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Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016: World of Inquiry soccer beats ranked 'AA' team

   Leading off today: Yusuf Jeylani scored in double-overtime to lift Rochester's World of Inquiry/School 58 to a 2-1 victory over McQuaid in a Rochester City Athletic Conference boys soccer game Wednesday.

   World of Inquiry is rated No. 1 in Class C by the New York State Sportswriters Association. McQuaid is ranked 15th in Class AA this week.

   World of Inquiry took the lead on a goal by Toyi Hazikimana. McQuaid's Dan Malloy answered with 10 minutes remaining in regulation.

   James Weh assisted on both goals for the winners, and Jean Sindayihebura made 14 saves.

   More boys soccer: Jonathon Brown set a school record for career goals as Canandaigua, ranked 12th in Class A, defeated Greece Odyssey. Jarrett McWilliams and Sam Burley combined for the Braves' seventh shutout.

   Brown scored twice to reach 52 career goals and break the school mark held by Corey Farrell since 1993.

    • Bath scored a 2-1 victory over Wayland-Cohocton, the state's No. 5 Class B team.

   Girls soccer milestone: Seventh-grader Macy Shultz scored the first three goals and South Jefferson defeated South Lewis 4-1 in a Frontier League interdivisional game to give coach Terry Burgess his 400th career win.

   Burgess is in his 38th year of coaching, including the past 17 seasons at South Jefferson. He previously coached Immaculate Heart Central.

   "I've coached for a long time," Burgess said. "And I've been fortunate to have a lot of good players at both IHC and South Jeff."

   AD and husband accused: Police recovered a large amount of school district-owned property at the home of the Hyde Park's veteran athletic director and her husband, The Poughkeepsie Journal reported.

   Hyde Park police charged Amy McArdle-Rausenberger, 41, and Scott Rausenberger, 36, with second-degree grand larceny, a class C felony in the aftermath of serving a warrant Tuesday to search the couple's Newburgh home, the paper reported.

   The investigation into the thefts in conjunction with State Police began more than a month ago according to Hyde Park Police Chief Eric Paolilli.

   "We are not releasing the total dollar amount yet, but it is over $50,000" worth of items "bought by the district," said Hyde Park police Lt. Robert Benson.

   McArdle-Rausenberger has been the director of athletics, health and physical education for the Hyde Park district since October 2004. Interim AD Eric Romanino has been filling in as AD since Aug. 2, when McArdle-Rausenberger left on family leave.

   The couple was arraigned in Hyde Park Town Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond apiece. They were released later that day.

   Rankings progress: We posted the first boys cross country rankings of the 2016 season last night with the help of Milesplit New York.

   That website's Kyle Brazeil offered assistance after we posted earlier this week that we might not be able to produce rankings this season, so we'll be posting Perry King's class-by-class ratings each week.

   Game called off: Cato-Meridian has forfeited Friday's scheduled home football game vs. Watertown IHC due to a lack of eligible players, athletic director Jim Miller told The Citizen.

  
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   "It's been a tough summer," coach C.J. Hannon had told the paper on Sept. 1. "We didn't have as many players come out as we hoped for." The team, which is off to a 1-2 start, opened the season with a roster of 24 players.

   More football: I covered a few athletes who competed despite medical conditions back in my days on the high school beat, but I never came across a situation like the one Pete Tobey at The Post-Star unearthed this week.

   The Lake George/ Hadley-Luzerne football team has three varsity players and one from the JVs with type 1 diabetes.

   Senior Konnor McHugh, junior Mike Sutliff, sophomore Jimmy Kelleher and freshman Donny Harder are all playing this fall, working hard on the field but also looking out for each other.

   "We're taking insulin and keeping an eye on each other, we watch each other's backs," Sutliff, a third-year starter, told the paper.

   Type 1 diabetes is a disease in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, so the body is unable to metabolize blood sugar for energy, and toxic acids build up in the body. People with diabetes inject insulin, follow a diet plan, exercise and check their blood sugar several times a day.

   "Those kids are fantastic about it," coach Jeff Bennett said. "They work their butts off, but when their blood sugar gets low, they say, 'Coach, I'm at 50,' (for a blood glucose reading), they go and take care of it. Usually the problem is they get low and they have to eat a bunch in a hurry."


  
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