For the Record


Fredonia Varsity Baseball Playoff Game

Fredonia’s Section 6 Class B-2 championship game against Akron will be played Wednesday at Diethrick Park, in Jamestown. First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m., and will follow the Class C title game between Westfield and Portville. The Class C game is scheduled to begin at 4:30.

The Seventh

Annual Fundamental

Football Camp

The Seventh Annual Fundamental Football Camp has been scheduled for July 15-18 at the Chautauqua Lake Central School football facility.

The camp is open to all area football players entering grades 3 through 8 and will run from 8:30 a.m. until noon, daily.

The camp will feature non-contact technique training designed to improve athletes at beginning, intermediate, or advanced skill levels. Campers will receive position instruction, speed and agility training, and offensive/defensive team work. An emphasis will be placed on sportsmanship and teamwork.

Camp tuition is $95 for the week and scholarships are available for anyone with financial needs. There is limited space available so please pre-register by sending an email to or by calling Joshua Liddell, Camp Coordinator, at 716-640-3580. Please include the camper’s name, age, school district and phone number.

Mary Ellen Benamati Memorial Scramble

Green Meadows Golf Course is proud to announce the Mary Ellen Benamati Memorial Scramble will be held on Sunday, July 28. The proceeds for the event, which will begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start, will go to the Mary Ellen Benamati Memorial Scholarship Fund. The cost for the event will be $240 per foursome and will include golf, a cart, range balls, prizes, soft drinks, hot dogs, snacks and a buffet lunch. Men’s, women’s and mixed teams are all welcome.

The cutoff date for entry is July 18, with the scramble being capped at 120 golfers. Entry forms are available at Green Meadows Golf Course in North East, Pa., or at Pinehurst Golf Course in Westfield.

For more information text 785-4437, or send an email to

Gowanda Men’s Softball Tourney

Set For June 8

The 18th annual Gowanda Men’s Slow Pitch Softball Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 8. It will be a double-elimination tournament with a home run derby. The entry fee is $75. Call Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email for more information.

Gowanda youth

soccer begins June 3

The Gowanda Youth Co-ed Soccer Program will begin at Monday, June 3.

Instruction, drills and scrimmage games will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on five consecutive Monday nights ending July 1.

Students currently in grades K-6 are eligible to participate.

Call Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email for more information.

State Disc Golf Tournament

The New York State Disc Golf Tournament Championships will be held June 29 and 30 at Chainbiters Disc Golf Course, 8744 South Dayton-Silver Creek Road, South Dayton. Sign-in starts at 8 a.m. with a players meeting at 9:35 and a shotgun start at 10. Teams must pre-register by June 21 to claim a spot in the event.

Entry fees are $25 for the Junior and Novice Divisions, $30 for Recreational and Intermediates, $50 for Advanced, $75 for Open Men and Open Women and $60 for Other Professionals. All divisions must have a minimum of three participants.

For more information, contact Rex Brown at 716-720-0378.

Area Baseball

Men’s Senior Baseball

Stericycle A’s 7, Jamestown Advanced Yankees 2

Mike Korzeniewski and Doug Clark combined to allow five hits and strike out seven in a winning effort for Stericycle. Clark also added a grand slam in the fourth that broke the game open. Randy Stewart added two hits as part of the A’s nine-hit outing.

Kevin Rose took the loss for Jamestown Advanced while Jason Behnke doubled in defeat.

Fredonia Little League Cerrie Division

Family Orthodontics 9, Davis Construction 0

Great hitting and tough defense paced Family Orthodontics to a shutout win. Jacob Markham led the victors with a 4-for-4 afternoon at the plate while Bradley LaGrow, Ethan Leid, Justin Powell and Brady Cave added three hits of their own. Mike Riddle, Aidan Mohart and Mark Levens supported the offensive attack with two hits each. Trevor Malikowski was named Defensive Player of the Game for his work at first base.

Lucas Hoffman, Keegan Whitfield, Nicholas Whitfield and Reilly Miller had two hits each to lead Davis Construction in defeat while Cameron Crowell and Tyler Mathews knocked singles.

Davis Construction 18, Gilbert’s Collision 9

Davis Construction used a combination of impressive offense and solid defense to out-slug Gilbert’s Collision. Lucas Hoffman, Nicholas Whitfield, Tyler Mathews and Reilly Miller each had four hits and two runs scored as Ashton Hallmark and Cameron Crowell added three hits apiece. Sam Tuggy, Ryan Davis and Jackson Hickey stood out defensively with numerous great plays in the outfield.

Matt Lotter and Sam Kawski led Gilbert’s Collision in defeat with four hits each. Kameron Mages and Nathan Gonzalez added three hits each to support the attack while Calvin Frazier, Calbe Gornikiewiz, Lucas Pchelka and Dominic Tenamore all managed to knock two hits. Owen Gilbert and Shawn Farnham earned Defensive Player of the Game honors.

Davis Construction 15,

A Plus Plumbing 14

Nick Whitfield had a double among his four hits and two runs scored to lead Davis Construction. Lucas Hoffman and Keegan Whitfield added four hits and two runs scored each.

Owen Rush led A Plus Plumbing with four hits, two doubles and four runs scored in defeat. Trevor Persch added four hits and four runs while Josh Reynolds knocked three hits and tallied four runs of his own. Dylan Skelly had two singles and one double in a losing effort.

A Plus Plumbing 5, Family Orthodontics 4

Zachary Kawski had a pair of hits and two runs to propel A Plus Plumbing past Family Orthodontics. Clayton Frazier had two hits and scored a run while Payton Glavey added two hits and one RBI.

Trevor Malkowski led Family Orthodontics in defeat with two hits and a run scored.

Fredonia Little League Wright Division

American Legion 9, Medicor 8

Tyler Cain and Haeden Walters pitched for the American Legion in the win. Cain added a home run to lead the offense while Jacob Skinner had two hits. Walters, Tyler Rosen, Gabe Schrader and Mike Hobson each added a hit.

Ben Easton and Jared Kowalski pitched for Medicor in the loss while Damian Skelley had a home run and a triple in defeat. Kowalski had three hits and a double and David Bartholomew added a triple. Jack Storm knocked a single and two RBI and CJ Brown added a single of his own.

American Legion 12, Youth Council 2

Alec Schrader dominated on the mound and at the plate as he pitched a no-hitter, drove in four runs and scored twice in American Legion’s big win. Jacob Skinner added two hits and a double while Anthony Gullo and Tyler Rosen added a hit each.

Mike Barnes, Dalton Gardner and Zach Dawley spent time on the mound for Youth Council.

Moose Club 13,

Firemen 2

The Moose Club persevered through wet, cold conditions to record 10 hits in the win. Brayden Myers (triple), Tyler Putney and AJ Schrantz led the attack with two hits each while Tyler Winchell and Michael Berg contributed with a double apiece. Schrantz and Winchell also combined to toss a one-hitter on the mound for the Moose Club.

Keith Piper had the Firemen’s lone hit. Lucas Green and Caleb Reynolds pitched in defeat.

Pucci’s Carpets 17, Medicor 16

Nico Pucci and Anthony Gullo struck out 10 as Pucci’s Carpets edged out Medicor. Anthony Gullo went 3 for 4 and Pucci added a two-RBI double to help their own causes at the plate. Joey Gullo and Dominic Gullo had the rest of Pucci’s hits.

Jarrod Kowalski, Charlie Brown, Nolan Mages and Damian Skelly had multi-hit games in defeat for Medicor while Cole Morrison and Jacob Helmer made contact with singles.

Dunkirk Little League Majors Division

Lucky Lanes 11, Kosciuszko Club 1

Jared Glowniak pitched a complete-game one-hitter to propel Lucky Lanes while Patrick Muldowney hit a triple to lead the offense.

Colton Kuzdzal was responsible for Kosciuszko Club’s lone hit.

Exempts 7, Police 2

Zac Romanik and Ethan Yannie combined to strike out 13 in a no-hitter for the Exempts. Romanik added two singles and three RBI while Lucas Porpiglia added an RBI double.

Area Softball

Fredonia Minor

League Softball

Jamestown Plastics 4, Blasdell Pizza 0

Elizabeth Grover and Kyara Caldwell had two hits and two RBIs each in the win for Jamestown Plastics. Angie Rexford and Savannah Krystofiak combined to toss the shutout in the circle.

Julia LeBaron had four hits to lead Blasdell Pizza in defeat while Hayleigh Welka knocked two hits of her own. Jordan Lucas recorded her first hit of the year while Shelby Nowak and Amarieah Ardillo stood out defensively.

Parochial School Softball

Northern Chautauqua Catholic 10, Our Lady Of The Blessed Sacrament 1

Hannah Cybart threw a no-hitter, struck out 14 and walked two in the win for Northern Chautauqua Catholic. Caitlyn Cybart led the Monarchs with two hits, while Amara Strang, Katie Price and Hannah Cybart added a hit each. Kiara Boyd scored two runs in a victorious effort. Grace Pucciarelli grabbed a line drive and tossed to Hannah Gullo for a game-ending double play.

Northern Chautauqua Catholic 11, St. John of Alden 0

Grace Pucciarelli and Hannah Cybart threw a combined one-hitter, struck out 10 and walked two in five innings. Katie Price had two hits to lead the Monarch offense. Brianna Gawronski added a triple, Caitlyn Cybart a home run and Hannah Cybart a double in the victory. Kiara Boyd had a hit and Northern Chautauqua Catholic turned a double play for the third straight contest.

Anne Kocher knocked a double and took the loss in the circle for St. John’s of Alden.

Adult Trap

Western Chautauqua County Trap League

Ripley 322, Big Tree 320

Big Tree – Top shooters: Scott Hammer 47, Mark L. Mason 47, Tony Piotrowski 46, Dennis Trostle 46, Mark Holthouse 46, Cliff Hammer 44, Jum Kestler 44. High lady: Viki Rapela 35. Sub junior: Cole Hammer 40. Junior: Cole Holthouse 38. Veteran: Ted Okerlund 41. Senior veteran: Cliff Hammer 44. Super senior veteran: Paul McKotch 41.

Ripley – Top shooters: Mark Henry 49, Howard Maille 47, Bob Nichols 46, Al Johnson 46, Bob Murray 46, Marc Babcock 45, Scott Hulings 43. High lady: Sandy Newhouse 37. Junior: Desi Adams. Veteran: Bob Murray 46. Senior veteran: Al Johnson 46. Super senior veteran: Bob Nichols 46.

Westfield 303, Ellery 289

Westfield – Top shooters: Vern Brown 46, Mike Cluchey 44, Vince Norton 43, Will Mason 43, Tom Corbran 43, Ted Blanchard 42, Collyn Brown 42. High lady: Rose Corbran 42. Sub junior: Erin Norton 32. Junior: Collyn Brown 42. Senior veteran: Mike Cluchey 44. Super senior veteran: Tom Corbran 43.

Ellery – Top shooters: Tom Bihler 47, Ron Harmon 46, Bob Welsh 43, Rob Graham 42, Alan Harding 40, Don Johnson 37, Bradley Bihler 34. Junior: Alan Harding 40. Sub junior: Bradley Bihler 34.

Adult Golf

Gowanda Country Club

Ladies League (May 15) – Low gross: Priscilla Graupman 44, Joyce Bigelow 47, Kim Gier 48. Low net: Trudy Jackson 34, Sue Bastedo 34, Marilyn Schreiber 37, Janet Parker 37, Donna Colletta 38, Cheryl Murphy 39.

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Ladies League (May 22) – Low gross: Kim Gier 48, Priscilla Graupman 48, Joyce Bigelow 49, Lynn Gotsch 49. Low net: Andrea Parshall 35, Marilyn Schreiber 37, Dawn Zopp 38, Cheryl Murphy 38.

McDonald’s Senior

Golf Tour

Peek ‘n’ Peak Lower Golf Course – A-Flight: Shelly Grant +9, Phil Holland +4, Brian Brown +3. Gross: Shelly Grant 72. B-Flight: Jim Webb +8, Joe McCourt +5, Randy Chamberlin +3. Gross: Jim Webb 83. C-Flight: John Ames +9, Wayne Schuver +5, Greg Kraus +3. Gross: John Ames 84. D-Flight: John Depew +7, Larry Eidens +3, Bob Kaus +2, George Leopold +2. Gross: John Depew 92. E-Flight: Nick Pannes +8, Gary Simon +6, Duey Anderson +5. Gross: Duey Anderson 96. F-Flight: Norm Smith +6, Tom Gooch +2, Ron Carlson 0. Gross: Norm Smith 102. Closest to the pin: Merle Elkin, Hole No. 2 (Free Pizza – Lakeview Restaurant, Mayville); Jud Foy, Hole No. 8 (Free Fish Dinner – Goodtime Lounge, Jamestown Bowling Company); Norm Smith, Hole No. 11 (Free Pizza – Lakeview Restaurant, Mayville); Tom Szydlo, Hole No. 16 (Free Fish Dinner – Goodtime Lounge, Jamestown Bowling Company). Next match: Holiday Valley Golf Course, May 28 at 8:30 a.m.

Hillview Golf Course

Thursday Morning Open League – Skins: A Division – Dan Allessi, Hole No. 4; Paul Olkowski, Holes No. 5 and 6; Joe Piwowarski, Hole No. 9. B Division – Steve Galardo, Hole No. 2; Brian Manning, Holes No. 6 and 9. C Division – Rich Cieslewicz, Hole No. 1; Jack Hood, Hole No. 2; John Hefty, Hole No. 9. D Division – Bob Welch, Hole No. 8. Closest to the pin: Bob Welch, Hole No. 5. Top points: Bob Welch 41, Paul Olkowski 29, Brian Manning 14, Dan Allessi 8, Joe Piwowarski 8, Steve Galardo 8, Rich Cieslewicz 7, Jack Hood 7, John Hefty 7.

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Monday Night Utility League – Low scores: A Division – Bill Szczerbacki 42, Lenny Truby Jr. 42, Tim Dykas 42, Matt Hutchinson 43, Brian Manning 43, Mike Kurmis 44, Jim Shalkowski 44, Jim Waite 45, John Lakas 45, Joe Majhut 45. B Division – Bob Spera 49, Zeke Valentine 49, Ken Morrison 49, Jaime Galarza 50, Flip Burns 50, Ron Marsh 50, Doug Newman 52. Closest to the pin: Mike Kurmis, Hole No. 5. Skins: A Division – Lenny Truby Jr, Hole No. 1; Bill Szczerbacki, Hole No. 8. B Division – Zeke Valentine, Holes No. 8 and 9.

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First Ward Falcons Golf League – Low net scores: Don Velzy 32, Ron Szach 34, Bruce Wlodarek 35, Ed Tofil 36. Closest to the pin: Don Kujawa, Hole No. 3; Dan Kaszuba, Hole No. 5; Rob Tracy, Hole No. 9. Team skins: Jack Schrantz & Rob Tracy, Hole No. 9. Most points: Ron Szach and Tom Gregoreski 13.