Homer Softball Team Loses Close Game to Cortland on Senior Night (Game Photos Included)

Varsity Softball: Homer vs. Cortland (Photo Source: Stephen Yang of The Cortland Voice)

The Homer Lady Trojans lost a tough game against Cortland on senior night Wednesday evening with a final score of 8-9. 

With this result, Homer fell to an overall record of 7-7; while Cortland improved to 3-7. 

During the game, six seniors from Homer (Morgan Brown, Sara Cargen, Lillian Luety, Danielle Quaile, Alexis Small, and Olivia Small) were recognized. 

It was a close game between County rivals, with Cortland taking a 5 run lead at the end of the fourth inning. 

However, the Lady Trojans would make a comeback after scoring 6 runs in the fifth inning to get a 1 run lead. 

With things winding down, Cortland was able to get 2 runs at the top of the last inning of the game to win it. 

Here is a score breakdown of yesterday’s game: 

During the game, Homer was led by Lillian Luety (1 run, 1 hit, 1 RBI & 3 strikeouts thrown), Alexandria Kellaway (1 home-run, 1 hit & 1 RBI), Morgan Brown (1 run, 1 hit & 1 RBI), Sara Cargen (1 run, 2 hits & 1 RBI), Cecelia Rappleyea (2 runs, 1 hit & 1 RBI), Catherine Apker (2 runs & 1 hit), Layla Read (1 hit & 1 RBI), and Jenna Henderson (1 strikeout thrown). 

Cortland was led by Claire Turner (1 run & 1 hit), Brenna Hogan (1 run, 3 hits, 3 RBI’s, 8 strikeouts thrown), Sophie Mayer (2 runs & 2 hits), Lauren Mott (1 run & 1 hit), Molly Steve (2 runs & 3 hits), Kaedyn Murphy (1 hit & 1 RBI), Mallory Turner (1 RBI), Aliza McCormick (2 runs & 2 hits), and Kristin Rowland (2 hits & 2 RBI’s). 

Up next, Homer will take on Phoenix on the road this Friday (May 13th) at 4:30pm; while Cortland plays Fulton today (May 12th) on the road at 5pm. 

Here are some photos of yesterday’s game (Photos provided by Stephen Yang of The Cortland Voice):