Sports Roundup (Week of January 12, 2020)

Tuesday, January 14

Boys Basketball

Liberty 56 Fallsburg 44

Liberty…… 17….7…20…12

Kymanni Dennis 5-2pt FG, 1-3pt FG 2/4 FT- Team High 15 pts
Chris Bayer 2-2pt FG 3-3pt FG- 13 pts

Girls Basketball

Liberty 42 Port Jervis 44

Ally Roth 12 points; Kassidy DeGroat 10 points

Wednesday, January 15


99 pounds: Kaitlyn Potter (ELS) pin James Hennig 2:44; 106: Brandon McKay (RH) pin Quintin Herzog 1:44; 113: Benjamin Finch (RH) won by forfeit; 120: Joey Curreri (ELS) pin Cole Nelson :42; 126: Matt Morris (RH) won by forfeit; 132: Alex Lopez (RH) pin Patrick Adams 1:28; 138: double forfeit; 145: James Melitski (RH) pin Matthew Dunker :46; 152: Tyler Benincasa (RH) pin Anthony Philippe :36; 160: Liam O`Connor (RH) pin Marshall Thomas 1:59; 170: Henry Peters (ELS) pin Nick Tsironis 5:08; 182: Maverick Sanchez (RH) pin Nathan Coy 1:14; 195: Hunter Roberts (ELS) pin Hayden Campolong 5:50; 220: Francisco Miguel (ELS) pin Chris Clark 2:33; 285: Caleb Milk (ELS) pin Kane Losurdo 3:02

Thursday, January 16


99 pounds: Trevor Tufano (PJ) pin Kaitlyn Potter :28; 106: Alyssa Reed (PJ) pin Quintin Herzog 1:48; 113: Ryan Ross (PJ) won by forfeit; 120: Joey Curreri (ELS) pin Maddox McCormick :17; 126: Caleb Harrison (PJ) won by forfeit; 132: Joey Amato (PJ) pin Patrick Adams 2:14; 138: Eric Tigue (PJ) won by forfeit; 145: Daniel Klotz (PJ) pin Matthew Dunker 1:48; 152: Logan Zappolo (PJ) pin Anthony Philippe :48; 160: Bryce Horner (PJ) pin Marshall Thomas 1:14; 170: Henry Peters (ELS) pin Shawn St. Germain 4:12; 182: Erik Quick (PJ) won by forfeit; 195: Hunter Roberts (ELS) pin Jason Cintron :36; 220: Jacob Southard (PJ) pin Francisco Miguel 2:42; 285: James Oosterom (PJ) pin Caleb Milk :50.

Friday, January 17

Boys Basketball

Liberty 58 Roscoe 30

Liberty…… 12….19…18….9

Kymanni Dennis 6-2pt FG, 3-3pt FG – Game High 21 pts
Nasir Gibbs 8-2pt FG – 16 pts

Girls Basketball

Liberty at Burke

No information provided

Sports Roundup (Week of January 5, 2020)

Tuesday, January 7

Girls Basketball

Liberty 51 Port Jervis 45

Liberty…… 16….6…15..14
Port Jervis…6..17….6..16

Kassidy Degroat 9-2pt-FG 4-FT 22 points – 12 rebounds – 6 steals
Ally Roth 3-2pt-FG 2-3pt-FG 6 for 6 FT 19 points – 7 steals

Record: 3-2 overall 0-1 league

Wednesday, January 8

Girls Basketball

Liberty 36 Chester 45

Liberty…… 14…9….7…..6

Kassidy Degroat 6-2pt-FG  3/5-FT 15 points
Ally Roth 2-2pt-FG 1-3pt-FG 7 points

Record: 3-3 overall 0-2 league

Thursday, January 9

Boys Basketball

Liberty 72 Livingston Manor 26

Liberty…… 20….9…20..23

Chris Bayer 41 pts 11-3pt-FG (new school record for one game) 4-2pt-FG
Nasir Gibbs 10pts 5-2pt-FG

Soccer Seniors play in Recognition Game

Seniors Sydneigh Fleischman, Noe (Danny) Romero-Bello and Kassidy DeGroat.

On Sunday, November 10, three Liberty athletes competed in the Section IX Senior Recognition Games atNewburgh Free Academy in Newburgh, NY.  Noe (Danny) Romero-Bello competed in the boy’s game. Kassidy DeGroat and Sydneigh Fleischman competed in the girl’s game.


Congratulations to these fine Liberty athletes. Thank you for representing Liberty Athletics.

Siegel, Henry named Section 9 Class B All-Stars

Congratulations to Owen Siegel and Liam Henry, who were named to the Section 9 Class B All-Star team. The team is voted on by the 12 MHAL and OCIAA Class B coaches. Only 15 players are chosen.

Owen Siegel was also named to the All-Section 9 team, which includes 22 players from Class AA, A, B, C, and D. Only five Class B players were picked for this team.

Congratulations to Owen for his accomplishments and positive representation of Liberty Soccer!

Sports Roundup (Week of October 27)

Monday, October 28

Girls Soccer

Highland #7 @ Liberty #2 (HS soccer field)
Section 9 Class B Quarterfinal game

Highland 6 Liberty 3

Liberty goals: Sydneigh Fleischman, Yamileth Romero, Ally Roth
Liberty assists: Sydneigh Fleischman, Ally Roth, Cheselyn Hanofee
Liberty saves: Jennifer Reyes 5

Tuesday, October 29

Boys Soccer

Ellenville #5 @ Liberty #4 (HS soccer field)
Section 9 Class B Quarterfinal game

Liberty 1 Ellenville 0

Liberty goals: Raul Morales Romero
Liberty assists: Wilber Gomez
Liberty saves: Eduardo Romero 4

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team on their 1-0 quarterfinal
sectional win over Ellenville yesterday. Aimar Ramirez played exceptional defense throughout the game. The team worked hard to secure the win in sloppy field conditions, which made passing difficult and left many players sliding through the mud. Despite the difficulties, the team persevered, and their strong team effort prevailed.

Thursday, October 31

Boys Soccer

Liberty #4 @ Burke #2 (Goshen turf field)
Section 9 Class B  Semifinal game

Burke 4 Liberty 1 

Liberty goals: Owen Siegel
Liberty assists: Liam Henry
Liberty saves:

The Boys Varsity Soccer team put up a valiant fight in their semi-final Class B loss to Burke. They left everything on the field and never stopped trying to
even the score until the final whistle blew.

The team had a great season, finishing with a 13-4 overall record. They
represented Liberty at the highest level and we are proud of them. They are
already looking forward to their potential next year as nearly the entire team will be returning!

Records: Burke 14-3-1; Liberty 13-4

Sport Roundup (Week of October 20)

Monday, October 21

Boys Soccer

Liberty @ Chester (Old HS field)
Liberty 7 Chester 0

Liberty Goals: Liam Henry 2, Yucevin Canales 2, Owen Siegel, Lucas Feijo, Chase Racette
Liberty Assists: Liam Henry 2, Owen Siegel, Michael Cuellar
Liberty Saves: Eduardo Romero 5

Team record:  Overall 12-3, League 4-3

The Boys Varsity Soccer team finished their regular season game schedule with a resounding 7-0 victory over Chester. The entire team contributed to the win. The team finished the season with a 12-3 record and is eagerly awaiting their seeding information for sectional play which begins next week.

Girls Soccer

Liberty @ O’Neill (Mount Saint Mary’s)
O’Neill 8 Liberty 0

Team record: 10 -2-1 overall, 3-2 league

Tuesday, October 22

Girls Soccer

Chester @ Liberty (HS soccer field)
Liberty 5 Chester 4

Liberty goals: Sydneigh Fleischman 2, Tatiana Hinkley, Brooke Nichols, Yamileth Romero
Liberty assists: Sydneigh Fleishcman, Ally Roth
Keeper saves: Jennifer Reyes 5

Team record: 11 -2-1 overall, 4-2 league

Saturday, October 26


Burke @ Liberty
Burke 35, Liberty 0

Rayshawn Reynolds: 10 solo tackles, 1 tackle for a loss

Coach Franke named Coach of the Week

The New York Jets have announced that Joseph Franke of Liberty High
School in Liberty, NY has been named this week’s (week of 10/13/19) recipient of the New York Jets High School Coach of the Week award presented by Gatorade. Through Gatorade’s partnership, the monetary award to benefit the school’s football program has doubled to $2,000. Coach Franke will receive a Gatorade kit, containing a cooler, fuel bars, Gatorade powder mix, squeeze bottles and much more. Along with this award, Liberty High School receives an automatic bid to compete in the 2020 New York Jets 11-ON Tournament. In addition, he is invited to watch
the New York Jets play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Dec. 22 from a luxury suite at MetLife Stadium, where he will be presented with a certificate and an award ball.

In its 24th year, the Coach of the Week award is given to a coach in the Tri-State area who serves the best interests of the game through the teaching of sound football fundamentals, the motivation of young players to achieve and the promotion of youth football by way of dedication to their community, their school and their student-athletes.

Coach Franke is a graduate of Liberty High School. He played wide receiver and safety for the football team. After graduating in 2012, Franke attended SUNY Oneota. During his time at SUNY Oneota, Franke played shortstop for the baseball team. He began coaching high school football after graduating college in 2016. Franke was named the head coach of his alma mater, Liberty High School in 2018. In addition to his coaching duties, Franke serves as a 5th grade mathematics and science teacher for Liberty Middle School.

On Friday, Oct. 12, the Liberty Indians defeated the O’Neill Raiders, 24-15.

Sports Roundup (Week of October 13)

Season Recap

Football: Currently 1-1 in the league with a 4-2 record overall. Currently 3rd in the division.

Girls Soccer: Currently 5-1 in the league with a 10-1-1 overall record. Was ranked as high at 19th in the state for class “B” schools (Rankings come out on Tuesday night). Battling for the top spot in the division and a home sectional playoff berth.

Boys Soccer: Currently 3-3 in the league with an 8-3 overall record. Competing for the top spots in the division along with a sectional playoff berth.

Girls Volleyball: 0-7 in the league and 2-8 overall record.

Girls Tennis: 0-8 in the league and 0-9 overall record.

Tuesday, October 15

Boys Soccer

Sullivan West @ Liberty (Football field)
Liberty 7 Sullivan West 2

Liberty Goals: Liam Henry 2, Yucevin Canales, Owen Siegel, Raul Morales Romero, Chase Racette, Kacper Sandelewski.
Liberty Assists: Owen Siegel 2, Liam Henry, Chase Racette, Steven Cardenas
Liberty Saves: Eduardo Romero 1

Team record:  Overall 9-3, League 3-3

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team on their 7-2 Spirit Week/Senior Game win over Sullivan West. The team came out strong and never let up. The win was a total team effort.

Juan Bajana, Lucas Feijo, and Danny Romero were recognized at half-time as graduating seniors.

Girls Tennis

TriValley/Fallsburg @ Liberty
Liberty 4 TriValley/Fallsburg 2

Singles: Leydi Gonzalez (L) d. Jasmine Irwin (TVF) 10-6; Balvina Garcia (L) d. Alexia Cintula (TVF) 10-7; Rebecca Coombe (TVF) d. Nicole Blais 10-4;

Doubles: Leah Fitzgerald-Madison Green (L) d.  Theresa Conway-Julia Moore (TVF) 10-3; Paola Ponce-Laura Sandoval (L) d. Gabrielle Pantel-Kylie Smith-Lowe (TVF) 10-3; Melana Quick-Lepke – Neema Darboe (TVF) d. Daylene Garzon-Julie Johnston 10-7

Liberty Record: League (1-9) , Overall (1-10)

Wednesday, October 16


Liberty @ Cornwall
Cornwall 3 Liberty 0

25-9    25-8   25-7
Montana Papacharalambous:  3 kills,  3 assists,    4 digs
Brooke Roth: 1  kill,  2 assists
Hannah Hendrix : 3 digs
Liberty  record: Overall 2-9   OCL  0-8

Thursday, October 17

Boys Soccer

Liberty @ Chapel Field
Liberty 6 Chapel Field 0

Liberty Goals: Owen Siegel 2, Liam Henry, Yucevin Canales, , Raul Morales Romero, Chase Racette
Liberty Assists: Owen Siegel, Liam Henry
Liberty Saves:

Team record:  Overall 10-3, League 3-3

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team on their 6-0 win over Chapel Field on a very windy Thursday. The team controlled both sides of the ball well in the win.

Friday, October 18

Boys Soccer

Fallsburg @ Liberty (Lower soccer field)
Liberty 4 Failure 1

Liberty Goals: Owen Siegel 3 (1 PK), Liam Henry, Yucevin Canales, , Raul Morales Romero, Chase Racette
Liberty Assists: Liam Henry. Wilber Gomez
Liberty Saves: Eduardo Romero 10

Team record:  Overall 11-3, League 4-3

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team on their convincing 4-1 victory over league rival Fallsburg on a cold, blustery Friday afternoon on our home field. Our offense pressured Fallsburg throughout the game forcing their keeper to make over a dozen stops.

Fallsburg kept our defense of Aimar Ramirez, Wilson Gomez, Jose Barragan, and Michael Cuellar busy all day with their fast counter attack though the team provided strong pressure refusing to let them through. Eduardo Romero was exceptional in goal.

Saturday, October 19


Port Jervis @ Liberty
Port Jervis 42 Liberty 13

Kymanni Dennis: 16 rushes for 107 yards, 1 TD
Jah-Heam Mitchell: 1 TD receiving
Joe Robinson: 1 INT with a 70 yard return

Liberty record: 4-3

Sport Roundup (Week of October 6)

Monday, October 7

Boys Soccer

Burke @ Liberty (Center for Discovery field)
Liberty 3 Monticello 2

Liberty Goals: Liam Henry 2, Michael Cuellar
Liberty Assists: Owen Siegel
Liberty Saves: Eduardo Romero 12

Team record:  Overall 6-2, League 2-2

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team on their exciting and pivotal division win over a strong Burke team at home yesterday under extremely difficult conditions.

The team went up first with a goal from Liam Henry assisted by Owen Siegel and never fell behind in the 3-2 win. Michael Cuellar scored next and Liam added a second goal to seal the win. Eduardo Romero did an amazing job in goal with 12 total saves, including back to back rebound saves twice in the game. Rudolfo Espinoza had 2 saves in goal when Eduardo was out briefly following a particularly difficult series. The defense did an excellent job in the win. The team is playing quality soccer at an important point in the year.

Girls Volleyball

Tuxedo @ Liberty

No information provided by coach.

Wednesday, October 9

Boys Soccer

Liberty @ Rondout Valley
Liberty 7 Rondout Valley 2

Liberty Goals: Owen Siegel 2, Yucevin Canales, Liam Henry, Rodolfo Espinoza, Eric Decker, Raul Morales Romero
Liberty Assists: Owen Siegel 2, Yucevin Canales, Liam Henry, Wilber Gomez.

Team record:  Overall 7-2, League 2-2

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Soccer team 7-2 win over Class B opponent Rondout Valley yesterday. Owen Siegel led the team with 2 goals and 2 assists. Yucevin Canales, Liam Henry, Rodolfo Espinoza, Eric Decker, and Raul Morales Romero also scored. Providing assists were Yucevin, Liam and Wilber Gomez.

Eduardo Romero, Rodolfo and John Nolan all shared time in goal.
The win was team effort.

Thursday, October 10

Girls Soccer

Burke Catholic @ Liberty
Liberty 3, Burke Catholic 1

Liberty goals: Ana Barragan 2; Brooke Nichols
Liberty assists: Ally Roth
Liberty saves: L – Jennifer Reyes 8

Records: Liberty 9-1-1 (OCIAA 5-1)

Girls Tennis

Liberty @ O’Neill

No information provided by coach.

Friday, October 11

Boys Soccer

O’Neill @ Liberty
O’Neill 2 Liberty 0

Liberty Goals:
Liberty Assists:
Liberty Saves: Eduardo Romero 7

Team record:  Overall 8-3, League 3-3

Girls Soccer

Liberty @ Middletown

No information provided by coach.

Saturday, October 12


O’Neill @ Liberty

Liberty 24 O’Niell 15

Kymanni Dennis- 25 rushes for 171 yards, 2 TDs rushing, one 2 point conversion, 13 tackles
Chris Bayer- 12/19 passing for 152 yards, 1 TD passing
Rayshawn Reynolds- 3 receptions for 94 yards, 1 receiving TD, 14 tackles, 1 interception
Joe Robinson- 4 sacks, 1 forced fumble
Breckin Cheh- 3 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 1 fumble recovery

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