Cortland-Homer Golden Eagles Advance to the Sectional Finals After Taking Down Whitesboro (Photos Included)

(Photo Source: Steve Yang/The Cortland Voice).

The Cortland-Homer Golden Eagles (#2 seed) defeated Whitesboro (#3 seed) in the semi-final round of the Section III Division II Sectional Tournament. 

The Golden Eagles beat Whitesboro with a score of 8-1. 

The Golden Eagles started things off well with a 4-0 lead at the end of the first period. 

Whitesboro was able to score their only goal of the game in the second period, but the Eagles extended their lead to 7-1 in the same period. 

Cortland-Homer closed out the game with an extra goal in the final period of their last home game of the season. 

The Golden Eagles were led by Tanner Douglass (2 goals & 2 assists), Tucker Gabriel (2 goals), Cooper Swartz (2 goals), Andrew Partigianoni (1 goal & 4 assists), Logan Goodman (1 goal & 1 assist), Jacob Couture (2 assists), Liam O'Connor (2 assists), Logan Swartz (2 assists), and Hunter Everle (1 assist). 

Whitesboro was led by Frank Centro (1 goal), Josh Bono (1 assist), and Logan Lachacz (1 assist). 

Cortland-Homer goalie Riley Delage recorded a total of 10 saves in the game, while Kristian Matthews made 32 saves for Whitesboro. 

Here is a score breakdown of last night’s game: 

The Golden Eagles’ next challenge will be in the Sectional Finals against Skaneateles (#1 seed).

The sectional finals will be played at the Upstate Medical Arena in Syracuse this upcoming Monday (February 28th) at 5pm. 

Here are some photos of last night’s game (Photos provided by Steve Yang/The Cortland Voice):