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Here are some local high school varsity sports recaps from Wednesday’s events:
Varsity Boys Wrestling: Cortland vs. Auburn
The Cortland Purple Tigers defeated Auburn 33-21 in a dual meet at Cortland Jr/Sr High School Wednesday night.
- 102: Brady Maneri (Auburn) over (Cortland) - Forfeit
- 110: No Match
- 118: No Match
- 126: Mike Boyhan (Auburn) over Gage Burlingame (Cortland) - Pin
- 132: Garrett Major (Cortland) over Briant Sherman (Auburn) - Pin
- 138: Nickolas Hines (Cortland) over (Auburn) - Forfeit
- 145: Avery Canzano (Cortland) over Brad Boyhan (Auburn) - Decision (2-0)
- 152: DaeSean West (Cortland) over (Auburn) - Forfeit
- 160: Karter Bush (Cortland) over Gavin Walsh (Auburn) - Pin
- 172: Wyatt Tinker (Cortland) over (Auburn) - Forfeit
- 189: No Match
- 215: Ray Walker (Auburn) over Anthoni Nemecek (Cortland) - Decision (9-6)
- 285: Colton Hai (Auburn) over (Cortland) - Forfeit
Here are some photos of yesterday’s wrestling matches (photos provided by Timothy A. Bennett, Owner & Publisher of The Cortland Voice):
Varsity Track & Field: Homer vs. Multiple Schools (Jack Morse Kick-Off Meet)
The Homer Trojans competed in the Jack Morse Kick-Off Meet at Onondaga Community College on Wednesday. A total of 20 teams competed at the meet.
The Homer boys’ team finished 11th overall, while the Homer girls’ team finished 5th overall.
Here are some highlights of both the Homer varsity boys and girls track & field teams:
- Logan Darling (55’3.5”) and Bryce Hoffmann (36'5.5'') placed 2nd in the 2 x Weight Throw event. According to Homer Head Coach George Schneider, Darling’s throw broke the Homer School Record; and qualifies him for Sectionals, the State Qualifier, and the State Championship as long as he places in the top three at the State Qualifier. Hoffmann’s throw qualifies him for Sectionals.
- Jonah Campos (36’7”) and Logan Darling (34’8”) placed 4th in the 2 x Shot Put event. Campo’s throw qualifies him for Sectionals. Campos also had a throw of 35’9.5” in the Weight Throw event to qualify for Sectionals.
- Cooper Van Dee (5:27.79), Damian Brown (5:27.88), Anderson Lowell (5:26.72), and Aiden Small (6:31.35) came in 4th place in the 1,600 meter race.
- Anderson Lowell (2:34.6), Aiden Small (3:00.0), Damian Brown (2:36.0), and Cooper Van Dee (2:20.7) placed 7th in the 4 x 800 meter relay race.
- Dylan Pittsley (15’4”) and Gunnar Tyrrell (15’3.75”) came in 8th place in the 2 x Long Jump event.
- Camdyn Cole (32’2.75”) and Jane Gugerty (32'1.5”) won 1st place in the 2 x Triple Jump relay. With this performance, they both qualified for the Sectional Championships.
- Jane Gugerty (67.7), Camdyn Cole (29.5), Caitlin McCloy (29.9), and Ingrid Aagard (2:45.4) finished 2nd in the Sprint Medley relay.
- Jane Gugerty (9.55) and Mia Knight (12.04) came in 4th place in the 2 x 55 meter hurdles. Gugerty’s time qualifies her for Sectionals and the State Qualifier.
- Molly McMasters (26’1.75”) and Hannah Bouwens (24’10”) placed 4th in the 2 x Weight Throw event. According to Homer Head Coach George Schneider, McMasters’ throw broke the Homer Junior Class record.
- Emma Effinger (6:24.00), Haley Tucker (6:30.48), Maggie Mahunik (6:39.88), and Brynn Loomis (6:51.89) placed 4th in the 1,500 meter race.
- Maggie Mahunik (3:10.6), Emma Effinger (2:52.3), Haley Tucker (3:06.0), and Ingrid Aagard (2:40.3) placed fifth in the 4 x 800 meter relay with an official time of 11:49.28.
- Molly McMasters (25’7.25”) and Hannah Bouwens (22’9.5”) placed 6th in the 2 x Shot Put event. McMasters’ throw qualifies her for Sectionals.
- Caitlin McCloy (12’5.5”) and Mia Knight (11’7”) placed 6th in the 2 x Long Jump event.
- Camdyn Cole (8.10) and Caitlin McCloy (8.33) came in 8th in the 2 x 55 meter dash.
Varsity Girls Basketball: Marathon vs. Cincinnatus
The Marathon Lady Olympians beat the Cincinnatus Lions with a score of 16-44 at Marathon High School Wednesday night.
This was both teams’ first game of the regular season.
Marathon was led by Abby Ensign (16 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists & 3 steals), Anna Hoyt (10 points, 3 rebounds & 2 steals), and Addison Oram (8 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals & 1 block).
Cincinnatus was led by Cortney Scutt (7 points) and Justice Crane (5 points, 7 rebounds & 1 assist).
Marathon will now look forward to hosting Oxford Academy on Friday (December 2nd) at 7:15pm; while Cincinnatus plays Utica Academy on the road on Wednesday (December 7th) 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).