Here are some local high school varsity sports recaps from Tuesday’s events:
Varsity Ice Hockey: Cortland-Homer vs. Whitesboro
The Cortland-Homer Golden Eagles improved to a 15-4 record after beating Whitesboro with a score of 7-3 in their last game of the regular season.
The Golden Eagles have been ranked #3 in the state for Division II since February 9th.
Cortland-Homer was led by Tucker Gabriel (2 goals & 2 assists), Logan Goodman (1 goal & 1 assist), Andrew Partigianoni (1 goal & 1 assist), Logan Swartz (1 goal & 1 assist), Braden Marsh (1 goal & 1 assist), Hunter Everle (1 goal), Mitchell Riter (2 assists), and Tanner Douglass (1 assist).
Whitesboro was led by Josh Bono (1 goal & 1 assist), Tyler Stivali (1 goal), Logan Lachacz (2 assists), Memphis Ferguson (1 assist), and Michael Calcagnino (1 assist).
Cortland-Homer goalie Riley Delage made a total of 33 saves in the game, while Matthew Yardley and Kristian Matthews combined for a total of 32 saves for Whitesboro.
Up next, Cortland-Homer is scheduled to host the semi-final round of the sectional tournament on Thursday (February 24th) at 7pm. The Golden Eagles are ranked 2nd in the Section III Division II Sectional Tournament.
Varsity Boys Basketball: Homer vs. Mexico
The Homer Trojans defeated Mexico 60-31 in order to improve to an overall record of 7-12.
Up next, the Trojans will play the first round of the Section III Class B Sectional Tournament on the road against Solvay on Thursday (February 17th) at 6pm.
Note: Individual stats of Homer’s game vs. Mexico were not available at the time this article was written.
Varsity Boys Basketball: McGraw vs. Brookfield
The McGraw Eagles lost a close game to Brookfield with a score of 47-54. This loss brings McGraw down to an overall record of 5-12.
McGraw was led by Quintin Burdick (27 points) and Cameron Nitti (9 points).
Brookfield was led by Quentin Moon (16 points) and Spencer Warner (15 points).
Up next, the Eagles will play the first round of the tournament on the road against LaFargeville on Thursday (February 17th) at 7pm.
Varsity Girls Basketball: Cortland vs. Homer
The Homer Lady Trojans defeated the Cortland Lady Tigers 42-40 at Cortland Jr/Sr High School. With this win, the Lady Trojans now hold a 16-4 record, while Cortland falls to 13-7.
Note: Score breakdowns and stats of the game between Cortland and Homer were not available at the time this article was written.
Homer is now scheduled to host the winner between Bishop Grimes and Syracuse Academy of Science. Homer’s Section III Class B Sectional Tournament game will take place at Homer High School on Saturday (February 19th) at 5pm.
Cortland is scheduled to host the first round of the Section III Class A Sectional Tournament against Central Square on Friday (February 18th) at 5pm.
Here are some photos pf the game (All photos were take by (Steve Yang/The Cortland Voice):