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October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Sports

Lady Billies earn first win over East since 2015

Girls soccer

Williamsville South’s girls soccer team stepped out of its shadow a bit this past week after posting a 3-2 road win over Williamsville East Oct. 9. It was the Lady Billies first win over East since 2015.  More...

North football clinches postseason berth

Williamsville North’s football team is back in the Section VI Class AA playoffs.  The Spartans (5-2, 4-2) clinched a playoff spot after downing Niagara Falls, 24-6, in their homecoming game Friday. More...

Firemen's Bowling

Team Wins Losses Lancaster 26 9 Clarence Center 23 12 East Amherst 22 13 Main-Transit C 21 14 Main- Transit B 19 More...

North girls swimming defeats East

Williamsville North’s girls swim team picked up its fourth win of the season with a 113-70 road win over Williamsville East Oct. More...

Amherst field hockey wins on homecoming

The Amherst field hockey team had a strong 3-2 win on homecoming against Starpoint Friday.  Coach Laurie LeGoff called it a good team win as four players were involved in the scoring.  Olivia Cinquino had two goals, including the game winne More...

Amherst girls soccer heads into playoffs unbeaten in last four

Amherst’s girls soccer team seems to be playing its best heading into the postseason.  The Lady Tigers won league games at Starpoint, 2-1, Oct. More...

Sacred Heart soccer ties City Honors

Nicole Grichen’s unassisted goal on a free kick late in the second half secured the Sacred Heart girls soccer team a 2-2 tie with City Honors Oct. More...

South’s Jain, Suffoletta advance in doubles

Williamsville South’s Tara Jain and Shea Suffoletta punched their tickets to the Section VI Championships after taking eighth at the ECIC Doubles Tournament held Friday and Saturday at Miller Tennis Center.  Sectionals will be held Friday More...

North tennis’ Kessler, Segal reach sectionals

Williamsville North tennis players Courtney Kessler and Emily Segal both punched their tickets to the Section VI Tournament after finishing in the top eight at last weekend’s ECIC Tournament at Miller Tennis Center.  Kessler took third and More...

East field hockey posts shutouts

Williamsville East’s field hockey team (11-4) pitched a couple of shutouts last week, blanking Holland, 5-0, Oct. More...

COME FLY WITH ME

— Williamsville South’s Madeline Lee swims the butterfly as part of the 200-yard individual medley in the Lady Billies’ 106-77 home win over West Seneca East Thursday at Transit Mid More...

Amherst boys soccer blanks WS East

Amherst’s boys soccer team completely dominated West Seneca East on its way to a 2-0 road win Oct. More...

East girls gymnastics drops meet to Clarence

The Williamsville East girls gymnastics team traveled to Clarence on Oct. More...

Williamsville South secures fourth seed in A-2

Williamsville South’s boys soccer team locked up the fourth seed for the Section VI Class A-2 Tournament after recording a 2-1 road win over Starpoint Oct. More...

Sacred Heart volleyball drops league matches

Sacred Heart’s girls volleyball team lost two tough Monsignor Martin Association road league matches this past week to St. Mary’s of Lancaster, 19-25, 17-25, 13-25 Oct. 10 and Mount St. Mary Academy, 21-25, 14-25, 25-18, 23-25 Friday. More...

Sweet Home volleyball remains perfect in ECIC II

The Sweet Home boys volleyball team’s lone match last week was a big one, downing Starpoint, 25-21, 25-17, 25-23, on the road Friday and improving to 9-0 in ECIC II.  Panthers coach Rich Cicero said his team played a solid game.  More...

Sacred Heart runners post personal bests at Alden Bulldog Stampede

Members of Sacred Heart’s girls cross-country team ran well at Saturday’s Alden Bulldog Stampede Invitational at Alden High School.  Three Sacred Heart runners in the varsity race and six more runners in the JV race posted season/per More...

BLOCK PARTY

— Amherst’s Xavier Lewis and Jonathan Dusza put up a block in the Tigers’ 25-16, 25-16, 25-15 home win over Cheektowaga Oct. 9. More...

Avalanche girls softball seeks 10U players

The Avalanche Girls Fastpitch Travel Softball team is seeking one or two players to complete its 10U roster for 2019.  There is no residency requirement.  More...

East cross-country teams defeat Maryvale/Cleve Hill

On an unusually warm Oct. More...

South girls volleyball wins Lady Jacks ‘Dig Pink’ Invite

Williamsville South’s girls volleyball team continued its banner season by beating Fairport, 25-13, 25-16, to win the Lady Jacks Varsity “Dig Pink” Invitational Saturday at North Tonawanda High School. More...

Sports briefs

Christian Central Academy’s boys soccer team downed Tapestry, 10-1, Monday.  More...

Amherst football rallies for homecoming win

The Amherst football team certainly did not make it easy on itself in its homecoming game with WNY Maritime/ Health Sciences Friday.  The Tigers trailed 18-0 early in the second quarter and rallied for a 37-26 victory.  More...

North girls soccer blanks WS West, edges South

Williamsville North’s girls soccer team closed out the ECIC I portion of its regular season schedule with an 8-0 home win over West Seneca West Oct. 10.  The Lady Spartans finished third in the division with a 7-3-2 record.  More...

Sweet Home field hockey posts overtime wins

Playing extra time did not hurt the Sweet Home field hockey team last week as they recorded overtime wins over Holland, 1-0, Oct. 10 and Orchard Park, 2-1, Thursday. The wins brought the Lady Panthers’ record to 6-8.  More...

Amherst’s Bangia qualifies for tennis sectionals

Sonya Bangia became the first Amherst girls tennis player to qualify for the Section VI Championships since 2012 after taking eighth at the ECIC Tournament Friday and Saturday at Miller Tennis Center.  More...

Amherst girls swimming finishes regular season 8-2

Amherst’s girls swim team wrapped up the dual-meet portion of its 2018 season with a 119-61 road win over Eden. More...

Sweet Home swim team closes out regular season with Senior Night win

Sweet Home’s girls swim team closed out the regular season by defeating Williamsville South, 55-39, on Senior Night Oct. 9.  The Lady Panthers took first place in all but two events.  More...

East boys soccer gets piece of ECIC II title

Williamsville East’s boys soccer team avenged its lone ECIC Division II loss with a convincing 3-1 road win over Hamburg Thursday.   East and Hamburg share the ECIC II title with identical 11-1 records.  More...

SCOREBOARD

Amherst Central Boys cross-country: def. Iroquois 20-40 Boys cross-country: def. Iroquois 15-inc. Field hockey: lost to Iroquois 4-0, def. Starpoint 3-2 More...

South football wins turnover-plagued rivalry game

Rivalry games usually bring the best out of teams, but for whatever reason Williamsville South and Williamsville East made numerous mistakes in Friday’s clash.  Both teams combined for 12 turnovers (East, eight; South, four) in the Billies More...

Short-handed Sweet Home loses to South Park

With only 19 players available, Sweet Home’s football team suffered a 46-3 home loss to South Park Thursday.  “South Park was a well-coached, physical team,” Sweet Home coach Jeremy Zimmer said. More...

North field hockey finishes regular season 15-1

Williamsville North’s field hockey team finished the regular season 15-1 with a 6-0 road shutout over Holland Monday.  The game was scoreless at halftime, but coach Jess Rys said her team got into a groove in the second half.  Lauren More...

North boys soccer blanks WS West, downs East

The last time the Williamsville North and West Seneca West boys soccer teams faced off against each other the result was a scoreless overtime tie.  The Spartans took care of business in the rematch, blanking West, 7-0, at home Oct. 10.  More...

South field hockey suffers heartbreaking losses

Williamsville South’s field hockey team (9-5) suffered two heartbreaking losses last week and continues to grow through the adversity, said coach Mary Ferenczy.  South lost a road game against Eden, 2-1, in overtime Oct. More...

CALENDAR

Wednesday, Oct. 17 Boys and girls cross-country: Clarence at Williamsville North, 5 p.m. (Bassett Park) Girls gymnastics: Sweet Home, Maryvale at Williamsville East, 5 p.m. (Williamsville South) More...

Publish sports scores in The Amherst Bee

Anyone wishing to have their team’s football, soccer or other late summer/fall sports results published in The Bee, whether it is a house, travel, town, recreational or other team, can submit articles in a variety of ways.   More...

East boys golf qualifies trio for sectionals

Williamsville East was the best boys golf team in the ECIC Large School North Division last year, so it is not a surprise that the Flames are sending three golfers to next May’s Section VI Championships at River Oaks Golf Club.  More...

BLOCK PARTY

— Amherst’s Marissa Tan elevates for a block attempt during the Lady Tigers’ pool-play match with Niagara Wheatfield in Saturday’s annual Lady Jacks Varsity “Dig Pink&rd More...