Cooperstown 6, Sauquoit Valley 3 (Wednesday, May 18)
After falling behind 3-0 in the first inning, the Cooperstown baseball team rallied to defeat Sauquoit Valley 6-3 on the road Wednesday.
Kalen Dempsey pitched five and a third innings to earn the win for the Hawkeyes with Treston Emerick getting the final five outs out of the bullpen.
Cooperstown 6, Sauquoit Valley 3 (Wednesday)
C … 000 202 2 — 6 3 2
SV … 300 000 0 — 3 7 0
C: Kalen Dempsey (W), Treston Emerick (6), and Emerson Toulson, Ethan Kukenberger (6)
SV: Miller (L), Palmer (2), and Farrel
2B: Miller 2 (SV)
Westmoreland 4, Cooperstown 0 (Friday, May 20)
The Hawkeyes fell to undefeated Westmoreland 4-0 on Friday as the Bulldogs captured the Center State Conference Championship.
Treston Emerick was the hard-luck loser for Cooperstown, pitching six innings and only allowing four base hits.
Braydon Hascup led the Cooperstown offense with a 2-for-3 performance.
Cooperstown finished the regular season 10-6 overall and 10-2 in league play.
Westmoreland 4, Cooperstown 0 (Friday)
C … 000 000 0 — 0 4 1
W … 100 101 X — 4 4 0
C: Treston Emerick (L), Liam Ford (7), and Emerson Toulson, Bryson Whitaker
W: Miller (W), and Fiorini
Cooperstown 4, Sauquoit Valley 1 (Wednesday, May 18)
Cooperstown defeated Sauquoit Valley 4-1 on the road Wednesday thanks to a balanced offense and a strong pitching performance from Marley Lippitt.
Lippitt allowed just four hits and no walks while striking out six in the victory.
At the plate, Sophia Hotaling had three base hits while Katie Crippen smacked two doubles. Grace Sperry had two singles while Jeanna Geertgens added a double.
Milford 19, Stamford/Jefferson 4 (Thursday, May 19)
Milford defeated Stamford/Jefferson 19-4 on Thursday in the first round of the Section IV Class D tournament.
Leeanna West earned the pitching win for Milford with 10 strikeouts. At the plate, West had two hits and a triple with four RBIs. Kara Mertz hit a double, had two hits and drove in three RBIs, and teammate Lexi Sutphin went 3-for-3 with two RBIs.
Stamford/Jefferson saw Seneca Shafer and Georgia Lynch each notch RBI singles in the fourth inning.
Milford 19, Stamford/Jefferson 4 (Thursday)
S/J … 000 40X X — 4 2 3
M … (10)22 4XX X — 19 14 2
S/J: Chloe Mead (L) and Alayna Stannard
M: Leeanna West (W) and McKenna Burillo
3B: Leeanna West (M)
2B: Kara Mertz (M)
TRACK and FIELD
The Laurens/Milford track and field teams swept the Tri-Valley League Championships on Wednesday at Edmeston. The girls finished with 166 points ahead of second-place Schenevus/Worcester (92) and third-place Cherry Valley-Springfield (68), while the boys’ 203 points put them ahead of second-place Charlotte Valley/South Kortright/Andes (97) and third-place Morris/Edmeston (68).
The Laurens/Milford boys dominated their meet, winning all but two individual events as well as the 1600 relay. Wendell Agustin and Riley Stevens led the way with three victories apiece. Agustin won the 110 and 400 meter hurdles as well as the long jump, while Stevens took first in the 100, 200, and 400 meter runs.
Sawyer Eckberg was a double-winner in the shot put and discus. Also making it to the winners’ podium for Laurens/Milford were Carter Stevens (800), Zach Brown (3200), Justin Lapilusa (high jump), and Braden Murphy (triple jump).
Emerson Comer of Charlotte Valley/South Kortright/Andes was the lone winner who didn’t represent Laurens/Milford. He took first place in the 1600 and steeplechase.
CV/SK/A won the 400 relay while CV-S won the 3200 relay.
On the girls side, Sarah Munson led Laurens/Milford with wins in the shot put and discus. Joining her in victory were teammates Jade Moxley (3000), Mariah Saggese (high jump), and Alison Munson (triple jump). Laurens/Milford also won the 400 relay.
Lily Competiello won two events for Schenevus/Worcester, taking first in the 100 and 200 meter runs. Teammate Amber Wyckoff added a win in the 110 hurdles.
Elsa Marigliano of CV/SK/A was the top girls performer of the meet, notching three wins in the steeplechase, 800, and 1500.
Rounding out the girls individual winners were Franklin’s Shannon Kingsbury (400), Cherry Valley-Springfield’s Morgan Huff (400 hurdles), and Morris/Edmeston’s Maiya King (long jump).
Schenevus/Worcester took first in both the 1600 and 3200 relay events.
The Cooperstown tennis team competed in the Section III Class C-2 Championship on Wednesday, May 18, in Utica.
The Hawkeyes notched victories in both first and second doubles. Aidan and Liam Spencer were the first doubles champions after winning their sole match of the day 6-1, 6-1. In second doubles, Addison Lewis and Ashlyn Wolfe won their semifinal match 6-2, 6-3 and proceeded to win the finals by a score of 7-5, 6-2.
Elsewhere for the Hawkeyes, Natalie Hanson finished second overall in third singles, while Justin Wolfe placed fourth in second singles.
Waterville 161, Cooperstown 235 (Tuesday, May 17)
The Cooperstown golf team fell to Waterville 161-235 in a match held Tuesday at Barker Brook Golf Course.
Cooperstown was led by Max Jones who shot a 42. Also scoring for the Hawkeyes were Charlie Lambert (56), Owen Tedesco (68), and Ellie Dykstra (69).
Gavin Poyer (36) and Gabe Williams (39) each broke 40 to lead Waterville.
Waterville 161, Cooperstown 235 (Tuesday)
At Barker Brook Golf Course
Front 9, Part 36
Waterville: Gavin Poyer 36, Gabe Williams 39, Connor Stanton 41, Jackson Ruane 45
Cooperstown: Max Jones 42, Charlie Lambert 56, Owen Tedesco 68, Ellie Dykstra 69
Sherburne-Earlville 209, Cooperstown 232, Mount Markham 257 (Wednesday, May 18)
The Cooperstown golf team hosted Sherburne-Earlville and Mount Markham in a three-way match on Wednesday at Leatherstocking Golf Course. The Hawkeyes placed second with a total score of 232.
Max Jones was the low shooter for Cooperstown with a round of 46. Charlie Lambert (58), Maddy Hayes (59), and Ellie Dykstra (69) rounded out the score sheet.
Andrew Fern had the low round of the day for Sherburne-Earlville with a 40.
Sherburne-Earlville 209, Cooperstown 232, Mount Markham 257 (Wednesday)
At Leatherstocking Golf Course
Front 9, Par 35
Sherburne-Earlville: Andrew Fern 40, Jake Baker 54, Balin Olsen 56, Garret Winton 59
Cooperstown: Max Jones 46, Charlie Lambert 58, Maddy Hayes 59, Ellie Dykstra 69
Mount Markham: Keegan Harter 59, Jack Reed 62, Nick Sanzo 66, Caroline Entwhistle 70
Cooperstown 233, Mount Markham 253 (Thursday, May 19)
Cooperstown’s golf team went on the road Thursday and defeated Mount Markham 233-253 at the Cedar Lake Club.
Max Jones had the low round of the day for the Hawkeyes, shooting a 43. Also scoring for Cooperstown were Charlie Lambert (59), Maddy Hayes (63), and Ellie Dykstra (68).
Cooperstown 233, Mount Markham 253 (Thursday)
At the Cedar Lake Club
Front 9, Par 36
Cooperstown: Max Jones 43, Charlie Lambert 59, Maddy Hayes 63, Ellie Dykstra 68
Mount Markham: Jayden Harter 60, Keegan Harter 61, Jack Reed 65, Nick Sanzo 67
Sherburne-Earlville 191, Cooperstown 214 (Friday, May 20)
The Cooperstown golf team fell to Sherburne-Earlville 191-214 on Friday at Mountain Top Golf Course.
Max Jones was the low shooter for the Hawkeyes with a 44. He was joined on the score sheet by Charlie Lambert (52), Owen Tedesco (57), and Max Scharf (61).
Sherburne-Earlville’s Andrew Fern had the best round of the day with a 40.
Sherburne-Earlville 191, Cooperstown 214 (Friday)
At Mountain Top Golf Course
Front 9, Par 35
Sherburne-Earlville: Andrew Fern 40, Zach Winton 45, Balin Olsen 50, Jake Baker 54
Cooperstown: Max Jones 44, Charlie Lambert 52, Owen Tedesco 57, Max Scharf 61