2-8 SPORTS EXPRESS WRAP
Football sectional quarterfinals, Comets beat Devils 5-1
2-8 SPORTS EXPRESS WRAP
Calahead tothe first me s plus...proctor and notre dame tussle in a league game with potential playoff seeding on the line.
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Spencer but first - time for tonight's big game...the whitesboro warriors host rome free academy in a big tvl colonial showdown.
Here is what's at stake - if the black knights win - they will clinch the league title outright.
If whitesboro wins - they have to chance for the title.
Alicia rfa off to a hot start - damien call ahead to jeremiah bartholomew - he lays it in between two warrior defenders - black knights up 8-2.
Spencer time winding down in the fir qrter - boro in transition - joe panuccio with the beautiful feed to tommy morreale - who finishes up and under for two.
Warriors trail by 11.
Alicia next possession - warriors again getting out in front of the defense - collin mcandrew turning on the jets - absorbs the contact from call but still gets it to go.
Spencer but rfa would get the last shot in the frame - anthony cudhea starts in the corner - drives and sinks the jumper as time expires.
Alicia black knights pick up right where they left off in the second quarter - williams comes up with the loose ball - toes behind the line swishes it from downtown.
Whitesboro wouldnt go down without a fight but their comeback effort falls short as rfa defeats the warriors 59- 57.
Spencer hello everyone and welcome to sports express.
With the win - the black knights are your tvl colonial champs.
Elsewhere in the t-v-l colonial tonight - proctor and notre dame gohead-toead in a game with direct seeding on the line spencer entering tonights contest - the two teams are tied for third place in the league at 7-4.
The winner of will move into sole possession of third.
Alicia second half action - four point game - but the jugglers start to pull away - patrick espinosa from beyond the arc - swishhhh - raiders call timeout to try and regroup.
Spencer a minute remaining in the third quarter - tesean cooper puts jaylen warmack through the spin cycle - takes it to the rack count it and foul.
Pretty move there - the three point play gets proctor within eight.
Alicia 4th quarter - cue the warmack highlight rl -trijen ga football pass - on the money - warmack catches it in the air and banks it home for two.
Spencer then next raiders possession - warmack comes up with the steal - he has time - puts it on the floor and finishes with the layup.
Behind warmack's 23 points - notre dame goes on to win 82-53 - as the jugglers move into third place and bump proctor down to fourth.
Alicia over to oriskany - west canada locked up the csc two league title on tuesday so they're just trying to finish up the regular season undefeated meanwhile the redskins are trying to solidfy the number two spot.
Spencer opening frame - jacob smith draws the defense out - dumps it off down low - casey dibble turns and knocks down the jumper.
That caps off a 7-0 run for west canada valley.
Alicia oriskany answers back - steven armstrong with the corner three nails it - 7-6 indians.
Spencer later in the quarter - colton davis curls around fights off his defender with one hand and scoops it in withhe other f alicia second stanza - smith chases down the ball for the block - the outlet pass to dibble and kisses it off the glass for two.
The indians hang on to win 66-62 and remain unbeaten in league play.
Spencer to remsen we go now where the rams play host the first place hamilton emerald knights.
Hamilton is 11-0 in league play - while remsen is 6-4 and trying to solidify their hold of third place.
--- alicia third quarter here - all hamilton for the most part.
Off the rebound - gabe trontoski in transition.
He takes it down the floor and lays it up plus the foul.
It's a 45 point lead for the knights.
--- spencer remsen t rolling over though.
Off a missed three pointer - isiah furman-houck with the offensive board and put-back - plus the contact.
--- alicia just over a minute later.
Adam jones in the wing to charles appleton - pull-up jumper is good.
Appleton lead the rams with 12 points tonight.
--- spencer hamilton all over the floor tonight though - kelton ramos with the takeaway at his own end...goes the other waon a bre home... ...the emerald knights close out the regular season perfect in the center state conference.
They run away with this one - 87-29.
That'll take us to our first break here on sports express but don't tell alexa to change the channel just yet.
Coming up next... we introduce our latest athlete of the week - who reached a career milestone just a few days ago.
...but first - let's check out other buback & athlete of the week stinger welcome back to sports express - it's time now to unveil our athlete of the week... she joined an elite club earlier this week - capping off a careersenior seas.
Jordyn conte of the west canada valley girls basketball teamshe latestection three player to join the 1000 point club - reaching the milestone during the indians' 59-53 road win against dolgeville on monday.
Conte scored a game-high 24 poin in the vtory, passithe lan conte is not only a star on the court - the tri-athlete is also the indians softball teams ace starting pitcher and waon thewimmingeam for four seasons.
She is averaging career-highs this campaign in points and rebounds per contest - and is emracing being at her best in her senior season.
Outcue: we have to give her the ball at times were just hoping that she keeps doing what shes doing and get us to where we have to go.
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All featured athletes will receive a plaque courtesy of c-n-y awards and apparel.
That'll sound the metaphorical horn for the second intermission here on.
Coming up next... ...we head since before the all-star break.
Weomeack aboard the express...the utica comets returned home tonight for the first time sce althe way back on january 19th.
The team hosted the lehigh valley phantoms for the first time this year - as they started a three-in-three weekend.
Spencer a couple of firsts at the aud tonight - defensemen luke schenn and sefan leblanc making their aud debut after both were traded here last month.
Alicia first period - both teams trading chances - neither able to score.
Reid boucher back door to tanner kero - who tips it but mike mckenna gets the right pad on it and covers it up.
Spencer down the other way - phantoms rush in.
Carsen twarynski the shot - michael leighton the save - rebound for colin mcdonald but leighton gloves that down too.
Alicia we head into the second scoreless - lehigh valley comes out flying.
52 seconds in - justin bailey's shot is stopped - he throws the rebound through the crease where it hits off of asthon sautner's skate and goes into the net.
Flukey goal there but phantoms are on the board.
Spencer just 35 seconds later - lehigh valley strikes again.
Philippe myers showing off the hands...cuts across the middle and slides it around leighton.
Pretty goal - but not good for the comets who are now down two.
Alicia when you need something to happen - the captain comes to the rescue.
Jaime sifers throws it towards the net - carter bancks corrals it and puts it home.
That would spark the team in a big way - utica would explode for fivunanswered goals... ...michael leighton would hold down the fort between the pipes and the comets get a big 5-2 win at home.
Spencer utica city f-c beat the baltimore blast on the road...9-1.
Bo jelovac had a goal and three assists - logan roberts scored a hat trick and liam callahan put in n assist for utica.
Andrew coughlin made eleven saves in goal and u-c-f-c improves to 10-4 this year - sitting about three games ahead of baltimore in second.
The team returns to the aud on sunday at two to take on the mississauga metrostars.
Coming up tomorrow - we've got some good girls hoops actions - frnakfort shuyler hosts west canada in a csc two matchup -seeding at stake in this one.
And the rivalry between new hartford and whitesboro is renewed in spartan territory.
Football sectional quarterfinals, Comets beat Devils 5-1