Cortland County High School Sports Recaps (October 12th)

Marathon Varsity Girls Soccer. (Photo from earlier on the season/Cortland Voice).

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

Varsity Girls Soccer: Marathon vs. Watkins Glen Central

The Marathon Lady Olympians defeated Watkins Glen Central by the score of 1-0 to finish their regular season with a 13-2 overall record. 

The lone goal of the game was scored by Paige Hurlburt (assisted by Delta Barber) in the second half of the game to give Marathon the win. 

Marathon goalkeeper Kendre Euson made 6 saves in the game, while Lilly Ameigh made 12 saves for Watkins Glen Central. 

The Olympians will be playing at the IAC Small School Championship on Saturday (October 16th) at 4pm against Odessa-Montour at Tompkins Cortland Community College. 

Varsity Girls Soccer: Cortland vs. Fulton

The Cortland Lady Tigers defeated Fulton 3-2 in the final seconds of the game, after pulling off a major comeback on the road. 

“Assistant Coach Ryan Bilodeau and I are so proud of the team’s mental toughness to never give up and to capitalize in the final moments of the game.” said Cortland Head Coach Ilona Ryon. 

Cortland was led by Ella Quick (1 goal & 1 assist), Makala Soleil Gutchess (1 goal), and Val Gambitta (1 goal). 

Cortland goalie Lauren Mott made 11 saves in the game. 

The now 8-4 Lady Tigers will play their last game of the regular season against Jamesville-Dewitt at home on Thursday (October 14th) at 7pm.  

Varsity Girls Soccer: Homer vs. Skaneateles

The Homer Lady Trojans suffered a tough loss against Skaneateles with a score of 0-5 on Tuesday. The loss brings Homer to a 6-8-1 record. 

Homer goalkeepers Alex Kellaway and Catherine Apker combined for a total of 19 saves. Kellaway had 11 saves, while apker made 9 saves. 

Skaneateles’ goals were scored by Kathryn Morrissey (1 goal), Madeline Ramsgard (1 goal), Isabella Arroyo (1 goal), Reese Gaidis (1 goal), and Ella Bobbett (1 goal). 

Up next, Homer will play their last game of the regular season at home against Mexico on Thursday (October 14th) at 7pm. 

Varsity Girls Soccer: McGraw vs. DeRuyter

The McGraw Lady Eagles lost a close game against DeRuyter, 0-1. Their overall record is now 3-6-3. 

McGraw goalkeeper Heather Magee made 6 saves in the game, while DeRuyter’s Abby Whitt made 8 saves.  

Brianna Hannafan scored the only goal of the game to give DeRuyter the win. 

Up next, the Eagles’ will be playing on the road against Otselic Valley at 4:30pm on Friday (October 15th).

Varsity Boys Soccer: Cortland vs. Fulton

The Cortland Purple Tigers defeated Fulton in a close 2-1 game on Tuesday. 

The Tigers are now 7-7 overall. 

Cortland was led by Dennis Topchiy (1 goal), David Kelchner (1 goal), Jack Phelan (1 assist), and Nick Yonta (1 assist). 

Scott Hourigan made a total of 11 saves at goal for the Tigers. 

Up next, Cortland will play against Jamesville-Dewitt on the road at 4:30pm on Thursday (October 14th). 

Varsity Boys Soccer: Homer vs. Phoenix

The Homer Trojans tied 2-2 against Phoenix on Tuesday. With this tie, the Trojans now hold a 2-10-1 record. 

The Trojans were led by Ray Meng (1 goal), Damian Brown (1 goal), and Zander Johnson (1 assist). 

Phoenix’s goals were scored by Sean Stevens (1 goal), Ryan Schlachter (1 goal). 

Brayden Fox recorded a total of 8 saves at goal for the Trojans, while Jacob Neupert made 3 saves for Phoenix. 

Up next, Homer will play their last game of the season against Jordan-Elbridge on the road at 5:30pm on Thursday (October 14th). 

Varsity Boys Soccer: Cincinnatus vs. Margaretville

The Cincinnatus Lions stayed undefeated after defeating Margaretville on the road with a score of 12-1 on Tuesday. The Lions are now 14-0.

The Lions were led by Scott Schuyler (4 goals & 3 assists), Cason Stafford (4 goals & 2 assists), Jordan Larrabee (1 goal & 3 assists), Dominick Landers (2 goals), Caleb Baker (1 goal), John Schuyler (1 assist), Trevor Shevalier (1 assist), and Canden Stafford (1 assist). 

Cincinnatus goalkeeper Kooper Vosburg made 1 save in the game. 

Up next, Cincinnatus will play their last game of the regular season against Madison on the road on Friday (October 15th) at 4:30pm. 

Varsity Field Hockey: Homer vs. Cortland

The Homer Lady Trojans defeated the Cortland Purple Tigers at home on Tuesday with a score of 3-0. 

With this win, Homer improved to a 5-7-1 record, while Cortland has a 0-10 overall record. 

Homer was led by Molly McMasters (1 goal), Sara Cargen (1 goal), Carley Calabro (1 goal), and Carly Gallow (1 goal). 

Up next, Homer will host Cato-Meridian on Wednesday (October 13th) at 7pm , while Cotland travels to play Port Byron on Wednesday (October 13th) at 6pm. 

Varsity Girls Volleyball: Cortland vs. Auburn

The Cortland Purple Tigers defeated Auburn in four sets on Tuesday in order to improve to a 5-6 record.  

Cortland was led by Sarah David-Howard (8 kills & 7 digs), Molly Steve (4 aces, 4 kills, 15 assists & 4 digs), Kristin Rowland (21 digs), and Richelle Montalvo (11 digs). 

Auburn was led by Avianna Ming (3 aces, 4 kills & 8 digs), Gabrielle Lupo (4 kills & 6 digs), and Marissa Albert (2 aces, 5 kills & 5 digs). 

The Tiger’s next game will be played at home against Fowler on Thursday (October 14th) at 6pm. 

Varsity Girls Volleyball: Homer vs. Marcellus

The Homer Lady Trojans lost a tough game to Marcellus in three sets. With this loss, Homer now holds an 8-4 overall record. 

The Trojans were led by Kloey Roos (5 kills & 8 digs), Mallory Douglass (18 digs), and Mya Updyke (2 aces, 6 assists & 2 digs). 

Marcellus was led by Jenna Mattison (32 assists & 7 digs), Brooklyn Finarty (2 aces. 10 kills & 4 digs), and Sarah Louer (5 kills & 15 digs). 

Up next, the Lady Trojans will hit the road on Thursday (October 14th), as they go against Westill at 6pm.