Lancaster junior James Empfield won the final bout of the match at 195 pounds to defeat Jamestown, 35-32, in ECIC I wrestling.
Empfield won his match, 7-1, using some early takedowns to build a lead.
Lancaster, ranked third among large schools, improved to 5-0, handing No. 6 Jamestown (5-1) its first loss.
Meanwhile, Connor Day won by fall at 5:29 to help Iroquois (7-0) stay undefeated in ECIC II with a 44-31 win over Pioneer. It was the 30th win of the season for Day, an eighth grader.
Fourth quarter keys Oracle
Oracle Charter went on a 21-8 run in the fourth quarter to earn a 63-55 win over City Honors in a nonleague boys basketball matchup. Jamarr Cunningham scored 22 points for Oracle, which improved to 11-1, while Yusef Burgos led City Honors (4-8) with 14 points.
Skiing comes to Sect. VI
Owen McMullen of Gow won the boys race and Joran Lyford of Ellicottville took the girls as Section VI held its first race in interscholastic alpine skiing. The inaugural event took place between three skiers from Ellicottville and seven from Gow down a giant slalom course at Holiday Valley. Ellicottville and Gow are the only two schools to offer varsity skiing. They will compete against each other in a four-race season.
Carson joins 1,000 point club
Darnell Carson became the first 1,000-point scorer in Charter School of Applied Technology history when he netted 23 points in the team’s 71-31 rout of Wilson. CSAT (5-0) leads the Niagara-Orleans League.