The Recorder

Sports in brief

F-MCC volleyball sweeps home pod play session

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College volleyball team hosted a Region III pod play session on Saturday, and the Lady Raiders came away with a 3-0 record thanks to wins over Monroe, Finger Lakes and Genesee.

In the opener against Monroe, which had beaten F-MCC early in the year at the Jefferson Invitational, the Lady Raiders powered to a 3-0 win by scores of 25-12, 25-16 and 25-16. Bri Eagan had 13 kills, Megan Ryder had 12 kills and 15 digs and Gabrielle Smith had 31 assists to pace F-MCC.

Against Finger Lakes, F-MCC again posted a 3-0 win by set scores of 25-13, 25-16 and 25-19. Smith had 29 assists, Eagan posted 14 kills, six aces and six digs and Brianna Port compiled six kills and eight digs during the match.

In the third and final match of the day, the Lady Raiders notched a 3-1 win over Genesee by scores of 25-20, 25-20, 23-25 and 25-21. Eagan had 21 kills and 17 digs, Ryder had 12 kills and 16 digs, Smith had 44 assists and Raina Danylak finished with a team-high nine blocks.

F-MCC now sits at 15-4 on the season, fourth in Region III. The Lady Raiders will hit the road Wednesday to face North Country Community College.

Geniti leads F-MCC cross country team at Herkimer

HERKIMER — The Fulton-Montgomery Community College cross country team traveled to Herkimer College on Saturday for the Generals Invitational.  F-MCC competed against 20 runners from Hudson Valley and Herkimer and finished in third as a team.

Travis Geniti finished the four-mile race in front for the Raiders in eighth place at a time of 24:51. Clane Newcomer finished right after Geniti, good for ninth place at 25:20. F-MCC’s Antonio Natole finished in 12th with a time of 26:23 and Nick Ferrera finished 16th with a time of 27:10. Jon Knack and Pay Pagayon rounded out the Raiders with times of 34:00 and 36:49.

On the women’s side, Lyndsey Fiore finished the 3.1 mile course in 10th place with a time of 32:01.

“Our guys ran really well,” said Raiders coach Jen Hazzard. “Travis, Clane and Nick had awesome finishes with some tough battles at the end. I’m really proud of them.”

F-MCC’s next contest will be Wednesday when they travel to Delhi for the Bronco Classic. The meet will kick off at 4 p.m.

2017 Tumans tournament held at Amsterdam Muni

The foursome of Raymond Jervicious, Dale Hulbert, Jim Kunz and Ed Russell finished with a score of 58.2 to win the 2017 Tumans tournament at the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course.

Finishing second with a score of 59.4 was the team of Ed Niski, Tom Bryk, Jim Partyka and Bart Tesserio. The foursome of Mike Pepe, Matt Beck, Bo Tyler and Dave Turner was third with a score of 61.4, while the foursome of Tony Condello, Anthony Condello, Jerry Skiba and Ray Fyfe finished fourth with a score of 63.

Closest to the pin contests were won by Kunz on the fourth hole, Bryk on the eighth hole, Fyfe on the 16th hole and Tom Youngs on the 15th hole.