Here are some local high school varsity sports recaps from Thursday’s events:
Varsity Girls Soccer: Marathon vs. Groton
The Marathon Olympians defeated Groton on senior night with a score of 4-1 in order to improve to a 12-2 record, and clinch the IAC Small School North Division.
The five seniors from Marathon that were honored yesterday were, Delta Barber, Lindsay Courtney, Paige Hurlburt, Brooke Tillotson, and Carissa VanDee.
The Olympians’ offense was led by Delta Barber (2 goals & 1 assist), Abby Ensign (1 goal), Lindsay Courtney (1 goal), and Brooke Tillotson (1 assist).
Groton’s only goal of the game was scored by Mattison Lacey.
Marathon goalkeeper Kendre Euson made 4 saves in the game, while Elisa Allen made 16 saves for Groton.
Up next, the Olympians will finish up the regular season on the road against Watkins Glen Central on Tuesday (October 12th) at 4:30pm.
Varsity Girls Soccer: Cortland vs. Oswego
The Cortland Lady Tigers won their sixth game of the season on senior night against Oswego with a score of 2-1, qualifying them to this year’s sectional tournament. The Tigers are now 6-4 on the season.
The six seniors that were honored at last night’s game were, Ella Quick, Alex Gier, Kirsten Merritt, Caleigh Chase, Soleil Gutchess, and Maia Quick.
“These girls are amazing on and off the field,” said Cortland Head Coach Ilona Ryon. “The majority of them have been on varsity since 9th grade. It has been a pleasure to see them grow as soccer players and leaders.”
Cortland’s goals were scored by Soleil Gutchess and Karamia Montalvo (assisted by Valerosa Gambitta).
Montalvo’s goal became the winning goal, as she headed the ball into the back of the net off a cross from Gambitta with less than five minutes left in the game.
Up next, the Tigers will host Syracuse at 10am on Saturday.
Varsity Girls Soccer: Cincinnatus vs. DeRuyter
The Cincinnatus varsity girls soccer team defeated DeRuyter 10-1 on Thursday. Cincinnatus now holds a 12-1 overall record.
Cincinnatus was led by Kyla Sustad (6 goals & 1 assist), Cassia Schuyler (2 goals & 1 assist), Jarisa Temple (1 goal & 2 assists), Peyton Stith (1 goal), Kaedence Latta (1 assist), Mandi Waltz (1 assist), and Payton Gerrard (1 assist).
DeRuyter’s only goal of the game was scored by Keely Worlock (assisted by Neveah Woods).
Cincinnatus plays next on Tuesday (October 12th), as they travel to play Brookfield at 4:30pm.
Varsity Boys Soccer: Cincinnatus vs. DeRuyter
The Cincinnatus Lions defeated DeRuyter at home on Thursday with a score of 4-1. The Lions are still unbeaten on the season with an 11-0 record.
The Lions were led by Scott Schuyler (2 goals), Dominick Landers (1 goal & 1 assist), Cason Stafford (1 goal), Jordan Larrabee (2 assists), and Tyler Liddle (1 assist).
Andrew Glisson scored DeRuyter’s goal in the second half off an assist from Gavin Richardson.
Up next, the Lions will host Norwich on Saturday (October 9th) at 1pm.
Varsity Boys Soccer: Cortland vs. Oswego
The Cortland Purple Tigers lost a close 0-1 game against Oswego on the road on Thursday, bringing them down to a 5-7 overall record.
Coby Stubbe scored the only goal of the game to give Oswego the win.
Cortland goalkeeper Scott Hourigan made a total of 7 saves, while Preston Norfleet made 12 saves for Oswego.
Cortland will look to bounce back, as they host Homer for a County rivalry game on Saturday (October 9th) at 2pm.
Varsity Field Hockey: Homer vs. Port Byron
The Homer Lady Trojans tied against Port Byron in overtime with a final score of 1-1.
With this tie, the Trojans are now 4-6-1 on the season.
Carly Gallow scored Homer’s goal in the first quarter (assisted by Morgan Brown), while Sadie White scored Port Byron’s goal in the third quarter.
Homer goalie Emily Daniels made 11 saves in the game, while Maria Burns made 3 saves for Port Byron.
The Trojans will host Cortland on Tuesday (October 12th) at 4:30pm.