Evening Sun Report
Sherburne-Earlville 3, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill 2
SHERBURNE – Sherburne-Earlville won its first sectional playoff game since the 1999 season – when head coach Kylie Davis was a varsity player – Tuesday against visiting V-V-S.
Gemma Godfrey and Kayla Belush had two early goals for S-E at 31:07 and 23:53, and the Marauders took a 2-1 lead into halftime.
The decisive goal came from Jordan Van Althuis, who hit from long range just eight minutes into the second half. "It was a great team effort and it's a proud moment for S-E soccer," Davis said.
S-E moves on to play an undetermined opponent later this week in Section III playoff action.
(2-1 S-E at half)
Goals-assists: (SE) Jordan Van Althuis, 1-1; Kayla Belush, 1-1, Gemma Godrey, 1-0. (V) Madisyn Proper, 1-1; Lauren Fletcher, 1-0.
Shots-corners: (SE) 6-3, (V) 8-4.
Saves: (SE) Shanae Wright, 6, (V) Selena Haas, 3.
Greene 5, Newfield 1
GREENE – Newfield was well aware of Greene's Paige Wilcox scoring prowess, but still could not stop her.
Wilcox had four goals in Tuesday's opening round sectional game as the Trojans advanced to play Elmira Notre Dame.
The Trojans (9-5-1) built a three-goal halftime lead en route to the win. "Everyone was passing and working well together," said Greene coach Brandy Stone. "We made some nice passes to Paige, and she had some nice passes to her teammates to open things up."
Brynn Marker also scored for the Trojans, who play at END Friday at 3:30 p.m.