Cortland County High School Sports Recaps (September 14th)

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Cortland Varsity Boys Soccer. (Photo from The Cortland Voice’s Fall 2023 Media Day).

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

Varsity Volleyball: Cortland vs. Corcoran



The Cortland Lady Tigers beat Corcoran after a fought out match that went all the way to five sets Thursday night. With this win, Cortland improved to a 2-3 record. 

Cortland was led by Alizabeth West (10 kills, 13 digs, & 2 aces), Brenna Hogan (6 kills, 4 digs & 4 aces), Sophie Mayer (2 kills, 10 digs & 2 aces), and Katie Harris (27 assists). 

Corcoran was led by Kiyla Montgomery (2 kills, 13 digs & 5 aces) and Myra Menon (2 kills, 2 digs, 12 assists & 2 aces). 

Cortland is now scheduled to host Fowler on Tuesday (September 19th) at 6:30pm. 

Varsity Volleyball: Homer vs. Fowler



The Homer Lady Trojans won in three straight sets against Fowler in order to improve to a 5-1 record. 

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

Homer’s next match will be played on the road against Cazenovia on Tuesday (September 19th) at 6pm. 

Varsity Football: Cortland vs. Jamesville-Dewitt 



The Cortland varsity football team shutout Jamesville-Dewitt 48-0 in order to win their first game since October of 2021.

Click here for a full article as well as photos and interviews of the game

Now that the Purple Tigers got their first win, they will be looking to keep their winning streak alive as they travel to Mexico next Friday (September 22nd). The game is scheduled to kickoff at 6:30pm. 

Varsity Football: Homer vs. New Hartford



The Homer Trojans fell to a 1-1 record after losing on the road against New Hartford with a score of 8-62 Thursday night. 

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

Homer will look to get things back on track as they host their first home game of the season against Chittenango on Friday (September 22nd) at 7pm. 

Varsity Boys Soccer: Cortland vs. Homer



The Cortland Purple Tigers defeated the Homer Trojans in a county rivalry game at Homer high school with a score of 5-0 Thursday night. 

With this result, Cortland improved to an overall record of 3-3; while Homer fell to 2-3. 

Cortland was led by Caden Albright (3 goals), Spenser Dodds (1 goal & 1 assist), Daniel Dubetsky (1 goal), Cal Albright (1 assist), Austin Lind (1 assist), and Liam Burns (3 saves). 

Homer goalies Kida, Oliver and Levi Guay combined to make 7 saves in the game. Kida made 5 saves and Guay made 2 saves. 

Up next, Cortland will play Phoenix on the road this upcoming Monday (September 18th) at 7pm; while Homer plays Chittenango on the road on Wednesday (September 20th) at 5:30pm. 

Varsity Boys Soccer: Marathon vs. Margaretville

The Marathon olympians improved their unbeaten record to 4-0 after defeating Maragaretville in the first round of the Margaretville boys soccer tournament Thursday evening. 

Marathon won the game with a final score of 4-0. 

Marathon was led by Bryce Hartman (2 goals & 1 assist), Bode Carter (1 goal & 1 assist), 1 Aydan Brown (1 goal), Colton Oram (1 goal), Brittan Keller (1 assist), and Daniel Merihew (1 save). 

Marathon will be playing in the final round of the tournament today (Friday, September 15th) at Margaretville high school at 7pm against S.S. Seward Institute. 

Varsity Girls Soccer: McGraw vs. Delaware Academy

Delaware Academy0011


The McGraw Lady Eagles lost in overtime 0-1 against Delaware Academy on a road non-league game Thursday afternoon. With this loss, McGraw has fallen to an overall record of 3-3. 

McGraw goalkeeper Heather Magee recorded a total of 7 saves in the game. 

Note: stats for Delaware Academy were not made available by the time this article was written. 

McGraw is now scheduled to play on the road against DeRuyter this upcoming Tuesday (September 19th) at 4:30pm. 

Varsity Golf: Homer vs. Chittenango

The Homer Trojans beat Chittenango with a team score of 230-265 Thursday afternoon. (Reminder: lowest score in golf wins). 

Here are the individual results from each team:


  • Cooper Swartz - 43
  • Dan Stiles - 45
  • Bethany Wineburg - 45
  • Cooper Layaw - 46
  • Tristan Allen - 51
  • Adam Hecko - 51*


  • Wyatt Perry - 47
  • Ryan Skoglund - 49
  • Samuel Martin - 59
  • Trevor Bentz - 55
  • Matthew Huckabee - 55
  • Finnegan Gardner - 61*

Varsity Girls Tennis: Homer vs. Cazenovia

The Homer varsity girls tennis team lost to Cazenovia on the road with a team result of 6-1 Thursday evening. 

Here are the results from each of yesterday’s matches:

  • First Singles: Mackenzie Skodzinsky (Homer) lost to Rachel Molloy (Cazenovia) - (6-0) & (6-1)
  • Second Singles: Ginny Park (Homer) lost to Leah Bell (Cazenovia) - (6-1) & (6-2)
  • Third Singles: Georgia Wallis (Homer) lost to Madden Cobb (Cazenovia) - (6-3) & (6-1)
  • First Doubles: Lauren Franco & Emma Effinger (Homer) lost to Nora Berg & Grace Probe (Cazenovia) - (6-2) & (7-6)
  • Second Doubles: Nina Svereika & Isabelle Brown (Homer) lost to Katie Williams & Ava Galton (Cazenovia) - (6-1) & (6-2)
  • Third Doubles: Elizabeth McCloy & Sunny Park (Homer) lost to Audrey Henry & Lila Campagna (Cazenovia) - (6-3) & (6-1)
  • Fourth Doubles: Lucy Goodwin & Mackenzie Lyman (Homer) won via forfeit. 


(Note: Cortland County Coaches send scores & stats for us to use for our recaps. 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).


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