Get a recap of Wednesday's high school sports action as Midlakes and Red Jacket bring home league titles in Finger Lakes cheerleading.
The Midlakes and Red Jacket cheerleading squads maintained their top spots in the Finger Lakes League with a pair of outstanding performances at the league championships held on Wednesday night at the Lyons Community Center.
Red Jacket took first place in the Finger Lakes West, finishing ahead of Marcus Whitman, Clyde-Savannah, Dundee, Lyons and Mynderse. Midlakes finished claimed first in the East Division, coming in ahead of Geneva, Pal-Mac, Wayne, East Rochester, Newark and Waterloo.
With a new scoring rubric implemented this year, Wednesday's competition was the first league championship under the more difficult standards for all teams.
"Tonight's competition was an amazing showcase of talent from all the Finger Lakes cheerleading teams, I am very proud of the performances tonight" said Red Jacket head coach Stephanie Beardsley. "Everyone has been working extremely hard to understand and contend against the new scoring rubric. The dedication, persistence and overall work ethic the girls have put in has been remarkable. We thank everyone who supports up and wish all the teams the best of luck with the rest of their season."
Honeoye 3, South Seneca/Romulus 0
The Honeoye boys soccer team defeated South Seneca/Romulus on Wednesday, outshooting their opponents 26-3 on the way to the win. Tanner Gladding scored an unassisted goal in the first minute of the game to give Honeoye an early advantage. Justin Kraft scored three minutes later off a pass from Brian Manciocchi, with Gladding recording his second goal of the contest in the 29th minute off an assist from Justin Kraft. Andrew Egan recorded two saves to earn the shutout in net. With the win Honeoye improves to 11-4-0, 8-3-0 in league play. South Seneca/Romulus drops to 2-10-3, 0-9-2.
Mynderse 3, Marcus Whitman 0
The Mynderse boys soccer team ran its record to 13-1-1, 9-1-1 with a shutout win over Marcus Whitman. Jacob Hartwell scored in the 36th minute to put the Blue Devils on the board. Brett Anderson added a goal in the 44th minute, with Ryan Major capped the scoring in the 71st minute. Mike Barbay made 11 saves to earn the shutout between the pipes. Brennon Blodgett made 10 saves for Marcus Whitman (9-6-0, 6-5-0).
Newark 2, Geneva 0
The Newark boys soccer team traveled to Geneva to face the Panthers on Wednesday and went home with a 2-0 win. Paul Dingman scored 4:06 into the game off an assist from Tyler Collins to give the Reds an early lead. Collins provided the second goal for Newark (4-9-2, 2-7-2), scoring less than two minutes later off a pass from Will Gibson. Geneva drops to 1-13-1, 1-10-0.
Pal-Mac 3, Midlakes 1
No stats reported. Pal-Mac 10-3-2, 8-1-2. Midlakes 5-9-1, 2-8-1.
Gananda 1, Marion 0
The Gananda boys soccer team knocked off Marion on Wednesday to pick up their third win of the season. Brad Doway scored in the 16th minute off a pass from Anthony Noto for the lone goal of the match. With the win Gananda improves to 3-11-2, 2-8-2. Marion drops to 12-2-1, 10-1-1.
Webster Thomas 1, Penfield 0
The Webster Thomas girls soccer team defeated Penfield on Wednesday for their fifth win in a row. Madison Mason scored with less than five minutes left in regulation to lift the Titans to victory, beating the keeper off a pass from Erin Tersegno. Kamryn Peffley tallied seven saves to earn the shutout in goal. With the win Webster Thomas improves to 11-1-3. Penfield falls to 9-6-0.
Greece Arcadia 3, Eastridge 1
Greece Arcadia picked up its fifth win of the season with a 3-1 defeat of visiting Eastridge. Andrea Mistretta scored one goal and passed out one assist to pace the Titans. Danielle Kutzer and Autumn Burry each added a goal while Samantha Shubert and Stephanie McAvoy each made one assist. Lauren Opladen and Aliyah Holt combined to make five saves in goal for Greece Arcadia (5-8-2). Eastridge drops to 3-11-1.
Pittsford Mendon 3, Pittsford Sutherland 1
The Pittsford Mendon girls soccer team ran its record to 12-3-0 with a victory over rival Pittsford Sutherland. The Vikings scored all three of their goals in the second half as Maddie Ferris, Alley Phillips and Abbey Leon each found the back of the net. Laura Herman and Caitrin Rennoldson each made one assist. Barb Bruce made four saves to earn the win in goal. No stats were reported for Pittsford Sutherland (3-11-1).
Fairport 2, Rush-Henrietta 1
Nicole Petocchi scored a pair of goals to lead Fairport to a win over Rush-Henrietta in girls soccer. Petocchi notched both her goals in the final minutes of the first half, her first unassisted and her second off a pass from Leah Trentini. Cailin Korts and Dajiah Carpenter combined to make 12 saves in goal. With the win Fairport improves to 7-7-1. No stats were reported for Rush-Henrietta (5-8-2).
Brockport 1, Churchville-Chili 0
No stats reported. Brockport 7-4-4. Churchville-Chili 7-9-0.
Greece Odyssey 3, Batavia 2 OT
The Greece Odyssey girls soccer team traveled to Batavia on Wednesday and defeated the Blue Devils 3-2 in overtime. Rachel Walsh put the Leopards on the board six minutes into the second half, scoring off an assist from Savannah Tyo. Odyssey got its second goal in the 58th minute from Karissa Krautwurst, assisted by Alessandra Amadio, then netted the game-winner in the fourth minute of overtime on a goal from Liana Bucciarelli, assisted by Rachel Walsh. Vanessa Dornelus made three saves to secure the win between the pipes. Greece Odyssey improves to 5-8-2. No stats were reported for Batavia (5-9-2).
Hammondsport 3, Dundee 0
The Hammondsport girls volleyball team earned a 25-17, 25-18, 25-15 sweep of Dundee on Wednesday. Lori Gordon finished with seven kills and five aces to pace Hammondsport. Carly Presley added nine kills while Bella Kreuzmair made 21 assists. Sam Clark tallied five kills, three blocks and two digs to lead Dundee. Erika Sutherland added eight digs, one kill and one ace while Anna Gilbert provided seven blocks and three digs.
Bloomfield 3, South Seneca 0
The Bloomfield girls volleyball team earned a 25-22, 25-15, 25-21 sweep of South Seneca on Wednesday at the Falcons Dig Pink event. Peyton Robinson racked up 29 assists and five kills to pace Bloomfield (15-1, 9-1). Audra Beechler made 15 kills while Chelsea Towns added 12 kills. Katie Winkleblack finished with 16 digs and four aces to lead the way for South Seneca. Elisia Panipinto added nine digs while Laura Wyckoff provided six kills. Bloomfield claims at least a share of the Finger Lakes League title. Though the Bombers took the match the true winners on the evening were the kind folks attending the event who contributed over $800 in donations to the American Cancer Society.
Irondequoit 3, Victor 1
The Irondequoit girls volleyball team topped Victor 22-25, 29-27, 25-15, 25-19 on Wednesday to improve to 13-4 on the season. Nicole Freeley made 16 kills to lead Irondequoit. Hannah Stewart had 16 kills for Victor (11-5).
Honeoye 3, H-AC 1
The Bulldogs earned a 21-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-21 victory over H-AC on Wednesday to improve to 8-1 in league play. Hailey Cornish amassed 34 assists, 11 digs and four aces to lead Honeoye. Julia Barnard added 17 kills and 17 digs and Lydia Barnard chipped in 10 digs, seven kills and three blocks. Caroline Dubnik finished with 19 kills, 10 digs and three aces to pace H-AC (12-5). Christina Myers added five kills and three blocks. Honeoye will have an opportunity to secure a share of the Finger Lakes League title with a win on Friday against South Seneca.
Pittsford Sutherland 3, Penfield 0
Pittsford Sutherland traveled to Penfield to face the Patriots on Wednesday and went home with a 25-19, 26-24, 25-19 win. Luisa Schirmer racked up 24 kills, 14 digs, two aces and two blocks to power the Knights. Taylor Kells added eight kills, three digs and two aces, Andrea Allen made 39 assists and two blocks, Aliah Bowllan had 15 digs and two assists, Sarah Blowers provided 11 digs and one ace, Santita Ebangwese made six kills, Lauren McManus had five kills and Mackenzie Kaufman made four digs and one ace. With the win Pittsford Sutherland improves to 29-2, 8-0 in league competition.
Pal-Mac 3, Newark 0
Suzanne Welch recorded 20 digs and seven kills to lead Pal-Mac to a 25-17, 25-19, 27-25 win against Newark. Tallis Polashenski added 25 assists and Courtney Ameele made 15 kills and three blocks to help the Red Raiders improve to 7-8 overall, 6-5 in league play. Haley Vastbinder made 24 digs to lead Newark (2-9, 2-9). Mya VanDuyne added six kills.
North Rose-Wolcott 3, East Rochester 0
No stats reported. North Rose-Wolcott wins 25-14, 25-9, 25-14.
Mercy 3, Wayne 0
No stats reported. Mercy takes match 25-20, 25-20, 25-21.