Castro, Cahalan, Dunning each win two races for Wildcats
Whether the West Genesee girls swim team has the goods to avenge last fall’s Section III championship defeat to Jamesville-DeWitt will get decided next Wednesday night. What isn’t in doubt, though, is the hold the Wildcats has over the CNY Counties League, which it reinforced Tuesday in Camillus when it rolled past Cicero-North Syracuse 102-76 in a first-place showdown.
Bearcats nearly squander 2-0 lead in instant classic
Each time the Solvay and Westhill girls volleyball teams get together, the intensity cannot be masked or contained. Better yet, the quality of play is terrific, as was displayed in Tuesday night’s showdown at Westhill’s gym, where the Bearcats jumped out to a 2-0 lead in sets, missed out on multiple chances to close out the match, but hung in there and survived a five-set classic to beat the Warriors.
Mustangs go 11-1 in OHSL Freedom National division
What was shaping up as a memorable week for Marcellus athletics began with some history provided by the girls tennis team.
Marcellus outscores Ithaca; Westhill rips Phoenix
All is now in place for one of the biggest-ever football match-ups between Marcellus and Westhill. Both the Mustangs and Warriors enter next weekend's Class B West clash sporting 4-0 marks after winning in vastly different manners on Friday - the Mustangs outscoring Ithaca 55-35, the Warriors rolling past Phoenix 52-6.
Red-hot Cougars keep WG from offensive touchdown
Throughout a tough September slate, the West Genesee football team got a good look at two different Section III Class AA title contenders, and could not do much against either of them. During Friday night's game against Corcoran, the Wildcats were held without an offensive touchdown, and it led to a 20-7 defeat to the Cougars and an overall record of 2-2.
J-E puts up season-best 56 points against Gaelic Knights
Thanks mainly to a career-best performance from Kyle Matousek, the Jordan-Elbridge football team showed that it could absorb a loss - and roar back to form. Matousek amassed 261 yards on 24 carries, scoring four touchdowns, and helped the Eagles romp past Bishop Ludden 56-14, keeping the Gaelic Knights winless in 2014 and improving its own record to 3-1.
Wildcats to clash with C-NS for first place
When the West Genesee girls swim team faces Cicero-North Syracuse next Wednesday afternoon, superiority in the CNY Counties League is at stake.
Smith leads Wildcats to three-shot win over Hornets
Though it had conquered everyone else in the CNY Counties League in its quest for an undefeated regular season, the West Genesee boys golf team had one big hurdle remaining – which it would have to scale twice.
Warriors beat Caz in OT; Updike earns 300th win for Mustangs
Even when separated by more than 50 miles and two different leagues, the Marcellus and Westhill girls soccer teams still end up tied together. On a wondrous Tuesday evening, as the state Class B no. 9-ranked Warriors edged past state no. 2-ranked Cazenovia 2-1 in overtime, the Mustangs beat Christian Brothers Academy 3-1, giving long-time head coach Laurie Updike her 300th career victory.
Solvay overwhelmed by Homer in 65-14 loss
Fast finishes are fun, but the Marcellus football team was getting tired of waiting to play its best after the halftime break. So the Mustangs set out, in Friday’s game against visiting Chittenango, to assert itself early – and it did, unleashing its big-play offense in a manner that the Bears could not handle and excelling on defense, on the way to a 45-0 shutout victory.
J-E struggles in home opener after 2-0 start
Not in many years had the Jordan-Elbridge football team found itself part of a home opener that carried this much importance.
WG football shares AA-1 lead with Liverpool
Even with a defeat on its ledger, the West Genesee football team is sitting atop the Class AA-1 division, and events both inside and outside of its control would drastically alter the league race. As to the task at hand, the Wildcats were more than up to it on Friday night, venturing to Nottingham and rolling to a 42-12 victory over the Bulldogs.
Goal-line stand, four Jamison TD's pace Westhill
Four plays in the shadow of its own goal line got the Westhill football team rolling. Four touchdowns by Ja'Shai' Jamison would propel them to a 3-0 mark few could have anticipated when the season got underway.
Wildcats get sprint sweep from Castro, key 1-2 finishes
To this point, the West Genesee girls swim team remains tough to catch. In Wednesday night’s match against Christian Brothers Academy at the Le Moyne College pool, the Wildcats used timely 1-2 finishes and enough individual triumphs to put together a 92-82 victory over the Brothers.
J-E splits with Skaneateles; Marcellus falls to J-D
When the first state Class A girls cross country rankings came out, West Genesee was in the no. 5 spot, high praise, even though it knew what just lay ahead.