, with Kiki Otero scoring 12 minutes later off a pass from Katie Thomas for the 3-0 final. Monica Mason made three saves to pick up the win in goal. Caitlin Castle had five saves for Waterloo (1-8-1).
Marion 4, North Rose-Wolcott 0
Erin Ferrente recorded 13 saves in goal for North Rose-Wolcott (3-8-1). No stats were reported for Marion (7-3-2).
Class C Singles Qualifier
Naples' Jessie Gorcica defeated Marcus Whitman's Heidi Rice for the second time this week to finish first in the Finger Lakes League qualifying tournament for Class C. Rice earned a 10-4 win over Gorcica in the finals after defeating Bloomfield's Rayissa Amon 10-3 in the semifinals and Mynderse's Audrey Gribnau 10-2 in the opening round. Gorcica and Rice will be joined by Naples' Hannah DelGatto and Mynderse's Aubrea Partee as the Class C representatives in the sectional tournament.
Class C Doubles Qualifier
Mynderse's Sam Felice and Emily Sullivan won their second consecutive Finger Lakes League Class C qualifying tournament on Thursday, defeating teammates Laura Jacuzzo and Neetu Chandak 10-6 in the finals. Felice and Sullivan defeated Naples' Sam Spofford and Avril King 10-7 in the semifinals and Bloomfield's Christina Barker and Katie Smith 10-0 in the opening round. Naples' Chloe Hamman and Karli Stekl will join the Felice/Sullivan, Jacuzzo/Chandak and Spofford/King as the Class C representatives.
Livonia 2, Canandaigua 0
The Livonia boys soccer team improved to 12-0-0 with a 2-0 victory over visiting Canandaigua on Thursday. Andrew Freeman gave the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute with the successful conversion of a penalty kick. Kory Zimmer tacked on the insurance goal for Livonia five minutes into the second half. Connor Halsted made seven saves to pick up the win in net. Matt Boseck made eight saves for Canandaigua (5-5-1).
Penfield 4, Wayne 0
Penfield played host to Wayne in a non-league boys soccer match and defeated the Eagles 4-0 for its third win of the season. Ciaran Bowen scored the first two goals for Penfield, the first eight minutes into the game off a pass from Chris Sergeant and the second off an assist from Glenn Roschetzky. Mac Bartlett found the back of the net in the 73rd minute off a pass from Sal Accorso and Ibrahim Kapidzic tacked on a goal in the 79th minute off a pass from Nick Novy. With the win Penfield improves to 3-5-2. Wayne drops to 2-7-3.
Rush-Henrietta 2, McQuaid 0
The Rush-Henrietta boys soccer team evened its season record at 5-5-1 with a 2-0 shutout of McQuaid. Bryan Sidote got the Royal Comets on the board in the 26th minute, scoring off an assist from Justen Polk. A.J. Muoio added the insurance goal in the 67th minute. McQuaid drops to 5-5-1.
Fairport 4, Wilson 0
Fairport defeated Wilson Magnet on Thursday, scoring all its goals in the second half to get the win. Rani Hubeishy broke the scoreless tie four minutes into the second half when he scored off a pass from Matt Bischoff. Bischoff provided the assist for the Red Raiders' second goal less than two minutes later, setting up Hunter Critchlow to make it 2-0, and Rani Hubeishy tacked on his second goal of the match less than three minutes after Critchlow's goal for Fairport's third goal in four minutes. Max Dejean added a goal in the 79th minute for the 4-0 final. With the win Fairport improves to 8-0-2. Wilson drops to 7-2-0 in its first non-league game of the season.
Spencerport 2, Victor 0
The Spencerport boys soccer team topped Victor on Thursday, outscoring the Blue Devils 2-0 to improve to 8-2-1, 4-1-1 in league competition. After a scoreless first half Emre Serbecti got the Rangers on the board when he scored off an assist from Drew DeJohn. Dylan Eichas provided the insurance goal for Spencerport, scoring off a pass from Colby Schluter. Spencerport has outscored its opponents 24-11 on the season. Victor drops to 1-5-3, 1-2-2.
Greece Olympia 6, Franklin 0
No stats reported. Greece Olympia (8-2-0) has outscored its opponents 35-6 on the season. Franklin drops to 2-7-0.
Webster Christian 5, SOTA 1
Nick O'Dell and Giovanni Coraggioso each recorded two goals and one assist to lead Webster Christian to a win against School of the Arts on Thursday. Josh Whitmire tallied the final goal for Webster Christian and along with Zach Hagos added one assist. Rayvaughn Gamble scored off a pass from Vele Rubingu for SOTA. With the win Webster Christian improves to 9-1-0.
Irondequoit 1, Gates Chili 1 OT
The Irondequoit boys soccer team traveled to Gates Chili to face the Spartans on Thursday, with the game ending in a 1-1 draw. Gates Chili (1-9-1, 1-5-0) took a 1-0 lead two minutes before halftime on a goal by Andrew Hayden, assisted by Walter Savidis. The Eagles got the equalizer midway through the second half on an unassisted goal by Jack DeYaeger. Irondequoit improves to 4-6-1, 1-4-0.
Webster Thomas 1, Churchville-Chili 0
The Webster Thomas boys soccer team improved to 6-3-2 with a road victory over Churchville-Chili on Thursday, handing the Saints their first loss of the season. Colton Goodwine tallied the lone goal of the match in the 60th minute, beating the keeper off a pass from Patrick MIller. Webster Thomas now has four shutouts on the season and has held its opponents to only 10 goals in 11 games. Churchville-Chili drops to 9-1-1.
Greece Arcadia 3, HF-L 2 OT
The Greece Arcadia boys soccer team outlasted Honeoye Falls-Lima on Thursday in a game that saw all four goals scored in the final 23 minutes of regulation. The teams played to a scoreless draw until the 57th minute when Andrew Wager scored unassisted to give HF-L a 1-0 lead. Greece Arcadia tied the score six minutes later when Isaiah Manetta beat the keeper off a pass from Khalid Ibrahim, then took the lead less than three minutes later when Manetta scored off a pass from Adam Romano. HF-L tied the score in the 70th minute on Wager's second goal of the match, with the Titans notching the game-winner two minutes into overtime when Robert Unger found the back of the net off a pass from Steve Nichols. With the win Greece Arcadia improves to 7-3-1. HF-L falls to 3-7-1.
Pittsford Mendon 2, Greece Athena 1 OT
Pittsford Mendon edged out Greece Athena in boys soccer on Thursday, taking the match 2-1 in overtime. Matt Renzi got the Vikings on the board with five minutes left in regulation, scoring off an assist from Robbie Duquette. Ryan Aspenleiter netted the game-winner for Pittsford Mendon (6-2-3, 4-1-2), finding the back of the net off a pass from Sean Corcoran in the first minute of the second overtime. Greece Athena falls to 6-5-1, 4-1-1.
Webster Schroeder 3, Brighton 1
The Warriors played host to Brighton on Thursday and defeated the visiting Barons 3-1. Nick Fuss gave Webster Schroeder a 1-0 lead four minutes into the second half on an unassisted goal. The Warriors went ahead by two just over 10 minutes later on a goal by Nick Rieger but Brighton cut the deficit in half in the 68th minute when Josh Hunt scored off a pass from Addison McGinnis. Eric Strauchen tacked on a late insurance goal in the 79th minute for Webster Schroeder (8-2-1, 3-2-1). Brighton drops to 5-4-2, 3-2-1.
Webster Schroeder 3, Victor 1
The Webster Schroeder girls volleyball team ran its season record to 11-1 with a 25-17, 25-18, 22-25, 25-23 win against Victor. Ally Smith compiled 16 kills and 10 digs to power the Warriors. Katie McKrell had 42 assists. Hannah Stewart made 10 kills to lead Victor (9-3), with Hannah Smith contributing 26 assists.
Mynderse 3, Marion 2
The Mynderse girls volleyball team outlasted Marion on Thursday, taking the match 21-25, 25-22, 25-21, 13-25, 25-15. Valerie Tuttle recorded 12 digs and 21 service points, including seven aces, to pace the Blue Devils. Malyte Cisco made 13 kills and three aces and Taylor Moskal had 10 service points, including two aces. Danielle Wood tallied nine kills and four blocks to lead Marion (0-10, 0-8). Toby Young made 11 kills and Martha Rinella contributed 22 digs. Mynderse is now 4-7, 1-7 in league competition.
Wayne 3, Newark 1
Laura Lang piled up 17 digs, five kills and two aces to lead the Wayne girls volleyball team to a 25-22, 25-19, 21-25, 25-22 triumph over Newark. Brinna Schmid added five kills, three digs and two aces and Michaela Vascukynas contributed six kills and five digs as Wayne improved to 6-4, 6-2 in league play. Mya VanDayne made six kills and three aces to pace Newark (2-7, 2-7). Haley Vastbinder added 14 digs.
Midlakes 3, Penn Yan 0
Midlakes earned a 25-21, 25-11, 25-20 sweep of Penn Yan to improve to 11-1 on the season. Sarah Belcher made 10 kills to lead the Screaming Eagles, followed by Marissa McFadden with eight kills. Kelly Bray had six assists to pace Penn Yan (7-7). Kate Schiek had four aces and Ashley Walker made three blocks.
H-AC 3, C.G. Finney 0
The H-AC girls volleyball team earned a 25-19, 25-17, 25-19 sweep of C.G. Finney on Thursday, led by 15 assists and four aces from Alyssa Broberg. Christina Myers added three blocks and three kills for the Wolves, who improved to 10-3 on the season. Laurie Gorman notched five assists and three kills to lead C.G. Finney (4-7). Cinnamon David added seven kills.