Sports Roundup (Week of 1/20/19)

This week had a limited number of sporting events due to the inclement weather.

Friday, January 25

Boys Basketball

Liberty 69, Sullivan West 51

Teams.. Q1 – Q2 – Q3 – Q4
Liberty 30 – 14 – 20 – 5
West ….14 – 13 – 8 – 16


Jerlyn Hernandez – Team high 16 points
Ashton Barrett – 13 points
Bobby Mcleod and Kymanni Dennis – 12 points each
Connor Roth – 9 points and 5 assists

Game Highlights

Great minutes from the bench with Paul Symanski leading scoring with 4 points


Liberty 5-9

Boys Indoor Track

On Friday, the Boys Varsity Indoor Track Team traveled to Gillis Fieldhouse at West point to compete in the Orange County League Division 4 Championship. Several Liberty athletes had performances that scored for the team.

The 4×400 meter relay team of Jose Luna, Wilbur Gomez, Miguel Campos, and Kevin Raymond earned a first-place finish. Sophomore Miguel Campos was third in the 1000 and fourth in the 1600.  Sophomore Steven Cardenas ran to a third-place finish in the 55 hurdles. The 4×200 meter relay team of Gabe Desrochers, Raul Morales, Raul, Owen Siegel, and Steven Cardenas placed fourth. The 4×800 meter relay team of Huan Romero, Eric Zheng, Zach Haberzettl and Iain Eleanbassi earned fourth place honors. Senior Dustyn Kratz placed fourth in shot put. Junior Kevin Raymond was fourth in the 600. Junior John Nolan was fourth in the 55 hurdles. Junior Richie Jandik placed fourth in the weight throw. Sophomore Jose Luna leaped to a fourth-place finish in triple jump. Freshman Gabe Desrochers placed sixth in the 300. Sophomore Owen Siegel was sixth in triple jump.

The team will compete next in the Sullivan County Championships at Sullivan County Community College on Wednesday.

Girls Indoor Track

The Girls Varsity Indoor Track team traveled to West Point on Friday night to compete in the OCL Division 4 Championship.  The team, consisting of only nine girls, combined to score 80 team points and finish fourth in their division.  Each member of the team scored and many set season best performances in their events.  Some girls competed in an event for the first time in order to help the team score.

Placing fifth were: Katrina Blais in the 300, Jerikah Fleischman in shot put and the 4×800 relay team of Jerikah, Nicole Blais, Balvina Garcia and Alexandra Riley.  Placing fourth was Kylie Bachman in the 55 meter hurdles. Sydneigh Fleischman was third in triple jump. Second place honors went to Brooke Roth in 55 hurdles, Brianna Roth in high jump, and the 4×400 relay team of Kylie, Brianna, Syndeigh, and Katrina.

Winning their events and earning the title of Division 4 Champion were Alexandra Rileyin the 1500 meter racewalk, Brianna Roth in pole vault, and double winner Brooke Rothin the long jump and triple jump. Brooke had new season best marks in both event.

The team will compete next in the Sullivan County Championships at Sullivan County Community College on Wednesday.

Saturday, January 26

ELS Wrestling

Round 1
Tioga 67 ELS 13

Round 2
Seaford 56 ELS 21

The ELS wrestling team faced the #1 ranked Tioga Tigers of Section 4 in the first round of the NYSPHSAA Dual Meet Wrestling Championship on Saturday. ELS lost the match 67-13 with Joey Curreri (120) winning by fall and Cesar Santiago (170) and James DeAveiro (195) prevailing by decision. In the second round, ELS dropped a match to the Seaford Vikings of Section 8 by a score of 56-21. Joey Curreri, Nick Curreri (145) and Drew Bendy (182) had pins, and James DeAveiro won by decision.

The team still has several more league meets and the Section 9 championships at the end of the season. Come out and support the team at their home meet this THURSDAY at Liberty!