Here are some local high school varsity game recaps from Saturday’s games:
McGraw Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Stockbridge Valley
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The McGraw Lady Eagles finished their season with a 3-0 overtime win over Stockbridge Valley.
It was a close game overall with both teams remaining scoreless at the end of regulation.
The Eagles were able to find their rhythm about five minutes into the first half of overtime with goals from two goals from Emily Fish. One of the goals was assisted by Lexi Stiles.
Gracie McCall then finished the game off by putting McGraw up 3-0 with an assist from Bayley Meade.
McGraw ended the game with 24 shots and 4 saves by Andrea May; while Stockbridge Valley had 6 shots and 26 saves by Camdyn Cross.
McGraw Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Stockbridge Valley
The McGraw Golden Eagles defeated Stockbridge Valley with a score of 4-2 to end their shortened season.
The Eagles gott a 1-0 lead before halftime with a goal from Michael Levitskiy coming off an assist by Jackson Card.
The second half was a back and forth battle, with the Eagles outscoring Stockbridge Valley 3-2.
Scorers and assisters for McGraw in the second half include Michael Levitskiy (1 additional goal), Caleb Knickerbocker (1 goal & 1 assist), and Mason Eaton (1 goal).
Scorers for Stockbridge Valley include Ethan Smith and Tyler Fisher.
McGraw ended the game with a total of 21 shots and 11 saves from Nolan Knickerbocker; while Stockbridge Valley had 11 shots and 18 saves from Wyatt Reed.
“I am sad to see the season come to an end, not just for our seniors but for the entire team,” said McGraw Head Coach Jamey Crumb. “We improved right up until the end and it would have been really fun to see what we could do in our first and probably only year in class C.”
Marathon Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Trumansburg
The Marathon Olympians won their fourth consecutive IAC Championship title after defeating Trumansburg 3-0 on Saturday.
Cortland Varsity Girls Volleyball vs. Jamesville-Dewitt
The Cortland Purple Tigers had an unfortunate three set loss after a hard fought battle against Jamesville-Dewitt.
All three sets that were played came down to the wire with Cortland losing the first set by 4 points, the second by 2 points and the third by 5 points.
“Despite what the score says, we played so well today,” said Cortland Head Coach Cheri Olson. “I have never seen this team have more precise serve receive and the defense was as scrappy as we’ve ever been. We fought hard for this one and came just short in each of the three sets.”
The Tigers were led by Marissa Parzinsky (9 kills), Delia Blair (13 digs), Alyssa Greenwood (11 digs), and Lexi Zacek (10 digs).
Jamesville-Dewitt was led by Linda Shen (12 kills), Sophia Ferris (11 kills), and Maris Ryan (29 assists).