Looking for the fall

Oswego's Christian Kerfien goes in for the pin on Port Byron/Union Springs' Gillespei Hunter Friday at Oswego High School.

Fulton swim team splashes past Oswego

OSWEGO — The Oswego varsity wrestling team beat Port Byron/Union Springs, 63-21, on Friday.

The most exciting match of the night came at 138 pounds. Oswego’s Noah Pryor, a first-year wrestler for the Buccaneers, was put into the lineup minutes before the start of the meet. Facing PB/US’s Ronald Jones, Pryor went on to pin Jones at 7:22 in double overtime.

Other Buc grapplers recording pins were Mason Cass at 145 (3:09) and Christian Kerfien at 195 (1:17). Alfonso Alonso at 220 won a 1-0 decision.

Michael Harris (113), Anthony DeStevens (120), Hunter McCarthy (126), Logan Mathews (160), Seth Perrin (170), Owen Warner (182) and Maddox Lee (285) all won by forfeit.

SWIMMING

Fulton 102, Oswego 67: The Fulton varsity swim team defeated Oswego by a score of 102-67 Friday at Oswego High School.

The Raiders won seven of the 12 events. Individual event winners for Fulton were Dawson Curtis in the 200-yard freestyle (2:12.1), Mark Tallents in the 200-yard individual medley (2:19.33), Jaden Patterson in the 100-yard butterfly (1:06.12), Braeden Dempsey in the 500-yard freestyle (6:22.46), and TJ Clayton in the 100-yard backstroke (1:03.98).

Fulton’s 200-yard medley relay team of Nate Archer, Tallents, Clayton and Patterson won with a combined time of 1:48.27. In the 200-yard freestyle relay, Tyler LaDue, Seth Godfrey, Curtis and Koji Burdic were victorious with a compiled time of 1:46.74.

For the Buccaneers, Casey DeLapp picked up two individual event victories in the 50-yard freestyle (23.35 seconds) and the 100-yard freestyle (50.67). Jack Tonkin won the diving event (226.6 points), and Treyse Miller grabbed a win in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:14.48).

The Bucs’ 400-yard freestyle relay foursome DeLapp, Nate Dunn, Jake Smith and Miller swam to a winning time (4:08.01).

Second-place finishers for the Raiders were Bryce Rogers in the 100-yard freestyle (53.59), Patterson in the 50-yard freestyle (24.66) and Rose LaDue in the 100-yard backstroke (1:17.44).

For Oswego, coming in second place in their respective events were Smith in diving (213.55), Miller in the 100-yard butterfly (1:07.06), Jake Sledziona in the 500-yard freestyle (6:34.64) and Josh Evans in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:26.63).

In the 200-yard medley relay, the Bucs’ foursome of Tonkin, Miller, DeLapp and Smith came in second (1:57.88). The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Tyler Tice, Curtis Kaye, Evans and Sledziona took second (2:02.04).

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Fulton 56, Watertown 26: The Fulton varsity girls basketball team triumphed over Watertown by a score of 56-26 on Friday.

Alena Wright paced the Lady Raiders with 14 points. Madison Baum chipped in seven points, and Claire Broderick added six.

Fulton had a 26-12 lead at the break. In the second half, the Lady Raiders went on a 30-14 spurt to overwhelm the Lady Cyclones.

Mexico 44, Jordan-Elbridge 32: Anyssia Ingersoll’s 20 points lifted the Mexico varsity girls basketball team over Jordan-Elbridge by a score of 44-32 on Friday.

Mexico had a 22-15 lead at the half. The Lady Eagles cut the deficit to 28-23 following the third quarter, but a 16-9 run in the fourth quarter by the Lady Tigers secured the victory.

Zianna Gorton added eight points for the Lady Tigers. Brynn Wills and Briana Urquhart both had seven points.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Fulton 68, South Jefferson 58: Seth Grimshaw poured in 30 points to propel the Fulton varsity boys basketball team to a 68-58 victory over South Jefferson on Friday.

“(It was a) really good road win against a tough South Jefferson team,” Fulton head coach Sean Broderick said. “I’m really proud of how these guys battled on the road.”

The game was tied at 35 at the half. Fulton was down seven near the end of the third quarter, but capped the third with a 51-46 lead. The Raiders then fought off South Jefferson in the fourth quarter with a 17-12 run.

Of Grimshaw’s 30 points, 18 of them came in the second half. Jack Broderick racked up 15 points for Fulton. Marcus Shepard chipped in 12 points. Anthony Dexter contributed six points.

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