HERKIMER, N.Y. – Tuesday’s game stayed close for three quarters before the Little Falls Mounties broke it open in the fourth and won 53-34 at Herkimer.

The Mounties (8-2, 3-1 CSC-II) stretched a 16-15 lead to 25-17 at halftime. Herkimer (5-5, 1-3 CSC-II) was back within six points when Geena Morotti converted a steal into a layup in the closing seconds of the third quarter. Little Falls then scored the first six points of the fourth quarter and stretched the lead into double digits, and the final two baskets – a jumper by Morotti and a three-point shot by Alexis Perrone – took the margin from 14 points to the final 19.

Olivia Langdon had 13 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots for the Mounties who have won five games in a row. Arielle Raux scored a team-high 15 points, freshman Gabby Sylstra scored eight, and Morotti had six assists and five rebounds to go with her four points.

Ferri had 17 points and seven steals to lead Herkimer, and she scored 11 of the Magicians’ 17 points before halftime. Becky Judd added seven points and five assists. Ally Kirkpatrick had a team-high six rebounds.

LITTLE FALLS 53, HERKIMER 34

LITTLE FALLS (8-2, 3-1 CSC-II) – Nicole Failing 1 0-2 2; Arielle Raux 5 3-3 15; Olivia Langdon 5 3-4 13; Geena Morotti 2 0-0 4; Gabby Sylstra 4 0-0 8; Claire Connolly 1 3-6 5; Alexis Perrone 2 1-2 6; Amanda Podlas 0 0-0 0. Totals: 20 10-17 53.

HERKIMER (5-5, 1-3 CSC-II) – Nicole Gallagher 1 0-0 2; Salena Reinhardt 0 0-0 0; Karlie Helmer 1 0-0 2; Alana Ferri 7 0-0 17; Cassie Gilbert 0 0-0 0; Savannah Stalteri 0 0-0 0; Emily Jory 0 0-0 0; Ashley Cady 1 0-2 2; Ally Kirkpatrick 2 0-0 4; Eliza Marusic 0 0-0 0; Becky Judd 3 0-0 7; Jensen Ford 0 0-0 0. Totals: 15 0-2 34.

Little Falls  16  9  13  15 – 53

Herkimer  12  5  13  4 – 34

Three-pointers – Little Falls 3 (Raux 2, Perrone 1); Herkimer 4 (Ferri 3, Judd 1). JV – Little Falls 52, Herkimer 32.

 

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JAN. 9 GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Central Valley Academy pulls away in fourth quarter

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ILION, N.Y. – The Central Valley Academy Thunder led by one point after three quarters Tuesday and pulled away for a 48-35 win over the Frankfort-Schuyler Maroon Knights.

The Thunder led 9-7 after the third quarter and 20-15 at halftime. Frankfort-Schuyler outscored Central Valley Academy 10-6 in the third quarter to make it a one-point game before being outscored 22-10 in the fourth.

Reilly Rich and Olivia Murray each had 13 points to lead the Thunder (5-3), while Savannah Sommer scored 10 and Erica Thorpe had eight.

Cassondra Wardle’s 14 points led Frankfort-Schuyler (5-6). Gabriella Howard added seven points, and Sophia Simmons had six.

CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY 48, FRANKFORT-SCHUYLER 35

FRANKFORT-SCHUYLER (5-6) – Erica Scholl 2; Sophia Simmons 6; Cassondra Wardle 14; Gabriella Howard 7; Marissa Wainwright 2; Gianna DeSarro 4. Totals: 13-6-35.

CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY (5-3) – Reilly Rich 13; Olivia Murray 13; Abby Brown 1; Erica Thorpe 8; Claire Schoff 3; Savannah Sommer 10. Totals: 15-16-48.

Frankfort-Schuyler  7  8  10  10 – 35

Central Valley Academy  9  11  6  22 – 48

Three-pointers – Frankfort-Schuyler 3 (Wardle 3); Central Valley Academy 2 (Murray 1, Thorpe 1). JV – Central Valley Academy 50, Frankfort-Schuyler 24.

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JAN. 9 GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: West Canada Valley beats Dolgeville to end skid

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DOLGEVILLE, N.Y. – The West Canada Valley Indians ended a three-game losing streak Tuesday by beating Dolgeville 67-19.

The win also kept the first-place Indians (8-4, 4-0 CSC-II) unbeaten within Division II of the Center State Conference. West Canada Valley jumped out to leads of 19-7 after the first quarter and 39-15 at halftime before holding the Blue Devils (1-10, 0-4 CSC-II) to four points in the second half.

Madison Greco scored 10 of her 12 points in the first quarter for West Canada Valley, and Caroline Tobin had 12 of her 14 before halftime. Greco added eight rebounds, seven assists and five steals, and Tobin had six rebounds and five steals. Jordyn Conte chipped in with nine points, six assists, five rebounds and three steals, Caity Szczesniak had six points and eight rebounds, Victoria Tasovac had four points, eight rebounds and five assists, and Skylar Gay and Abby Gorinshek each scored eight points.

Hannah Stack led Dolgeville with nine points and 14 rebounds, and Bella Williams had four and 11.

WEST CANADA VALLEY 67, DOLGEVILLE 19

WEST CANADA VALLEY (8-4, 4-0 CSC-II) – Victoria Tasovac 2 0-4 4; Marta Joslin 3 0-1 6; Caroline Tobin 6 2-4 14; Skylar Gay 4 0-2 8; Abby Gorinshek 4 0-0 8; Madison Greco 6 0-0 12; Caity Szczesniak 3 0-0 6; Jordyn Conte 2 3-4 9. Totals: 30 5-15 67.

DOLGEVILLE (1-10, 0-4 CSC-II) – Rachael Lamphere 0 0-0 0; Ryanne Williams 0 0-2 0; Sandra Gonyea 1 0-0 2; Bella Williams 2 0-0 4; Hannah Stack 4 1-6 9; Hannah Spofford 0 0-0 0; Kaitlyn LaGrange 0 0-2 0; Lesa Rockwell 0 0-0 0; Samantha Frasier 0 0-0 0; Krislynn Riggs 0 0-0 0; Gabby Kenyon 2 0-0 4. Totals: 9 1-10 19.

West Canada Valley  19  20  8  20 – 67

Dolgeville  7  8  2  2 – 19

Three-pointers – West Canada Valley 2 (Conte 2); Dolgeville 0.

RICHFIELD SPRINGS 63

WESTMORELAND 35

WESTMORELAND, N.Y. – The Richfield Springs Indians used a 21-point third quarter to pull way Tuesday in a 63-35 victory over winless Westmoreland.

The Indians (4-6) led 23-21 at halftime and 44-25 entering the fourth quarter. Peyton Coones led Richfield Springs with 27 points, a varsity career high, while Amy Seamon had 12 points in the win.

Ashley Murphy scored 11 points for the Bulldogs (0-10).

RICHFIELD SPRINGS 63, WESTMORELAND 35

RICHFIELD SPRINGS (4-6) – Jennifer Seamon 2 0-0 5; Ashley Teachout 1 0-0 2; Amy Seamon 4 1-2 12; Jaqualyn Hosford 2 0-0 5; Bailey Waid 0 0-0 0; Jessica Klem 2 0-0 5; Jenna Ubner 0 1-6 1; Kennadi Butler 1 0-0 2; Kari Oakley 2 0-2 4; Peyton Coones 13 1-4 27. Totals: 27 3-14 63.

WESTMORELAND (0-10) – Megan Nolan 3 0-2 6; Martina Shackelford 0 0-0 0; Ashley Murphy 4 1-4 11; Lauren Murphy 2 0-0 4; Alivia Enox 0 0-0 0; Hailey Madore 1 0-0 2; Alexandra Albrecht 1 0-0 2; Tori Bennett 0 0-0 0; Megan Pedersen 1 0-0 2; Julia Muller 3 1-2 8. Totals: 15 2-8 35.

Richfield Springs  11  12  21  19 – 63

Westmoreland  10  11  4  10 – 35

Three-pointers – Richfield Springs 6 (A.Seamon 3, Hosford 1, Klem 1, J.Seamon 1); Westmoreland 3 (A.Murphy 2, Muller 1). JV – Richfield Springs won.

WATERVILLE 68

MT. MARKHAM 39

WATERVILLE, N.Y. – The Waterville Indians raced out to a 24-point halftime lead on the way to Tuesday’s 68-39 win over the Mt. Markham Mustangs.

The Indians (8-3, 3-1 CSC-III) led 17-9 after the first quarter and outscored the Mustangs (5-6, 1-3 CSC-III) 20-4 in the second.

Sophie Wittenbeck hit four three-pointers and led Waterville with 18 points. Kathleen Gallagher scored 12 points, Anna Beach added 10, and Rylee Fallon had nine.

Alexis Clark scored 15 points for Mt. Markham which lost its third consecutive game. Julia Kocienda added nine points, and Caitlyn Duncan scored seven.

WATERVILLE 68, MT. MARKHAM 39

MT. MARKHAM (5-6, 1-3 CSC-III) – Alexis Clark 7-1-15; Caitlyn Duncan 2-1-7; Hayleigh Gates 1-0-2; Julia Kocienda 3-1-9; Allison Sterling 0-2-2; Madison Usher 2-0-4. Totals: 15-5-39.

WATERVILLE (8-3, 3-1 CSC-III) – Rylee Fallon 4-0-9; Megan Wittenbeck 1-0-2; Anna Beach 5-0-10; Janelle Cleary 2-0-4; Aliah Decker 2-0-6; Sophie Wittenbeck 7-0-18; Emilie Phillips 3-0-6; Kathleen Gallagher 5-2-12. Totals: 29-2-68.

Mt. Markham  9  4  11  15 – 39

Waterville  17  20  19  12 – 68

Three-pointers – Mt. Markham 4 (Duncan 2, Kocienda 2); Waterville 7 (S.Wittenbeck 4, Decker 2, Fallon 1).

NEW YORK MILLS 44

POLAND 36

NEW YORK MILLS, N.Y. – Abbey Copperwheat scored 17 points Tuesday and led the New York Mills Marauders to a 44-36 win over Poland, their sixth win in seven games.

The Marauders (6-5, 3-1 CSC-IV) outscored Poland’s Tornadoes(4-4, 2-2 CSC-IV) 10-2 in the first quarter and never surrendered the lead.

Alyssa Fuccillo scored 10 points for New York Mills, and Katelynn Osika had seven.

Jennifer Sergott led Poland with 16 points while Amanda Sweet added eight.

NEW YORK MILLS 44, POLAND 36

POLAND (4-4, 2-2 CSC-IV) – Hadyn Weakley 6; Jennifer Sergott 16; Amanda Sweet 8; Keara Blumenstock 6.

NEW YORK MILLS (6-5, 3-1 CSC-IV) – Abbey Copperwheat 17; Katelynn Osika 7; Alyssa Fuccillo 10; Chloe Cattadoris 3; Mckenzie Keator 5; Kaliana Sobolewski 2.

Poland  2  14  10  10 – 36

New York Mills  10  14  13  7 – 44

Three-pointers – Poland 3 (Blumenstock 2, Weakley 1); New York Mills 4 (Fuccillo 2,Copperwheat 1, Osika 1).

MIDDLEBURGH 64

OPPENHEIM-EPHRATAH-ST. JOHNSVILLE 36

MIDDLEBURGH, N.Y. – The Middleburgh Knights outscored Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville in all four quarters Tuesday and defeated the Wolves 64-36.

The Knights led by two points after one quarter and seven at halftime before outscoring the Wolves 38-17 in the second half.

Bre Palmatier led Middleburgh (8-5) with 23 points and had four of the Knights’ eight three-point baskets. Kelsey Terrell added 16 points and three threes, and Megan Brown scored nine points.

Fontana LaCoppola scored 13 points, and Rebecca Trumble had 11 for Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville (3-9).

MIDDLEBURGH 64, OPPENHEIM-EPHRATAH-ST. JOHNSVILLE 36

OPPENHEIM-EPHRATAH-ST. JOHNSVILLE (3-9) – Alexis Klock 1-0-2; Madison Richardson 2-0-4; Rebecca Trumble 5-1-11; Fontana LaCoppola 5-2-13; Ashlee Shelmandine 3-0-6. Totals: 16-3-36.

MIDDLEBURGH (8-5) – Madie Palmatier 2-1-6; Camryn Leggett 1-0-2; Makenzie Terrell 0-2-2; Kelsey Terrell 6-1-16; Bre Palmatier 9-1-23; Megan Brown 4-1-9; Kelsey Campbell 3-0-6. Totals: 25-6-64.

Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville  11  8  8  9 – 36

Middleburgh  13  13  21  17 – 64

Three-pointers – Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville 1 (LaCoppola 1); Middleburgh 8 (B.Palmatier 4, K.Terrell 3, M.Palmatier 1).