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Here are some local high school varsity sports recaps from Wednesday's events:
Varsity Boys Soccer: Homer vs. Skaneateles (Sectionals)
The #12 seeded Homer Trojans lost 0-4 in the first round of the Section III Class B Playoff Tournament against Skaneateles (#5 seed) Wednesday evening.
Homer was led by Brayden Fox (17 saves) and Evan Butts (3 saves).
Skaneateles was led by Daniel Ramsguard (1 goal), David Peterscak (1 goal), Wyatt Langford (1 goal), and Quinn Cheney (1 goal).
With this loss, Homer has ended their season with an overall record of 5-8-2.
Varsity Field Hockey: Homer vs. Camden (Sectionals)
The Homer Field Hockey team (#5 seed) lost to Camden (#4 seed) in the first round of the Section III Class B Playoff Tournament on the road.
The Homer Lady Trojans lost the game with a final score of 1-5.
Homer was led by Hannah Bouwens (1 goal), Mallory Kline (1 assist), and Aislynn Cobb (10 saves).
Camden was led by Rhyanne Johnson (2 goals), Gabby Croniser (1 goal), Lily Howe (1 goal), Emily Bird (1 goal), and Abby Henderson (1 save).
With this loss, Homer ended their season with an overall record of 1-12-1.
Varsity Volleyball: Homer vs. Cortland
The Homer Lady Trojans defeated Cortland in three sets Wednesday night at Homer High School.
Cortland was led by Molly Steve (14 assists, 9 digs, 1 kill & 1 ace), Brenna Hogan (2 kills & 6 digs), and Aliza McCormick (1 kill & 13 digs).
With this result, Homer improved to a 9-6 record; while Cortland fell to an overall record of 7-9.
Up next, Homer will play Mexico on the road Thursday (October 20th) at 6pm, while Cortland hosts Living World Academy on Thursday (October 20th) at 6:30pm.
Varsity Cross Country: Cortland vs. Multiple Teams
The Cortland Purple Tigers competed in the 2022 SCAC Varsity Cross Country Championship Wednesday afternoon.
A total of 221 runners participated in the boys’ race, while 151 runners participated in the girls’ race.
Each race was 5,000 meters long.
Here are some highlights of both the Cortland boys’ and girls’ cross country teams:
- Avery Canzano placed 103rd with a time of 19:59.1.
- Feodor Kalytyuk placed 122nd with a time of 20:24.5.
- Alexis Brown finished in 138th place with a time of 28:49.8.
- Madison Thompson came in 141st place with a time of 30:26.7.
(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).