Warriors hold off Cazenovia by two shots
Right at the end, the field - or more specifically, Cazenovia - nearly caught up to the Westhill boys golf team. But it was still the Warriors laying claim to its second consecutive Section III Class B championship on Monday at Kanon Valley Country Club in Oneida, beating the Lakers by a slim two-shot margin.
Syracuse 7-0 so far in pursuit of Calder Cup
Two rounds down, two rounds to go – that’s the Syracuse Crunch, in hot pursuit of the Calder Cup, as it’s reached the final four for just the second time in its 20-year history.
Mustangs to face Onondaga in Class C quarterfinal
As expected, the Marcellus girls lacrosse team saw that its 14-2 regular-season mark translated into a no. 2 seed for the Section III Class C playoffs. The Mustangs have a first-round bye in the 12-team tournament, and watched on Saturday as no. 7 seed Onondaga, in its first-ever post-season appearance, beat no. 10 Watertown IHC 9-5 in the opening round.
Bearcats ride 11-game win streak into sectionals
Heading into the Section III Class B playoffs, the Westhill baseball team is favored again to finish on top, but judging by the way it has played down the stretch, Solvay is a worthy challenger after it broke a 28-year league championship drought.
Bearcats roll past Central Square, Oneida
A league title was long tucked away, and the Section III Class B playoffs still loomed, but what drove the Solvay softball team was the desire to finish with a perfect regular-season mark – and it would reach that goal with some of its most impressive wins of the season.
Mustangs stunned at wire by CBA; Eagles ousted by CortlandJust one minute of strong play separated the Marcellus boys lacrosse team from a return to the Section III Class C semifinals at the expense o
Just one minute of strong play separated the Marcellus boys lacrosse team from a return to the Section III Class C semifinals at the expense of the same opponent, Christian Brothers Academy, that it eliminated in this same round a year earlier.
Boys lacrosse Warriors advance to Class C semis
Every time this spring that the Westhill boys lacrosse team stared at a crisis point, it stared right back - and made the opponent blink. That happened again in Saturday's Section III Class C quarterfinal, where the no. 2 seed Warriors trailed no. 7 seed Skaneateles for long portions of the game, but finished strong and earned a 13-10 victory over the Lakers.
Mustangs rout Chittenango 18-4 to clinch first place
Long before any of its current players were born, the Marcellus softball team celebrated a league championship season in 1981. Three-plus decades later, the Mustangs reigned again, climbing to the top of the Onondaga High School League’s Liberty American division on the strength of a double-digit win streak.
Marcellus falls to Caz; J-E secures winning record
Whatever happened to the Westhill boys lacrosse team in the Section III Class C playoffs, it had already proved a memorable and historic season. The Warriors set a school record with 14 wins, and when it fought off Chittenango 12-8 Tuesday night, it clinched the outright OHSL Liberty division title for the first time.
Gaelic Knights' Poplawski has seven-inning relief stint
Up until the last week of the regular season, the Bishop Ludden baseball team was still unsure about whether it would make the Section III Class A playoffs. But in the most exciting, exhausting way possible, the Gaelic Knights would get there, going to Homer Tuesday and requiring 12 long, tough innings to knock off the Trojans 4-3.
McLeod wins three field events for second-place Solvay
Less than a week after they first got together, the Westhill/Bishop Ludden and Solvay boys track and field teams got together once more, this time at Chittenango High School as part of Monday’s Onondaga High School League Liberty division championship meet.
Marcellus edges Westhill/Ludden; J-E takes sixth
Rachel Garn won twice as the Marcellus girls track and field team made its way to third place in Monday’s Onondaga High School League Liberty division championship meet at Chittenango High School.
Marcellus hurt by late first-half Laker surge
On the brink of the Section III Class C playoffs, the Marcellus girls lacrosse team could lay claim to a perfect mark, with one glaring exception. That would be Skaneateles, who fought past the Mustangs 14-12 in overtime on April 15 and, in last Wednesday’s rematch at Hyatt Stadium, took charge late in the first half to prevail again, this time by a more decisive 17-9 margin.
Wildcats miss C-NS Ilacqua Tournament due to rain
It had reached the point in the season where the West Genesee baseball team had a right to feel fatigued, having played six times in an eight-day span. But through that stretch, the Wildcats went 5-1, capped by last Monday’s strong effort at home against Utica Proctor, where it got the runs early and turned to Evan Reichel to preserve a 4-1 victory over the Raiders.
Ludden, Westhill go through various ups and downs
Though lingering in the shadow of OHSL Liberty division neighbor Solvay, the Marcellus softball team has built its own long win streak, which reached nine in a row, starting last Tuesday with a hard-fought 7-6 victory over Phoenix.
J-E boys finish third at Weedsport Invitational
Amid a full weekend of track and field meets all over the state, Marcellus senior Ryan Manahan and junior Laura Leff both went to White Plains for the 46th annual Glenn D. Loucks Games, and both would earn victories.
Bearcats dominate Skaneateles, J-E, Syracuse East
The possibility of an undefeated regular season looms for the Solvay softball team, with a pair of non-league games against Central Square and Oneida next week holding the key to that quest.
WG plays amid sadness over passing of parent
In the larger context, the fact that the West Genesee girls lacrosse team’s 7-6 defeat to Christian Brothers Academy Thursday night broke up a possible undefeated season just didn't matter all that much.
Warriors get 21 K's from Pena in win over Grimes
In each of his last three starts - against Skaneateles, Solvay and Cazenovia - Westhill baseball pitching ace Ben Walsh had finished with a one-hitter, twice seeing no-hit bids get thwarted in the seventh inning.
Wilkinson, Cometti both win twice among individuals
Having two schools together, as the Westhill/Bishop Ludden boys track and field team does, brings some advantages. And those advantages were on display Wednesday at Earl Hadley Stadium, where the combined Westhill/Ludden side turned back Solvay, 86-55, to seize first place in the Onondaga High School League’s Liberty American division.