High School Sports


CBA sweeps J-D, is no. 4 in state rankings

Girls lacrosse Brothers face Skaneateles, B'ville this week

By far, the biggest development in local high school girls lacrosse is Christian Brothers Academy moving up to Class A, which will profoundly effect the Section III playoffs on multiple fronts. Not only do Class B schools like Jamesville-DeWitt and East Syracuse Minoa not have to worry about the Brothers in late May, powers like West Genesee and Cicero-North Syracuse will have to deal with them.

Baseball Bees fall to C-NS, then win twice

Close decisions over C.Square, McQuaid moves B'ville to 6-2

Baldwinsville’s baseball team knows that, in right-hander Cody Kaestle, it has a proven pitcher that could measure up to the vaunted aces (Pat Merryweather, Scott Blewett) of recent vintage that helped produce a state Class AA championship two seasons ago.

B’ville boys lacrosse handles Canton

Bees to make up West Genesee clash this Wednesday

Given its recent strong play, the Baldwinsville boys lacrosse team was quite eager to take another shot at unbeaten West Genesee early last week and try to avenge a 14-8 defeat to those Wildcats back on March 31 at Nottingham High School.

Softball Bees fall to Liverpool, Auburn

Run-scoring difficult against pair of top league foes

Whatever the Baldwinsville softball team may achieve against other Class AA opponents, it’s increasingly clear that, in order to grab an elusive championship, it must find a way past Liverpool.

Skaneateles girls lacrosse topples C-NS

Herr nets five goals in win over no. 2-ranked Northstars

Now the fun part of the schedule really begins for the Skaneateles girls lacrosse team. In the span of eight days, the Lakers would face each of the three Class A favorites – Cicero-North Syracuse, Christian Brothers Academy and West Genesee, who also happened to occupy three of the top four spots in the first state Class A rankings of the spring.

Girls track Lakers tear up Marcellus meet

Skaneateles wins pair of relays; Malcolm, Gage second in races

As they do each April, the Skaneateles girls track and field team took part in a meet it co-hosts with Marcellus, though it’s held on the Mustangs’ home track. And the Lakers had plenty to be happy about from Saturday’s showing, capped by a sweep of the last two relay events.

Baseball Wildcats beat Auburn, Syracuse

WG still unbeaten, no. 7 in state AA rankings

The terrific start put together by West Genesee’s baseball team has garnered some notice – including a no. 7 spot in the first state Class AA rankings of the spring. Now, in a series of high-profile games squeezed in between the wet weather that has caused a rash of postponements, the Wildcats would attempt to justify those early accolades.

J-E track teams sweep Hannibal

Westhill-Ludden splits with CBA, appears at Chittenango Invitational

Jordan-Elbridge’s track and field teams swept its meet with Hannibal last Wednesday afternoon, beating the Warriors 78-63 on the boys side and by a closer 71-61 margin on the girls side.

West Genny girls track beats Baldwinsville

Benson sets state standard in 1,500 at Marcellus meet

Led by the trio of Carly Benson, Valerie Pirro and J’Nazia Anderson, the West Genesee girls track and field team fought though cold, wet conditions to defeat Baldwinsville 81-60 last Wednesday at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium to improve to 2-0 on the season.

Solvay softball smashes Syracuse

Marcellus, J-E, Westhill all earn wins in sporadic action

When the first state Class B softball rankings were released, Solvay settled into the no. 4 spot, trailing Windsor, Cohoes and Marlboro, so it had to do something to impress the pollsters.

Westhill baseball pulls away from Ludden

Marcellus gets late-week wins over ESM, Oswego

One benefit of the Bishop Ludden baseball team’s move into the OHSL Liberty division was the renewal of its rivalry with Westhill. And for a brief moment last Monday afternoon, the Gaelic Knights were in front – but that proved fleeting as the Warriors took over in the latter stages and pulled away for a 10-2 victory.

Marcellus girls lacrosse goes 1-1

Westhill pulls away from Jordan-Elbridge

Maybe the Marcellus girls lacrosse team got a brief moment of satisfaction when the first state Class C rankings of the season got released and the Mustangs, with a 6-1 record, sat in the no. 5 spot, right behind Skaneateles and South Jefferson.

Westhill boys lax gets past Skaneateles

Marcellus goes 2-1; Mustangs, J-E fall to Cazenovia

No doubt, the Westhill boys lacrosse team was paying attention to Cazenovia’s busy stretch of seven games in 12 days that preceded the rematch with the Lakers this Friday night at the Sean Googin Sports Complex.

Caz lacrosse goes 4-0 in six-day span

Lakers defeat LaFayette, CBA, Marcellus, J-E

In the most crowded stretch of its schedule, the Cazenovia boys lacrosse team would play eight games in 12 days, exhausting itself against a wide variety of strong opponents, and capped by this Friday’s rematch with the Westhill team it beat in triple overtime on April 13.

Girls lacrosse Lakers take pair of losses

Caz falls to Skaneateles, Marcellus during 1-2 week

No matter how it looked facing other top foes in the Section III Class C ranks, the Cazenovia girls lacrosse team knew that, ultimately, it would get measured by how it fared against that other group of Lakers with state championships on its resume.