Cortland County High School Sports Recaps (September 20th)

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

Varsity Girls Tennis: Homer vs. Manlius Pebble Hill

The Homer Lady Trojans defeated Manlius Pebble Hill with an overall score of 4-3 on Monday. 

Here is a breakdown of Monday’s matches

  • First Singles: Homer’s Emma Effinger lost to Manlius Pebble Hill’s Parmees Fazeli (0-6 & 1-6). 
  • Second Singles: Homer’s Elia Spanbauer lost to Manlius Pebble Hill’s Amitees Fazeli (0-6 & 0-6). 
  • Third Singles: Homer’s Madelyn Cotterill defeated Manlius Pebble Hill’s Dahlia Nemes (6-4 & 6-1). 
  • First Doubles: Homer’s Charlotte Wallis  & Georgianna Goodwin defeated Manlius Pebble Hill’s Caroline Mezzalingua & Eden Hildebrandt (6-4, 3-6, 7[10]-6[8])
  • Second Doubles: Homer’s Lauren Franco & Molly Gallagher defeated Manlius Pebble Hill’s Arielle Nemes & Sophia Menacho (6-0 & 6-1). 
  • Third Doubles: Homer’s Georgia Wallis & Rachel Bouwens  lost to Manlius Pebble Hill’s Ileana Anghel & Sabrina Loop (6-4 & 6-3). 
  • Fourth Doubles: Homer’s Ginny Park  & Nina Svereika won by forfeit. 

Varsity Girls Volleyball: Homer vs. Auburn

The Homer Varsity Volleyball team improved to a 5-2 overall record after taking down Auburn in three straight sets. 

Homer was led by Kloey Roos (5 aces, 6 kills & 8 digs), Keira Miller (6 aces, 5 kills & 4 digs), Lilly Sorenson (4 aces, 2 kills & 11 blocks), Madison Wethje (12 assists), and Mallory Douglass (3 aces & 13 digs). 

Homer will play against Westhill at home on Thursday (September 23rd) at 6pm. 

Varsity Boys Soccer: Homer vs. Groton

The Homer Trojans lost a close game to Groton with a score of 1-2 on Monday. 

Homer’s only goal was scored by Lance Heyer (assisted by Laramy Ramirez Velazquez) in the second half. 

Brayden Fox made 3 saves, while Evan Butts made 2 saves at goal for the Trojans. 

Homer will host Jordan Elbridge on Thursday (September 23rd) at 5pm. 

Varsity Boys Soccer: McGraw vs. DeRuyter

The McGraw Eagles lost a tough game against DeRuyter with a score of 0-6 on Monday. The Eagles are now 2-5 overall. 

McGraw’s goalkeeper Nolan Knickerbocker made a total of 10 saves in the game. 

DeRuyter’s offense was led by Gavin Richardson (2 goals & 2 assists), Cameron Daley (3 goals), Brandon Darrow (1 goal & 1 assist), Andrew Glisson (1 assist), Nick Whitt (1 assist). 

Up next, the Eagles will take on Otselic Valley on Wednesday (September 22nd) at 4:30pm on the road. 

Varsity Girls Soccer: McGraw vs. DeRuyter

Both of DeRuyter’s goals were scored by Keely Worlock.The McGraw Lady Eagles lost a close game that went to overtime against DeRuyter with a score of 1-2. 

McGraw’s 2nd half goal was scored by Andrea May (assisted by Adrianna Stacconi). 

Heather Magee made a total of 15 saves for the Eagles at goal.

The Lady Eagles will look to put his game behind them as they host Otselic Valley on Wednesday (September 22nd) at 4:30pm. 

Varsity Girls Soccer: Marathon vs. Whitney Point

The Marathon Lady Olympians shut out Whitney Point 11-0 to improve to a 5-1 overall record. 

The Olympians were led by Paige Hurlburt (2 goals & 1 assist), Marissa Allen (2 goals & 1 assist), Brooke Tillotson (2 goals & 1 assist), Delta Barber (1 goal & 3 assists), Audrey Jasper (1 goal & 1 assist), Addison Oram (1 goal), Megan Howard (1 goal), Carissa VanDee (1 goal), Brenna VanDee (1 assist), and Abbie Ensign (1 assist). 

“It was another great team effort and win,” said Marathon Head Coach Elizabeth Duncan. “I’m glad we can play unselfishly and get everyone involved on offense.” 

Up next, Marathon will play against Groton on Wednesday (September 22nd) at 4:30pm on the road. 

Varsity Boys Golf: Homer vs. Tully

The Homer Trojans beat Tully with a score of 213-249 to start their week off right .(Reminder: Lowest score in golf wins). The Trojans are now 6-2 overall. 

Individual Results:


  • Mitch Riter- 39
  • Tanner Douglass- 41
  • Lukas Quinn- 43
  • Mike Stiles- 43
  • Jacob Roebush - 47


  • Ryan Shute- 40
  • William Lund- 40
  • Tristan Hendricks- 50
  • John McKenna- 59
  • Nate Melton- 60

Varsity Boys Golf: Cortland vs. Central Square

The Cortland Purple Tigers improved to a 4-3 record after defeating Central Square with a score of 219-267.  (Reminder: Lowest score in golf wins).

Individual Results:


  • Andrew Partigianoni - 39
  • Carter Baum- 40
  • Kooper Knabe- 46
  • Ethan Hay- 46
  • Caden Congdon- 48

Central Square

  • Matt Davis- 50
  • Caleb Greene- 52
  • Shane Berquist- 54
  • Jaxon Perkins- 55
  • Aiden Greene- 56 

Varsity Field Hockey: Cortland vs. Weedsport

The Cortland Lady Tigers lost 0-4 against Weedsport. 

Weedsports goals were scored by Christina Jackson (1 goal & 1 assist), Gabriella Jeffers (1 goal & 1 assist), Mallory Brown (1 goal), and Trinity Davis (1 goal). 

Cortland goalie Abriella Martin made 15 saves in the game.

Cortland will take on ESM (East Syracuse Minoa) on Tuesday (September 28th) at 6:15pm on the road.