The Thomas A. Edison and Watkins Glen girls volleyball teams will raise money for coach Zach Brown and his family Friday during their junior varsity and varsity matches at Edison High School.
Brown is battling lymphoma, a form of cancer. He is head varsity baseball coach and an assistant football coach at Edison, and he is a teacher at Watkins Glen High School.
T-shirts will be worn in support of Brown and will be available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting Brown and his family.
The JV match starts at 5 p.m. and varsity follows at around 6:30.
Notre Dame 4, Newfield 0: Emma Booth had a goal and two assists as Elmira Notre Dame improved to 9-0 with an Interscholastic Athletic Conference victory over visiting Newfield.
Laurel Vargas, Jillian Perreault and Mackenzie Mahajan each added a goal for the Crusaders, who have allowed only one goal this season. Notre Dame had a 24-1 edge in shots Wednesday, and an 11-0 advantage on corner kicks.
“They just really packed it in. They had 10 people in the box at some points,” Notre Dame head coach Steve Weber said of Newfield.
Waverly 3, Candor 0: Kayla Krommelbein scored two goals and Melina Ortiz added one as Waverly blanked Candor in an IAC match.
“This game showed us that we still have a lot to work on,” Waverly head coach Tara Hogan said. “Overall, I was happy with the way we played. … Our movement off the ball wasn’t what it needs to be, but we’re hoping to improve on that against Watkins on Friday.”
Express to host ‘Pink Out’: The Elmira girls soccer team will hold a “Pink Out” for cancer awareness when it hosts Binghamton at 5 p.m. Thursday at Ernie Davis Academy’s Marty Harrigan Field. Fans are encouraged to wear something pink to the game. Elmira is ranked eighth in Class AA by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
Ithaca 5, Elmira 2: At Ernie Davis Academy, the Express scored the game’s first two goals before defending Section 4 Class AA champion Ithaca (9-0) roared back for a STAC victory.
Ithaca, which trailed 2-1 at the half, is ranked second in the state in Class AA by the New York State Sportswriters Association. Elmira was the first team to score on the Little Red this season.
Johnny Beecher and Logan Brimmer each had a goal for Elmira (4-4-1). Andrew Field had both assists.
“It’s tough to hold a great team down, that’s for sure,” Elmira head coach Derek Hamilton said.
Odessa-Montour 6, Watkins Glen 2: On Tuesday at O-M, Collin Povoski had three goals and an assist to lead Odessa-Montour to an IAC victory. Curtis Harris, Andy Fudala and Joel Clark each had a goal for O-M.
Josh Updyke scored both goals for Watkins Glen.
Watkins Glen 93.5, Southern Cayuga 67.5: Amanda Wilbur won the 200-yard individual medley (2:33.79), the 500 freestyle (5:59.63) and contributed to a victory in the 200 medley relay as Watkins Glen earned an IAC victory.
Other solo winners for the Senecas were Liza Carnes in the 200 freestyle (2:21.21), Lexi Castellanetta in diving (266.40), Peighton Cervoni in the 100 freestyle (1:01.62) and Kathleen Swinnerton in the 100 breaststroke (1:28.75).
Corning 6, Binghamton 1: Connie Hou, Annie Wozniak and Erin Vargo had singles victories for Corning (7-3) in a STAC victory at Binghamton.
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