Sports Shorts: Nov. 27, 2019

Preseason coaching form deadline today

PLATTSBURGH — Today is the last day for coaches for varsity winter sports to submit a preseason coaching form to the Press-Republican.

The form can be found at https://www.pressrepublican.com/site/preseason_coaching_form.html.

Coaches are asked to fill this form out as soon as possible to assure the Press-Republican sports department can release season previews for various sports in a timely fashion.

TGIF bowling results

PLATTSBURGH — The TGIF bowling league results from Nov. 22 are listed below.

HS- Walt Doty 203/255/257 (715), Gail Taylor 170160/183 (513).

HG- Walt Doty 257, Gail Taylor 183.

OHS- Rick Pavone 238/186/187 (631), Claude Lashway 190/203/217 (603), Don Myers 176/196/198 (570), Homer Bushey 217/158/194 (569), Wayne LaBarge 201/189/180 (565), Alex Bechard 152/207/198 (547), Bob Carpenter 183/171/192 (545).

OHG- Jim Brunet 181, Tom Lucia 193, Joe Domulin 202, Roger Webb 196, Joe Belli 195, Dave Gregory 183, Tom Welch 208, Joe Phaneuf 197, Bill Groshans 223, Rick Leswing 190, John Fredette 180, Harold Grenia 184/181.

Gough competes on Oneonta women's soccer team

ONEONTA — Taylor Gough of Elizabethtown competed on the SUNY Oneonta women's soccer team during the recently completed 2019 season.

The SUNY Oneonta women's soccer team finished with a season record of 6-10-3 overall and 4-5 in the SUNYAC.

The team qualified for the conference tournament as the No. 6 seed.

Gough played in six games this season.

Spear, Herons head to national semifinals

GREENSBORO, NC — Junior Sam Spear of Peru is among 32 members of the William Smith College soccer team heading to Greensboro, N.C., for the semifinal round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship.

The Herons are 20-1-1 overall on the season and are making their 11th trip to the national semifinals.

William Smith will take on Pomona-Pitzer on Friday, Dec. 6 at 1:45 p.m.

Spear, a graduate of Peru High School, has played in two games this season.

A psychology major, she has seen action in five career games.

William Smith enters the semifinal riding a 16-game win streak, the longest active streak in Division III.

The Herons rank third in the nation in goals against average (0.27), third in shutout percentage (.773) and fourth in winning percentage (.932).

William Smith’s 20 wins and 17 shutouts are tied for third on the program’s single-season list.

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