Cortland Purple Tigers Suffer Sectional Semifinal Loss to Fulton

The #5 seeded Cortland Purple Tigers lost a tough match against Fulton (1st seed) in the Section III Class A Semifinals of the Sectional Tournament on Wednesday. 

The Tigers lost to Fulton in three sets, ending their season with an overall record of 7-10. 

It was an extremely close first set, with Fulton winning it 30-28. 

After that, Fulton took the momentum of winning that first set to beat Cortland 25-16 & 25-13 in the other two sets, and therefore getting them through to the sectional finals. 

During the game, Cortland was led by Molly Steve (11 assists & 16 digs), Kristin Rowland (2 aces & 16 digs), Sarah David-Howard (3 kills & 15 digs), and Olivia Magin (15 digs). 

Fulton was led by Natalie Frost (12 kills, 2 aces & 15 digs), Addison Pickard (5 kills, 2 aces & 12 digs), Madison Baum (9 kills & 6 digs), and Sydney Sachel (3 kills, 27 assists, and 7 digs). 

Here is a score breakdown of the game:

Fulton will now take on Jamesville-Dewitt (2nd seed) in the sectional finals on Saturday (November 6th) at Phoenix Middle School. The match is scheduled to start at 2pm.