Cortland County High School Sports Game Recaps (April 5th)

Here are some local high school varsity game recaps from Monday’s games:

Cortland Varsity Girls Volleyball vs. Oswego

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Cortland 25 24 25 25 3
Oswego 10 26 14 23 1


The Cortland Purple Tigers defeated Oswego in four sets at home. 

According to Cortland Head Coach Cheri Olson, the Tigers had a tougher time this time around after beating Oswego in three straight sets at the beginning of the shortened season. 

“We came out strong in the first set winning 25-10 and then we relaxed a little too much in the second, losing by only 2 points,” said Coach Olson. “Fortunately, we were able to get our rhythm back in the third set and kept it going in the fourth.”

Cortland was led by Kylie Davie (19 digs & 8 aces), Lexi Zacek (9 kills & 7 digs), Jenn Baker (12 assists & 7 digs), and Marissa Parzynski (10 digs). 

Homer Varsity Girls Volleyball vs. CBA

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Homer 25 26 25 3
CBA 21 24 16 0


The Homer Lady Trojans defeated Christian Brothers Academy- Dewitt (CBA) in three sets. 

The first two sets could’ve gone either way with Homer winning the first set by 4 points and the second set by 2 points. 

The Trojans were then able to finish off CBA in the third set, 25-16. 

Homer was led by Alyssa Wheeler (17 assist & 3 kills), Annika Ross (12 kills), and Kloey Ross (9 kills & 6 digs) 

McGraw Varsity Girls Soccer vs. DeRuyter

Team 1st 2nd Final
Mcgraw 1 1 2
DeRuyter 0 1 1


The McGraw Lady Eagles defeated a tough DeRuyter team 2-1 at home. 

McGraw got on the scoreboard first with Emily Fish giving the Eagles a 1-0 lead going into the half. 

With a little over 20 minutes left in the second half, Chelsi Cowen scored off an assist from Gracie McCall to make it 2-0. 

However, DeRuyter’s Brooke Judson made it 2-1 with just about two minutes left in the game. In the end, McGraw was able to hold on to their lead to win the game. 

Mcgraw ended the game with 17 shots and 6 saves from Jaiden Cortez; while DeRuyter had 8 shots and 13 saves from Kelsey Brown.

McGraw Varsity Boys Soccer vs. DeRuyter

Team 1st 2nd Final
Mcgraw 1 2 3
DeRuyter 1 3 4


The Mcgraw Golden Eagles lost a tough game to DeRuyter on the road with a score of 3-4.  

It was a close game from the very beginning with a 1-1 score at the end of the half. 

In the second half, DeRuyter was able to get away with the win after a tough battle. 

The Eagles were led by Jackson Card (2 goals), Mason Eaton (1 goal), Caleb Knickerbocker (2 assists), and Nate Stiles (1 assist). 

DeRuyter was led by Gavin Richardson (2 goals), Ryder Forrest (1 goal), and Camren Daley (1 goal). 

Cincinnatus Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Madison

Team 1st 2nd Final
Cincinnatus 4 2 6
Madison 0 0 0


The Cincinnatus Lions defeated Madison with a score of 6-0 on Monday. 

Everything was going the right way for the Lions, as they ended the first half with a comfortable 4-0 lead. 

Cincinnatus then went on to extend their lead to 6-0 in the second half to get the win. 

Both Kyla Sustad and Deslinn Rutan ended the game with a hat-trick (they both scored 3 goals). Sustad also scored her 50th varsity goal on Monday. 

Cincinnatus ended the game with 35 shots and 2 saves; while Madison had 2 shots and 16 saves. 

Marathon Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Odessa-Montour

Team 1st 2nd 1st OT 2nd OT Final
Marathon 1 3 0 1 5
Odessa Montour 2 2 1 1 6


The Marathon Olympians suffered a tough 5-6 overtime loss to Odessa Montour. 

At the end of the first half, the Olympians were down 1-2, but were then able to mount back to make it 4-4 at the end of the second half to send the game to overtime. 

With it being a close game all around, Odessa-Montour was able to score the first 2 goals of overtime. Marathon would then respond with a goal of their own, but with such little time left they were not able to level the game up again. 

The Olympians were led by Brooke Tillotson (2 goals & 1 assist), Audrey Jasper (1 goal & 1 assist), Abby Tallman (1 goal & 1 assist), Anna Hoyt (1 goal). Goalkeeper Kendre Euson had 9 saves. 

Odessa-Montour was led by Lillian Betts (3 goals), Autumn Garrison (1 goal, 2 assists), Katie Betts (1 goal), Gina Gavich (1 goal). Goalkeeper Keyonna Garrison had 15 saves.