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July 24, 2014
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Critical juncture

Liberty’s Olivia Racette celebrates after getting the ball by Sullivan West defenders and its keeper Lexi Feinman with 4:34 gone by in the first overtime period. Liberty went on to score twice more for the crucial Division IV win which evened their league record at 2-2. Liberty went on to defeat Fallsburg in the Van Etten Tournament title game by the score of 2-1 to improve to 4-3 overall.


Eldred (1-3) recorded its first win of the season by downing winless Tri-Valley (0-4) 45-7. Julian Gottlieb had 14 carries for 164 yards and two TD’s. Nik Dilles added one TD and had 120 yards on nine carries. Nick Warren scored three touchdowns. Roscoe/Livingston Manor/Downsville improved to 2-2 (2-0 Class D) with a 35-16 win over Pine Plains (0-4). Rob Taurino caught four passes for 178 yards and had two TDs. He also kicked five extra points. Collin Tallman returned a fumble for a TD and completed four of six passes for 155 yards and two TDs. Brad Dreher completed two of five passes for 103 yards and a TD. He rushed for 61 yards and Dylan Murphy had 59. Monticello (0-4) fell to Valley Central 37-6.

In boys soccer, Liberty remained undefeated at 7-0 with a 1-0 win over winless Sullivan West and a 2-1 Van Etten Tournament championship win over Fallsburg. In the consolation game, Eldred (4-3) defeated winless Monticello 3-0. Sullivan West also fell to Burke 4-0 earlier in the week. In girls soccer, Liberty capped off a big week with a Van Etten Tournament championship win 2-1 over Fallsburg. Two days prior, they edged Sullivan West 3-0 in OT (See the story on sportsinsightsny.com titled “Tribe Triumphs in OH-vertime!”). Liberty is now 4-3 (2-2 OCIAA) Sullivan West lost to O’Neill and fell to 2-8 (0-5 OCIAA). Livingston Manor got two wins against winless Tri-Valley, but fell to S.S Seward 5-1. The Lady Wildcats are now 5-3. In cross-country it was Monticello’s Joe Klein and Camryn Johnson who were victorious at a meet in Liberty with times of 17:19 and 20:14 respectively. Sullivan West traveled to Tri-Valley on October 1 for an encounter between the local rivals.

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