Black Knights Rally Past Bears

Silver Creek/Forestville’s Bryce Shomper (10) is defended by Frewsburg’s Nate McDonald (20) during the first half of Monday’s CCAA Central Division boys soccer game at the Robert H. Jackson Sports Complex in Frewsburg. P-J photo by Matt Spielman

FREWSBURG — Three second-half goals allowed Silver Creek/Forestville to pick up its first league win of the season, 3-1, over Frewsburg in Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Central Division action Monday.

Just two minutes into the second half, Phillip Narraway tied the contest for the Black Knights (2-4-1, 1-2-1) off an assist from Darren Jiminez. The scoring line was reversed on Silver Creek/Forestville’s go-ahead goal seven minutes later, with Narraway assisting a Jiminez tally. Bryce Shomper made it 3-1 with about seven minutes to go, as Narraway recorded his second assist of the match.

“My team had a consistent effort. They were down a goal at the half, and played with a lot of heart and came back,” Silver Creek coach Mark Bratcher said. “They never stopped playing until the last minute.”

Jeremy Wilcox made 13 saves in goal for Silver Creek/Forestville.

Reid Bjork scored from Dylan Nordlund at the 35:15 mark of the first half while Caleb Carr made 10 saves in net for the Bears (1-6-0, 1-3-0).

Silver Creek/Forestville’s Darren Jiminez and Frewsburg’s Gavin Swanson (25) go up high for a corner kick while the Bears’ Dylan Nordlund (11) looks on during the first half. P-J photo by Matt Spielman


SOUTH DAYTON — Dakota Loop’s goal with two minutes left in the second overtime gave Pine Valley a 2-1 Central Division win over Westfield/Brocton.

“We had one good chance in (the second overtime) and we put it in,” said Pine Valley coach Dave Pihlblad of Loop’s goal, scored off an assist by Ryan Snyder. “It was an exciting way to win.”

Westfield/Brocton (4-5, 3-1) went on the board first with a Nathan Culbreth score 15 minutes into the game. Jason Almeter picked up the assist.

The Panthers (3-2, 3-1) tied the game in the 65th minute when a Zach Mansfield shot deflected off a Wolverine defender and went into the net.

Makiah Snyder made five saves in goal for Pine Valley. Westfield/Brocton’s Mike Johnson had three saves.


RANDOLPH — Aaron Milanowski had the hat trick when Salamanca/Cattaraugus-Little Valley edged Randolph, 3-1, East Division play.

After the hosts scored first on Morgan Kish’s goal from Marcus Evans at 9:10 of the first half, Salamanca/Cattaraugus-Little Valley (3-3, 2-2) scored the final three goals of the game.

Milanowski tied it at 1-1 at 17 minutes on an assist from Delain Geist. In the second half, Milanowski scored at 49 minutes from Derek Funke to make it 2-1. Milanowski scored again from Geist at 68 minutes to complete the scoring.

Robert Steffy had nine saves for the victory and Jacob Bulich made four saves for the Cardinals (2-4, 1-3).


Reid Wight scored in the 59th minute to give Maple Grove a 2-1 West Division win over Dunkirk.

Nick Brown assisted on Wight’s winner for the Red Dragons (6-1, 3-1).

The Red Dragons’ Simon Olson opened the scoring from Ben Cresanti in the 7th minute before the Marauders (2-6-0, 1-3-0) tied the game before halftime on Josue Alfaro’s goal.

Sam Cummings made four saves for the victory.


ORCHARD PARK — Jamestown played a strong game in Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 action, losing to Orchard Park, 3-1.

Ben Wagner started the scoring for the Quakers at six minutes followed at 15 minutes with a goal from Luke Sapio.

Jamestown cut the deficit to 2-1 at 13 minutes of the second half on a goal by Tage Roehm from Gage Whipple. But Orchard Park got its two-goal lead back at 17 minutes when Taren Hulc scored.

Jordan Crofoot made 15 saves for Jamestown while Michael Mosey had five saves in the win.


Chase Stevenson scored twice to lead Southwestern past Falconer/Cassadaga Valley, 2-1, in West Division play at the Fran Sirianni Sports Complex.

Stevenson scored unassisted at 15:31 before adding his second goal from Michael Cammarata at 19:06 for the Trojans (8-0-0, 4-0-0).