Mason Wolff drilled home a 30-yard shot to break a 1-all tie midway through the second half, boosting Ithaca High past Elmira, 2-1, on Thursday night in Southern Tier Athletic Conference boys soccer action at Bredbenner Field.
Luc Sinon gave the Little Red (2-2) the lead in the first half, with an assist from Connor Bonniwell. Elmira (1-2-1) tied the game on an Ithaca own goal about 20 minutes into the second half, with Wolff getting the game-winner a couple of minutes later. Amir Omar had an assist on the deciding goal.
Geoffrey Twardokus had four saves for Ithaca; shots were even in the game at 5, while Elmira had a 4-1 edge in corners.
The Little Red has won two straight, including Tuesday’s 7-0 shutout at Binghamton. Nicholas Gualtieri had a hat trick and an assist in that one, while Tristan Cornell-Roberts had two goals and an assist, and Eli Gelber and Sinon also scored.
Ithaca travels to Maine-Endwell today for a 5 p.m. match, then returns home Wednesday evening to face Horseheads.
IAC girls soccer
Marcellus 5, Dryden 0: On Thursday night at Marcellus, the Purple Lions (4-1) fell to an experienced Mustangs squad (5-0) that has outscored its competition thus far, 32-3.
Jada Sargeant and Madi Belvito both had a goal and two assists for the winners, who outshot Dryden, 24-3, and took all 12 of the game’s corners. Abigail Fallon, Shannon Donahue and Brielle Filtch also scored for Marcellus.
Eighth-grader Sarah Westcott made nine saves in goal for Dryden, which returns home Monday to face Trumansburg in a 4:30 start.
So. Cayuga 3, Lansing 1: On Thursday at Lansing, the Chiefs handed the defending Section 4 Class C champions their second loss in three matches this season by scores of 24-26, 25-21, 25-19 and 25-22. Kelsie Emerson led the winners with four aces and 12 kills, while Alexis Medina had five aces and 11 kills and Jess Holden had 11 assists.
For Lansing, Kaleigh Hotchkin had nine aces and 15 digs, Katherine Babuka added six kills and four blocks.