Alyssa Nardslico scored a hat trick to lead the Rome Free Academy girls lacrosse team to an 8-6 victory over host Clinton on Thursday afternoon.
Jace Hunzinger scored two goals and Alexandra Tapia, Isabella Sanzone and Shannen Calandra scored a goal each.
In goal, Alana Iacovissi made seven saves for the 4-0 Black Knights.
For Clinton, Alexis Alteri scored twice and Ava Alteri, Mia Lopata, Chelsea Lopata, Katelynn Deveans each added a goal.
In goal, Angelina Borowiec made three saves for the 4-1 Warriors.
RFA hosts Cazenovia Saturday at 3:30.
Clinton visits New Hartford on Saturday at 3.
Crysler tosses shutout for Oneida
Kerrigan Crysler threw a complete game shutout for Oneida in a 3-0 win at home against Vernon-Verona-Sherrill in a Tri-Valley League matchup Thursday.
Crysler went seven innings, allowing two hits and a walk with seven strikeouts.
Olivia Friend singled in the fourth inning then stole second and third before scoring on a passed ball. In the fifth, Oneida built on to its lead. Mikah Albro came on to run and proceeded to steal second and third before coming home on a single by Kaylin Curro. Curro stole second and third, then scored on a double by her sister Kennedy.
VVS starting pitcher Kendal Lehnen gave up three runs, two of them earned, in six innings. She allowed three hits and two walks with nine strikeouts.
Oneida improved to 2-1, 2-0 in the TVL. The team will participate in the Mary Testa Softball Tournament Saturday at Union-Endicott.
VVS was scheduled to host Whitesboro today.
Musch homers four times in Camden win
Brooke Musch hit four homeruns and drove in 11 runs in Camden’s 27-1 win at South Jefferson Thursday that was stopped after five innings with the mercy rule.
Musch went six-for-six with four homers, scored five runs and drove in 11. Sharlotte Jones had three hits and scored three times. Avery Prievo had two triples, scored three times and had four RBIs. Kendall Musch had two hits, three runs and four RBIs.
On the mound for Camden, Ryleigh Johnson threw all five innings, allowing two hits and walking four while striking out four.
The Blue Devils will travel to Central Valley Academy at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Westmo 10-run inning powers Bulldogs to win
Westmoreland beat Clinton 13-4 in softball Thursday at home.
The Bulldogs scored three in the third, and Clinton responded with two to make it 3-2. But Westmoreland exploded for 10 in the fourth.
Eighth grader Samantha Ferguson won her second varsity start in the mound. She also hit a triple and drove in four runs. Freshman Autumn Millington doubled and drove in three runs.
Westmoreland is 2-0. Clinton falls to 1-1. The teams were set to square off again today, this time at Clinton.
RFA boys lacrosse suffers first loss
The RFA boys lacrosse team took its first loss of the season, dropping Thursday’s road game at New Hartford, 17-2.
Jared Hussey and Noah Hammon scored for the Black Knights.
Goalie Jimmy DeAngelo made seven saves in net for RFA.
New Hartford’s Dan Friedel scored five times for the Spartans and Mateo Ripa added four goals and three assists.
RFA, which is 2-1, visits Skaneateles on Saturday at 5.
HP edges VVS in lacrosse
The Holland Patent boys lacrosse team beat Vernon-Verona-Sherrill 12-11 at home Thursday.
Jack Crane scored five times for HP and added an assist. John Zylinsky scored twice and had three assists. Brogan Graves also scored twice. Austin Racquet had a goal and four assists. Logan Surace had a goal and two assists. Austin Smith also scored. Andrew Yutzler had an assist. Adam Stowell stopped 16 shots in goal for HP in the win.
Statistics were not provided for VVS.
HP is now 1-1. The team will travel to New Hartford at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
VVS is 0-1, and will play at Whitesboro today.
Oneida tennis tops Whitesboro
Oneida beat Whitesboro in boys tennis Thursday at home.
Oneida’s Aidan Hicks beat Zach Ellis 6-0, 6-0. Evan Lyga of Whitesboro defeated Ajay Hicks 1-6, 6-1, 6-0. Seth O’Connell of Oneida defeated Caleb Morrissey 6-0, 6-0. Oneida won both doubles matches by forfeit.
Clinton drops tennis match to Hamilton
In boys tennis, host Clinton lost to Hamilton, 4-1, in the season-opening match for both teams.
Winning for Clinton was Oliver Walters in singles action, beating Ethan Hanmer, 6-0, 6-0.
Westmoreland track tops Utica Academy
Westmoreland boys outdoor track & field defeated Utica Academy of Science 70-35 Thursday at home. The Westmoreland girls team won 92-12 at home.
The Bulldogs’ 4×800 relay team of Raymond Donnelly, Jayden Fedoroff, Daelen Weston and John Stopera won in 11:06.6. The school’s 4×400 relay team of Payton Livingston, Patrick Amarasinghe, Stopera and Weston won in 4:34.3.
Jesse Sweet won the 100-meter dash in 11.9 seconds. Amarasinghe won the 800-meter race in 2:38.8. Anthony Tisi won the 1,600 in 6:17.1. Donnelly won the 3,200 in 15:54.8.
Jason Robinson won the 100, 400 and 800 wheelchair races in 17.8 seconds, 1:02.5 and 2:10, respectively.
Owen Smith won the high jump at four feet. He also won the shot put with a throw of 31 feet, 11 inches. Dakota Sill won the discus with a throw of 74 feet, eight inches.
For the girls, the 4×100 relay team of Marlee Shafer, Mary Muller, Nya Marsh and Alina Gubbins won in 59.3. The 4×400 relay team of Natalie Robinson, Muller, Tessie Shafer and Mia Lazzara won in 5:17.8. The 4×800 relay team of Ally Pedersen, Marlee Shafer, Tessie Shafer and Lazzara won in 11:06.6.
Marlee Shafer also won the 400 in 1:13 and the high jump with a jump of four feet, six inches. Muller won the 100 in 13.8 seconds. Marsh won the 200 in 30.1 seconds and the long jump with a jump of 15 feet, thee inches. Tessie Shafer won the 1,500 in 5:59.2. Annabelle Yawn won the 400 hurdles in 1:27.3. Lazzara won the 800 in 3:07.8 and the triple jump in 30 feet, five inches. Emily Gubbins won the discus with a throw of 55 feet, 3 inches and won the shot put with a throw of 22 feet and five-and-a-half inches.