Local Sports

MG Baseball Honors Local Veterans

The Maple Grove Varsity baseball team continued its annual tradition of honoring local veterans last Thursday at the Bemus Point Cemetery. Spearheaded by Coach Ryan Lucas, team members worked alongside Denny Harvey and Dan Harvey from the American Legion Ellery Post 947, placing flags on the ...

HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFFS

BASEBALL CLASS AA Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 28 at 5 p.m. No. 8 Jamestown at No. 1 Lockport No. 7 Niagara Falls at No. 2 Orchard Park No. 6 Lancaster at No. 3 Clarence No. 5 Frontier at No. 4 Will North Semifinals Thursday, May 30 5 p.m. at higher seeds Final Saturday, ...

Johnson Powers Trojans To Easy Prequarterfinal Win

LAKEWOOD — Nate Johnson went 4 for 5 with two doubles and eight RBIs to lead No. 6 Southwestern to a 20-0 Section VI Class B2 prequarterfinal baseball victory over No. 11 WNY Maritime on Thursday at Packard Field. Aidan Kennedy was perfect through four innings on the mound for the Trojans, ...

Swanson Is Medalist At Chautauqua GC

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Sherman won a pair of nonleague golf matches on Wednesday at Chautauqua Golf Club. The combined program moved to 6-5 on the year with a 35.5-19.5 win over Cassadaga Valley (5-4) and a 39-15 win over Frewsburg (6-5). In the third match, the Cougars ...

Champions Again

Jamestown Elite’s varsity basketball team won its third tournament of the spring with a dominating, 61-33, victory in the championship game in Erie, Pa. last week. Kneeling from the left are Karly Welty, Abi Lisciandro, Erin Radack and Myla Kline. Standing are Kira Ricker, Natalie Angeletti, ...

Best Of The Best

Throughout the season, Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association girls basketball coaches believed they played some of the toughest competition in the state during their league schedules. If individual postseason accolades from the New York State Sportswriters Association are any ...

Sposato Bows Out In Second Round

ORCHARD PARK — Frewsburg’s Jameson Sposato reached a new high-water mark of his career at the opening round of the Section VI Tennis Championships on Tuesday at Orchard Park High School. The junior was a 6-3, 7-5 winner over Brian Bork of West Seneca in prequarterfinal action before ...

Rojas Following Hodgson To Alabama

James Rojas made it official Tuesday when he announced on social media that he had signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and basketball career at the University of Alabama. Before he took to Facebook, however, the 6-foot-8 forward and Jamestown High School graduate had a ...

Southwestern, Dunkirk Advance In Sectional Playoffs

Dunkirk’s Olivia Yerico-Piazza (19) crosses home plate, surrounded by her Lady Marauders teammates, after hitting a home run during Dunkirk’s 14-8 win over East Aurora in the first round of the Section VI Class B1 softball playoffs Tuesday at Dunkirk High School. Photo by Ron ...

T’Birds Earn Two Track Wins

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua Lake’s boys claimed a pair of nonleague track and field wins on Tuesday, topping Westfield/Brocton 93.5-45.5 and besting Randolph, 74-64. Elias Quintero led the winners with victories in the 800 meters (2:10.3) and the 3,200 meters (10:52.5) while Anton Graham earned ...

Jamestown Holds Off Bears, 5-4

Jamestown took a 4-1 lead in the bottom of the third inning and hung on for a 5-4 nonleague baseball win over Frewsburg on Tuesday evening at Diethrick Park. Bryce Jackson and Peyton Olson hit back-to-back triples to give the Red Raiders a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the third inning. Jayden ...

Alfa Triples For Chautauqua Lake

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua Lake topped Westfield/Brocton, 92-39, in nonleague girls track and field. Savannah Lashbrook took home the 1,500 meters (5:46) and the 3,000 meters (12:52.2) for the winners while Lauren Alfa won the 100 meters (13.8), 200 meters (28.4) and the long jump (14-3). ...

Westfield Little League Hosting Fundraiser

WESTFIELD — Westfield Little League will be hosting its inaugural Chicken BBQ fundraiser on June 1, in conjunction with Fun Day events. The BBQ will be available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Westfield Little League field, and will include a half-chicken, macaroni salad and ...

Ladies Tour Makes Stop At Tri-County CC

FORESTVILLE — The Ladies Golf Tour took to Tri-County Country Club recently with Glori Barrett firing a 102 to take home low gross honors. In the A Flight, Mary Gayton was minus-5, Anette Patric minus-6, Karen Allen minus-6, Glor Barrett minus-7 and Jill Dart minus-7. In the B Flight, ...

Area Baseball, Softball Roundup

CITY REC LEAGUE Lakayla Norrod had two doubles and a triple while Ryan Knepp hit two home runs as the CellOne Tigers beat the Angels, 20-5. Alexis Jones had a home run and a double while Lincoln Carpenter had three hits, including a pair of doubles, for the Tigers. For the Angels, Lizzy ...

Conti Spills 300 Game At JBC

Chris Conti fired a perfect 300 at Jamestown Bowling Company as part of a 300-218-238-756 series in the Tuesday Have-A-Ball League. Jim Suckow led the Tuesday Coffee Bowl with a 254-221-226-701. Jamestown Bowling Company: Summer Seniors—Ed Petransky 220-555, Roger Gustafson 224-553, John ...

YMCA Volleyball

Beauties and the Beast topped Empire Spikes Back, 25-19, 19-25, 21-15, thanks to the play of Tim Hallquist. Mike Dearman was MVP for the Empire Spikes Back. ——— Empire Spikes Back topped Bumping, 25-17, 25-21, 21-15, with Marty Hoch leading the winners as MVP. Kristin Santana ...

HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFFS

SOFTBALL CLASS AA Quarterfinals Thursday, 4:45 p.m. No. 8 Jamestown at No. 1 Orchard Park No. 5 Niagara Falls at No. 4 Lancaster No. 6 Williamsville North at No. 3 Clarence No. 7 Lockport at No. 2 Frontier Semifinals Wednesday, May 29 4:45 p.m. at higher ...

Southwestern Places 3rd At State Championships

The Southwestern High School sailing team competed on Saturday in the New York State Championships hosted by Mercy McQuaid on Oyster Bay. Fourteen teams from across the state sailed in the C420 class to complete 12 total races over the course of the day. The day began sunny with very ...