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Lansing wins IAC Large boys championship

Lansing rode a first-half goal to a 1-0 victory over Elmira Notre Dame for the IAC Large School boys soccer championship Saturday night at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The win avenged last season’s 1-0 loss to Elmira Notre Dame in the title game. The teams are each the reigning Section IV champions in their respective classifications; END is in Class... more

South Seneca wins Finger Lakes West league girls soccer title

The South Seneca Falcons defeated Marcus Whitman, 5-3, Thursday night in girls soccer action to earn the Finger Lakes West League tournament title. The Falcons (9-6) shutout the Wildcats (11-4) by a 2-0 mark in the second half with both goals from the feet of Jenna McDonald, who completed a hat trick. She scored six minutes into the second half... more

Trumansburg, Marathon boys named IAC Small co-champions

Trumansburg and Marathon will share the 2017 IAC Small School boys soccer title as co-champions after playing to a 1-1 tie through two overtimes Saturday afternoon at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Both goals were scored within three minutes of each other halfway through the second half. The respective divisional champions kept it deadlocked through regulation and two 10-minute overtime periods.... more

Groton goes back-to-back for IAC Small title

For most of the game it was Groton’s midfield setting up leading scorer Lauren Reeves, who had three prime opportunities in the first half of the IAC Small School girls soccer championship game at Tompkins Cortland Community College Saturday afternoon. The game-winner, though, came off a pass from Reeves to Maggie Ossit with 16:43 left on the game clock. It... more

Section IV Boys Soccer Tourney 2017

The boys Section IV soccer tournament brackets were released Thursday with plenty of playoff prepared schools on the list. Of note in Class C: The seeding and brackets are aligned so that No. 3 Lansing and No. 4 Trumansburg could meet in the championship in a rematch of last year’s Section IV title game, which Lansing won. The full brackets... more

Section IV Girls Soccer Tournament 2017

We’re talking playoffs in New York State high school athletics. The girls soccer brackets include Ithaca, Dryden, Spencer-Van Etten/Candor, Trumansburg, Groton and Lansing. Particularly interesting: No. 5 seeded Groton and No. 4 seeded Lansing will move right into the Class C quarterfinals for a rematch. We all know how that regular season game went this year. The full brackets via... more

T’burg, Dryden to play IAC North girls soccer tiebreaker

Trumansburg and Dryden will play a tiebreaker for the IAC North Large girls soccer title and the berth in the Large School championship after tying in the regular season league standings. The game will be played Thursday in Trumansburg at 4:30 p.m. The winner plays South Large champion Waverly at 6 p.m. Saturday in the IAC Large School championship at... more

Victor boys soccer gives back to the community

Victor Senior High School’s boys varsity soccer team recently performed a series of community service projects involving local youth and businesses.The team met with third-graders in coach Steve Fish’s class at Victor Primary School. Each player was assigned to a student for an interviewing project.Students were encouraged to ask questions such as what it takes to be a student-athlete in... more

Marion striker passes Abby Wambach on Section V career-goal list

Marion sophomore striker Chloe DeLyser surpassed U.S. Women’s Soccer legend Abby Wambach’s Section V girls soccer career goal-scoring mark of 142 and is in a tie for fifth all-time with Jamie Koehnlein (Honeoye, 2001) with 144 goals after finishing off a penalty kick in a 4-1 win over Gananda on Friday night. DeLyser, the 5-foot-4 varsity starter since seventh grade,... more

Solid passing lifts Lady Falcons over Moravia

South Seneca junior Jenna McDonald scored five goals in a 6-0 victory over Moravia Monday afternoon, more than doubling her season output in the cross-section match-up. She put away the first five, notching all three of the Falcons’ (3-3, 1-2 Fingerlakes) first-half goals, while senior Skylar Shaulis tapped in the final one with four minutes to play in the game... more

South Seneca soccer goes for 3-peat

For the South Seneca girls varsity soccer team, success has been the norm for the past two seasons. Finishing with an undefeated regular season record for two consecutive seasons, coaching duo Nicole and Tom Hayward have created a powerhouse of a program, with no intention to cease their winning ways. Being products of South Seneca High School, the coaching couple... more

Victor soccer to host pancake breakfast

Victor varsity and junior varsity teams will host the third annual pancake breakfast fundraisers from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 24 and Oct. 1 at Thirsty Turtle, 7422 state Route 96, Victor.Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice. Raffle items will be available.Tickets are available in advance or at the door for $8. Proceeds will support boys soccer... more

Hall’s three goals helps Bulldogs end six-game losing streak against Bloomfield

It’s just one game and just one win, but it’s a big step forward for the Honeoye girls. The Bulldogs opened their girls soccer season with a 3-0 home win over rival Bloomfield on Tuesday. The significance? It’s the first win over Bloomfield since at least 2014, a string of six straight losses for the Bulldogs in which they were... more

Mynderse boys soccer opens 2017 with 5-1 win over NR-Wolcott

The Mynderse Academy boys varsity soccer team hosted North Rose-Wolcott on Monday night in Seneca Falls in the season opener for both squads. The Blue Devils came away with a 5-1 victory. Mathew Reardon scored the first two goals. Sophomore Griffin Herron scored off an assist from senior Keegan Baker. Baker also assisted on the Blue Devils’ final two goals,... more

Section V preseason high school boys soccer polls released

Webster Thomas and World of Inquiry will start the season as the No. 1 teams in the Democrat and Chronicle’s boys soccer preseason polls, but based on the opinions of Section V coaches they’ll be hard-pressed to hold onto the top spots. Three other teams — defending Section V champions Fairport and Greece Athena, along with McQuaid — also received... more

Section V girls soccer: From big-school talent to small-school stars

Even before Mary Abigail Wambach became the national high school Player of the Year in 1995, Rochester was regarded as an area that was strong in girls soccer players. While there isn’t another Wambach in sight — there may never be, right? — there is another solid crop of talent. Here are 10 players to watch… Democrat & Chronicle: Read... more
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