Close encounter

OBSERVER Photos by Ashleigh Brown In photo above, Fredonia’s Mady Polhamus (14) dribbles away from Southwestern’s Kaylyn Carnes during Monday’s Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West soccer game at SUNY Fredonia.

FREDONIA — Kaylyn Carnes’ second-half goal was the difference and Southwestern held off Fredonia 1-0 in a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 West soccer game Monday evening at SUNY Fredonia.

Sophia Segrue assisted on what turned out to be the game winner.

Braya Beaver made five saves for the Lady Trojans (4-2, 4-2).

The Hillbillies fall to 2-4 and 2-4.


OBSERVER Photo by Ashleigh Brown Southwestern's Kaylyn Carnes battles with Fredonia’s Sophia Gullo for possession of the ball.

FRANKLINVILLE — Behind a goal and an assist by Lauren Hostetter and Ashley Irwin, Pine Valley/Gowanda shut out Franklinville 4-0.

Samantha Collins and Sarah Kruszka both added a goal, and Katie King and Alexa Harvey each dished out an assist.

Destiny Lindquist was between the pipes for the winners (1-5, 1-5).

Franklinville drops to 0-7 and 0-5.


PORTVILLE — Behind four first-half goals, Portville built a comfortable lead on its way to a 6-0 victory over Salamanca.

Keianna John made 22 saves for the Warriors (4-3, 3-2).

The Panthers improve to 1-5 and 1-4.


CATTARAUGUS — Jayden Dout scored a first-half goal and that was enough to send Ellicottville to a 1-0 victory over Cattaraugus-Little Valley.

Courtney Marsh was in goal for the winners (5-1, 5-1).

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Kierra Knobloch made 16 saves for Cattaraugus-Little Valley (2-3, 2-3).


NORTH COLLINS — Jada Cole’s two goal and two assists sparked Chautauqua Lake to a 4-0 victory over North Collins.

Avery Cannon and Savannah Horvath chipped in a goal apiece, while Lucy Gates and Mia Smith both added an assist for the winners (2-4, 2-4) in support of keeper Lucy Gates, who made nine saves.

North Collins falls to 2-3 and 2-3.


Jamestown recorded its first win of the season, downing Dunkirk 8-0.


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