High School Roundup: Shea McCartney leads Lansing girls soccer team to victory

High School Roundup: Shea McCartney leads Lansing girls soccer team to victory


High School Roundup: Shea McCartney leads Lansing girls soccer team to victory



Shea McCartney scored a pair of second-half goals and had an assist to lead Lansing to a 3-1 victory over rival Dryden in Interscholastic Athletic Conference girls soccer Thursday night at Sobus Field.

Reilly Zajac also scored for Coach Eric Stickel’s Bobcats (8-0), while Jill Austin collected an assist. Sarah Gisler had three saves for the winners, who outshot Dryden, 9-4, and took all three of the game’s corner kicks.

Britany Deeley scored late in the first half for the Purple Lions, assisted by Abigail Barr. Sophomore Taylor Bennett, who entered the game with 29 goals through eight games, was held scoreless for just the second time this season.

Alissa Patte made six saves for Coach Janine Bennett’s Purple Lions (7-2), whose only two losses this season have come to undefeated teams. Dryden lost at Section 3 power Marcellus, 5-0, earlier this month.

Dryden is scheduled to host Whitney Point at 11 a.m. Saturday; Lansing travels to Whitney Point on Monday.

Trumansburg 1, Groton 0: At Groton, the Blue Raiders got a second-half goal from Emily Austic to get past the Indians (2-5). Abby Prisloe got the assist, and Marie Griswold earned the shutout with nine-save effort. Paige Graham had 12 stops in goal for Groton, which was outshot, 13-5, but had a 5-3 edge in corners.

Elmira Notre Dame 4, Newfield 0: In Southport, the Crusaders (8-0-1) claimed their eighth shutout victory of the season.

The Crusaders held the visiting Trojans (2-4-1) without a shot on goal or a corner kick. Sarah Sexton had 12 saves for Newfield in the game.

Emily Carson, Emma Booth, Jillian Perrault and Catherine Talenti scored a goal apiece for Notre Dame, which took 21 shots and 10 corners.

Spencer-Van Etten 2, Odessa-Montour 0: At Odessa, Sam Grippo and Addie Hayes each scored a goal for Spencer-Van Etten in IAC play. Addie Rose made 10 saves for Odessa-Montour, which had no shots on goal compared to 15 for Spencer-Van Etten.

Union Springs 1, Moravia 0: At Union Springs, Julie Clum’s first-half goal was the difference for the Wolves (3-5) in a closely played game. Moravia (4-5) had slight edges in shots (10-9) and corners (2-0).

IAC boys soccer

Trumansburg 6, Whitney Point 0: On Thursday at Whitney Point, Abreham Kittel scored a hat trick as the 15th-ranked Blue Raiders (8-2) blanked the Eagles. The game was originally scheduled to be played Oct. 5, but moved up due to a conflict with academic testing.

Gabe Dell’Accio, Danny Lapp, Will Prisloe also scored goals for the winners, while Kittel, Lapp and Kyle Carr had assists. Seamus Henehan made three saves to earn the shutout for T-burg, which had big edges in shots (31-3) and corners (8-2).

Dillan Jones was credited with 28 saves for the Eagles.

T-burg is scheduled to play its fourth game of the week today against visiting Moravia.

STAC volleyball

Elmira 3, Ithaca 1: On Thursday at Ithaca, Elmira prevailed 25-19, 25-16, 10-25, 28-26. Kaitlyn Weaver finished with three blocks and 11 digs for the Express (3-5).

Audrey Bryce had eight kills and a pair of blocks to lead the Little Red. Anna Bells added three aces and Katharine Marte dished out 22 assists.

STAC boys golf

Ithaca 209, Elmira 243: On Thursday at Mark Twain Golf Course in Elmira, John Peterson shot 3-over-par 36 to earn medalist honors and pace the Little Red (5-5) past the Express. Collyn Shippos and Dom Cicchetti added 41s for Ithaca. John O’Connell led the hosts (1-10) with a 40.

STAC girls tennis

Corning 4, Ithaca 3: On Thursday at Corning, the Little Red (2-6) got wins from Ina Joo at third singles, Charlotte Botz and Sophia Maranca at first doubles and Sandrine Duboscq and Maya Jones at third doubles. Corning improved to 4-6.

IAC swimming

Lansing 117, Watkins Glen 68: On Thursday at Watkins Glen, the Bobcats (3-0) won 10 of 12 events, led by Adele Ferris, who won the 200-yard individual medley and the 100 breaststroke, and swam on the winning 200 medley and 200 freestyle relays. Alexis Castelleneta won the diving and Sam Gill took the 100 butterfly for the host Senecas.


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