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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wildcats back in action after B'ville rainout
Rising up to no. 3 in the latest edition of the state Class A rankings, the West Genesee boys lacrosse team could not wait to resume game action in the wake of its 12-11 overtime victory over Jamesville-DeWitt back on April 18. But the weather forced the Wildcats to wait, anyway.
Team goes on to earn 100 wins
Lacrosse state champs recover from blowing late lead to Northsatrs
In the span of less than half an hour last Tuesday night on the Wildcat Stadium turf in Camillus, the girls lacrosse season, especially in the Class A ranks, got a whole lot more interesting. West Genesee, seemingly on its way to a tough victory over visiting Cicero-North Syracuse, ended up surrendering a four-goal lead in the game’s latter stages and saw the Northstars prevail, 12-11, when Hanna Haven put in a rebound goal with four seconds left in regulation.
Shoults nets game-winner after second-half rally
At the outset of a difficult two-week stretch that includes five straight games against high-level competition, the West Genesee boys lacrosse team nearly saw its unbeaten mark get cast aside. But a timely surge in the second half, and a pair of clutch goals from Tyler Shoults, helped the Wildcats turn back Jamesville DeWitt 12-11 in Saturday afternoon's showdown between a pair of traditional lacrosse powers.
Canavan single plates Roland with winning run in bottom of seventh
If, as many think, the Westhill and Solvay baseball teams are supposed to battle it out atop the OHSL Liberty division, then their initial encounter shows they’re not too far apart.
Nichols hits two home runs; Gardner tosses shutout
Even as it plots another championship course, the Solvay softball team is aware of the challenge its neighbors and rivals from Westhill could provide. And when the two squared off for the first of a pair of regular-season showdowns on Thursday afternoon, the Bearcats, even as the visiting team, grabbed control early and never let go until it had put away the Warriors 15-0.
Lakers get goal in last second to avoid fourth OT
If the battle for Section III Class C supremacy in boys lacrosse boils down to Westhill trying to snatch the crown from Cazenovia, then two things are apparent. First, the competition is bound to be exciting, tense and unpredictable. Second, they have a first act that might prove impossible to follow.
WG shines in rematch of epic 2014 state semifinal
At last, the West Genesee girls lacrosse team was heading home, having gone to several different fields that served as “home” venues” while the turf at Wildcat Stadium slowly improved and, finally, was deemed ready for play.