Cortland County High School Sports Recaps (September 23rd)

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

Photo from earlier in the season: Cortland Field Hockey. (Photo Source: Kaitlyn Hession).

Varsity Football: Homer vs. Chittenango

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Homer 34 0 14 0 48
Chittenango 0 7 21 7 35


The Homer Trojans improved to a 3-0 record after taking down Chittenango on the road Friday night. 

Homer’s points were scored by Wyatt Wilbur (2 rushing touchdowns & 2 touchdown passes), Sam Sorenson (2 rushing touchdowns), Reid Partis (2 receiving touchdowns), Gavin Brown (1 rushing touchdown), and Laramy Velazquez-Ramires (6 out of 7 extra point kicks made). 

Homer’s offense was led by Wyatt Wilbur (127 passing yards & 78 rushing yards)  Sam Sorenson (111 rushing yards & 2 receiving yards), and Hunter Riehlman (60 rushing yards & 41 receiving yards). 

Homer’s defense was led by Tyler Riehlman (6 tackes & 1 sack), Isaiah McMahon (1 tackle & 1 interception), Wyatt Wilbur (5 tackles & 1 sack), Sam Sorenson (3 tackles & 1 sack), and Dominic Burlingame (2 tackles & 1 sack). 

Note: Chittenango’s stats were not available by the time this article was written.

 Up next, Homer will get ready to play Syracuse ITC at home next Friday (September 30th) at 7pm. 

Varsity Football: Cortland vs. Westhill

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Cortland 0 0 0 0 0
Westhill 7 13 8 0 28


The Cortland Tigers fell 0-28 against Westhill last night on the road.

With this result, Cortland currently holds a 0-3 overall record. 

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

Cortland’s next game is scheduled to be played at Cortland Jr/Sr High School on Friday (September 30th) at 6:30pm. 

Varsity Girls Soccer: Marathon vs. Southern Cayuga

Team 1st 2nd Final
Marathon 0 1 1
Southern Cayuga 0 0 0


The Marathon Lady Olympians defeated Southern Cayuga with a close score of 1-0 at home Friday afternoon. 

The only goal of the game was scored by Abby Ensign in the second half of the game. 

Marathon goalie Brenna VanDee made 4 saves in the game, while Cennedi McCarthy made 23 saves for Southern Cayuga. 

With this win, Marathon now holds a 4-4 record. 

Marathon is now scheduled to play Dryden on the road this upcoming Tuesday (September 27th) at 7pm. 

Varsity Field Hockey: Homer vs. Cortland

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Homer 0 1 0 0 1
Cortland 0 0 0 0 0


The Homer Lady Trojans defeated the Cortland Lady Tigers at Homer High School with a final score of 1-0 Friday night. 

With this result, Homer improved to a 1-6-1 record, while Cortland fell to 0-4-1. 

Homer was led by Haley Tucker (1 goal), Isabelle Woodward (1 assist), and Aislynn Cobb (2 saves). 

Cortland goalie Ella Martin made 6 saves in the game. 

Up next, Homer will host Port Byron on Wednesday (September 28th) at 7pm; while Cortland hosts East Syracuse Minoa on Tuesday (September 27th) at 6:30pm. 

Varsity Field Hockey: Marathon vs. Auburn

The Marathon field hockey team beat Auburn 1-0 in order to improve their overall record to 6-3 Friday evening. 

Marathon was led by Catherine Newkirk (1 goal) and Cassie Forrest (4 saves). 

Auburn goalie Abby Clark made 3 saves in the game. 

Up next, Marathon will play Afton on the road on Monday (September 26th) at 4:30pm.

Varsity Volleyball: Homer vs. Marcellus

Team 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Homer 23 21 15 0
Marcellus 25 25 25 3


The Homer Lady Trojans fell to 5-4 record after losing to Marcellus in three sets last night. 

Homer was led by Mallory Douglass (5 kills & 15 digs), Lily Sorenson (5 kills, 9 digs & 2 blocks), and Mackenzie Hubbard (4 kills & 9 digs). 

Marcellus was led by Sarah Louer (7 kills, 17 digs, 2 aces, 1 block & 1 assist), Chloe Kuttruff (23 assists, 6 digs & 1 ace), and Lauren Mahler (4 aces & 18 digs). 

Homer’s next game will be played on the road against Westhill on Tuesday (September 27th) at 6pm. 

(Note: If a team’s game recap was not shown in this article, it’s because scores and stats of their game were not made available to us by the time this article was published).