Evening Sun Report
SHERBURNE - This weekend the Sherburne-Earlville girls’ varsity soccer team hosted a tournament on the Sherburne field. The Marauders won their first game, but lost in the championship.
Their first game of the weekend was on Friday, September, 4 against Unatego. The game would be tied at the end of regulation and would go into overtime. At the end of the first overtime the score was again tied and would be forced into double overtime where S-E finally came out on top 3-2.
Sierra Barker opened the scoring in the first half for S-E with a penalty kick, with an assist from Morgan Simpson. A little later in the half S-E’s Taylor Coughlin made it 2-0 before a Unatego score cut the lead to 2-1 going into half time.
In the second half of play, Unatego’s Bailey Faulkner tied the game in the 2nd half to send the game to overtime. With 4:30 left in the 2nd overtime Coughlin took a pass from Savannah Irwin and buried it to end the game and send The Marauder girls on to the championship game on Saturday night vs. Central Valley Academy.
Individual statistics: Unatego; Mary Rommer, 1 goal. Bailey Faulkner, 1 goal. Sherburne-Earlville; Taylor Coughlin, 2 goals. Sierra Barker, 1 goal. Morgan Simpson, 1 goal.
Team statistics: Unatego; 2 goals. Sherburne-Earlville; 3 goals, 1 assist.
SHERBURNE - In the S-E girls’ second game of the weekend they fell short to Central Valley Academy 7-4 in the championship game of their tournament.
In the championship game both teams scored early and often with the first half ending with CVA up 3-2 on the Marauders. The second half went much of the same way for both teams as the game ended with a 7-4 victory for CVA, capturing the tournament’s title. The girls played again Tuesday, September, 8 when they traveled to Cooperstown.
SHERBURNE - Last Friday, September, 4 the Sherburne-Earlville boys’ varsity soccer team participated in a tournament where they would lose their first game and tie their second. In the first round the Marauder boys played against Trumansburg and ultimately lost 5-1. In that game the lone S-E goal was scored by Tyler Rodriguez. In the consolation game S-E played against Central Valley Academy and tied 3-3. Scoring for Sherburne-Earlville were Kyle Pole who had two goals and Cole Olsen who had one goal.
The S-E boys were back at it again yesterday, September, 8, when they traveled to Clinton and would ultimately end up on the wrong side of a 10-1 score.
After the first half S-E was down 5-0 with very little offense to show. The lone Marauder goal was scored by Jordan Colmes. Colmes was fed the ball by Salvatore Maggro who then fired a shot past Clinton defenders for the score. “It has been an up and down season,” said Sherburne-Earlville coach Mike Rodriguez. “We have a lot of young players who are still getting used to playing varsity.”