Cassadaga beats PV in busy day for girls soccer

Battle of the Valleys

OBSERVER Photo by Joe Conti: Sarah Meder of Cassadaga Valley (left) and Madisyn Herman of Pine Valley pursue the ball during Tuesday’s high school soccer match.

SINCLAIRVILLE — Cassadaga Valley girls soccer defended its home field with a 4-0 CCAA Central win over Pine Valley (1-5, 0-4) on Tuesday. Anna Wenger scored in the first minute of the game and Cassadaga (2-5, 1-3) took it from there.

Wenger’s goal was assisted by Tara Cratsley, but Wenger wasn’t done yet. In the 11th minute, Wenger doubled the lead with a goal that Isabella Ruiz assisted. Twenty minutes later, Samantha Krzyanowski got an unassisted goal to take a 3-0 lead into halftime.

Cassadaga Valley’s fourth game came off of Sarah Meder’s foot and was passed from Ruiz in the 59th minute.

Jessie Morrison goaltended the shutout with four saves for the Lady Cougars.

The goaltender’s stats for Pine Valley were unavailable.

OBSERVER Photo by Mary Ann Wiberg: Westfield goalie Drew Schulz (left) and Silver Creek’s Kianna Brown battle for the ball during Tuesday’s soccer match.

Pine Valley will host Chautauqua Lake Thursday.


SILVER CREEK — Carley Barrett and the Silver Creek girls soccer team (8-1, 5-0) went big in a 3-1 CCAA Central victory over Westfield (1-4-3, 1-3) on Tuesday.

Barrett had two goals in the game to lead her team to the win.

Just six minutes into the game, Barrett found the back of the net with an assist by Emma Rice. At the 25-minute mark, Kianna Brown scored with Abby Rice getting the assist and Silver Creek went up 3-0 37 minutes in with Barrett scoring and Abby Rice getting the assist.

“It was good for her tonight. Realistically, she’s been in an offensive funk. She’s only a freshman. It’s the growing pains of a young player. It was really good for her tonight to get back on track from a playmaking standpoint.” Silver Creek coach Kevin Rice said.

Westfield’s Kelly Almeter prevented the shutout by scoring in the 73rd minute. Julie Smith assisted the goal.

In net, Tessa Douglas got the win with three saves and Westfield’s Drew Schultz had 12 saves in the game.

Both teams return to CCAA Central divisional action Thursday — Silver Creek travels to Frewsburg and Westfield hosts Cassadaga Valley.


Olean girls soccer struck early and held on to a shutout win over Fredonia (1-4-1, 1-3) on Tuesday in a CCAA West Division game. It was a day for Calista Heister as her hat trick was the entire offense for Olean (5-2-1, 3-1-1).

Heister scored in the 11th minute with a pass by Lauryn Washington. The same duo, in the same way, score a short four minutes later to get a 2-0 lead. In the second half at the 55th minute, Heister netted the hat trick goal with a pass by Lydia Hendrix.

Olean’s goalkeeper had two saves for the shutout win. Fredonia’s goalie statistics were not available.

Micheyla Williams of Olean received a yellow card in the first minute of the game.

Fredonia is back on the field Thursday at Falconer.


BEMUS POINT — Chloe Kibbe had a goal and two assists to lead Maple Grove to a 6-1 CCAA West Division win over Dunkirk.

The Red Dragons’ Adri Carlson opened the scoring with her 14th goal of the season from Sarah Berg in the second minute before the Lady Marauders tied the game on Emilee Hanlon’s 16th goal of the season from Alex Charles 16 minutes later.

Maple Grove (8-0, 4-0) regained the lead in the 26th minute when Sydney Greiner scored from Berg to take a 2-1 lead into halftime.

Clare Crossley scored from Kibbe in the fourth and sixth minutes of the second half before Kibbe scored from Berg in the ninth minute. Ana Pavlock closed the scoring with a goal from Hailey Blair in the 35th minute of the second half.

Sky Tarapacki made nine saves in net for the win while Kymilondjna Nance made 14 saves for Dunkirk (3-5-1, 0-4-0).

The Lady Marauders’ next game is Thursday at home against Southwestern.


MAYVILLE — The North Collins Lady Eagles got the win, 4-0, Tuesday in a CCAA Central contest.

The goal scorers were not available.

Chautauqua Lake had two goaltenders in net during the game. Cheyanne Wolcott had 14 saves, one goal allowed in 40 minutes and Jesse Zenns had six saves with three goals allowed in 40.