Dansville, Keshequa and Way-Co's varsity sports for this weekend.
With a solid core of standout athletes the Keshequa girls’ basketball team has good reason to have high hopes for the upcoming high school basektball campaign.
The state Class C girls soccer title came down to one goal Sunday as freshman Jordyn Haynes claimed Hoosick Falls’ second trophy in two years.
A little overtime work suits Keshequa just fine. Keshequa scored twice in extra time for the second straight game, catapulting the Lady Indians into Sunday’s NYS Class C championship game with a 3-1 victory over Sauquoit Valley Saturday in Cortland.
After two goals in two overtimes Saturday, Keshequa will see two state playoffs in two years.
The Nunda-Dalton girls’ soccer team is again headed back to Cortland to compete in the Class C girls’ soccer state championship next weekend. The Indians bested Addison 2-1 in the Class C playdowns on Nov. 7 and held onto the Far West Regional title by defeating Holland 2-0 Saturday at Webster Thomas High School.
The Keshequa girls’ soccer squad brought home another Section V, Class C championship trophy following a 3-0 win over Wheatland-Chili in Caledonia.
Boys Soccer / Section V, Class C2
After an undefeated regular season, Keshequa began what it hopes will be a perfect postseason Friday night in Nunda.
The Keshequa boys’ varsity soccer team closed out their 2012 season at the friendly confines of Kiwanis Park as the Indians shut out Perry to gain entry into the Class C2 semifinals on Wednesday.
A very efficient Keshequa girls soccer team continued to steamroll along as they buried visiting Geneseo on Friday night in Nunda by a final score of 7-0.
In a battle of the Indians it would be the ones wearing orange and black who prevailed as Keshequa came from a 4-0 to overtake and defeat Red Jacket in the Class C3 semifinal softball match-up on May 30. The red and white grabbed an early lead as they pulled out in front 4-0 in the third inning.
In a rerun of last year’s sectional final, Keshequa came out ahead of Honeoye to win the Class C3 playoffs Thursday afternoon at Letchworth.
The Indians have made good on all three chances so far in the post-season which is good enough to put them in the Class C finals against the third seeded Geneseo Blue Devils on Tuesday.
The Keshequa girls softball team showed why they were the No. 1 seed in Class C-3 on Friday at the “Indians Reservation” as they dismissed eighth seeded Dundee by a 15-0 final in Sectional play in Nunda.
Keshequa baseball will seek to adopt a philosophy of “mature as you go” in 2012. Coach Ron Macomber Jr. is in his seventh year as skipper and this could prove to be one of his most challenging campaigns.
Todd Isaman, in his first year as Keshequa’s athletic director, has initiated an interscholastic athletics hall of fame for the district, its first ever.
Coach Martha Blair’s team said so long to some key senior players last year, but she noted, “We have lots of young players working hard to fill those shoes. We have a fine nucleus returning, although we’ll have a few position changes in addition to some new faces. The schedule is tough, but we’re looking to improve again on what we did last year.”
The Keshequa girls hoopsters kept the heat on top-seeded Harley-Allendale-Columbia all night long on Feb. 29 in the class C title game at Gates-Chili.
Keshequa and Wayland-Cohoton clashed at the Nest to close out the month of January in girls hoop action on Jan. 31. The game started sluggishly on both sides, but then Keshequa’s Alex Flint caught fire both offensively and defensively, scoring 28 points on the night to lead the Indians to a 52-40 victory over the homestanding Golden Eagles.