Logan Brimmer scored the decisive goal off a Dan Dimon assist late in the game to lift the Elmira boys soccer team to a 3-2 victory over visiting Binghamton on Wednesday in Southern Tier Athletic Conference action.
John Beecher scored for the Express (1-1) with about eight minutes remaining to even the score at 2-2. Elmira sophomore Jan Ziembicki’s first career goal helped the Express go into halftime tied at 1-1.
Ismar Turkovic and Tony Vu scored for the Patriots (0-2).
“We’re a young team this year. I think we showed our immaturity at times,” Elmira head coach Derek Hamilton said. “The way that we came back was fantastic. I think we were too naive to give up, to be honest with you. It was a feel-good win.”
The Express opened the season Saturday with a loss to defending Section 4 Class AA champion Ithaca.
Horseheads 2, Corning 1: Matt Gibbons and Jordan McCreary each scored a goal as Horseheads held off visiting Corning in a STAC contest to improve to 2-0. All of the game’s goals came in the second half.
Isaac Pastel and Evan Kuhl had assists for the Blue Raiders.
Will Cleary scored for Corning (0-2) off an assist from Cameron Metarko.
Notre Dame 12, Candor 0: Elmira Notre Dame opened defense of its Interscholastic Athletic Conference Large School title with a home victory against Candor.
Eight players scored goals for the Crusaders, led by three goals and two assists from Mike Woglon. Rocco Coulibaly had two goals and two assists, and Ryan Lanning contributed two goals and an assist. The other goals came from Aidan Sharma, Connor Bayne, Alec Cutler, Ryan Steed and Will Brennan. Cutler and Gavin Harrington each had two assists.
Notre Dame led 8-0 at halftime and limited Candor (1-1) to one shot.
The Crusaders play at Spencer-Van Etten at 4:30 p.m. Friday.
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