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November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Sports

Birzon rallies East girls soccer over GI in section final

Lady Flames repeat in Class A

Marissa Birzon has a knack for scoring goals in big games, and that was on display in the Section VI Class A girls soccer final Saturday at Amherst High School.  More...

Postek leads South girls volleyball to Class A semifinal

Melissa Postek was at her best in the Williamsville South girls volleyball team’s 25-20, 25-20, 28-26 Section VI Class A quarterfinal road win over Grand Island Monday.  The senior outside hitter recorded 30 kills, two aces and five digs i More...

East volleyball downs Clarence in showdown of division champs

In one of the most highly anticipated girls volleyball matches of the year, Williamsville East beat Clarence, 25-18, 23-25, 25-12, 25-21 Oct. 26.  The Lady Flames improved to 15-0 while Clarence fell to 15-1.  More...

Amherst field hockey edges South, reaches Class B final

In a battle between division champions, ECIC III champion Amherst edged ECIC II champion Williamsville South, 2-1, in overtime in the Section VI Class B field hockey semifinal Thursday at Orchard Park High School.  It is the third consecutive ye More...

Pee Wee White Sabres improve to 3-0

The White Sabres improved to 3-0 with a win over Coyotes.  Colton DiFranco paced the White Sabres with three goals. Other goal scorers included Will Glodzik, Cameron Coogan, Michael Dickinson Jr. and Evan Faulkner. More...

South splits non-league matches

Williamsville South’s boys volleyball team split its final games of the regular season, beating Lockport, 20-25, 25-19, 25-11, 25-21, Oct. 27 and losing to Clarence, 21-25, 23-25, 26-24, 22-25, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Sports brief

Mel Ott Little League Baseball is searching for two players to complete the 2016 12U boys travel/tournament team roster. The league offers a positive environment with a professional and respectful coaching staff. More...

Sharks cross-country places fourth at All-Catholics

Sacred Heart’s girls cross-country team closed out its season after placing fourth at All-Catholics Sunday at Knox Farm State Park. More...

North field hockey reaches section final

For the first time since 2012, Williamsville North will be playing for a Section VI title in field hockey.  The Lady Spartans, the top seed in Class A, downed fourth-seeded Lancaster, 4-0, in the Class A semifinals Thursday at Amherst High Schoo More...

North downs Clarence in Class AA soccer semifinal

Nobody on Williamsville North’s boys soccer team had beaten Clarence in their careers but that changed when they defeated the Red Devils, 1-0, in the Section VI Class AA semifinals Oct. 27 at Hamburg High School.  More...

North girls cross-country places second in ECIC I, third overall

With several young runners in the lineup, Williamsville North’s girls cross-country team finished second in ECIC I with 52 points and third overall with 134 points at the ECIC Championships Saturday at East Aurora High School.  Freshman Na More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses Ellicott Creek 41 15 East Amherst 40 16 Main-Transit C 34 22 Main-Transit B 33 23 Harris Hill B 33 23 Swormville 33 23 More...

East football falls in overtime against Lew-Port

Williamsville East’s football team saw its season end in heartbreaking fashion, losing to Lewiston Porter, 28-27 in overtime Monday night.  “The kids played well,” East coach Chris Glenn said. More...

Big second half lifts South football over Hamburg

Williamsville South’s football team (5-4) outscored Hamburg, 34-0 in the second half, including 27 points in the third quarter, on its way to a 34-14 home win over Hamburg Thursday.  “It was nice to get our last victory of the year,& More...

CHAMPIONS

— The Williamsville East JV and varsity cheerleading squads attended the 2015 UB Spirit Challenge Oct. 25. More...

St. Ben’s JV baseball wins finale game of season

St. Benedict School’s JV baseball team ended their season with a 9-6 win over St. More...

Daemen College to host hoops camp

Daemen College basketball coach Mike MacDonald will host a Veterans Day basketball camp for boys and girls in grades K-8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Lumsden Gymnasium on the campus of Daemen College. More...

Sacred Heart repeats as Monsignor Martin champs

Tatyjana Scalisi was only called up to the Sacred Heart varsity girls soccer team three weeks ago but made a huge impact in the Monsignor Martin Association final.  The freshman midfielder scored midway through the second overtime, lifting the S More...

Sweet Home wins; North, Amherst bow out in prequarters

Eighth-seeded Sweet Home downed ninth-seeded North Tonawanda, 25-16, 25-14, 25-18, in the Section VI Class A girls volleyball prequarterfinals Thursday.  Rachel Reusch led the offense with 21 kills, three blocks and three digs.  Claire Hiwi More...

Amherst wins playoff opener

Amherst’s field hockey team opened its playoff run with a 4-1 win over West Seneca West in the Class B quarterfinals Oct. More...

East boys volleyball places fourth at GI Tourney

Williamsville East’s boys volleyball capped off a successful regular season by placing fourth out of 12 teams at the Grand Island Tournament Oct. More...

Amherst girls soccer falls in Class A semifinal

Amherst’s girls soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 5-1 defeat to Grand Island in the Section VI Class A semifinals Wednesday, Oct. More...

Sacred Heart swimming team earns historic win over Nardin

For the first time in 15 years, Sacred Heart’s girls swim team was successful against its rival Nardin, winning 51-43, in its regular season finale Oct. More...

Sports brief

Williamsville resident Lauren Randaccio, a junior on the William Smith College women’s soccer team, was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team.  More...

Trojans march over Spartans in Class A semifinal

WS East faces South Park in final

West Seneca East football coach Jim Maurino said the Section VI Class A Federation semifinal game at Williamsville North Saturday would come down to which team wanted it more. As the game progressed, Maurino got his answer.  More...

CCA boys soccer crowned MMAA small school champs

In what turned out to be one of the most exciting and bizarre soccer games played in recent memory, the Christian Central Academy varsity boys soccer team defeated Niagara Catholic in a double overtime penalty kick shootout thriller to win the Monsig More...

Sports brief

The Niagara Expos travel baseball program is looking for a few players for its 10U team for the 2015-2016 season. For program information or to request a tryout, contact program director Bob Lajeunesse at robertlajeunesse@yahoo.com or at 250-8897. More...

South boys cross-country team places third in ECIC II

Williamsville South’s boys cross-country team placed third in ECIC II and eighth in all of the ECIC at Saturday’s ECIC Championships at East Aurora High School.  Harrison Higgins placed ninth in 17 minutes, 6 seconds and was named an More...

Sweet Home girls win fourth straight ECIC II title

Sweet Home’s girls cross-country team remained at the top of ECIC II after the Lady Panthers won with 41 points. More...

St. Ben’s girls volleyball team finishes season with win

St. More...

CALENDAR

Wednesday, Nov. 4 Girls volleyball: Section VI Class A semifinals — Sweet Home at Williamsville South, 6 p.m., Niagara-Wheatfield at Williamsville East, 6 p.m.   More...