Oneida Sports News
Oneida at Proctor
Oneida at ND
Oneida handed ND their first loss of the season on a 69-63 victory over the Jugglers. Oneida lead by 1 at halftime with Lauren Skibitski scoring 17 of her game-high 27 points in the first half. Going into the 4th quarter, Oneida lead 49-45. With four minutes to go Oneida's led 58-51. Jugglers took the lead back 61-60 with 2 minutes to play. Out of a timeout, Oneida's Lauren Skibitski knocked down a 3 to give Oneida back the lead for good. Notre Dame began to foul to put Oneida at the line and Oneida's Sydney Lusher made 6 free throws to seal the victory for the Indians.
Oneida is now 8-2 on the season and play at Proctor Friday night.
Oneida at NH
Oneida was down by 4 at the half. They came out of halftime and outscored New Hartford 17-6 with Ella Rainbow scoring 9 of her game-high 20 points in the 3rd. In the 4th quarter, Oneida lead 47-44 with 5 minutes to go when Julianna Cavanagh scored 12 unanswered to give Oneida at 59-44 lead. Cavanagh finished with 16 in the game, all in the 2nd half. Lauren Skibitski handed out 8 blocks in the contest. Anna Hood finished with 5 points and 9 rebounds. New Hartford's Kaia Henderson had 20 points in the loss. Oneida hosts Notre Dame on Tuesday, tip is 7 PM.
1-9-18 Girls Baslketball
Oneida @ Central Square
Oneida lost a hard fought battle with Central Square at home. Oneida lead at halftime 28-18. Late in the 4th quarter, the game was tied 50-50. Central Square's Breanna Ransom hit a 3, followed by a Lauren Bell basketball putting Central Square up 55-50. Oneida's Lauren Skibitski then hit a 3 with 8 seconds to go. Oneida then fouled putting Lauren Bell on the line where she missed two free throws. Oneida's Anna Hood pulled down her 14 rebound of the night on the miss and gave Oneida the ball with 5 seconds to go. Oneida called a timeout and advanced the ball. Oneida turned the ball over to end the game.
Oneida plays at New Hartford on Thursday 1-11-18.
12-30-17 Girls Baslketball
Oneida vs Skaneateles / Chittenango Tourney
Oneida handed Skaneateles their first loss of the season with a 69-58 win in the Championship Game of the Chittenango More Than A Game Tournament. Lauren Skibitski was named the MVP of the Tournament with 23 points, knocking down 5 3-pointers. Sydney Lusher was named to the All-Tournament team with a 13 point effort, 7 of which came in the 4th quarter. Olivia Dobrovosky also received All-Tournament honors for Skaneateles and scored her 1000th career point in the loss. Oneida improves to 6-1 for the year.
Their next game is home on January 5th vs. RFA.
12-29-17 Girls Baslketball
Oneida at Chitt. Chittenango Tourney
Oneida went down 37-36 with one minute to go when Lauren Skibitski drilled her 3rd three pointer of the night from the top of the key to put Oneida up 39-37 with 37 seconds left to go. Sydney Lusher then knocked down two free throws for Oneida giving them a 41-37 edge. Alivia Narolis then came down and hit a 3 to bring Chittenango to within one. Sydney Lusher then sealed the contest with two more free throws sending Oneida to the Championship game
tomorrow vs. Skaneateles at 3:30 PM.