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May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Williamsville East baseball reaches A-1 final

Williamsville East’s baseball team advanced to the Section VI Class A-1 championship against its archrival, Williamsville South, after knocking Hamburg out of the playoffs, 12-11, in Monday’s semifinal at Williamsville North High School.& More...

East girls golf trio qualifies for state meet

Williamsville East grabbed a third of the nine top spots for the upcoming girls’ golf state meet at the Section VI Championships May 17 at Tan Tara Country Club in North Tonawanda.  More...

North girls track places second at Pioneer Invite

Williamsville North’s girls’ outdoor track and field team took runner-up at Saturday’s Pioneer Panther Invitational.  Chloe Hurrell took third in the pentathlon with 2,485 points, a personal-best score by 200 points. More...

Sports brief

Sacred Heart senior Ava Rinaldi shot an 82 and was the medalist at the Catholic High School Athletic Association Tournament at Ivy Ridge on Sunday. Rinaldi was tied with two other golfers and Rinaldi won on the second hole of a playoff. More...

RETURN TO SENDER

— Sacred Heart’s Mary Burns returns a shot during Saturday’s girls tennis All-Catholics at Chestnut Ridge Park. Burns beat Mount St. More...

Amherst girls track finishes 4-1 in ECIC III

Amherst’s girls’ outdoor track and field team finished 4-1 in ECIC III after beating Starpoint, 80-61, May 16.  Jamillyah Mallory and Eve Giancarlo were double winners.  Mallory won the high jump (4 feet, 8 inches) and triple ju More...

Amherst baseball’s season ends in A-2 quarters

It’s been an inconsistent season for the Amherst baseball team, but the Tigers gave everything they had in the Section VI Class A-2 quarterfinal against top-seeded Starpoint.  The eighth-seeded Tigers led 5-2 after four innings and lost 7- More...

East’s Romanowski wins pentathlon at WNY Classic

Rachel Romanowski was the best in the pentathlon at Saturday’s WNY Track and Field Classic at Lancaster.  The East sophomore won the event with a state automatic score of 2,809 points. More...

Amherst doubles team qualifies for tennis sectionals

Amherst’s Steven Quinlivan and Sam Greco clinched the fifth and final spot for the Section VI boys tennis championships after beating Williamsville North’s Max Carrol and Josh Gilbert 6-4, 6-0 at the ECIC championships May 17 at the Unive More...

Amherst softball downs Starpoint in A-2 quarters

The Amherst softball team has been in many tight games during the regular season, and that experience helped them win its playoff opener.  More...

East boys lacrosse secures fourth seed for playoffs

Williamsville East’s boys’ lacrosse team finished 3-3 in Class B and 7-9 overall with wins over Sweet Home, 16-4, May 15 and Frontier 11-10, Thursday.  The Flames are the fourth seed for sectionals and hosted fifth seed West Seneca W More...

Amherst edges defending Class B champ

Amherst’s girls lacrosse team (10-5, 6-2) picked up a huge non-league home win over defending Section VI Class B champion Hamburg, 14-13, May 15.  “It was an outstanding game between two good teams,” Amherst coach JoAnna Fildes More...

South softball blanks WS West in A-1 quarters

Williamsville South’s softball team moved one step closer to playing for a Section VI title after blanking West Seneca West, 5-0, in Thursday’s Section VI Class A-1 quarterfinals.  South scored first with two outs in the second innin More...

North’s Wang wins ECIC tennis singles title

Harry Wang was unquestionably the top boys tennis player at last week’s ECIC Championships.  The Williamsville North senior toppled Sweet Home’s Jonah Murphy, 6-2, 6-2, to win the title May 17 at the University at Buffalo, Ellicott More...

Sweet Home tennis’ Murphy takes runner-up at ECICs

Jonah Murphy fell one match short of winning his first ECIC boys tennis singles title.  The Sweet Home junior went 3-1 and took runner-up at the tournament, held May 16 and 17 at the University at Buffalo, Ellicott Creek Courts.  More...

Sharks’ 4x400 relay qualifies for state meet

Sacred Heart girls outdoor track and field coach Sue Epstein changed her plans for this weekend, but there is a good reason.  More...

South finishes season 3-9, takes eighth in doubles at ECICs

Williamsville South’s boys tennis team ended its season with a 3-9 record in ECIC Division II and an eighth-place finish at the ECIC doubles tournament.  Two of the Billies’ wins came in a doubleheader against Sweet Home in the final More...

Sacred Heart reaches softball semifinals

Sacred Heart’s softball team avenged a 4-0 loss to Nardin May 17 at Shoshone Park with a 7-1 victory in the Monsignor Martin Association quarterfinals.  The Sharks faced Mount Mercy in the semifinals Tuesday at the Northtown Center at Amhe More...

Sweet Home’s boys 4x100 relay sets ECIC record at invite

Girls team wins Pioneer Invite

Anthony Williams, Eric Johnson, Adrian Frazier and Nate Davis joined forces to break the ECIC record in the boys 4x100-meter relay at Saturday’s 43rd Carl Roesch Memorial Boys Track and Field Classic at Clarence.  The Sweet Home quartet fi More...

East boys track shines at Carl Roesch Track Classic

Saturday brought sunshine and a solid day for the Williamsville East boys’ outdoor track and field team at the 43rd Carl Roesch Memorial Boys Track and Field Classic meet at Clarence High School.  More...

South blanks Grand Island, reaches A-1 final

Williamsville East has been Williamsville South’s nemesis in baseball for years, which makes Wednesday’s clash between both schools for the Section VI Class A-1 another great chapter in the rivalry.  As of press time, the game is set More...

Top-seeded East softball blanks NT in Class A-1 quarters

Williamsville East lived up to its top seed in the Section VI Class A-1 softball tournament after blanking eighth-seed North Tonawanda, 8-0, in Thursday’s quarterfinal clash at Transit Middle School.  More...

South lax wins two of three

The Williamsville South boys’ lacrosse team snapped a five-game losing skid by attaining road wins against Lake Shore, 14-13, May 15, and Williamsville East, 9-6, May 16, at Williamsville North.  Alex Streng scored the game-winning goal ag More...

North beats East in regular-season finale

Williamsville North’s softball team picked up a big 8-5 non-league win over Williamsville East May 15. More...

Sacred Heart girls lax ends drought against Mercy

The Sacred Heart girls lacrosse’s team’s 15-5 home win over Mount Mercy May 16 at Smallwood Drive Elementary was meaningful for a number of reasons.  In addition to it being the team’s senior night, it was the first time in fou More...

North boys lax routs NT; Amherst falls to Lake Shore

Williamsville North’s boys’ lacrosse team had many players contribute in its 21-1 home win over North Tonawanda May 15.  The Spartans took a season high 62 shots on net and held the Lumberjacks to eight shots.  Juan Antonetty le More...