OSWEGO, NY – Wrestling, hockey and bowling have commenced on the varsity sports level while modified teams continue to compete in volleyball and basketball.
Grapplers Gain First Win
The Oswego High School wrestling teams were in action on Wednesday night as the varsity Bucs upended Auburn 46-15.
At 119, Jordan Attwood pinned Tom Hundley for a Buc win.
Oswego lost at 112 as the Bucs forfeited to Dustin Swan and Nick Campagnola of Auburn pinned Matt DiFabio in 1:46.
Maroon Joe Giancona decisioned Jordan Pluff 11-8, but the rest of the match resulted in a Buc sweep.
At 140, Joe Ruggio pinned Steve Anseth in 5:14 and Buc Colton Dryden pinned Tom Campagnola in 5:07.
Eric Susino-Acton decisioned Brandon Fromel 6-5 at 152.
Meanwhile, at 160 Adam Doviak won 9-0 over Dan McCormick and following was a 5-4 win for Dan Ellingwood over Dan McCormick.
Mike Ruggio, at 189, pinned Nick Pysnack in 26 seconds while at 215 Jacob Rodriguez pinned Brandon Malone in 4:34.
Oswego 285 pounder Heriberto Rivera pinned Mike Carbonaro in 44 seconds.
Ice Hockey Teams Moves to 2-0
The Oswego High School boys’ varsity hockey team overcame the weather and a stubborn Whitesboro team in the first official league game of the year on Wednesday at Whitestown Rink.
Oswego earned its second one-goal win of the year with an exciting 3-2 verdict over the home team.
The Bucs trailed 1-0 after 15 minutes, but came back with two second period goal to enter the final period with a 2-1 lead. However, each team managed a goal apiece in the final session for the 3-2 Oswego win.
Cody Mariano, Chris Pike and Josh Sova scored for the Bucs while Fred Donabella, John Phillips and Austin Tracz assisted.
Between the pipes Chase Izyk stopped 24 of the 26 shots he faced while Ryan Smith of Whitesboro finished off the night with a 26-save effort.
Bowlers in Close Action
The scholastic bowling season has commenced and Oswego met Baldwinsville in the first match of the year.
Oswego lost the boys competition 3-0 and the girls 2-1.
Coach Bob Hoefer said, “The boys did get off to a disappointing start losing all three games. However, it was a close match. The team lost the first game by three pins and the fourth by four pins.”
Matt Clemons had a 659 series while Cameron Byrne had a 530 and Gavin Gilbert a 516. Dan Cliff had a 442 for two games and Zack Delbrocco had a 305 for two games while Jim Rose had a 161 and Joey Clavelli a 181 in single games.
In girls action Paige Blum had a 511, Christie Hoefer 486, Ashlee Lytle 479 and Courtney Bartlet a 254 and Allison Martin 253.
Jayvee Wrestling Action
Oswego split matches with Auburn as Tyler Henry, at 171, pinned Bob Reynolds in 1:20 six points while Oswego’s Colt Simmons lost 14-6 to Brad Cuddy at 160.
The Oswego High School boys’ freshmen basketball team is off to a good start.
Oswego boosted its record to 2-1 after a spilt in recent games.
Oswego scored a 42-30 win over Nottingham as Matt Giudilli had 11 points, Zach Gillard nine and Lee Williams eight.
Also contributing were Garrett Skinner with five, Ryan Kearns with three and two points each were scored by Steve Kunelius, Chris Murphy and Ryan Martin.
The Bucs then lost to Cicero-North Syracuse 35-24 as Giudilli had 13 and Logan Krass added eight.
Skinner had two and Murphy one.
Oswego outscored and outplayed C-NS in the first, third and four quarters, but was outscored 18-2 in the “B” quarter.
Modified Basketball Action
In recent action the Bucs defeated Nottingham 42-32. Tyree Varner led all scorers with 11 points.
Pat Dillon and Derek Bivens had 5 each.
Thursday night Oswego lost to a talented Corcoran (Danforth) team 57-40.
Josh Carney led all scorers with 8 points. Emmett O’Brien and Pat Dillon chipped in with 6 points apiece.
The Bucs are now 2-2 on the season.
Coach Ted Beers brought his blue team to face off against the Oswego White squad.
He said, “We did not come out with the defensive game we played with last week. And we did not maintain the serving presence we had against both of the Central Square teams last week. Tonight, Tasha Mezza and Allie Henderson really stepped up for us tonight and took control for us when the ball was in play on our side of the net. We continue to learn from each game and how each match is different when we step on the floor.”
The White team won the first four games with the Blue squad capturing the final 25-23.
Contributing for the Blue team were Meghan Anderson with an ace, Merry Dowling with two aces and an assist, Allie Henderson with a kill and three aces, Natasha Mezza with six aces, Brenna Riley with three aces, Lauren Sharkey with a dig and Kelly Skinner with an ace.