Cortland County High School Sports Reports: Volleyball and Basketball (Jan 24) – Cortland Voice

McGraw Varsity Volleyball Seniors (left to right): Jennifer Curtis, Jaiden Cortez, McKenzie Fuller, Tehya Long, Marta Kostiuk, and Abigail Morse. (Photo source_ McGraw Varsity Volleyball Head Coach Jessyca Doran)

Here are some local high school sports coverage from Monday’s events:

Varsity Volleyball: McGraw vs. Manlius-Pebble Hill (MPH)

The McGraw Lady Eagles hosted the senior night against Manlius-Pebble Hill (MPH), where they won in five sets.

The six seniors recognized during last night’s game were Jennifer Curtis, Jaiden Cortez, McKenzie Fuller, Tehya Long, Marta Kostiuk and Abigail Morse.

“This team has only been together last week due to injury, illness and covid and now that they are all together they are playing great,” said McGraw head coach Jessyca Doran. “I’m so proud of them all because they stick together, never give up and fight to the end.”

McGraw was led by Jennifer Curtis (3 kills, 2 digs and 7 aces), Megan Stull (2 kills, 5 digs and 8 aces) and Madison Lawrence (4 kills and 6 blocks).

MPH was led by Lyv Brundin (17 kills, 3 assists & 2 aces) and Kate Chaffee (11 kills, 5 digs, 27 assists & 5 aces).

This was McGraw’s last regular season game. They finished the season with a 2-9 overall record.

Varsity Volleyball: Cincinnatus vs. Faith Heritage

The Cincinnatus Lady Lions defeated Faith Heritage in three sets Monday night.

With this win, Cincinnatus improved their record to 4-5 overall.

Note: Individual stats from the game were not available at the time of writing this article.

Cincinnatus’ next game will be next Wednesday (January 26) at 7:00 PM against Stockbridge Valley.

Varsity Boys Basketball: Cincinnatus vs. Brookfield

The Cincinnatus Lions defeated Brookfield 61-39 on the road on Thursday night. Cincinnatus has been ranked No. 7 in the state for Class D since January 18.

With this win, the Lions improved their overall record to 10-1.

“We played the first three quarters with great defensive intensity and were able to come out and score in the transition,” said Cincinnatus Head Coach Jim Halstrom.

“Offensively, as a group, we have to keep working on some things,” added coach Halstrom. “I am very happy with what we have achieved tonight. Brookfield is always well coached and it’s just a tough place to play.”

The Lions were led by Scott Schuyler (26 points) and Cason Stafford (12 points).

Brookfield was led by Spencer Warner (16 points) and Kaden Ondrako (14 points).

Next, Cincinnatus will play on the road next Monday (January 31) at 7 PM against Madison.

Varsity Boys Basketball: Cortland vs. fowler

The Cortland Purple Tigers defeated Fowler by a score of 47-39 to improve their overall record to 9-5.

The Tigers were led by Tyler Blake (15 points, 8 rebounds, and 2 steals), Max Gambitta (13 points, 2 rebounds, 7 assists, and 3 steals), and Marvin Bell (8 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 assists).

Fowler was led by Michael Robinson (14 points) and Spencer Wellington (12 points).

Then Cortland takes on Jamesville-Dewitt on Friday (Jan. 28) at 6:45 PM.

Varsity Boys Basketball: McGraw vs. Madison

The McGraw Eagles lost a tough game against Madison on Monday night with a score of 54-64.

The Eagles were led by Quintin Burdick (20 points) and Nick Sutton (10 points).

Madison was led by Ethan Rivers (21 points) and Hayden Dumas (16 points).

With this loss, McGraw has dropped to an overall record of 4-8.

McGraw’s next game is on Monday (Jan. 31) at 7 p.m. against Onondaga.

Varsity Boys Basketball: Marathon vs. Tully

The Marathon Olympians lost 39-61 to Tully on Monday evening.

The Olympians were led by Conor Holland (23 points) and Jonathan Forrest (5 points).

Tully was led by Tom Maley (17 points) and Daniel Mech (12 points).

With this loss, Marathon has fallen to a 3-9 record.

Marathon then takes on Tioga Senior on Friday (January 28) at 7:30 PM.

Varsity Girls Basketball: Homer vs. Mexico

The Homer Lady Trojans defeated Mexico at home 57-44 to improve to an overall record of 11-2.

The Lady Trojans were led by Sarah Sovocool (13 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists), Kayla Miller (10 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals), Catherine Apker (8 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 6 steals) and Keira Miller (8 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal).

Note: Individual statistics for Mexico were not available at the time of writing this article.

Homer’s next game is next Tuesday (February 1) at 6:30 PM at home against Hannibal.

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