By Todd Palmatier

Ellicottville Varsity Volleyball

During the Ellicottville Varsity Volleyball game against Salamanca, Marissa Hamilton had 10 aces and eight kills and Liz Dusterhus added four kills as Ellicottville won, 25-15, 22-25, 25-6, 25-14.

The Eagles lost their next game against the Randolph Cardinals in three sets.

At Friday’s game against Silver Creek, the Eagles won 25-16, 25-22, 25-15.  Marissa Hamilton had 16 Kills and three blocks, Mackenzie Czapla had seven kills and Caitlyn Golley had five aces.

The Eagles’ record currently is 4-6.

Ellicottville Girls Soccer

On Sept. 29, the Eagles Girls Varsity soccer team lost to Allegany/Limestone 2-1. Sophomore Evie Cortez had the lone goal.

On Oct. 1, the Eagles beat Franklinville 8-0. Junior Jenna Aldrich had three goals and senior Morgan Zlockie had one goal and three assists. Evie Cortez, Kourtney Robinson, Karly Siperek and Brenna Cole each had a goal, while Shelby Toth pitched in with an assist.

On Oct. 3, the team lost to Class A Williamsville East 5-0.

The Eagles JV Girls soccer team lost both games this week. Olean beat the Eagles 3-1. Tessa Sullivan scored for the Eagles. Williamsville East beat the team by a score of 3-1, as well.  Lousia Benatovich scored off a throw-in.

The Girls Modified soccer team finished 0-2 on the week.

Boys Varsity Soccer

The Boys Varsity Soccer team defeated Allegany-Limestone 2-1 in double overtime. Noah Stuve and Nick DiDonato scored.  Avery Seiflein made 13 saves.

The Eagles also defeated Franklinville 7-1.  Jack Haley, Jay Borowiak, Robert Sawicki, Quinn O’Rourke, Cam Eddy, Matt DiDonato and Nick DiDonato all scored.  Avery Seiflein made three saves.

The boys varsity record is 8-2-2.


The Franklinville/Ellicottville Titans Football team marched into a wet, soggy Clymer, NY, on Saturday to take on the combined teams from Clymer, Panama & Sherman and walked out with a 21-6 victory. The Titans were led by a balanced running game from seniors Caleb Rinko (19 carries for 123 yards and two touchdowns) and Jonas Hurlburt (nine carries for 84 yards and a touchdown). Dooley Brennan and Preston Hutchinson led the Titans defensively with four tackles each.

The Ellicottville Little Eagles completed their seasons this past weekend.

The Pee Wee Eagles beat the Salamanca Sabers with the balanced running of twins Caedon and Braylon Wyatt as they carried the bulk of the load with Caedon rushing for over 130 yards and multiple touchdowns. The Eagles finished with a 5-1 record and look to have a #2 seed entering the playoffs.

The Midgets lost a hard fought battle to the Sabers, finishing the season 5-1 and await the seeding to find out where they will play in the playoffs.