Cortland County High School Sports Recaps (September 2nd)

Cortland Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Homer. (Photo Source: Kevin L. Smith/Cortland Voice).

Here are some local high school varsity sports recaps from Thursday’s events:

Varsity Girls Soccer: Homer vs. Cortland

The Cortland Purple Tigers defeated the Homer Trojans with a score of 3-1 on the road.

“Today’s game was a strong start for the Cortland Tigers’ girls’ soccer season,” stated Cortland head coach Ilona Ryon. “It was a good, hard fought rivalry game where both teams had shining moments.”

Lily Call led the Tigers with 2 goals, while Ella Quick scored one goal. Cortland goalie Lauren Mott recorded 7 saves in the game. 

Catherine Apker scored the only goal for Homer with about 2 minutes left in the game. She also recorded a total of 17 saves at goal. 

Varsity Girls Soccer: McGraw vs. Brookfield

The McGraw Eagles started their season off with a 2-1 win against Brookfield on the road. 

“It was a physical game for both teams,” said McGraw head coach Sara Yonta. “McGraw’s defense denied various opportunities for Brookfield, Megan Stull and Mariah Thompson played well.” 

Andrea May scored both of McGraw’s goals to help the team get the win. Adrianna Stacconi assisted May in her first goal of the game. 

McGraw goalkeeper  Heather Magee recorded 6 saves in the game. 

Varsity Boys Golf: Cortland vs. Oswego

The Cortland Purple Tigers lost a close matchup against Oswego on Thursday with a score of 205-190. (Reminder: lowest score in golf wins). 

Individual Results:


  • Andrew Partigianoni- 34
  • Ethan Hay- 39
  • Kooper Knabe- 40
  • Carter Baum- 44
  • Benjamin McGrath- 48


  • Jack O’Leary- 36
  • Kevin Waters – 37
  • Neil Roman- 38
  • Jack Hall- 38
  • Lukas Cady- 41

Varsity Girls Tennis: Homer vs. Phoenix

The Homer Varsity Girls Tennis team defeated Phoenix 7-0 on Thursday.

Here is a breakdown of Thursday’s matches:

  • First Singles: Homer’s Emma Effinger defeated Phoenix’s Mia Graham (6-4 & 6-3). 
  • Second Singles: Homer’s Elia Spanbauer defeated Phoenix’s Brooke McCann (6-2 & 6-1). 
  • Third Singles: Homer’s Charlotte Wallis defeated Phoenix’s Gabrielle Reynolds (6-0 & 6-0). 
  • First Doubles: Homer’s Rachel Bouwens & Madelyn Cotterill defeated Phoenix’s Sheriden Southworth & Sabrina Haynes (6-1 & 6-3). 
  • Second Doubles: Homer’s Georgia Wallis & Georgianna Goodwin defeated Phoenix’s Peyton Callahan & Mattie Hunt (6-1 & 6-1). 
  • Third Doubles: Homer’s Lauren Franco & Molly Gallagher defeated Phoenix’s Isabelle Hillman & Carielys Calderon (6-0 & 6-0).
  • Fourth Doubles: Homer’s Emily Barber & Nina Svereika defeated Phoenix’s Rylee Cregk & Cheyenne Ketcham (6-0 & 6-0).