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Gators Top Randolph 3-0 In East Division

Southwestern opened its Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association West Division schedule Wednesday with a 4-0 victory over Dunkirk at the Fran Sirianni Athletic Complex. Above, the Trojans’ Tim Galati (21) is challenged by Dunkirk’s Carlos Rosario (29). P-J photos by Scott Kindberg

RANDOLPH — Allegany-Limestone topped Randolph 3-0 in a game between teams that could battle for the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association East Division crown.

Logan Andrus put the Gators (3-2-0, 1-0-0) on the board in the 12th minute with an unassisted tally.

After halftime, Noah Paterniti scored from Bryant Talbot in the 52nd minute before Connor Bates scored from Tyler Curran in the 62nd minute.

“It was a pretty evenly matched game in the first half,” Randolph coach Dave Levandowski said. “We came out and I felt like we had better control in the second half. We were bitten by bad luck. We had some bad bounces on each of their three goals.”

Mason Kwiatkowski made seven saves for Allegany-Limestone while Cameron Finch made five saves for the Cardinals (2-3-0, 0-1-0).

Southwestern’s Marcus Kautzman (6) and the Marauders’ Luis Gonzalez (28) battle for possession.

“We’ve had some bad games early on, but today we played well enough to win,” Levandowski said. “We just got zero breaks.”

T’BIRDS BATTLE TO A TIE

MAYVILLE — A second-half goal from each team ended in a 1-1 tie between Chautauqua Lake and Fredonia in West Division action.

Adam Sellari scored from Juan Matias in the second minute of the second half for the Hillbillies before Hunter Harris answered on a penalty kick for the Thunderbirds.

Erik Peterson made 17 saves in net for Chautauqua Lake while Tyler Rosen turned aside 11 shots for Fredonia.

EARLY GOALS STAND UP

SOUTH DAYTON — A pair of first-half goals led Pine Valley to a 2-0 Central Division victory over North Collins.

Darwin Westlund tallied from Evan Frontuto at 12 minutes of the first half before Wayne Libby set up Frontuto for the second goal at 17 minutes.

Owen Ward made sure the lead stood up with seven saves in the shutout for the Panthers (2-4-0, 1-1-0).

It was the first game of the season for North Collins (0-1-0, 0-1-0).

RED DRAGONS

BLANK BEARS

FREWSBURG — Caleb Foley scored a pair of goals from Nick Golando to lead Maple Grove to a 4-0 win over Frewsburg in Central Division action.

The Foley-Golando combination opened the scoring in the third minute of the first half before Sam Eimiller followed with a goal from Kevin Ruhlman in the 31st minute.

After halftime, Foley and Golando made it 3-0 in the fourth minute before Golando scored from R.J. Helt in the 20th minute.

Sam Cummings made five saves for the Red Dragons (5-0-0, 1-0-0) while Caleb Carr made six saves for the Bears (1-3-1, 1-1-0).

SNYDER TALLIES A PAIR

CATTARAUGUS — Ellicottville (3-2-0, 1-0-0) was a 2-0 East Division winner over Salamanca/Cattaraugus-Little Valley (3-2-0, 0-1-0) on Wednesday behind a pair of goals from Jack Snyder.

Bryce Butler grabbed a pair of assists in the win while Jamison Caldwell made five saves.

Jarrett Pond stopped 10 shots for the hosts.

JOHNS STRIKES TWICE

FALCONER — Jayden Johns had a pair of goals as Falconer/Cassadaga Valley topped Olean 3-2 in West Division play.

Jared Dorman had a single tally while Noah Richner and Austin Johns each had assists for the Golden Cougars (2-2-0, 1-0-0).

Quintin Allen and Maxwell Bee took care of the scoring for Olean (1-5-0, 0-1-0) while Stephen Hoffman grabbed an assist.

TROJANS

SHUT OUT DUNKIRK

Host Southwestern (1-3-0, 1-0-0) was a 4-0 winner over Dunkirk (1-3-0, 0-1-0) in West Division action.

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