Swimmers, bowlers and hockey found success in action on Tuesday (December 8) action.
The Oswego boys swimming and diving team splashed to a 103-83 victory over Weedsport winning 9 out of 12 events.
The Bucs started the scoring in the first event by taking second (Luke Familo, Geoff Taylor, Zak Handley, Zach Gerber) and third (Jordan Olinsky, Josh Costo, Billy McSweeney, Jim Dillon) in the 200 Medley Relay.
In the next event, the 200 Freestyle, Reeve Callen placed first in 1:54.28 while Jeremy Galvin took second (2:19.15). In the 200 IM the Bucs continued the scoring with Zach Gerber, Zak Handley and Geoff Taylor finishing second, third and fourth respectively.
Drake Becksted took first in the 50 free in a time of 22.25 with Josh Saternow placing fifth in 27.78. Also swimming the 50 free for the Bucs was Mike Kelly 31.24, Alex Shannon 31.29, Joe Corradino,34.43 and Brian Abbott 34.77. The Bucs were leading by 2 points going into the diving. Both teams put on a show throughout the event but after 6 dives Brian Semione came out on top. Jacob Prior finished fourth and Mason Rabalais took fifth place. Following diving, Drake Becksted put on a show of his own by winning the 100 Butterfly in a time 53:68 breaking the WeedsportÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Pool record. Zak Handley took second place in 1:05.15 which was a personal best time. In the 100 Free, Jeff Familo took first place just touching out WeedsportÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Adam Rude in a time of 58.12. Billy McSweeney took 5th place with a personal best 1:03.81.
In the 500 Free, talented distance swimmer Reeve Callen took first in a time of 5:06.70 while Josh Saternow and Jim Dillon finished third and fifth respectively in personal best times. Zak Handley, Zach Gerber, Drake Becksted and Reeve Callen took first in the 200 Free relay in 1:39.94 while the team of Jeremy Dillon, Geoff Taylor, Jim Dillon, and Josh Saternow took 3rd. Luke Familo, Jeremy Dillon, Jordan Olinsky finished second, third and fourth respectively in the 100 Backstroke. Zach Gerber won the 100 Breaststroke in a time of 1:14.44 with Geoff Taylor taking fourth place. In the last event, Josh Saternow, Reeve Callen, Luke Family, and Drake Becksted took first place in the 400 Free Relay in 3:49.49 to finish off the meet.
Coach Klein and Coach Morgan were very pleased with the teamÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s performance at the meet. The win over Weedsport brings the teamÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s record to 1-1.
The team will be back in action at LeMoyne against CNS on Thursday at 7p.m.
Bowling Team on Roll
Oswego boysÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ and girlsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ bowlers were back in action against Tuesday (December 8) against Utica Proctor.
Coach Bob Hoefer said, Ã¢â‚¬Å“The boys team swept all three games from Utica-Proctor. Matt Salvador and Jaime Cliff lead the way. Jaime flirted with perfection in the third game, leaving the ten pin after starting with nine consecutive strikes. Matt flirted with perfection leaving the seven pin after starting with nine consecutive strikes in the second game. The girls team, although losing all three games continued their improvement recording their highest overall pin fall to date.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The boys won 1029-988, 1165-986 and 999-938 while the girls lost to Proctor 889-594, 842-645 and 830-623.
Jamie Cliff paced the Bucs with a 748 series and a high 279 while Matt Salvador had a 695 with a high of 277. Cameron Byrne finished with a 637 followed by Zack Sizemore 575 while Matt Clemons had a 386 in two games and Mike Mosley had a 152 for the 10-2 Bucs.
For the Lady Bucs contributing were Ashlee Lytle 443, Christie Hoefer 433, Paige Blum 383, Chelsea Geroux 325 and Ceara Donahue 278.
Utica girlsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ bowler Nicole Parkhurst had an incredible series of 701 including the first seven strikes in her third game.
Oswego Hockey Scores Big
Senior goaltender Matt Howard picked up a shutout against Fayetteville-Manlius while Buc Cody Mariano scored four goals to lead Oswego to a 9-0 league victory.
The Bucs scored quickly putting two goals up within the first two minutes. The Bucs, winning game number two on the year, moved to 2-0-1 overall and 1-0-1 in league play.
Fred Donabella, Josh Sova, Mike Brown, Jonathan Carson and Trent Yule all scored single goals to account for the offensive explosion.
OHS Buc Five Falls in Opener
Oswego kept the game close in the early going of the first quarter, but Auburn raced out to a 17-8 lead enroute to a 73-50 decision over the Buc varsity basketball team.
The visiting Maroons built a 39-23 lead by intermission and the Bucs attempted to claw their way back in, but it was to no avail.
Danien Williams and Joe Brown paced Oswego with 13 and 12 points respectively. Meanwhile Jake Metcalf had nine, Mac Porter seven, Anthony Samson three, Josh McRae, Eddie Bornheimer and Dan Montagnola two points apiece.
Auburn was paced by Julaun Richardson and Nick Granato with 14 points each.
Oswego Jayvees Nearly Win
In jayvee basketball action Oswego boys lost 42-39 to Auburn.
Playing their first game of the season, the team jumped out to a quick 6 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 0 lead over visiting Auburn.
Unable to sustain their momentum, the Bucs trailed 12- 9 after one quarter.
The second quarter belonged to Oswego, as the Bucs outscored the Maroons 10-5, and took a 19-17 lead into halftime.
Auburn fought back in the third and managed to take a four point lead into the fourth quarter. After falling behind by as many as eight points with less than three minutes to go, the Bucs fought back to within two points with less than 30 seconds remaining.
After a timeout, Oswego ran their offense, and managed to get a good look at the basket, but was unable to convert the shot. After fouling Auburn, the Bucs had one last shot with less than four seconds left, but desperation three-pointer to tie the score fell short.
Coach Brian Haessig said, Ã¢â‚¬Å“The team gave an excellent all around effort, as well as making a valiant comeback late in the game with some high pressure defense and timely three point shooting..
Ryan Patrick led Oswego with a game high 15 points, including a pair of three pointers. Justin Peterson and Josh Gillard added six each, Mike Thompson and Connor Riley added five each. Nate Miller rounded out the scoring with two points.
Next game is Friday, 12/11/09 vs. Baldwinsville in the Fulton Savings Bank Tourney, at Baldwinsville.