Oct. 23-29, 2003
Sports Shorts -Oct. 23
By Luke Eggleston/ SUN staff writer
Christian Brothers Academy’s foray in Class AA has met with unblemished success in the regular season following a 50-19 rout of Liverpool Friday on the Warriors’ home field. CBA cruised into the Section III Tournament with a sparkling 7-0 record and will face Central Square this week in the playoffs. In the triumph over Liverpool, Greg Paulus connected with Bruce Williams for four touchdowns and Lavar Lobdell for one. Lobdell also returned a punt for a touchdown and Erik Estabrook kicked a 44-yard field goal in the victory. Estabrook also received a touchdown pass from William Urciuolo once the Brothers had called off the dogs in the fourth quarter.
The Brothers have outscored their opponents 361-140 this season.
Le Moyne Volleyball Sweeps Saint Michael’s
The Le Moyne women’s volleyball team swept Saint Michael’s 30-21, 31-21, 30-18 last week, making the Dolphins’ record 4-4 in Northeast-10 Conference play. Overall, the Dolphins’ record improved to 8-12. Senior outside hitter Jessica Burns (Valencia, Calif./Saugus) delivered 14 kills on 24 swings. Sophomore Lindsey Fattey (Lancaster/St. Mary’s) chipped in with seven kills. Sophomore libero Stephanie Smith (Apalachin/Vestal) led the defensive effort with 12 digs. Freshman setter Julie McLaud (Pine Bush/Pine Bush) engineered the offense with 39 assists. Le Moyne Women’s Soccer Gets Big Win
The Le Moyne women’s soccer team took a big win last week when it shut out Assumption 2-0 in Worcester, Mass. “This was the best game we’ve played all year,” Le Moyne coach Matt Townsend said. “I couldn’t be happier with the effort and the standard we set with the game.” Jill Yaworski (Richfield Springs/Rich-field Springs) scored the opening goal. Sophomore Kelly Graham (Darien, Conn./Darien) had redirected a cross-pass from Alex Dawson onto Yaworski’s foot on the play. Adaya Young (Albany/Colonie) scored unassisted in the second half to increase the Dolphins’ lead.
With the win, the Dolphins improved to 2-7-1 in Northeast-10 Conference play and 2-7-1 overall. Le Moyne Men’s Soccer at 8-6-1 Following Loss After ripping off a four-match unbeaten streak culminating in a 1-1 tie with Bryant, the Le Moyne men’s soccer team fell 1-0 to No. 22 Bentley in a Northeast-10 Conference clash Saturday. Le Moyne fell to 8-6-1 overall and 6-4-1 in conference play with the loss. Scott Newman currently leads the Dolphins with 11 goals and two assists. Richard Shaw’s eight goals and one assist follow him. The Dolphins have outscored their opponents 29-20 on the season. The Dolphins’ next game is Oct. 25 at home when they will host Southern New Hampshire.
Seton Catholic Central Generate 14-3 Record
The Seton Catholic Central varsity boys soccer team finished the regular season 13-4 following a 4-1 rout of Chenango Forks. The Saints advanced to the Southern Tier Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinal, but fell to Vestal 3-0. Going into the STAC Tournament, the Saints’ record was 13-2 in the league and 14-2 overall. The Saints had outscored all opponents 73-22. As of last week, SCC was ranked 10th in the state among Class C schools while playing a schedule that includes such large schools as Binghamton, Owego, and Vestal. Gaelic Knights Help Out
Bishop Ludden’s boys varsity soccer team served dinner to over 300 senior citizens this October. The Harvest Dinner was sponsored by P.E.A.C.E. Inc. and was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall off West Genesee Street.