Here are some local high school varsity sports recaps from Friday’s events:
Varsity Softball: Homer vs. Phoenix
The Homer Lady Trojans came back from a 4-9 deficit to beat Phoenix 12-9 at home.
“I was very proud of how the girls handled some situations,” said Homer Head Coach Cris Colasurdo. “They could have hung their heads and given up but they decided to pick each other up and battle back. They continued to fight back until the game was over and they were victorious. The perseverance they exhibited tonight shows the true grit they have and the growth they continue to make.”
Homer was led offensively by Cecelia Rappleyea (4 runs), Isabelle Read (2 runs), Jenna Henderson (2 runs), Abigail Villnave (1 run), Alexis Small (1 run), Alex Kellaway (1 run), and Morgan Brown (1 run).
Isabelle Read also threw 5 strikeouts from the mound.
Varsity Baseball: Marathon vs. Union Springs
The Marathon Olympians lost a tough game against Union Springs with a score of 1-21.
Ian Gacek scored the only run of the game for the Olympians.
“Union Springs played an excellent game today,” said Marathon Head Coach Bryan Hoyt. “They are a very solid team and are fundamentally sound. It was a super hot day and my boys didn’t have any quit in them. They gave it their all tonight.”
Varsity Girls Lacrosse: Homer vs. Westhill
The Homer Lady Trojans lost a close 7-10 game to Westhill on Friday.
The Trojans were led by Katlyn Sovocool (2 goals & 2 assists), Kloey Roos (3 goals), Hannah Slade (2 goals), and Annika Roos (3 assists).
Homer goalie Sarah Sovocool had 6 saves in the game.
Varsity Boys Lacrosse: Homer vs. Westhill
The Homer Trojans lost 5-12 against Westhill on the road.
Homer was led offensively by Jake Calabro (2 goals), Ben Morenus (1 goal), Logan Goodman (1 goal), Hunter Riehlman (1 assist), Sam Bieber (1 goal).
Collin Perks had a total of 7 saves in the game.