ELMIRA - Elmira Notre Dame got past Horsheads Wednesday by a score of 4-3 in a non-league tennis matchup.
The two squads split in singles play with Rachel Dickson (6-0, 6-2) and Julia Strife (7-6(7-2),7-5) picking up wins for the Blue Raiders and first and fourth singles and Lucy Kaffenbarger (7-5, 6-2) and Chloe Stemerman (7-5, 1-6, 7-5) winning second and third singles for END.
In doubles play, Horseheads’ duo of Bella Carberry & Shannon Harrington won first doubles 6-0, 6-3.
The Crusaders responded with wins in second and third doubles. Renata Russo & Evalynn Dean won second doubles (6-7(5-7), 6-2, 6-2) and Mary Zwirko & Olivia Murray earning a win in third doubles (2-6, 6-3, 6-3).
Bath 3, Addison 0
ADDISON - Bath swept Addison in straight sets Wednesday by scores of 25-12, 25-9 and 25-9.
Cat Hamblin recorded one kill and two digs for Addison and Tabby Hammond added three digs.
For the Rams, Jourdan Machuga had five aces and five, Jessic Dowdle had six aces, Cadin Taggart chipped in seven kills and Ali Dickson contributed seven setter assists.
"With it being our first game, it was a great opportunity to see where we need to improve," Addison head coach Cara Smith said. We just need to focus on our ball control. It was a well deserved win for the Rams tonight."
Addison (0-1) will travel to Wellsville next Wednesday at 7 p.m. in its next contest.
Edison 3, Watkins Glen 0
HORSEHEADS - Edison topped Watkins Glen in straight sets Tuesday at home by scores of 25-16, 25-10 and 25-13.
For the Senecas Katie Losey had 1 assist, 5 kills and 4 service points, Kelsey Kernan had 2 aces, 1 assist, 1kill , 1 block and 7 service points. setter Mattie Yontz had 16 assists, Kelsey DeMillo had 5 assists. Carlie Baker had 2 kills and 2 blocks while Ali LaMoreaux had 1 ace and 4 service points.
"TAE is a tough team to start right out of the gate with," Watkins Glen head coach Dawn Baker said. "Their team is strong. Our team has 2 returning players as we graduated 6 seniors last year. This team is full of talent. We just need some more time to work together to get to know how each other move and perform. I feel this team will do very well this season with a bit more time to work out a few kinks."
Notre Dame (2-0) will host Chenango Valley at 4:30 p.m. Friday in their next contest.
Horseheads 4, Johnson City 0
HORSEHEADS - Horseheads got offensive against Johnson City with a 4-0 win Wednesday at home in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference matchup.
Skyler Roberts netted the first goal with 24 minutes left in the first half to give the Blue Raiders a 1-0 lead.
Horseheads turned up the pressure in the second half with three goals. Sophie Torrentino had two goals and Miranda Nobitsky added a goal. Amanda Nobitsky and Sarah Wagner contributed assists.
"We held them to 0 shots in the first half which was good," Horseheads head coach Henry Ferguson said. "I thought in the second half we moved the ball a lot better. It took us a half a game to get used to the surface."
The Blue Raiders improve to 2-0 with the win and will host Vestal Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Avoca/Bradford 2, Geneva 1
AVOCA - Avoca got past Geneva at home on Wednesday, 2-1.
Geneva started off the scoring with 22:54 remaining in the first half on a direct kick from Alex Colon.
Alexis Weldy leveled the scoring for Avoca on an assist from Delanie Stowe with 9:10 left in the first half.
Weldy contributed another goal with 21:10 left in the contest on an assist from Alivia Phenes to put the game on ice for Avoca.
"I thought we played really good on the defensive end," Avoca head coach Denelle Strong said. "Faith Goodrich had an exceptional game on defense. We controlled the ball well tonight."
Avoca outshot Geneva 16-3 in the contest.
Kyline Tomersad had seven saves for Geneva and Jolien Gay stopped two shots in goal for Avoca.
Avoca (1-0) will host Arkport next Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in its next match.
Prattsburgh 1, Campbell-Savona 0
CAMPBELL - Prattsburgh traveled to Campbell-Savona and came away with a 1-0 win Tuesday.
Dominic Reagan netted the lone goal for the Vikings at the 36 minute mark of the second half on a corner kick.
Ammon Anderson had seven saves for Prattsburgh to keep the Panthers off the board.
"Our goalie was great, those shots easily could have been seven goals," Vikings head coach Cameron Groff said. "They were huge stops. It was great to see him make those saves."
Gavin Ayers stopped four shots for Campbell-Savona.
Prattsburgh (1-0) will travel to Hammondsport today at 6:30 p.m. in its next contest.
Avoca 1 Hammondsport 0
HAMMONDSPORT - Avoca edged Hammondsport 1-0 on Tuesday.
LaDre stanford scored the lone goal for Avoca off of a rebound after a direct kick from Devin Stowe.
Nigel Snyder had 21 saves in goal for the Lakers.