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Goal late in second OT allows Liverpool to get even
In their own unique ways, the Liverpool and Baldwinsville girls soccer teams left Tuesday night's showdown equally surprised by the 2-2 outcome. For the Warriors, who were in a defensive mode most of the game, a draw was welcome - but the Bees exited LHS Stadium frustrated that a come-from-behind victory was snatched away in the most unlikely manner.
C-NS cross country unable to keep up with F-M
Though not in the state Class A rankings, the Liverpool girls cross country team has enough quality to it that it can match, or top, just about any opponent in the CNY Counties League. The Warriors proved this by turning back Baldwinsville 23-32 in last Wednesday’s neighborhood showdown at Longbranch Park, part of a three-way meet where Liverpool also swept Syracuse West 15-49 and easily won both of the boys races.
Liverpool gets tough OT victory over Proctor
Through seven games, the Liverpool boys soccer team managed to turn back all kinds of challenges and win seven times, rising as high as no. 5 in the state Class AA rankings along the way.
Liverpool to meet B'ville in Tuesday showdown
Remaining a very busy unit, the Liverpool girls soccer team would test itself plenty in advance of Tuesday night’s rematch with Baldwinsville, who m it los to, 1-0, the first time they had met on Sept. 18.
Warriors beat RFA; C-NS gains split, beats Weedsport
Through seven games, the Liverpool field hockey team had remained undefeated, rising to the top of the CNY Counties League and emerging as the favorite for Section III Class A honors, too.
Two schools raise money for American Heart Association
As they do each fall, the Fayetteville-Manlius and Christian Brothers Academy soccer programs gathered together for a doubleheader, this time held under the lights last Saturday at Alibrandi Stadium.
F-M also gets key league win over C-NS
Plenty of important matches awaited the field hockey teams at Fayetteville-Manlius and East Syracuse Minoa as the calendar turned from September to October, including a head-to-head neighborhood clash last Friday afternoon.
J-D also gets 2-0 shutout over Skaneateles
Even with a five-game win streak and both defeats coming to Class AA opponents, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys soccer team remained missing from the state Class A rankings, though that might not last too much longer.
Grimes rises to no. 4 in state Class C rankings
Still situated at no. 2 in the state Class A rankings, the Jamesville-DeWitt girls soccer team would have a pair of interesting tests while defending its undefeated mark as the calendar turned from September to October.
B'ville encounters Warriors again at McQuaid Invitational
No relief was offered to the Baldwinsville cross country teams after a dual meet with mighty Fayetteville-Manlius and the successful staging of its own B’ville Invitational on Sept. 26.