High School Sports


Hornets edge Bees in tennis final

F-M again is Class A champs; CBA reaches finals

To fans of Fayetteville-Manlius girls tennis, the story was familiar – a Section III Class A team championship – as was the way that it was achieved. Once more, the Hornets were challenged by Baldwinsville. Once more, F-M prevailed, but it had to endure four different three-set matches in Saturday’s final at Utica’s Mott Courts before it could claim a 4-3 victory over the Bees.

Skaneateles tennis drops final to Caz

Unbeaten season upended in Class C title clash

With an undefeated season and OHSL Liberty division regular-season title already in the books, the Skaneateles girls tennis team now wanted to add a Section III Class C championship during a whirlwind tournament week.

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Caz tennis breaks sectional title drought

Avenging regular-season losses, final match sees 5-2 win over unbeaten Skaneateles

Daunting obstacles stood between the Cazenovia girls tennis team and a possible Section III Class C championship – or at least it seemed that way. When it counted the most, Cazenovia delivered, ending a wait of nearly 30 years for the big prize Saturday afternoon at Mott Courts in Utica, where it avenged two regular-season defeats to Skaneateles and won the third and most important Laker clash by a 5-2 margin.

J-E football secures playoff spot

WG falls to CBA; Ludden defeated by Sherburne-Earlville

Jordan-Elbridge’s football team is now poised to battle Canastota with the Class C West division regular-season championship at stake. To make sure that happened, the Eagles first had to defeat LaFayette/Fabius-Pompey last Thursday night, In front of the Time Warner Cable Sports cameras, J-E made quite an impression from the opening kickoff onward, easily earning a 44-20 victory over the Lancers.

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Caz field hockey rips Liverpool

Lakers dominate foes in late-season surge

If the Cazenovia field hockey team that showed up at Liverpool last Monday night continues to play like it did there, much more than yet another Onondaga High School League or Section III title could prove within reach.

Boys soccer Lakers go 1-1-1

Cazenovia ties Westhill, takes loss to Marcellus

Leave it to Alex Pezzi to deliver, arguably, the most dramatic goal of the season for the Cazenovia boys soccer team. It was Pezzi’s tally late in the second half that sent the Lakers’ game against visiting Westhill to overtime last Tuesday night at the Sean Googin Sports Complex, the game eventually ending in a 2-2 draw.

Caz girls stunned by Westhill comeback

Lakers led 3-0 at one point, meet Chittenango next week

Knowing that it had secured a Section III Class B playoff berth, the Cazenovia girls soccer team could turn its focus to trying to gain victories and momentum before the crucible of the sectional tournament.

Unbeaten Lakers get away from VVS

Caz clinches B East regular-season title

Chalk up another Class B East division regular-season championship to the Cazenovia football team - but it got a whole lot more out of Saturday's 42-12 victory over Vernon-Verona-Sherrill than just a league title.

Spartans' Perry nets 411 yards in ESM win

J-D wins big at Oswego, matches ESM's 5-1 mark

Seeing the rain and hard wind present for Friday night's game at Fulton, the East Syracuse Minoa football team didn't have to change its game plan too much - except if the change involved more of Jeremy Perry.

Lakers sprint out, get win over ITC

Skaneateles records 26 first-quarter points

Many different things could yet happen to the Skaneateles football team - but at least it has a winning regular season locked up. Helped by a 27-point first-quarter outburst, the Lakers defeated Syracuse's Institute of Technology Central 33-6 Friday night at Hyatt Stadium to improve to 4-2 and, due to other events, still hold an outside chance of hosting a first-round Section III Class B playoff game.

C-NS football rallies past F-M

Flack piles up 319 yards, three TD's for Northstars

Drew Flack ran wild, and following his lead, the Cicero-North Syracuse football team has a shot at much more than the Section III Class AA playoff berth it has already earned.

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Bees rally, power past Henninger

B'ville football still atop AA-2 standings after fifth straight win

Between the pageantry of Senior Night and the emotions of playing one more regular-season home game on a grass field at Pelcher-Arcaro Stadium, the Baldwinsville football team nearly suffered a paralyzing defeat.

Football Warriors survive Chittenango

Late field goal helps Westhill improve to 3-2

Once at 1-2, the Westhill football team has surged all the way to the brink of a Section III Class B playoff berth. Nothing is locked up yet, but the Warriors’ playoff chances improved with a hard-fought 3-0 victory over state Class B no. 19-ranked Chittenango Friday night, a game that had a season’s worth of mistakes by both sides before a kick, and a call, decided matters.

Bears drop 3-0 decision to Westhill

Controversial penalty thwarts Chittenango's possible winning TD

For a fleeting moment, the Chittenango football team thought it had snatched the winning points out of the air. And then the Bears saw the yellow flag on the turf, heard the call for offensive pass interference, and could not believe that a potential game-saving play had, instead, turned into a penalty that ultimately doomed them in Friday night’s 3-0 defeat to the Westhill Warriors.

Soccer Lakers get even with Marcellus

Skaneateles atones for earlier defeat to Mustangs

Thanks to that big 2-1 victory at Westhill on the first day of October, the Skaneateles boys soccer team again found itself a target, but it didn’t mind, especially when it still had some unfinished business on the agenda.