Cortland County High School Sports Recaps (October 4th)

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Marathon Varsity Field Hockey Team. (Photo Source: Timothy A. Bennett, Owner & Publisher of The Cortland Voice).

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

Varsity Boys Soccer: Cortland vs. Fulton

Team 1st 2nd Final
Cortland 1 0 1
Fulton 1 3 4

 

The Cortland Tigers lost 4-1 against Fulton, bringing their record down to 2-11 Tuesday night. 

Cortland was led by David Kelchner (1 goal), Daniel Dubetsky (1 assist), and Paul Hansen (21 saves).

Fulton was led by Evan Standish (1 goal), Ryan Carroll (1 goal), Braden DePoint (1 goal), Vincent Salerno (1 goal), and Evan Standish (2 saves). 

Cortland will now play on the road against Jamesville-Dewitt on Saturday (October 8th) at 7pm. 

Varsity Boys Soccer: Homer vs. Solvay

Team 1st 2nd Final
Homer 1 1 2
Solvay 1 3 4

 

The Homer Trojans fell to a 5-4-2 record after losing to Solvay with a final score of 2-4 on the road on Tuesday. 

Homer was led by Brayden Fox (2 goals) and Kyrius Townsend (6 saves). 

Solvay was led by Samuel Gonzalez (2 goals), Luis Cebasco (1 goal), Arkadii Ososkalo (1 goal), and Redd Long (7 saves). 

Up next, Homer will take on Marcellus on the road this Thursday (October 6th) at 7pm. 

Varsity Boys Soccer: Cincinnatus vs. Otselic Valley

Team 1st 2nd Final
Cincinnatus 2 1 3
Otselic Valley 0 0 0

 

The Cincinnatus Lions beat Otselic Valley 3-0 on the road Tuesday afternoon. With this win, Cincinnatus currently holds a 6-4-1 record. 

Cincinnatus was led by Dominick Landers (1 goal & 1 assist), Tucker Latta (1 goal), Caleb Baker (1 goal), and John Schuyler (1 assist). 

Cincinnatus goalkeeper Collin Holtmart made one save in the game, while Caleb Loomis made 8 saves for Otselic Valley. 

The Lions are scheduled to play Cazenovia on the road this Thursday (October 6th) at 4:30pm. 

Varsity Boys Soccer: Marathon vs. Moravia

The Marathon Olympians defeated Moravia with a score of 5-0 in order to improve their overall record to 10-2-1. 

“Overall it was a pretty good game for us,” said Marathon Head Coach Aubrey Brown. “We moved the ball well and found each other’s feet; which is what we’ve been trying to work on lately.”

Marathon was led by Kaiden Cornell (2 goals & 2 assists), Bode Carter (1 goal), Tristin Byron (1 goal), Jacob Byron (1 goal), Eli Hoyt (1 assist), and Brittan Keller (1 assist). 

Kaiden Cornell.

“We played really well,” said Cornell. “Coming into the game, we knew it was going to be a tough team, but we were able to get the job done.”

Marathon is now scheduled to play on Thursday (October 6th) against Union Springs on the road at 4:30pm. 

Here are some photos of yesterday’s game (photos provided by Timothy A. Bennett, Owner & Publisher of The Cortland Voice):

Varsity Girls Soccer: Cincinnatus vs. Otselic Valley

Team 1st 2nd Final
Cincinnatus 5 4 9
Otselic Valley 0 0 0

 

The Cincinnatus Lady Lions improved their unbeaten record to 11-0 after defeating Otselic Valley 9-0 Tuesday evening. 

Cincinnatus was led by Kyla Sustad (5 goals & 1 assist), Cassia Schuyler (2 goals & 3 assists), Jarisa Temple (1 goal & 2 assists), Alayna Holtmart (1 goal), and Ava Larrabee (1 assist). 

Note: stats for Otselic Valley were not available by the time this article was written. 

Up next, Cincinnatus will play on the road against Madison this Friday (October 7th) at 4:30pm. 

Varsity Field Hockey: Marathon vs. Tioga Senior

The Marathon Lady Olympians beat Tioga Senior 4-2 at home Tuesday evening. 

With this result, Marathon now holds an 8-5 record. 

Marathon was led by Ellery Ensign (2 goals & 1 assist),  Savanna Warfield (1 goal), Delaney Reilly (1 goal), Catherine Newkirk (1 goal), and Cassie Forrest (6 saves). 

Tioga was led by Emily Sindoni (1 goal & 1 assist), McKenzie Williams (1 goal) ,and Chloe Gillette (21 saves).

“Offensively, we had more chances,” said Marathon Head Coach Karen Funk. “At penalty corners, I would've liked to see us complete the; but I thought defensively we did enough damage on them. In the fourth quarter, we adjusted to not let them (Tioga) get the ball in the circle as much as they did in the first three quarters. So I was very happy with that.”

Marathon is scheduled to play on the road against Owego Free Academy this Thursday (October 6th) at 6:45pm. 

Here are some photos of yesterday’s game (photos provided by Timothy A. Bennett, Owner & Publisher of The Cortland Voice):

Varsity Field Hockey: Homer vs. Cazenovia

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

 

The Homer Lady Trojans lost 0-4 against Cazenovia, making them fall to an overall record of 1-9-1. 

Homer was led by Hannah Bouwens (12 saves) and Brylee Darnell (11 saves).

Cazenovia was led by Hannah Adams (2 goals), Isabella Fazio (1 goal), Margaret Huftalen (1 goal), Reid McMurtrie (3 assists), and Madison Rothfeld (2 saves). 

Homer will now play their last scheduled game of the season against Weedsport on the road this Friday (October 7th) at 4:30pm. 

Here are some photos of yesterday’s game (photos provided by Timothy A. Bennett, Owner & Publisher of The Cortland Voice):

Varsity Volleyball: Homer vs. Mexico

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Homer 25 25 21 25 3
Mexico 3 12 25 23 1

 

The Homer Lady Trojans improved to a 6-5 record after beating Mexico in four sets. 

Homer was led by Lily Sorenson (6 kills, 5 digs & 7 aces), Madison Wethje (24 assists, 4 digs, 4 aces & 2 kills), Mallory Douglass (11 digs, 4 kills & 3 aces), Samantha Sovocool (11 digs & 1 ace). 

Mexico was led by Emma Lawler (12 kills & 13 digs) and Elizabeth Louis (12 assists & 13 digs). 

“I thought we played really well,” said Homer Coach Jeremy Cook. “In the first two sets, we obviously had more control. Mexico’s #11 (Emma Lawler) is a heck of a player. We really struggled with her lefty. She’s a hard hitter.”

Up next, Homer will play on the road against Syracuse ITC on Thursday (October 6th) at 6pm. 

Here are some photos of yesterday’s match (photos provided by Timothy A. Bennett, Owner & Publisher of The Cortland Voice):

Varsity Boys Golf: Homer vs. Multiple Schools

The Homer Trojans competed in the OHSL Tournament Tuesday afternoon.   

A total of seven teams (Christian Brothers Academy, Skaneateles, Westhill, Chittenango, Cazenovia, Homer, and Tully) competed in the tournament. 

Homer ended up placing 6th as a team in the tournament. 

According to Homer Head Coach Sean Malone, both Mitchel Riter and Lukas Quinn qualified to go to the State Qualifier in May of 2023. 

Mitchel Riter qualified after shooting a 71, while Lukas Quinn shot an 81. 

Varsity Boys Golf: Cortland vs. Multiple Schools

The Cortland Tigers competed in the SCAC Empire Tournament on Tuesday. 

A total of 8 teams (Jamesville-DeWitt, Oswego, Auburn, East Syracuse Minoa, Cortland, Fulton, Syracuse, and Central Square). competed in the tournament

Cortland’s Carter Baum shot a 79 and Andrew Partigianoni shot an 80 in order to qualify for the Section 3 tournament in May of 2023. 

“I am truly proud of the effort both players have shown,” said Cortland Head Coach Nolan Sinclair. “Their tenacity is unmatched when it comes to improving every aspect of their game. We at Cortland wish them nothing but the best of luck.”

 

(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).

 

A special thank you goes to Visions Federal Credit Union for partnering with us to provide the greater Cortland County community with additional sports coverage