East Division Battle
RANDOLPH — Randolph shook off an early deficit and posted a 3-1 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association boys soccer victory over Pine Valley/Gowanda in an East Division game Wednesday afternoon.
Trailing 1-0 at the half, the Cardinals (1-1-1, 1-1-1) received goals from Ashton Bushey at the 42nd minute, Bryson Rozler at the 73rd minute and Jaiden Huntington with 22 seconds remaining. Ethan Shields, Christian Burch and Bushey were credited with assists.
Wayne Libby opened the scoring for Pine Valley/Gowanda (0-3-0, 0-2-0) on a helper from Evan Frontuto.
Kyle Smallback (four saves) was in goal for Randolph. Owen Ward (five saves) was between the pipes for Pine Valley/Gowanda.
D’ANTHONY RECORDS HAT TRICK
MAYVILLE — Carson D’Anthony netted a hat trick as Chautauqua Lake beat Frewsburg, 4-1, in Central Division play.
D’Anthony opened the scoring in the 20th minute on a header off a pass from Cole Otto.
Fifteen minutes later, Hunter Harris dropped a pass to D’Anthony, who found the back of the net for a 2-0 lead.
After halftime, Elias Quintero made it 3-0 in favor of the Thunderbirds (2-0-0, 2-0-0) when he scored from Alex Godfrey. D’Anthony closed the scoring for Chautauqua Lake with his fourth goal of the season in the 60th minute.
“Our whole team just clicked again tonight,” head coach Mike Putney said of his Thunderbirds, who beat Westfield/Brocton for the first time in several years last Wednesday. “We’ve got a nice squad here. We have a big game Friday against Maple Grove.”
Trent Bjork broke up the shutout for the Bears (1-3-0, 0-3-0) with a free kick in the final 10 minutes.
Tate Olson made seven saves for the Thunderbirds while Conner Murray made 11 saves for Frewsburg.
MATIAS LEADS HILLBILLIES
FREDONIA — Juan Matias scored a hat trick to lead Fredonia past Olean, 3-0, in West Division play.
The Huskies (0-2-0, 0-1-0) jumped on top early after scoring off a corner kick.
Matias tied the game in the 22nd minute from Kameron Mages.
After halftime, Matias added a pair of unassisted tallies to take his season total to six goals.
“We started off slow,” Fredonia head coach Jim Rush said, “but the players responded in the second half and played very well. I was happy with how they moved forward and put pressure on Olean. We were able to cycle players in for depth purposes and we controlled a good portion of play in the second half because of the contributions of everyone.”
The Hillbillies play host to Falconer/Cassadaga Valley on Monday night at 6 p.m. at the Orange Bowl. The senior members of the team will be honored at the annual Senior Night.
Trevor Persch made four saves in net for the Hillbillies (3-1-0, 3-1-0).
NORTH COLLINS SALVAGES TIE
NORTH COLLINS — A pair of first-half goals led North Collins to a 2-2 nonleague tie against Springville/West Valley.
Carson Teijeira scored from AJ Puntillo to open the scoring for the Eagles (3-1-1, 1-1-0) in the 18th minute. In the 32nd minute, Alex Teijeira scored from Austin Kehr.
Dominic Fricano was credited with five saves in net for North Collins.
TROJANS BLANK JAMESTOWN
McKay Young scored four times to lead Southwestern to a 7-0 shutout of Jamestown in West Division play.
Max Vaughn opened the scoring from Vaughn before Spencer Kane scored an unassisted goal.
Young scored the next four goals with two of the goals being assisted by Vaughn. Drew Keppel and Josh Truver also had assists.
Simon Pirrello scored the final goal from Timothy Galati.