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Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018: Marion's DeLyser sets two girls soccer scoring marks

   Leading off today: Marion junior Chloe DeLyser set NYSPHSAA girls soccer records for goals in a season and career during a 7-0 victory against Pembroke in the Section 5 Class C-2 quarterfinals Friday.

   DeLyser's first of five goals on the day, just 2:48 into the game, was No. 252 of her career to break the mark set by Madisyn Pezzino of Grand Island in 2016. Goal No. 4 on the day gave her 74 this season, one more than Brittany LaPlant tallied for Queensbury in 2013.

   DeLyser, a fifth-year varsity player, has committed to Ohio State.

   Marion's season continues Tuesday vs. Holley in a semifinal.

   Defending 'AA' champ out: Sophomore Joe Vogt scored off a scramble one minute into overtime to spark Penfield to a 3-2 boys soccer win over McQuaid in the Section 5 Class AA quarterfinals

   McQuaid won the 2017 NYSPHSAA Class AA championship.

   The Patriots trailed 2-0 early before rallying for their third straight overtime triumph.

   "My guys just kept plugging away," Penfield coach John Cotsonas said. "We're proud of the boys. Sometimes you need a little luck and we got it at the end of the match when we needed it."

   Penfield's semifinal will be Friday vs. Rush-Henrietta, which gave another jolt to the tournament with a 1-0 upset of Fairport, ranked 17th in the state.

   Postgame altercation: The postgame handshake line got heated and a skirmish broke out after host Liverpool defeated Utica Proctor 20-14 in the Section 3 Class AA football quarterfinals.

   The altercation consisted primarily of pushing and exchanges of words.


   Philly schools cancel season: Two Philadelphia schools will forfeit the remainder of their football seasons as a result of a fight last Friday night.

   After Olney Charter defeated host West Philadelphia 20-8, a fight began in the stands and multiple players joined in, according to reports. football site

   Both teams had just one game left on the schedule and were slated to play in the Public League playoffs. But the executive director of athletics for the school district said each school agreed to shut down football for the year.

   L.I. star picks Louisville: Irish power forward Aidan Igiehon will begin his senior basketball season at Lawrence Woodmere Academy with his college plans already settled.

   Igiehon, who arrived in the U.S. as a 6-foot-5 14-year-old, announced Friday that he had committed to Louisville. He's grown to 6-10 and averaged 18 points and 15 rebounds last season to help the Tigers win the NYSAIS Class B championship.

   Igiehon was also being courted by Kentucky, Oregon and St. John's. He visited Louisville and first-year coach Chris Mack last month.

   "A lot goes into a visit. Once you find a school that feels like the best fit, why keep looking?" he said. "St. John's is an amazing school and they started recruiting me in ninth grade. But I felt at home at Louisville."

   More reading: How did this fuss start about whether all high school sports in New York should abide by National Federation rules? I refresh your memory in my column this week on

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