Cortland & Homer wrestling results: Sorenson wins 220 lbs Section III Division II Championship

Homer freshman, Sam Sorenson places 1st (at 220lbs) in the Section III Division II Tournament.

The Cortland and Homer varsity wrestling teams competed in the Section III Division II tournament this past Saturday, February 15th.

Homer Freshman Sam Sorenson placed first in the tournament at 220 lbs, after defeating Alex Thompson (Sherburne-Earlville) in overtime. Sorenson will be moving on to the State tournament in Albany (Times Union Center) on the weekend of February 28th-29th.

The following are the individual results for each weight class:

First Round:

106: Jack Lamson (Hannibal) over Jeffrey Stauber (Homer)- Decision 9-3

120: Jacob Rice (Homer) over George Smith (Mexico)- Fall

126: Kace Cook (CVA) over Carter Monroe (Homer)- Decision 10-3

145: Derrick Scorabba (Mexico) over Noah Wurst (Cortland)- Fall

152: Jason Schlotzauer (Morrisville) over Marcus Hines (Cortland)- Fall

152: Carl Hoppel (Lowville) over Jakob Denkenberger (Homer)- Major Decision 9-0

160: Logan Vanderhood (VVS) over Luca Canzano (Cortland)- Decision 2-1

160: Zander Johnson (Homer) over Jake Tobin (Cazenovia)- Decision 4-2

170: Owen Highers (South Lewis) over Blair Wakula (Homer)- Decision 5-2

170: Justin Thayer (SJSC) over Jarrod Bush (Cortland)- Fall

182: Cole Deking (Canastota) over Allan Markley (Homer)- Fall

195: Tayvn Malchak (Homer) over Sean O`brien (Camden)- Fall

Quarter Finals: 

120: Jacob Rice (Homer) over Kaylee Swalgin (Holland Patent)- Fall

160: Jacob Null (Dolgeville) over Zander Johnson (Homer)- Fall

195: Bryce Dare (Holland Patent) over Tayvn Malchak (Homer)- Fall

220: Sam Sorenson (Homer) dec Mitchell Tanner (Port Byron) 3-1

Semi Finals: 

120: Avery Leonard (Cooperstown) over Jacob Rice (Homer)- Fall

220: Sam Sorenson (Homer) over Nick Rogers (General Brown)- Decision 2-1

Consolation Finals: 

120: Andrew Walseman (Beaver River) over Jacob Rice (Homer)- Decision 6-2


220: Sam Sorenson (Homer) over Alex Thompson (Sherburne-Earlville)- Decision 5-1 (over-time)