Norwich tennis ties Chenango Valley
By Patrick Newell
Sun Sports Contributor
Norwich 3, Chenango Valley 3
NORWICH - Hosting Chenango Valley, Norwich's boys' tennis team split the six team points evenly in a rare tie on Tuesday afternoon.
Tennis matches typically have five or seven total team points at stake; however, neither team was able to field a complete roster.
Norwich took advantage of the limited lineup winning at second and third doubles, and nearly clinching the match at fourth singles.
Nick Deady claimed a 9-5 win for Norwich at second singles topping Austin Hewison. Meanwhile, Nathan Franklin backed that win up at third singles defeating CV's Gavin Mercik, 9-5.
Norwich's last team point came at second doubles. Phillip Kraft and Alex Newman topped Caydin Gates and Fenner Sisson, 9-5.
In the pivotal fourth singles matchup, CV secured the tie as Alex Fedo nipped Norwich's Grayson Boyer, 9-7.
Singles: 1S: Connor Frey (Chenango Valley) d. Jonathan Ryan (Norwich) 9-0. 2S: Nicholas Deady (Norwich) d. Austin Hewison (Chenango Valley) 9-5. 3S: Nathan Franklin (Norwich) d. Gavin Mercik (Chenango Valley) 9-5. 4S: Alex Fedo (Chenango Valley) d. Grayson Boyer (Norwich) 9-7.
Doubles: 1D: Kyle Santi & Gabriel Wright (Chenango Valley) d. Matthew Hall & William Lindner (Norwich) 9-6. 2D: Philip Kraft & Alex Newman (Norwich) d. Caydin Gates & Fenner Sisson (Chenango Valley) 9-5.
Chenango Valley 7, Norwich 0
NORWICH - Chenango Valley improved its record to 6-3, while Norwich remaining winless at 0-9 as the Warriors blanked the host Purple Tornado on Tuesday afternoon.
The Warriors were particularly dominant in singles allowing no more than two games to their NHS counterparts over the four contested matches.
In the featured doubles matchup, CV's Caelynn Edwards and Elizabeth Dzumba topped Norwich's number one singles team of Jessie Sutton and Tanner Olds, 9-5.
Singles: 1S: Adelie Wilson (Chenango Valley) d. Emma Brooks (Norwich) 9-1. 2S: Celia Trumino (Chenango Valley) d. Jolie Powell (Norwich) 9-2. 3S: Vanessa Rodzinka (Chenango Valley) d. Meadow Rosenthal (Norwich) 9-1. 4S: Madeline Selby (Chenango Valley) d. Bailey Olds (Norwich) 9-1.
Doubles: 1D: Caelynn Edwards & Elizabeth Dzumba (Chenango Valley) d. Jessie Sutton & Tanner Olds (Norwich) 9-5. 2D: Carly Edwards & Aubrey Staub (Chenango Valley) d. Willow Swingle & Leona Tyler (Norwich) 9-2. 3D: Mandy Bixby & Jazmyn Palmater won by forfeit.
Clinton 173, Sherburne-Earlville 189
CLINTON - Aside from the medalist performance of Sherburne-Earlville's Andrew Fern, Clinton overtook the Marauders superior overall scoring balance in a home win Wednesday at Skenandoa Golf Club.
Fern, who has staked the top spot for the Marauders throughout the spring season, shot a match-best 2-over-par 38 - three better than the next-best score.
Clinton's four scoring players all came in the 41 to 46 range, which bettered all of the remaining S-E scores.
Brogan Winton had a 48 for S-E, Mason LaCoe carded a 50, and Maleah Britton fired a 53.
(par-36 at Skenandoa Golf Club)
S-E: Andrew Fern 38, Brogan Winton 48, Mason LaCoe 50, Maleah Britton 53.
Clinton: Anthony Ritz 41, Nick Crane 42, Caden Engle 44, Corbin Meile 46.