Here are some local high school varsity sports recaps from Thursday’s events:
Varsity Baseball: Marathon vs. Watkins Glen
The Marathon Olympians defeated Watkins Glen with a score of 8-3 on Thursday.
“The boys played really well tonight,” said Marathon Head Coach Bryan Hoyt. “We hit the ball as well as we have all year long. Everyone stepped up. This was a total team victory. We were patient at the plate, drew some walks and we delivered with runners in scoring position. I am very proud of the guys and how they played tonight.
“Ian pitched a great game. He was in total control all night,” added Coach Hoyt. “Trentin Ensign played a great game at shortstop turning two double plays.”
Marathon’s offense was led by Braydin Drake (1 run & 3 RBI’s), Evan Ticknor (2 runs), Zachary Birdsall (2 RBI’s), Jeffery Daugherty (2 RBI’s), Ethan Morrison (1 run), Trentin Ensign (1 run & 1 RBI), and Ian Gacek (1 run & 1 RBI).
Ian Gacek also threw 5 strikeouts from the pitching mound.
Varsity Baseball: Cortland vs. Auburn
The Cortland Varsity Baseball team lost a close game to Auburn for the second day in a row. This time they lost 1-2 with a late 6th inning run from Auburn.
Cortland’s only scoring run of the game was scored by Caden Congdon. Caden Albright recorded an RBI.
Cortland is now 15-2 on the season.
Varsity Softball: Homer vs. Marcellus
The Homer Lady Trojans lost a tough game against Marcellus with a score of 2-11.
Homer’s two scoring runs came from Morgan Brown and Cecelia Rappleyea. Rappleyea recorded a homerun and an RBI in the game.
“I was pleased with how the girls played tonight and the score doesn’t show how much they have improved this season,” said Homer Head Coach Cris Colasurdo. “We played one of the top teams in the league and we held them for most innings, minus a couple innings where we gave up 8 hits that resulted in 9 runs.”
Varsity Boys Lacrosse: Cortland vs. Syracuse
The Cortland Purple Tigers lost 10-16 against Syracuse.
Cortland’s Owen Riley recorded 5 goals & 1 assist in the game. Other scoring leaders for Cortland included Kaleb Thorhauer (1 goal & 3 assists), Benjamin McGrath (1 goal & 1 assist), Derek Myers (1 goal & 1 assist), Marcus Hines (1 goal), and Alexander Musci (1 goal).
Cortland goalie Tyler Gavitt had 10 saves in the game.
Varsity Girls Lacrosse: Homer vs. Marcellus
The Homer Lady Trojans defeated Marcellus 14-4.
Homer’s offense was led by Katlyn Sovocool (6 goals & 1 assist), Camryn Calabro (1 goal & 3 assists), Leeanna Peck (2 goals & 1 assist), Hannah Slade (1 goal & 1 assist), Kloey Roos (4 goals), Annika Roos (1 assists), and Lauren Walling (1 assist).
Homer goalie Sarah Sovocool recorded 3 saves in the game.
Varsity Boys Lacrosse: Homer vs. Marcellus
The Homer Trojans lost a close 6-8 game against Marcellus on Thursday.
Homer’s Jared Mathews led the Torjans offensively with 2 goals & 2 assists. Following Matthews were Logan Goodman (2 goals), Jake Calabro ( 2 goals), and Reid Partis (2 assists).
Homer goalie Collin Perks recorded a total of 14 saves in the game.
Varsity Track & Field: Homer vs. Multiple Schools (American Division of the Liberty League Championship Meet)
The Homer Trojans competed in the American Division of the Liberty League Championship Meet on Wednesday (June 2nd) at Mexico High School. The meet officially concluded on Thursday (June 3rd) at Chittenango High School.
Here are the team results for both the Homer boys’ and girls’ team:
- Homer- 130
- Chittenango- 118
- ITC- 118
- Mexico- 82
- CBA- 48
- Chittenango- 127
- Homer- 121
- Mexico- 105
- ITC- 99
- CBA- 53