Cortland County High School Sports Recaps: Basketball & Bowling (December 21st)

Mcgraw boys basketball team. (Photo from earlier in the season/ The Cortland Voice).

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

Varsity Girls Basketball: Marathon vs. Candor

The Marathon Lady Olympians defeated Candor with a score of 52-30 to improve to a 5-2 overall record Tuesday night.

The Olympians were led by Brooke Tillotson (21 points) and Abigail Ensign (19 points). 

Candor was led by Brooke Wilcox (10 points) and Pearl Ricardo (9 points). 

Marathon’s next game will be played at the “Miss Holiday Hustle Tournament” being held in Marathon on Tuesday (December 28th). The first round of the varsity tournament will start at 5:30pm, while the first round of the JV tournament tips off at 1:30pm. 

Varsity Boys Basketball: Marathon vs. Candor

The Marathon Olympians lost a tough game to Candor at home with a score of 34-52. 

With this loss, the Olympians now hold a 2-4 record. 

According to Marathon Head Coach Jim Holland, “Candor used a second half pressure defense to overtake Marathon in the third quarter.”

Marathon was led by Conor Holland (20 points, 11 rebounds & 3 steals) and Braeden Morrison (4 points, 6 rebounds & 4 assists). 

Candor was led by Will Zimer (18 points) and Zach Watson (15 points). 

Up next, the Olympians will take on Groton on Tuesday (January 4th, 2021) at 7:30pm. 

Varsity Boys Basketball: Cincinnatus vs. DeRuyter

The Cincinnatus Lions broke DeRuyter’s 39-game winning streak after beating them 52-42 Tuesday night. 

With this win, the Lions now hold a 5-1 overall record. 

Cincinnatus was led by Scott Schuyler (21 points), Tyler Liddle (11 points), and Kooper Vosburg (10 points). 

DeRuyter was led by Gavin Richardson (26 points) and Andrew Glisson (7 points). 

The Lion’s next game will be against Poland in the “Sports Boosters Holiday Tournament” that will take place on Tuesday (December 28th) at Fabius-Pompey High School. Cincinnatus’ game against Poland is scheduled to tip off at 5:30pm. 

Varsity Boys Basketball: McGraw vs. Brookfield

The McGraw Eagles took down Brookfield on the road with a score of 50-33. 

The Eagles were led by Quentin Burdick (18 points), Caleb Epp (11 points), and Nate Stiles (8 points). 

Brookfield was led by Quentin Moon (23 points) and Kaden Ondrako (5 points). 

With this win, the Eagles improved to a 2-3 overall record. 

Up next, the Eagles will play against Faith Heritage at home on Tuesday (December 28th). 

Varsity Boys Basketball: Cortland vs. Fowler

The Cortland Purple Tigers won a close game in overtime against Fowler with a score of 68-61 in order to improve to a 4-1 overall record. 

Cortland was led by Max Gambitta (24 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists & 2 steals), Tyler Blake (16 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks & 2 steals), and Marvin Bell (18 points & 10 rebounds). 

Fowler was led by Spencer Wellington (24 points) and Kevin Alvarez (11 points). 

The Tiger’s next game will be against Dryden in the first round of the “Cortland Holiday Tournament” on Wednesday (December 29th). The tournament will be held at Cortland Jr/Sr High School. Cortland’s game against Dryden is scheduled to tip off at 7pm. 

Varsity Girls Bowling: Homer vs. Chittenango

The Homer Lady Trojans defeated Chittenango 7-0 Tuesday night. 

Note: When a team’s bowler(s) is(are) absent, their average score is given to the absent bowler named “Blank #” each game. 

Here are the individual results of the match: 

Homer

  • Ashlynn Holcomb - 139, 188, 210 (Total: 537)
  • Caitlyn Vieou - 153, 126, 150 (Total: 429)
  • Arieliz Morales - 136, 128, 154 (Total: 418)
  • Addison Platt - 154, 118, 0 (Total 272)
  • Morgan Brown - 143, 121, 117 (Total: 381)
  • Olivia Hamilton - 107, 0, 119 (Total: 226)
  • Lorelei Hill - 0, 86, 0 (Total: 86)
  • Jaden Bush - 0, 0, 125 (Total: 125)

Chittenango

  • Kaylee Spaulding - 76, 64, 69 (Total: 209)
  • Reanna Entwistle - 83, 118, 89 (Total: 290)
  • Blank 1 - 100, 100, 100 (Total: 300)
  • Blank 2 - 100, 100, 100 (Total: 300)
  • Blank 3 - 100, 100, 100 (Total: 300)

Varsity Boys Bowling: Homer vs. Chittenango

The Homer Trojans defeated Chittenango 7-0 Tuesday night. 

Note: When a team’s bowler(s) is(are) absent, their average score is given to the absent bowler named “Blank #” each game. 

Here are the individual results of the match: 

Homer

  • Mike Grant - 245, 162, 163 (Total: 570)
  • Kyrius Townsend - 186, 183, 186 (Total: 555)
  • Tanner Vogel - 178, 190, 0 (Total: 368)
  • Brenton Hapgood - 206, 188, 184 (Total: 578)
  • Nate McMullin - 220, 222, 198 (Total: 540)
  • Aaron Platt - 157, 122, 186 (Total: 465)
  • Dwight Ethridge - 0, 0, 105 (Total: 105)

Chittenango

  • Jacob Podunajec - 152, 188, 212 (Total: 552)
  • Tanner King - 169, 206, 171 (Total: 546)
  • Birin Smith - 106, 100, 70 (Total: 276)
  • Levi Mullin - 118, 96, 56 (Total: 270)
  • Blank 1 - 120, 120, 120 (Total: 360)