Marathon & Trumansburg Central End IAC Championship Game as Co-Champs (Photos Included)

(Photo Source: Kevin L. Smith/The Cortland Voice).

The Marathon Olympians were declared asIAC Championship Co-Champs along Trumansburg Central, as they ended the game with an overtime tie of 1-1 on Saturday (October 16th) at Tompkins Cortland Community College. 

Trumansburg Central opened the score up 5 minutes into the game, as Kuyler Coffin scored off a through pass from Noah Robson to give Trumansburg a 1-0 lead. 

According to Marathon Head Coach Chip Stewart, Trumansburg had its chances to increase the lead to 2-0, but either misfired or were denied by the Olympians’ defense.

With about 3 minutes left in the first half, Marathon’s Jacob Byron scored off a cross from Braeden Morrison to tie the game up 1-1. 

Both teams’ defenses stayed tough for the remainder of the game, limiting each other’s chances to take the lead. 

According to Coach Stewart, this is the fifth consecutive year these teams have played in the IAC championships. Marathon won in both  2019 and 2020, while they tied in the other three contests. 

Here is a score breakdown of Saturday’s game:

Up next, the #1 seeded Olympians will host the winner between 8th seeded Worcester and 9th seeded Hunter-Tannersville in the Quarter-Final round of the Section IV Class D Sectional Tournament on Friday (October 22nd) at 3:30pm.

Here is a photo gallery of Saturday’s game (photos taken by Kevin L. Smith/The Cortland Voice):