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By CHRIS BROOKS, managing editor,

CUBA — The weather conditions may have been less-than-idea for competition outdoors, but the Lions of Wellsville were able to navigate through it all on Tuesday over the road at Cuba-Rushford, exiting town with a dominant sweep of tri-meet action against both Fillmore and the host Rebels, sweeping the days action.

The boys team was propelled by 10 first place finishes, with Ayden Faulkner leading the way with three wins himself, as he posted a winning time in the 400 sprint to pair with his last two wins from the field, garnering winning distances in the sand bunker in the long and triple jumps.

Following up were a pair of wins garnered by Xavier Scott and JT Mariotti, with Scott earning gold in the 100 dash and in the 110 hurdles, while Mariotti topped out at 11-feet in the pole vault, and added in the best time in the 400 hurdles. Grady Ball had the team’s last individual win, scoring a winning distance in the shot put.

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Wellsville would score two additional relay victories along the way, recording winning times in the 1600 and 3200 relays. As for the Lady Lions, eight first place finishes would help them stroll away from Fillmore and Cuba-Rushford, with two wins from Kaylee Oswald leading the charge, as she swept both throwing events — the shot put and discus, to lay claim on the gold. Brooklyn Dahlgren and Lauren Viglietta each scored a win from the field, as they posted wins in the high jump and long jump, respectively.

The Lady Lions also scored a 3200 relay victory along the way to further the cause. Other individual winners for Wellsville include Edahlia Sebastian in the 100 dash, and Talia O’Connor in the 400 hurdles.

Cuba-Rushford was able to take second place overall between both boys and girls squads, as they took down Fillmore in head-to-head battle behind three first place finishes on the boys side, and six first place finishes for the Lady Rebels.

For the boys, Ethan Coleman and Tristan Clayson had the two lone individual wins for the hosts, each garnering wins in the 200 dash and discus, respectively. The team would also post a winning time in the 400 relay. As for the Lady Rebels, Sofia Riquelme and Libby Drum each had two wins to lead the charge, with Riquelme recording winning times in the 200 dash and 400 sprint, while Drum swept both distance events with wins in the 1500 and 3000 runs.

Karleigh Truax and Lily Tompkins rounded off the triumphant performances for the Lady Rebels with wins in the triple jump and pole vault.

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Fillmore would go on to place third overall, with four first place finishes from the boys squad and just one first place win on the girls side. Fronting the efforts was a two-win day from Ernie Lipscomb, as he posted winning times in the 800 sprint and 1600 run. Noah Strickland chipped in with a winning time in the 3200 run, while Ray Muzaid-Omar claimed victory from the field, in the high jump.

The Lady Eagles were led by Rachel Hatch, as she delivered the team their lone individual win with a triumph in the 100 hurdles.

Fillmore will join Bolivar-Richburg on a trip into the Lion’s Den in Wellsville beginning Thursday night with a prompt 5 p.m. start, while Cuba-Rushford stays put to host both Friendship/Scio and Genesee Valley/Belfast in a 5 p.m. tri-meet of their own.

Boys Team Scores: Wellsville 88, Cuba-Rushford 41; Wellsville 91, Fillmore 45; Cuba-Rushford 62, Fillmore 47.


100 – 1. Xavier Scott (WLSV) 12.0, 2. Ethan Coleman (C-R), 3. Maddox Keller (C-R).

200 – 1. Ethan Coleman (C-R) 24.8, 2. Henry Sardina (FIL), 3. Evan Billings (WLSV).

400 – 1. Ayden Faulkner (WLSV) 58.0, 2. Sawyer Rouse (C-R), 3. Alex Johnson (C-R).

800 – 1. Ernie Lipscomb (FIL) 2:15.8, 2. Noah Joslyn (WLSV), 3. Joe Wojciechowski (C-R).

1600 – 1. Ernie Lipscomb (FIL) 5:00.9, 2. Noah Joslyn (WLSV), 3. Eli Strickland (FIL).

3200 – 1. Noah Strickland (FIL) 11:35.3, 2. Eli Strickland (FIL), 3. Kamron Dodge (WLSV).

110H – 1. Xavier Scott (WLSV) 16.7, 2. Jack Davis (WLSV), 3. Brian Ashton (FIL).

400H – 1. JT Mariotti (WLSV) 1:09.5.

400R – 1. Cuba-Rushford (Siegel, Baron, Keller, Coleman) 49.1.

1600R – 1. Wellsville (Billings, Mariotti, Faulkner, Joslyn) 4:01.0.

3200R – 1. Wellsville (Webster, Driscoll, Flansburg, Perkins) 11:24.9.

Shot – 1. Grady Ball (WLSV) 38-0, 2. Brian Ashton (FIL), 3. Tristan Clayson (C-R).

Discus – 1. Tristan Clayson (C-R) 111-3, 2. Grady Ball (WLSV), 3. Josh Grover (C-R).

High Jump – 1. Ray Muzaid-Omar (FIL) 5-3, 2. Brayden Riley (WLSV), 3. Landon Cinque (WLSV).

Long Jump – 1. Ayden Faulkner (WLSV) 18-1.25, 2. Ray Muzaid-Omar (FIL), 3. Brenton Ahrens (C-R).

Tri Jump – 1. Ayden Faulkner (WLSV) 36-10.5, 2. Peyton Joy (C-R), 3. Breckham Hunt (C-R).

Pole – 1. JT Mariotti (WLSV) 11-0, 2. Brayden Riley (WLSV), 3. Jack Davis (WLSV).

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Girls Team Scores: Wellsville 69.5, Cuba-Rushford 31.5; Wellsville 94, Fillmore 18; Cuba-Rushford 53, Fillmore 41.

100 – 1. Edahlia Sebastian (WLSV) 14.1, 2. Harmony Brantley (WLSV), 3. Brynn Lavery (C-R).

200 – 1. Sofia Riquelme (C-R) 30.1, 2. Brynn Lavery (C-R), 3. Cloey Middaugh (WLSV).

400 – 1. Sofia Riquelme (C-R) 1:10.1, 2. Lily Miller (WLSV), 3. Pala Alsworth (WLSV).

800 – 1. Hayden Waldon (WLSV) 3:05.6, 2. Ella Green (WLSV), 3. Emily Budinger (WLSV).

1500 – 1. Libby Drum (C-R) 5:57.4, 2. Ella Green (WLSV), 3. Sam Bidzerkowny (WLSV).

3000 – 1. Libby Drum (C-R) 12:52.9, 2. Allie Bidzerkowny (WLSV).

100H – 1. Rachel Hatch (FIL) 18.1, 2. Maddie Muurisepp (WLSV), 3. Talia O’Connor (WLSV).

400H – 1. Talia O’Connor (WLSV) 1:22.0, 2. Maddie Muurisepp (WLSV).

400R – 1. Fillmore (Hatch, Ackerman, Miller, Sylvester) 58.8.

1600R – 1. Fillmore (Hatch, Ackerman, Miller, Sylvester) 4:54.3.

3200R – 1. Wellsville (Bidzerkowny, Green, Budinger, Kinnicutt) 13:17.8.

Shot – 1. Kaylee Oswald (WLSV) 36-8, 2. Alyssa Dorrough (WLSV), 3. Sara Mattison (WLSV).

Discus – 1. Kaylee Oswald (WLSV) 106-11, 2. Alyssa Dorrough (WLSV), 3. Sara Mattison (WLSV).

High Jump – 1. Brooklyn Dahlgren (WLSV) 4-10, 2. McKenna Wonderling (WLSV), 3. Marissa Weinahuer (WLSV).

Long Jump – 1. Lauren Viglietta (WLSV) 13-5, 2. Karleigh Truax (C-R), 3. Ava Sylvester (FIL).

Tri Jump – 1. Karleigh Truax (C-R) 24-1, 2. Ava Sylvester (FIL), 3. Kennedy Ewing (WLSV).

Pole – 1. Lily Tompkins (C-R) 6-6.

GV/Belfast sweeps Friendship/Scio at home

BELMONT — Despite four first place finishes from both Jordan White and Lexi Crossley to lead Friendship/Scio towards a strong performance, the night on Tuesday would ultimately belong to host Genesee Valley/Belfast, as the boys and girls squads combined to record 16 total first place finishes in the win over Friendship/Scio.

The Genesee Valley/Belfast boys squad totaled eight first place finishes at the end of the day, six of them coming individually while the other two were scored as victories from within the relay department, scoring top finishes in both the 400 and 1600 relays to help set up shop in the distance events in their 75-40 win.

Individually, Bryce Davis and Kenton Shultz led the way with a team sweep of the throwing events, with Davis placing first in the shot put while Shultz provided the winning distance on the discus.

Other individual winners for Genesee Valley/Belfast include: Damien Rinker in the 400 sprint, Callahan Tallman in the 800 run, Brayden Cooper in the 1600 run and Thayne Cobb in the high jump.

On the girls side, Sophie Zillgitt and Angel Jimerson both scored a pair of top finishes to lead Genesee Valley/Belfast towards the sweep with a 66.5-35.5 win. Zillgitt recorded both wins from the track, taking first in the 800 sprint and 100 hurdles, while Jimerson swept both throwing events with winning distances on the shot put and discus. Allyson Hazelton placed first in the 400 hurdles.

The team would also record both relay wins with triumphant times in the 400 and 1600 relays.

For Friendship/Scio, Jordan White was a four-time winner, tallying two wins in each side of the meet, garnering all his triumphs in the 100 and 200 dashes, as well as the high and long jumps from the field.

Max Morris would finish out the triumphs with a sweep of both hurdling events, taking gold in the 110 and 400 hurdles.

As for the Friendship/Scio ladies, Lexi Crossley also tallied four wins to lead the way, placing first in the 100 and 200 dashes to go with dynamic performances from the sand bunker, claiming victory in the long and triple jumps. Cassidy Scholla provided the team’s final win overall, placing first in the high jump.

Both teams are now off to Cuba-Rushford on Thursday for another tri-meet showdown slated for a 5 p.m. start.

Boys Team Scores: Genesee Valley/Belfast 75, Friendship/Scio 40.


100 – 1. Jordan White (F/S) 11.6, 2. Callin Shipman (GVB), 3. D’Andre LaClair (GVB).

200 – 1. Jordan White (F/S) 24.2, 2. Thayne Cobb (GVB), 3. Damien Rinker (GVB).

400 – 1. Damien Rinker (GVB) 59.4, 2. Sal Gambino (GVB), 3. Logan Callahan (GVB).

800 – 1. Callahan Tallman (GVB) 2:28.7, 2. Sal Gambino (GVB), 3. Jonathan Webb-Aylor (GVB).

1600 – 1. Brayden Cooper (GVB) 5:33.3, 2. Jonathan Webb-Aylor (GVB).

110H – 1. Max Morris (F/S) 20.9, 2. Hayden Burnell (GVB).

400H – 1. Max Morris (F/S) 1:12.4, 2. Hayden Burnell (GVB).

400R – 1. Genesee Valley/Belfast (Rinker, Burnell, LaClair, Cobb) 51.4, 2. Genesee Valley/Belfast.

1600R – 1. Genesee Valley/Belfast (Rinker, Cobb, Gambino, Cooper) 4:05.8, 2 Genesee Valley/Belfast.

Shot – 1. Bryce Davis (GVB) 30-0.5, 2. Brayden Cooper (GVB), 3. Will Broach (F/S).

Discus – 1. Kenton Shultz (GVB) 61-6, 2. Jeremiah Brown (F/S), 3. Will Broach (F/S).

High Jump – 1. Jordan White (F/S)/Callahan Tallman (GVB)/Max Morris (F/S) 5-4.

Long Jump – 1. Jordan White (F/S) 19-4, 2. Callahan Tallman (GVB), 3. Wade Lewis (F/S).

Tri Jump – 1. Thayne Cobb (GVB) 33-7, 2. Max Morris (F/S), 3. Kenton Shultz (GVB).

Girls Team Scores: Genesee Valley/Belfast 66.5, Friendship/Scio 36.5.

100 – 1. Lexi Crossley (F/S) 13.6, 2. Cassidy Scholla (F/S), 3. Emalee Carman (GVB).

200 – 1. Lexi Crossley (F/S) 28.5, 2. Sophia Gambino (GVB), 3. Cassidy Scholla (F/S).

400 – 1. Sophia Gambino (GVB) 1:06.9, 2. Cassidy Scholla (F/S), 3. Ashlyn DeGroff (F/S).

800 – 1. Sophie Zillgitt (GVB) 2:53.4, 2. Christina McAuley (GVB).

100H – 1. Sophie Zillgitt (GVB) 18.8, 2. Jenn Dickens (F/S), 3. Cayleigh Shipman (GVB).

400H – 1. Allyson Hazelton (GVB) 1:23.4.

400R – 1. Genesee Valley/Belfast (Zillgitt, Hazelton, Carman, Gambino) 58.6, 2. Genesee Valley/Belfast.

1600R – 1. Genesee Valley/Belfast (Zillgitt, Lussier, Hazelton, Gambino) 5:04.0.

Shot – 1. Angel Jimerson (GVB) 29-7.5, 2. Morgan Bentley (GVB), 3. Jenn Dickens (F/S).

Discus – 1. Angel Jimerson (GVB) 67-10, 2. Kiri Bogle (GVB), 3. Morgan Bentley (GVB).

High Jump – 1. Cassidy Scholla (F/S) 4-6, 2. Allyson Hazelton (GVB).

Long Jump – 1. Lexi Crossley (F/S) 13-1, 2. Cayleigh Shipman (GVB), 3. Jaslynn Shipman (GVB).

Tri Jump – 1. Lexi Crossley (F/S) 26-11, 2. Morgan Bentley (GVB), 3. Jaslynn Shipman (GVB).


Fillmore 223, Bolivar-Richburg 257

BOLIVAR — Anderson Wiltsey navigated his way to the top of the leaderboard at the Bolivar Golf Club on Tuesday, as the Fillmore golfer came away with the match’s medalist honor at the end of the day to propel the Eagles towards a third straight win over the host Wolverines of Bolivar-Richburg, scoring a 223-257 win.

Wiltsey fueled Fillmore’s (3-0) top finish by firing a match-low round of 53, while Reid Cockle and Sam Cool followed closely behind with rounds of 56 of their own. Jack Cool pitched in with a 58 to finish off the scoring for the Eagles.

The Wolverines (0-3) were fronted by a team-low round of 57 fired by Parker Worth. Not far behind him at the top of the scorecard was Andrew Cox, who posted a round of 59. Ryder Easton chipped in with a 65, while Maddox Day rounded off with a 76. Bolivar-Richburg will head for Ischua Valley Country Club in Franklinville, as they prepare for a 4 p.m. contest against Hinsdale on Thursday.

The Eagles will have a quick turnaround this evening, as they prepare to square off with the host Wellsville Lions at the Wellsville Country Club.

Genesee Valley/Belfast 222, Cuba-Rushford 222

CUBA — For the first time in recent memory, both Genesee Valley/Belfast and Cuba-Rushford created the same amount of balance on the links to create the season’s first match deadlock, as the two clubs finished the afternoon at Allegheny Hills with an even team score of 222 on Tuesday.

On top of the match being tied, two golfers split the medalist honors at the end of the battle between both teams, as Genesee Valley/Belfast’s Chris Weaver and Cuba-Rushford’s Sebastian Saulter each recorded the match-low round of 46 to lead the way. Following Weaver for Genesee Valley/Belfast (3-1-1) was Will Guilford, who posted a round of 53. Dakota Hemphill and Colden Caiazza rounded off with rounds of 61 and 62, respectively.

For Cuba-Rushford (1-0-1), Kaden Bell followed Saulter on the scorecard with his fired round of 55. Haven Kellogg chipped in with a 59, while Ethan Fries had a 62 to pitch in.

Both teams are back on the links Thursday in a pair of 4 p.m. tee times, as Genesee Valley/Belfast visits Allegheny Hills to face the Fillmore Eagles, while Cuba-Rushford heads for the Wellsville Country Club to face the host Lions.

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Fillmore 5, Houghton Academy 0

HOUGHTON — The Eagles of Fillmore were at the top of their game on Tuesday at Houghton University, as they brought out the brooms to sweep the day’s action against Houghton Academy with all five matches in the win column, coasting towards a 5-0 match win.

Eben Schilke, Isaiah Sisson and Marcus Wolfer all led the Eagles towards a complete sweep of all three singles matches, with Schilke coasting towards a 6-2, 6-2 win over Houghton Academy’s Caleb Hilsher at first singles to help jumpstart the victories. Sisson followed with a tough first-set win via tiebreak to deliver a strong finish, downing Sam Winkens at second singles with a 7-5, 6-2 win. Wolfer would finish off the sweep with a dominant 6-1, 6-0 win over Christian Valentin at third singles.

The first doubles team of Joe Derck and Jack Boon would help claim match victory with a powerful 6-1, 6-1 win over Houghton Academy’s team of James Adenuga and Jack Qi. At second doubles, the tandem of Henry Decker and Ezra Knapp recorded a forfeit victory to wrap up the match.

Both teams are back on the court at 4 p.m. this evening, with Fillmore hitting the road once more with a visit to Bolivar-Richburg, while Houghton Academy remains at home to host Cuba-Rushford.


1. Eben Schilke (FIL) def. Caleb Hilsher (HA), 6-2, 6-2.

2. Isaiah Sisson (FIL) def. Sam Winkens (HA), 7-5, 6-2.

3. Marcus Wolfer (FIL) def. Christian Valentin (HA), 6-1, 6-0.


1. Joe Derck/Jack Boon (FIL) def. James Adenuga/Jack Qi (HA), 6-1, 6-1.

2. Henry Decker/Ezra Knapp (FIL) by for.

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