October 22, 2021

Homer baseball, girls lacrosse win

Various sports balls/equipment stock

Local teams picked up big wins over the weekend, including another rout by the Homer Trojans girls lacrosse team.


Homer 21, Whitesboro 2

The Trojans improved to 4-1 with another 20-goal game.

Kloey Roos led the Trojans with seven goals and an assist. Katlyn Sovocool and Camryn Calabro each had four goals and three assists. Leeanna Peck had a hat trick and three assists. Hannah Slade had a goal and three assists. Annika Roos and Sydney O’Donnell had a goal each, and Lauren Walling had two assists. Sarah Sovocool made four saves in net for the Trojans, who are back in action tonight at 7 p.m. when they host LaFayette.


Homer 6, Westhill 3

Homer snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 2-2 on the season.

Mitchell Earle, Joey Case and Jed Brazo combined on the mound to keep the Westhill bats in check, with Brazo picking up the save.

Zander Johnson had a tworun double and Tanner Douglass made a phenomenal defensive play in the sixth to save a run.

Homer’s next game is at 5 p.m. Tuesday when they visit Chittenango

Dryden splits with WGOM

The Lions split a home-andhome with Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour Friday and Saturday, with each team winning at home.

On Friday, the Lions rallied back from a 5-1 second inning deficit to tie the game at 6 in the top of the seventh on a squeeze by Ryan Wiser for one of his three RBI, but the Senecas walked off with a run in the bottom half for a 7-6 final.

Mitch Shipman went 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs and two RBI. Connor Boothroyd went 2-for-3 with a walk and three runs.

On Saturday, the Lions got revenge with a 14-2 win at Dryden. Six runs in the second inning and five in the fifth put the game out of reach. Shipman went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI and finished the game on the mound by striking out the side in the seventh. Johnny Pascarella chipped in two hits, an RBI and two runs.

Stockbridge Valley 8, McGraw 5 Tied 5-5 after two innings, Stockbridge used a three-run sixth to get the win. Nolan Knickerbocker had three hits and Nate Stiles and Nick Sutton each had two for McGraw.


Marathon Spring Fling

Marathon hosted the Spring Fling Invitational Friday at Appleby Elementary School. Trumansburg was the dominant force, with the girls team taking first place by 46 1/2 points and the boys 19 1/2 points clear of second.

Dryden had winners in the boys 1,600 sprint medley (4:01.90), boys 400 meters (Steven Morrow, 52.62), girls shot put (Teghan Garris, 32’ 11”), boys long jump (Bryant DePaull, 19’) and boys high jump (DePaul, 6’).

Groton had winners in the girls 1,600 sprint medley (4:58.88) and boys 800 meters (Jackson Slade, 2:15.39).

Cincinnatus’s Emma Finch finished second in the girls 1,500 meters at 5:45.78.