Niagara Gazette


August 26, 2013

Area Sports: NCCC volleyball; Peach Festival seeks runners; youth football, golf & bowling

Niagara Gazette — Niagara County Community College’s mens and women’s soccer teams traveled to Mohawk Valley Community College to open their Fall 2013 season. The men defeated Mohawk CC by 1-0, while the women lost to the hosts, 11-0.

The women’s volleyball team, meanwhile, went 3-0 at the Nassau Community College showcase this weekend on Long Island. NCCC defeated the hosts in four games, 14-25, 27-25, 25-14 and 25-21. They later went on to defeat Onondaga CC in three games, 25-18, 25-21 and 25-21. In their final game, they defeated Genesee CC in four games, 19-25, 25-22, 25-19 and 25-16.

Peach Festival 5K Run seeks participants

Applications are now being accepted for the 35th Annual Lewiston Kiwanis Peach Festival 5K Fun Run and One Mile Walk. The run will be held Saturday, September 7 at 9 a.m. The Walk will begin 15 minutes prior at 8:45 a.m.

The cost to participate in the Run is $20 and includes a t-shirt and post-race refreshments. Applications are available in all Key Bank branches throughout Niagara County, Stuart Sports in Lewiston, the village offices of Lewiston and Youngstown and the town halls of Lewiston and Porter. 

For more information, call Chairman Tom Baia at 745-9702 or 297-5831.


• The LewPort Spartans 145-pound team defeated the Clarence Silver Friday night, 24-0. Ian Evans led the offense, rushing for 132 yards and two touchdowns. Matt Kitcho scored a touchdown, while quarterback Brenden Perreault threw a 15-yard TD pass to Zachary Clayborne. On defense, the Spartans created many fumbles, as Mason Monteleone had eight tackles and had three fumble recoveries. Cole Murdoch had 10 tackles and a fumble recovery, while Jake Kasbaum also recovered a fumble. 

• The LewPort Rams lost this weekend to the Clarence Silver, 26-20. Jalen Duff led the Rams on offense, rushing for 140 yards and two touchdowns, as well as 58 yards passing and one passing TD. Justin Dillon caught an 11-yard touchdown reception. On defense Dillon, Spencer Reisman and James Marshall combined for 21 tackles.

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