COHOCTON — Wellsville hung with Dansville for much of the first half, but Grace Rittenhouse and the Lady Mustangs broke loose in a big way and showed why they’re the defending Section V champions.

Rittenhouse poured in five goals, powering Dansville into the championship game of the Wayland-Cohocton tournament with a 6-0 win over Wellsville Thursday evening at the Cohocton Sports Complex.

Madison Lee opened the scoring for the Mustangs (2-0) six minutes into the game. It remained 1-0 for the next 30 minutes or so, until Rittenhouse busted into the clear and buried her first goal of the night late in the first half. The senior captain went on to net four more as the Mustangs have now outscored opponents 13-0 on the young season.

Assists on the night were recorded by Madelyn Failla, Teah Arriaga and Sidney Stone. Jillian Schramm recorded two saves in net for her second shutout of the season.

The Mustangs travel back to Cohocton on Saturday to play in the championship against Batavia. Wellsville will play first in the consolation game against Way-Co.

Batavia 7, Wayland-Cohocton 3

COHOCTON — Batavia downed host Wayland-Cohocton in a high-scoring 7-3 contest Thursday night in tournament action.

Seven of the goals came in the first half with Batavia building a 5-2 lead. Olivia Lewis, Ayslinn Holbrook and Stephanie Fox scored a goal each for the Eagles (0-1). Julia Zastawrny had an assist and Hannah Fairbrother made six saves in net.

The Eagles will take on Wellsville in the consolation game with Batavia meeting Dansville.

Avoca 5, Jasper-Troupsburg 0

JASPER — Alexis Weldy netted a hat trick in the first half to power Avoca to a 5-0 win over Jasper-Troupsburg in Steuben County soccer action Thursday.

Delaney Stowe and Taylor Grover added a goal each in the second half for the Tigers (2-0), outscoring opponents 13-0 thus far this season. Selina Jud, Riley Stowe and Shauna Pimm all had an assist, with Jolien Gay making four saves in another shutout.

Avoca hosts Geneva Saturday, with J-T (0-1) at Prattsburgh next week.

Bolivar-Richburg 3, Hinsdale 1

BOLIVAR — Bolivar-Richburg continued a hot start to the season with a 3-1 win over Hinsdale Thursday.

Victoria Stuck, Gracie Zilker and Madigan Harris scored a goal apiece, with Kelsey Pacer assisting on two of the netters. Paige Taylor made three saves in the win, which pushed the Wolverines to 3-0-1 on the young season.

B-R visits Cuba-Rushford Sept. 10.

Addison 3, H/P 0

ADDISON - Addison shut out Hammondsport-Bradford 3-0 Thursday in a Steuben County girls soccer matchup.

Kerrigan Driskell netted netted the first goal for the Knights and assisted on the next two. Rachel Miller and Kihara Gotshall added single scores.

“We had a well-balanced attack tonight with some great passing,” Addison head coach Kay Peters said.

Addison will host Alfred-Almond Thursday in its next contest.

Warsaw 4, Haverling 3

HAVERLING - Warsaw edged Haverling 4-3 in a non-league girls soccer contest Wednesday.

Warsaw took a 2-1 lead after one half on goals from Chloe Hubbard and a penalty kick off the foot of Nicole Till.

Keegan Smith netted Haverling’s its lone goal of the first half.

The Rams took a 3-2 lead in the second half on goals from Ella Yartym and a Mya Rusak direct kick.

Warsaw regained the lead with two straight scores from Makaylah Higgins and Emma Tangeman.

“We had some positive offensive pieces moving forward and our young players led the way with our scoring opportunities,” Haverling head coach Braedyn Ordway said. “Keegan Smith and Ella Yartym were the sparks for our team. We had plenty of opportunities to put the game away but just came up short. Moving forward, we will be focusing on ironing out our defensive structure and marking.”

Haverling outshot Warsaw 23-12 in the contest.

The Rams (0-1) will host Mynderse today at 6:30 p.m.

BOYS SOCCER

Haverling 4, Dansville 1

DANSVILLE — Haverling scored three goals in the second half to take a 4-1 win over Dansville in LCAA soccer action Thursday.

Sam Arnts netted a pair, while Thomas Binkowski had a goal and two assists for the Rams. Spencer Dickson added a goal and Jose Englert had an assist.

“It’s always tough to play at Dansville,” Haverling head coach Matt Hill said. “We played pretty well in the second half. We started to pass the ball and dribble more and create chances.”

Dansville’s was on a penalty kick as Jeff Birmingham converted the opportunity in the second half. Nick Camuto was busy with 22 saves.

“A great game played by the Dansville boys tonight, and special shout out to Caleb Kendall for working extra hard and stepping up and playing tough,” said Dansville coach Steve Frence.

The Mustangs (1-1) visit LeRoy Saturday.

Keshequa 9, Cuba-Rushford 0

NUNDA — Keshequa was all over Cuba-Rushford, rolling to a 9-0 non-league win Thursday.

Aidan Wood led the prolific offense with a hat trick, while Riley Rease posted two goals and an assist. Jacob Schiano scored twice. Hunter Stephens and Avery Strobel added a goal and an assist each. Reese Powers dished three assists.

Adam Hunt and Jordon Luther chipped in an assist for Keshequa (1-0), which advances to the tournament finals.

Scio 7, Friendship 1

SCIO — Scio made Dillon McFall a victor in his debut as the varsity soccer coach, with the Tigers starting the season with a 7-1 win over Friendship Thursday night in the opening round of the Brock Young Memorial Tournament.

Luraritz Kruze and Elia Travaini both had two goals, with Kruze adding one assist and Travaini dishing a pair. Jake D’Arcy, Ashton Jennings and Bahrul Ulum each added a goal for the Tigers (1-0). D’Arcy and Sean Patrick each chipped in an assist, with Cory Bolzan making three saves.

“It’s always nice to start off with a win,” McFall said. “It was a game where we could get everyone some time. We had 25 guys eligible tonight and all of them got in the game and got experience. It was a good start to the season.”

Alex Smith netted the lone goal for Friendship (1-1) on a PK. Evan Bogart had six saves and Dekota Stewart added one.

Scio meets Bolivar-Richburg in the title game Saturday night at 7 p.m., with Friendship taking on Whitesville in the consolation.

Bolivar-Richburg 2, Whitesville 0

SCIO — Bolivar-Richburg scored both of its goals in the second half to secure a berth in the Brock Young Tournament finals with a 2-0 shutout of Whitesville Thursday night in Scio.

Wyatt Karnuth got the Wolverines (2-0-1) on the board with a direct kick, and Mark Pangburn put the exclamation point on with a penalty kick score. Wayne Karnuth had two saves in the shutout.

Whitesville is 0-1.

SWIMMING

Dansville 92, Wayland-Cohocton 91

WAYLAND — Dansville swam an exciting first meet of the season up the hill in Wayland Thursday with the meet coming down to the wire and Dansville coming out on top 92-91.

Overall the girls had an incredible first meet of the season with first-place finishes for Dansville in the 200 Medley Relay comprised of Bailey Rossborough, Alycia Wachtel, Kaitlyn Lee and Sydney Martin. Wachtel stepped back up on the block to swim the 200 IM and brought home another first place finish and her first sectional qualifying time of the night, and finishing second was sophomore Kayleigh Camacho. Eighth grader Kaitlyn Lee led Dansville to not only a first place finish in the 100 Fly but her second sectional cut of the night. Dansville's final first place finish came from Alycia Wachtel in the 100 Breaststroke with her second sectional cut time of 1:28.12. By the end of the night Dansville racked up a total of 8 Sectional qualifying times from 6 different swimmers.

Sectional qualifiers:

Alycia Wachtel: 200 IM, 100 Breaststroke

Kaitlyn Lee: 50 Free, 100 Fly

Sydney Martin: 500 Free

Meghan Schledorn: 500 Free

Ella Frazer: 500 Free

Bailey Rossborough: 100 Back