Union-Endicott outscored Ithaca 21-15 in both the third and fourth quarters to rally from a three-point halftime deficit and score a 71-62 victory over the Little Red in Southern Tier Athletic Conference action at Bliss Gym.
Matt Bowman scored a game-high 29 points for the Tigers, who trailed 32-29 at halftime. Matt Gaydorus added 16 points for U-E, including two of his team’s three 3-pointers.
Ithaca got 20 points from Jelani Fontanez and 18 from Steven Stage.
The Little Red travels to Horseheads on Tuesday.
Ithaca 5, West Genesee 2: On Saturday at The Rink, the Little Red (4-2) completed a weekend sweep by holding off the Section III Wildcats (1-3-1).
Dom Cicchetti scored twice in the final 36 seconds to seal the victory, the first an empty-netter and the second a short-handed goal after junior Eli Gordon was sent off for misconduct following Cicchetti’s first goal.
Gordon, senior defenseman Alex Wolczanski and junior Brandon Shirley all scored in the first period to give the home team a 3-0 lead after one. West Genesee cut the deficit to a goal after two periods, with goals from Marshall Winn and Ryan McDonald.
Junior Keane Niday made 20 saves to earn the victory for Ithaca; Sammy Colabufo had 25 saves for the Wildcats.
On Friday at The Rink, junior Collin Case and senior captain Nate Walker scored two goals apiece as the Little Red scored a dominating 7-1 victory over Mohawk Valley.
Scott Partington, Connor McAllister and Giulio Ciaschi also had goals for Ithaca, which scored three times in the third period to pull away. The Little Red outshot the Raiders, 64-20, with Keane Niday (15 saves) picking up the win.
Emerson Carpenter made 57 saves for Mohawk Valley, including 25 in the second period alone.
Ithaca hosts Clinton at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lynah Rink.
Ithaca 0, Potsdam 0, OT: On Saturday in Potsdam, Devin Baylor made 15 saves for the Little Red (2-1-1), which outshot the Sandstoners, 29-15.
On Friday, Ithaca routed St. Lawrence Central, 10-2, as Marlena Doerr and Clara Karastury had two goals apiece and Baylor turned aside 17 Larries shots. Ithaca outshot St. Lawrence, 41-19.
Ithaca hosts Alexandria Bay at 7 p.m. Friady at The Rink.
Owego Invitational: On Saturday, Maine-Endwell captured the title by nearly 100 points over runner-up Ithaca, which got two individual wins apiece from Kevin Miller and Francis Schickel.
The Spartans topped the seven-team field with 618 points, followed by the Little Red (522) and third-place Horseheads (412).
Miller won both the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyles, while Schickel took first in the 50 free and 100 butterfly. Both swam on Ithaca’s winning 400 freestyle relay, along with Jamie Lovett and Robert Mangan.
IAC boys basketball
Dryden 70, Marathon 58: On Friday at Marathon, Ali Abel-Ferretti scored 22 points and Trevor Gardner added 14 to lead the Purple Lions past the Olympians.
Stuart Stahlman chipped in 12 points for the winners, who outscored Marathon 19-11 in the second quarter to go into the locker room ahead by six.
Ryan Tillotson led all scorers with 28 points, including seven 3-pointers, for Marathon.
Moravia 61, Lansing 40: At Moravia, Jordan Crossgrove led a balanced attack with 15 points — on five 3-pointers — as the Blue Devils knocked off the Bobcats.
Gabe Short had 13 points and Cody Flick added 11 for the winners, who used a 16-4 second quarter scoring advantage to lead at halftime, 38-15.
Nathan Bandler had seven points to lead Lansing.
Newark Valley 65, Odessa-Montour 46: At Newark Valley, the Cardinals took a 20-point halftime lead and cruised to victory behind 24 points from Chad Wright, who hit five 3-pointers.
Barak Steika had 11 points and Aaron Goresline and Blake Novi had 10 apiece for the winners. Bryce Elliott had 17 points to pace the Indians.
Newfield 58, Notre Dame 41: At Newfield, Cole Banfield had a game-high 24 points and Brian Barrett added 12 as the Trojans knocked off the Crusaders.
Newfield outscored END 34-17 through the middle two quarters to take control of the game.
Darius Garvin led the Crusaders with 17 points, including 11-for-14 foul shooting.
Trumansburg 42, Southern Cayuga 38: At Trumansburg, Austin Grunder had 19 points to lead the host Blue Raiders to victory in a closely played game.
Hunter Ford chipped in 11 points for the winners, who trailed by four after one quarter but went into the break tied at 17.
Justin Schneider led the Chiefs with 14 points.
IAC girls basketball
Susquehanna Valley 49, Dryden 29: On Saturday at Dryden, Erin Nolan and Shayna Lee scored 13 points apiece to pass the Sabers to a non-league victory. Leading 27-20 at hafltime, Susquehanna Valley outscored the hosts 15-4 in the third quarter to put the game away.
Amy Gardner scored 11 points for Dryden (2-1).
Dryden 40, Marathon 27: On Friday at Dryden, Maggie Cole led a balanced attack with nine points as the Purple Lions shut down the Olympians.
Cassidy Marsh had eight points for Marathon, which trailed by a point at the break but scored just 11 points after halftime.
Moravia 41, Lansing 35: At Moravia, Marissa Hingston had 23 points to lead the Blue Devils past the Bobcats.
Shea McCartney led all scorers with 24 points, including four 3-pointers, for Lansing, which was outscored by three points in both halves of a tightly contested game.
Notre Dame 43, Newfield 38: At Elmira, Mia Herlan led all scorers with 17 points as Notre Dame rallied past the Trojans.
Sierra Henry had 13 points and Mariyah Byrd added 12 for Newfield, which led by five at halftime.
Southern Cayuga 46, Trumansburg 41: At Poplar Ridge, the Chiefs took a nine-point lead after three quarters and held on to defeat the Blue Raiders.
Adrianne Torea had 15 points and Emily Kopp chipped in 13 for the winners. Anna Shelley had 15 points and Megan McIntyre added 12 for T-burg.