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Skaneateles players celebrate a goal against Clinton in the Section III title game at the Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center Sunday.

The Skaneateles girls hockey team scored three times in the third period and held on for a 3-0 victory over Plattsburgh in the state semifinals at the Harborcenter in Buffalo Friday.

The Lakers advance to take on Williamsville for the state championship Saturday.

Lizzy Sachar opened the scoring for Skaneateles 38 seconds into the third period, and Meg Teachout added an insurance marker less than three minutes later. Sophia Burns sealed the win with a goal in the final two minutes.

Burns and Ioanna Christou each recorded an assist, and Evie Sheridan made 24 saves for the shutout.


Auburn 4, New Hartford 1: Johnny Malandruccolo scored a pair of goals and added an assist. He now has 228 career points, breaking the school record held by Jake Morin.

RJ Szakalski added a goal and a pair of assists and Ty Hlywa scored a goal and an assist. Austin Black chipped in an assist.

Goalie Aaron Kowal made 24 saves.

Auburn next plays at Oswego in the sectional playoffs at 7 p.m. Friday.


Auburn 82, East Syracuse-Minoa 59: Shaheed Beal posted a double-double with 31 points and 10 assists for the Maroons. Beal scored his 31 points on 16 shots from the field.

Kaleb Cook added 21 points, Jay Baranick scored 15 points and Troy Churney had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Auburn finishes the regular season at .500 with a 10-10 record. They await their sectional seeding and may host a playoff game Friday.

Weedsport 72, Port Byron 52: Josh O'Connor led the Warriors with 20 points. Joel Blummer added 12 points and Matt Powers chipped in with eight.

For the Panthers, Nick Jefferds led with 16 points. Kody Kurtz and Scott Compson each added 10 points. Port Byron (8-11) next plays Tuesday at Pulaski.

Watkins Glen 50, Union Springs 27: The Wolves did not report any offensive statistics.

Union Springs finishes the regular season 11-8 and awaits its sectional seeding.

Elmira Notre Dame 49, Southern Cayuga 47: The Chiefs had a chance to tie it with 10 seconds remaining but a lay-up didn't go in.

Jared Howe led the Chiefs with 14 points. Conner Bennett added 13 points and Collin Rejman had nine.


Moravia 63, Spencer-Van Etten 26: A trio of seniors led the Blue Devils. Grace Wasileski scored 16 points with five rebounds and five assists. Sierra Lyon added 14 points, five rebounds, two assists and five steals. Gabby Kehoe contributed 10 points and four rebounds.

Moravia (15-2) next plays against New Hartford on Monday.



Section III, Class A championships: Auburn placed tied for eighth out of 10 participating schools in Class A and posted two third-place finishes.

Jimmy Vasile came in third in the 3200m run, wrapping up in a time of 10:44.20, and the Maroons' 4x400m relay featuring Isaiah Lovell-Rose, Griffin Shoenfelder, Brian Rhoads and William Liccion also finished third at a time of 3:52.00.

Rhoads came in fifth in the 600m run (1:30.11), and Shoenfelder was fifth in the long jump (18-3.25).


Section III, Class A championships: Abbey Hai came in third in the shot put, throwing a distance of 29-4.75, Shelby Weeks was tied for third in the pole vault, jumping a height of 8-0, and Gabrielle Wagner was tied for fourth in the high jump at 4-8.


Skaneateles 55, Marcellus 42: Chloe Metz was the Lakers' top scorer, recording 17 points, while Olivia Dobrovosky posted 16 points. Maeve Canty and Ryley Pas'cal both chipped in with eight points apiece.


Marathon 67, Southern Cayuga 50: Collin Rejman and Conner Bennett each scored 12 points to pace the Chiefs.

Jared Howe was right behind with 11 points. Southern Cayuga (5-13) hosts Elmira Notre Dame on Friday.


Jefferson 92, Cayuga 38: The Spartans had a tough night from the field in the loss on the road at Watertown.

Hanna Keysor led Cayuga with 15 points and four rebounds. Loren Clifford added 13 points and seven rebounds.

Cayuga is back at home at 1 p.m. Saturday when it hosts Broome.

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