UV recaptures New York Pizzeria Tournament title

UNADILLA – This past weekend on Friday, Sept 16. and Saturday, Sept. 17., the Unadilla Valley girls varsity soccer team hosted the New York Pizzeria Tournament.

UV would ultimately battle over the two-day tournament to reach and win in the championship game defeating Bainbridge-Guilford 2-0.



This four team tournament featured all Chenango County teams, including Oxford, Gilbertsville Mt. Upton, and Bainbridge-Guilford, as well as the host Unadilla Valley.

Friday's match-ups would feature a game where the Storm of UV played Oxford, while the Bobcats of BG would play GMU, all at 4:30 p.m. that day.

Unadilla Valley would earn a trip to the championship game on Saturday with a 1-0 win over the Blackhawks, while BG solidified themselves as a championship caliber squad when they downed GMU 4-0.

Oxford would go on to claim a third place finish in the tournament when they defeated GMU 1-0. Oxford and GMU would struggle with a stalemated first and second half ending at 0-0, before Dallas Beang of Oxford could bust open the matchup for a game winning goal in the overtime. Beang took her unassisted shot from just outside the right 18 yard line, scoring the game winner for the Blackhawks. The evenly skilled matchup would see each team record five shots on goal with Oxford seeing nine corners to GMU's six.


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