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Here are some local high school varsity sports recaps from Thursday’s events:
Varsity Ice Hockey: Cortland-Homer vs. Christian Brothers Academy (CBA)
The Cortland-Homer Golden Eagles defeated CBA after a close game at home with a score of 6-5 Thursday night.
With this win, Cortland-Homer now holds a 15-2 record.
Cortland-Homer was led by Mitch Riter (3 goals & 1 assist), Andrew Partigianoni (1 goal & 3 assists), Chris Yang (1 assist), Hunter Everle (2 assists), Ryan Spalding (2 assists), Padraic Andrews (1 goal), Tucker Gabriel (2 assists), Liam O’Connor (1 goal), and Garret Clark (26 saves).
CBA was led by Finn Wheeler (3 assists), Joe Dotterer (1 goal & 1 assist), Will Sharlow (1 goal & 1 assist), Quinn Wimer (2 goals & 1 assist), Alex Binsack (1 goal), Gavin Parks (1 assist), and Justin Buffum (24 saves).
Up next, Cortland-Homer will host New Hartford at the McDonald’s Sports Complex this upcoming Tuesday (February 7th) at 7pm.
Varsity Indoor Track & Field: Cortland vs. Multiple Teams (SCAC League Championships)
The Cortland Purple Tigers competed in the “SCAC League Championships” Thursday evening at Onondaga Community College.
Here are some highlights of yesterday’s meet from both Cortland’s boys & girls teams:
- Spenser Dodds came in 3rd place in the 1,600 meter run (Time - 5:05.13). He also placed 5th in the 1,000 meter run (Time - 2:56.24).
- Jack Phelan won 1st place in the long jump event (Result - 19’9.25”) as well as in the triple jump event (Result - 41’3”). He also placed 3rd in the 55 meter dash (Time - 6.88).
- Duncan Harbin placed 4th in the shot put event (Result - 41’10.25”) as well as in the weight throw event (Result - 44’8”).
- Bryan Honan came in 3rd place in the weight throw event (Result - 44’9.50”). He also placed 6th in the shot put event (Result - 38’3.75”).
- Campbell Bush finished in 2nd place in the 55 meter hurdles (Time - 9.57). She also placed 6th in the 55 meter dash (Time - 8.01).
- Lillian Call won 1st place in the 1,00 meter run (Time - 3:14.78). She also came in 2nd place in the 600 meter run (Time - 1:41.12).
- Olivia Magin placed 5th in the 1,000 meter run (Time - 3:42.60).
- Maude Terwilliger placed 4th in the long jump event (Result - 13’6”). She also came in 5th place in the triple jump event (Result - 30’4.25”).
- Rileigh Madden won 1st place in the pole vault event (Result - 7’6”).
Varsity Girls Volleyball: Cincinnatus vs. Onondaga
The Cincinnatus Lady Lions won their last scheduled game of the regular season in three sets against Onondaga Thursday night.
With this win, Cincinnatus ended their regular season with a 12-3 record.
Cincinnatus was led by Allyson St. Germain (12 aces, 21 service points & 9 kills), Shannon Ryan (6 service points), and Caitlyn St. Germain (4 aces, 14 assists & 9 service points).
Note: stats for Onondaga were not made available by the time this article was written.
Up next, Cincinnatus will prepare to play in the sectional tournament. According to Section III, there will be a Seeding meeting this upcoming Tuesday (February 7th).
Varsity Boys Volleyball: Cincinnatus vs. Central Valley Academy
The Cincinnatus Lions lost in three sets against Central Valley Academy.
Cincinnatus was led by Caleb Baker (11 kills, 2 aces & 5 digs) and Colton Maroney (11 kills, 1 ace & 4 blocks).
Central Valley Academy was led by Brayden Huntley (13 aces, 3 kills, 14 assists & 1 dig) and Ethan McCaw (6 kills, 1 ace & 3 digs).
With this loss, Cincinnatus fell to a 0-7 record.
Cincinnatus will now play Rome Free Academy on the road this upcoming Tuesday (February 7th) at 5pm.
Varsity Girls Basketball: Cortland vs. Central Square
The Cortland Lady Tigers improved their overall record to 14-4 Thursday night on the road after beating Central Square with a score of 57-53.
Cortland was led by Claire Turner (18 points), Kendall Mack (15 points), Valerosa Gambitta (14 points), and Mallory Turner (10 points).
Central Square was led by Samantha Haley (16 points), Natalie Bush (12 points), and Gabrielle Basile (10 points).
Cortland’s next game is scheduled to take place at home against Fulton on Tuesday (February 7th) at 6:45pm.
Varsity Girls Basketball: Cincinnatus vs. Otselic Valley
The Cincinnatus Lady Lions fell to a 6-10 record after losing 14-45 against Otselic Valley Thursday night.
Note: stats of the game were not made available by the time this article was written.
Up next, Cincinnatus will host Fabius-Pompey on Monday (February 6th) 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).