Cortland County High School Sports Recaps: Basketball, Wrestling, Volleyball, & Bowling (January 5th)

Homer Wrestling. (Photo from earlier in the season/The Cortland Voice).

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

Varsity Boys Basketball: McGraw vs. DeRuyter

The McGraw Eagles lost a tough game against DeRuyter with a score of 46-62 Wednesday night. 

With this loss, the Eagles are now 3-5 overall. 

McGraw was led by Quentin Burdick (25 points), Antonio Underwood (6 points), and Nolan Knickerbocker (6 points). 

DeRuyter was led by Gavin Richardson (27 points) and Andrew Glisson (17 points). 

Up next, McGraw will take on Otselic Valley on the road on Friday (January 7th) at 7pm. 

Varsity Girls Basketball: Marathon vs. Groton

The Marathon Lady Olympians defeated Groton (47-43) Wednesday night after a fourth quarter comeback. 

“We had 2 players coming back from quarantine (Paige & Baillee Hurlburt) and our only sub (Brook Morsey) was moved up from JV for this game,” said Marathon Head Coach Andrew Pierce. 

“Brooke Tillotson took over in the fourth quarter,” added Coach Pierce. “She’s our leader and she did what leaders do.” 

With this win, the Olympians now hold a 6-2 overall record. 

Marathon was led by Brooke Tillotson (26 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 blocks & 3 steals), Paige Hurlburt (6 points, 7 rebounds & 2 steals), Brook Morsey (4 points, 3 rebounds & 2 steals), Bailee Hurlburt (4 points & 4 rebounds) and Anna Hoyt (5 points, 1 rebound & 1 steal).

Groton was led by Abby Dykman (17 points) and Elish Allen (12 points). 

Marathon’s next game will be against Newfield Central at home on Friday (January 7th) at 6pm. 

Varsity Wrestling: Homer vs. Marcellus-Onondaga (M-O)

The Homer Trojans defeated Marcellus-Onondaga 37-13 Wednesday night. (M-O)

Here are the individual results of the meet: 

  • 118: Conor Powers (Homer) over (M-O)Forfeit
  • 126: Colin Scherer (M-O) over Hunter Lines (Homer) – Major Decision 11-0 
  • 132: Gavin Ciota (M-O) over Jeffrey Stauber (Homer) – Decision 5-2 
  • 138: Lukas Quinn (Homer) over Alex LoStracco (M-O) – Pin 
  • 145: Christopher Doshna (M-O) over Christopher Slade (Homer) – Decision 8-3 
  • 152: Dominic Burlingame (Homer) over Adam  Barbosa (M-O) – Pin
  • 160: Dan Okhman (M-O) over David Morse (Homer) – Decision 7-4 
  • 172: Maddox Johnson (Homer) over Ryder Donahue (M-O) – Sudden Victory 3-1 
  • 189: Zander Johnson (Homer) over Zachary Grolling (M-O) – Major Decision 12-0
  • 215: Sam Sorenson (Homer) over (M-O)Forfeit
  • 285: No Match
  • 102: No Match 
  • 110: Talan Hubbard (Homer) over (M-O) – Forfeit

Varsity Volleyball: McGraw vs. Weedsport

The McGraw Lady Eagles lost to Weedsport in three sets at home. 

Note: Individual stats of the game were not available at the time this article was written. 

With this loss, McGraw falls to an 0-6 record. 

Up next, the Eagles will take on DeRuyter on the road today (January 6th) at 7pm.

Varsity Volleyball: Cincinnatus vs. Faith Heritage

The Cincinnatus Lady Lions lost to Faith Heritage in four sets last night. 

Note: Individual stats of the game were not available at the time this article was written. 

With this loss, Cincinnatus now holds a 2-3 record. 

Up next, the Cincinnatus is scheduled to play against Tully on the road this Friday (January 7th) at 7pm. 

Varsity Boys Bowling: Cortland vs. Syracuse

The Cortland Purple Tigers defeated Syracuse Wednesday evening. 

Here are the individual results of the match:

Cortland

  • Wrangler Van Slyke – 101, 92, 72 (Total: 265)
  • Nick Chaffee – 138, 119, 124 (Total: 381)
  • Jeremie Hale Jr – 288, 234, 216 (Total: 738)
  • Austin Cotterill – 151, 198, 168 (Total: 517)
  • Matt Wells – 165, 188, 138 (Total: 491)
  • Corey Smith – 165, 189, 179 (Total: 533)

Syracuse

  • Jason Krausnick – 119, 0, 192 (Total: 311)
  • Arlo Milstein – 119, 0, 0 (Total: 109)
  • Kipling Korba – 202, 110, 0 (Total: 312)
  • Ryan Martin – 0, 122, 109 (Total: 231)
  • CJ McDowell – 0, 133, 108 (Total: 241)
  • David Krausnick – 145, 124, 126 (Total: 395)
  • Fredrick Butler – 143, 108, 0 (Total: 251)
  • Conor Leuschle – 143, 141, 121 (Total: 405)

Varsity Girls Bowling: Cortland vs. Syracuse

The Cortland Lady Tigers defeated Syracuse Wednesday night. 

Here are the individual results of the match:

Cortland

  • Jillian Riccardi – 148, 143, 210 (Total: 501)
  • Lilly Smith – 152, 131, 112 (Total: 395)
  • Kendall Keep – 176, 137, 143 (Total: 456)
  • Emma Smith – 103, 173, 154 (Total: 430)
  • Ali Metcalf – 117, 96, 114 (Total: 327)
  • Autum Wells – 135, 141, 138 (Total: 414)

Syracuse

  • Hannah Sojewicz – 127, 114, 109 (Total: 350)
  • Kara Shanahan – 121, 88, 92 (Total: 301)
  • Alayna Cottet – 132, 103, 113 (Total: 348)
  • Lucy Lombard – 90, 0, 0 (Total: 90)
  • Emma Cecile – 146, 130, 146 (Total: 422)
  • Lucy Kuerbis – 96, 156, 105 (Total: 357)
  • Selena Shenandoah – 0, 151, 113 (Total: 264)