Here's a recap of Saturday's high school sports action.
Red Jacket 2, South Seneca 1
The Red Jacket girls soccer team, facing a one-goal deficit at halftime after a South Seneca goal caught them off guard, scored two goals in the second half to earn the victory Saturday, 2-1.
Emily Hotchkiss scored just seven minutes into the second half to tie the score off a pass from Jensen Porter. Hotchkiss blasted a shot that beat the keeper low to the near post from 20 yards out. Just eight minutes later, Trista Hawke was credited with what would be the game-winning goal. Hawke brought down a pass from Porter and then ripped a shot that went in off of a defender's legs.
"The girls learned a lot about themselves today after coming back from a goal down," Red Jacket coach Andy Wight said. "Credit to South Seneca and their coaches for playing a hard and fast game. I think it was a good test for both teams."
Red Jacket improved to 8-3-1 (5-0-1) on the season, while South Seneca fell to 7-6 (5-2). Both league losses for the Falcons have come against Red Jacket. The Indians are now in first place in the Finger Lakes West by one point with four games to play in the regular season.
Naples 3, Dundee 2
Trailing 2-1 in the second half, the Big Green got goals from Loran Fleischman and Taylor Chapman to overtake Dundee. It was Chapman's second goal of the game after she scored in the 12th minute to give Naples a 1-0 lead. Taylor Morrison and Nolleen Whetham each scored for Dundee. Lissa Brautigam made six saves in goal for Naples.
Grand Island 3, Aquinas 1 (OT)
Aquinas struck first in the 14th minute of the second half on a goal from Bri Niedermeier with Aly Franklin credited with the assist. However, Grand Island tied the game in the 32nd minute to force overtime, and then scored a pair of goals to pull away. AQ goalkeeper Kristen Vito made 14 saves to give her team a chance.
Harley-Allendale Columbia 1, Geneva 1 (OT)
After the teams played through a scoreless 80 minutes, the Wolves appeared to have the game-winner when Danielle Fuller made good on a penalty kick just three minutes into the first overtime period to give HAC the lead. However, Geneva's Madison Maner forced a tie with her goal in the sixth minute of the second OT period.
Bishop Kearney 3, Eastridge 0
Jessica Campbell made eight saves for the Lancers in the loss. Stats for the Kings were not provided.
Palmyra-Macedon 1, Wayne 0
Samantha Gagliano, who leads all of Section 5 in scoring, scored the game's only goal off a pass from Emily Blazey in the 16th minute of the second half to lead the Red Raiders. Goalkeeper Jessica Locey made seven saves to preserve the shutout.
Jasper-Troupsburg 4, Gananda 0
Gananda goalkeeper Sara MacDougall was tested all game and finished with 17 saves, but the Blue Panthers offense was unable to get going.
Spencerport 1, Brockport 0
No individual stats were reported.
Canandaigua 6, Newark 0
The Braves improved to 6-5-1 overall with a dominating performance against the Reds (3-7-2). Tanner Poisson got the scoring started just two minutes into the game off a pass from Trevor Poisson. Keegan Trainor then scored back-to-back goals for CA off of feeds from Jonathon Brown on one and Trevor Hanggi on the other. Leading 3-0 after a half of play, Brown kept the pressure on with a goal off a direct kick two minutes into the second half to make it 4-0. Vinney Romeo added a goal on a penalty kick, and Brown added his second goal with 10 minutes to play. Matt Boseck and Alex Gikis split halves for three saves and the shutout.
Victor 1, Wayne 0
After the teams played scoreless for 81 minutes, Ryan DeLong tallied the game-winner off a pass from Kaleb Schaner in minute 82 to give the Blue Devils the victory. Victor had been pressing all game, finishing with 16 shots and five corners, but it took until DeLong's goal to break through.
Livonia 4, Palmyra-Macedon 0
Tanner Pierce scored twice while Kory Zimmer and Brandon Dolan each scored once for Livonia. Divonte Geiger and Cody Cronmiller both had two assists in the win.
Penfield 1, Pittsford Mendon 1
The Patriots took the lead in the first half when Tim Obzud scored 20 minutes into the game with Riley Bartlett credited with the assist. Mendon answered nine minutes into the second half when Joe Perry scored the equalizer off a pass from Ryan Aspenleiter. Neither team was able to score the rest of the way.
St. Francis 2, Bishop Kearney 1
Deu Awuok scored for the Kings in the 54th minute off an assist from Jeremiah Johnson, but it wasn't enough to keep pace with St. Francis.
Honeoye 2, Bloomfield 1
Justin Kraft scored both goals for the Bulldogs and it was just enough to hold off the Bombers. Kraft scored in the 34th minute of the first half, and then tacked on his second in the 67th minute. Tanner Glanning and Charlie Neuman had assists for Honeoye.
Marcus Whitman 7, Romulus/South Seneca 1
After R/SS took a 1-0 lead, it was all Wildcats. Douglas Payne and Mason Colf scored within two minutes of one another to give Whitman the lead for good with 10 minutes left in the first half. An own-goal in the final minute of the half made it 3-1. Nathaniel Lindley, Luca Menicali, Sean Bagley and John Talbot each scored in the second half. Colf and Andrea Forestieri each had an assist for Whitman, and goalkeeper Brennan Blodgett made four saves for the win.
Hilton 4, Eastridge 0
Simon Gamo scored the game's first goal and then added another in the second half to help lead the Cadets to victory. Brett Healey and Jon Kyle each added a goal for Hilton, and Cooper Parsons chipped in two assists. Andrew Larotonda also had an assist.
Greece Olympia 5, Geneva 0
Nhut Dang got the Spartans off to a fast start, scoring the first of his two goals for Olympia just 3:06 into the game, and the team never looked back. Paul Palmgreen, Rider Rodridguez and Noah Mohamed each added a goal for Olympia. Fabio Sacco, Duc Dang and Dylan Borrelli all finished with one assist.
Greece Arcadia 1, Brighton 0
The Titans improved to 8-3-1 with the win, while the Barons fell to 5-5-2. No individual stats were reported.
Gates Chili 0, Pittsford Sutherland 0
Gates Chili (1-9-2) played tough and surprised Sutherland (7-2-3). No individual stats were reported.
Webster Christian 2, Mekeel 1
James Painton and Nathaniel O'Dell scored within four minutes of one another as Webster Christian surged in the final 10 minutes to take the game. Giovanni Coraggioso assisted on both goals.
Honeoye Falls-Lima 1, Irondequoit 0
The Cougars improved to 4-7-1 on the season while the Eagles fell to the same record, 4-7-1.
Aquinas 27, Pittsford 0
The Li'l Irish used a suffocating defense led by tackle-machine Charlie Rist to shut out Pittsford, handing the Panthers their first loss of the season. Rist finished with 11 tackles and an interception, while Alonzo Turney picked off two passes and returned one for a touchdown. Luch Pietropaolo finished with 14 carries for 100 yards and two touchdowns, while quarterback Jake Zembiec went 10 for 19 for 122 yards and a score. Aquinas is 5-0.
Rush-Henrietta 42, Fairport 13
The Royal Comets (4-1) continued to improve behind the play of quarterback Jared Gerbino, who went 14 for 17 for 323 yards and two touchdowns and rushed 11 times for 81 yards and two more scores. Joseph Ortiz caught 11 of those passes for 243 yards and a TD. For the Red Raiders (3-2), Marquis Young had 20 carries for 83 yards.
Churchville-Chili 34, Penfield 7
Quarterback Jon Iacucci tossed a school record three touchdown passes while throwing for 333 yards on 27-for-38 passing to lead the Saints (3-2). Austen Correia caught six of those passes for 100 yards and a score. It was Correia's fourth game with more than 100 yards receiving. Sam Eagan led the defense with 10 tackles, five sacks and a forced fumble. On special teams, kicker Paul Fricano set a school record with a 46-yard field goal. Penfield is now 1-4.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Irondequoit standout Josh Dyrland cleared the course in 16:03.09 on Saturday at Harris Whelen Park to claim the top spot boys race by a comfortable margin. The closest finsher to Dyrland was McQuaid senior Nate Howe, who finished in 16:32.86. Matt Geraci of Honeoye Falls-Lima rounded out the top three in 16:35.80. Irondequoit's Britt Kaukeinen (16:55.76) and Spencerport's Bailey Plummer (17:10.17) came in fourth and fifth, respectively. Rounding out the top 10 were: Tommy Kolaniewicz (Athena), Jack Gillooly (Penfield), Brad Farnham (Penfield), Joseph Northup (Waterloo) and Justin Shaffer (Webster Schroeder).
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Penfield senior Katie Lembo left no doubt at Harris Whalen Park as she clocked in at 18:17.91, nearly 40 seconds faster than the next-closest finisher. Autumn Albrecht of Brockport was that runner, finishing in 18:56.87, and was also comfortably ahead of the rest. Webster Schroeder's Amanda Paratore was third (19:42.60), Hilton's Mary Kunigan was fourth (19:57.92) and Penfield's Megan Sedita was fifth (19:59.78).
Penfield runners Tory Fahrenholz, Sarak Cok and Claire Miller claimed the sixth, seventh and tenth fastest times, respectively. Webster Schroeder's Kelsie Canessa was eighth and Irondequoit's Clara Wagner was ninth.
Penfield had seven total runners finish in the top 12, including Marisa Cingello and Trista Leo.
Bloomfield 3, Honeoye 0
The Bombers swept the Bulldogs by scores of 25-22, 25-15 and 25-15. Payton Robinson finished with 25 assists for Bloomfield, Audra Beacher had nine kills and six digs, and Chelsea Towns had nine kills with six blocks. Bloomfield improved to 10-1 overall, 6-1 in the league. For Honeoye (6-1, 6-5), Hailey Cornish had 19 assists, Kasey Cambell had 11 kills and nine digs, and Julia Barnard had 11 digs and five kills.