OSWEGO, NY – The ice hockey team scored its third one-goal win of the year, the girls’ varsity basketball team split and the boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaking overtime decision.
Meanwhile, the wrestling team was also competing as the first full winter sports weekend kept the Oswego Bucs busy.
Hockey Team Wins Third Straight
Oswego skated to a 2-0 first period lead against Christian Brothers Academy, but the Brothers fought back to tie it a 3-3 at the conclusion of regulation.
In overtime Fred Donabella scored the winner as the Bucs moved to 3-0 on the season.
For Oswego Dan Maniccia had two goals while Josh Sova added one. Assists were credited to Chris Pike (2), Cody Mariano and Austin Tracz along with Donabella.
Chase Izyk stopped 21 shots while the Bucs managed 34 shots on net against CBA.
Strong Track Performance
The Oswego indoor track, opened its 2010-2011 season Saturday, with a strong performance at the Jack Morse Holiday Relays.
The Lady Bucs 4 x 200 meter relay of Jaime Bouffard, Deondra Smith, Caylin Ward, and Whitney Ford (28.7), turned in a strong early season time of 2:07.2, over the newly re-surfaced Cortland State track, to finish second in their section.
Oswego’s sprint medley of Kaitlin Holloway, Ariel Bouffard, Whitney Ford, and Leah Weiss, ran a fast time of 5:25.2, to place 5th in their section.
Other strong efforts for Oswego were turned in by Ernesto Cedillo, Peter Khamis, David Johnson, and Matt Bivens in the 4 x 200 meter relay and Kaylie Allen, McKenzie Demong, Deondra Smith, and Jaime Bouffard in the 1600 meter relay, with Bouffard passing many competitors in her closing leg of the race, with an outstanding finishing kick.
Peter Khamis, Ernesto Cedillo, Alejandro Lara, and Matt Bivens, ran well in the sprint medley relay, with Lara showing strong early season form in the pole vault.
Oswego will return to action on Saturday, traveling to Hamilton College in Clinton, for the Interscholastic Relays.
Varsity Heartbreak Loss
The Oswego and Nottingham varsity boys’ basketball teams hooked up in an outstanding season-opening game.
The Bucs eventually lost 59-57 in overtime.
The teams tied at 52 in regulation.
The Bucs were outscored 7-5 in OT.
Corey Galletta scored 13 points off the bench for the Bucs (0-1). Sands and Josh Gillard netted 10 points each. Completing the Oswego scoring were Ryan Patrick (4), Tim Edgar (3), and Conner Riley (2).
Lady Buc Cagers Split
Oswego finished third in the annual Jamesville-DeWitt basketball tournament.
On Friday night the Bucs lost to Fayetteville-Manlius 50-28 as the Bucs trailed early and never recovered.
After the first quarter the Hornets were ahead 10-4 and at intermission the Bucs were down 26-15.
Scoring for Oswego were Samantha McCarrick with nine, Emily Barlow and Courtney Louis with six each, Bella Winklestine with four and Taylor Giglio with three.
On Saturday the Bucs squared off against the host team and gained a 41-33 victory.
J-D held a 6-4 lead after eight minutes, but the Bucs went on a second quarter offensive tear with 15 points while surrendering just seven for a half time advantage of 19-13. Another 15 point third boosted the lead to 34-21.
Becca Martin scored nine while Barlow tossed in seven, Louis and Giglio six each, McCarrick five, Alexis Gillard and Kelsey Ross four and Winklestine two.
Wrestlers In Action
Oswego wrestlers squared off in team tournament action.
The Bucs lost to Cato-Meridian 40-37 with 135 pounder Jordan Pluff earning a 14-8 decision over Alex Vargason and Colton Dryden, at 145, winning 13-2 over Tyler Wilcox. Jacob Rodriguez, at 215, pinned Stephen York in 5:21 and 285 pounder Heriberto Rivera pinned Brendan Decker in 1:30. Adam Doviak and Dan Ellingwood, at 160 and 171, each gained forfeits.
Against Newark Valley, the Bucs lost 49-15 with 119 pounder Jordan Attwood pinning Theron Reese in 54 seconds and 189 pounder Mike Ruggio pinned Ryan Taylor in 3:18. Adam Doviak, at 160, also won via a decision over Justin Hoffmeir 6-2.
Cortland got the better of Oswego 54-15 as Pluff won over Frank Davenport 6-4 and Doviak pinned Brandon Hunter in three minutes.
West Genesee scored a 56-21 win over the Bucs as 152 pounder Eric Susino-Acton pinned Matt Calascibotta in 5:15, Ellingwood decisioned Matt Nichols 3-1 and Ruggio pinned Sean Fronce in 5:46 for the Buc scoring.
Oswego also fell to South Cayuga 43-30 with Jordan Attwood winning by forfeit at 119, Ellingwood pinned Chris Dungey in 5:17, Ruggio pinned Mike Murray in 1:28, Rodriguez and Heriberto won by forfeits.
In jayvee wrestling action 160 pounder Colt Simmons pinned Eddy Guzman of Central Technical while Tyler Henry, at 171, pinned Jake Prizzi of Cazenovia in 3:45.
Oswego JVs Win
In the jayvee boys’ game, Oswego defeated Nottingham 69-58.
Dylan Lavner canned 16 points for the Bucs, while Kaleb Astoria scored 15, and Nate Miller netted 14.
Jaquan Adams paced the JV Bulldogs with 20 points, followed by Josh Ivey with 18.
Girls’ Jayvee Five Splits
Oswego jayvee girls’ basketball players kicked off the season at the J-D Tip Off Tournament.
In the opener against F-M the Bucs came out with a 10-0 lead in the first quarter. However, foul trouble began to haunt the squad and F-M came up with five threes in the second half en route to a 34-22 win.
Maddy Muckey had nine points to pace the Bucs.
In the second game the Bucs were able to build up a 20-3 halftime lead over J-D in gaining a win.
Rachael Purtell had 12 points while Emily Heagerty contributed six and Muckey five. Purtell was also named to the All-Tournament team.