Wednesday Playoff Roundup: CV-S upsets Margaretville, Unatego, Franklin, Milford advance

Milford’s Kara Mertz and Laurens’s Libby Cox battle for control of the ball during the first half of the Wildcats 2-0 sectional win over the Leopards. (Cheryl Clough).

Wednesday Playoff Roundup:
CV-S upsets Margaretville,
Unatego, Franklin, Milford advance

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Kara Mertz and Lilian Cohn scored as Milford advanced in the Section IV Class D girls soccer tournament with a 2-0 win over visiting Laurens on Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Mertz scored 12 minutes into the match when Lexi Sutphin sent a  ball into the box for a 1-0 Milford lead.

Laurens almost tied the game before half but Milford goalie Leeanna West charged at a solid shot using her body to block it preserving the Wildcats lead into the break

With 20 minutes left in the game, Milford freshman Lillian Cohn made it 2-0 hitting a shot that found the upper net.

Leeanna West got the clean sheet in goal for Milford.

The Wildcats will play at Schenevus in the Section IV Class D quarterfinals on Friday, Oct. 22.

More results below.

CV-S 4, Margaretville 1

In Margaretville, No. 11 Cherry Valley-Springfield got three goals from Ari Bosc in an upset of host Margaretville, the six seed, in the Section IV Class D playoffs.

Morgan Huff also scored for CV-S (7-6), which got an assist from Mia Dubben.

Marisol Flores scored for Margaretville, which was down to 10 players for the season.

Franklin 4, South Kortright 0

In Franklin, seventh grader Shannon Kingsbury had four goals to lead the No. 4 seeded Purple Devils over the No. 13 seeded South Kortright in the Section IV Class D playoffs.

Kayla Campbell had two assists and Leah Harper had one assist for Franklin (13-2-2), which hosts No. 5 Roxbury on Friday in the quarterfinals.

Kingsbury tied the school record for most goals in a season, with 32, a feat accomplished twice by Patty Uzenski in 1987 and 1988. Campbell also tied the school record for most assists in a season with 36, tying Pam Johnson.

Downsville 3, Morris 1

In Downsville, McKenzy Brown scored twice to lead the host Eagles, the eight seed, over No. 9 seeded Morris in the Section IV Class D playoffs.

Amira Ross scored for Morris (8-8).

Odessa-M0ntour 3, Edmeston 2

In Odessa, Arissa Bolton and Maeve Robinson scored for No 14 seed Edmeston, but the Panthers fell to No. 3 seeded O-M in the Section IV Class D playoffs.

Avery Bolton and Jennadee Cotten each had assists and Abby White made nine saves for Edmeston (7-10).

Unatego 6, Watkins Glen 0

In Otego, Lilyanna Barnes scored a goal and had two assists as the host Spartans, the three seed, won a Section IV Class C playoff game against visiting Watkins Glen.

Kylie Mussaw and Bailey McCoy each had a goal and an assist and Tatum Coddington, Avery James, Alexa Lucia all scored for Unatego (15-2), which will host No. 6 Delaware Academy on Friday in the quarterfinals. The two teams split their regular season games.

Ludden advances to meet Cooperstown

In Tully, No. 10 seed Bishop Ludden upset No. 7 seeded Tully, 3-2, in the Section III Class C playoffs. The Gaelic Knights will play at No. 2 seeded Cooperstown at 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 22.

No. 3 Utica Academy of Science, No. 4 Sauquoit Valley, No. 5 Frankfort-Schuyler, No. 8 Waterville and No. 11 Mount Markham also advanced.

A/H 3, Unatego 0

In Harpursville, No. 5 Afton/Harpursville beat No. 10 Unatego, 25-9, 25-5, 25-9. Cadence Ryder had nine aces and five kills for A/H, which plays at Walton on Thursday, Oct. 21.

Greene 32, Unatego 14

In Otego, the host Spartans fell to the visiting Trojans in eight-player football.


WCDO Sports Director Nate Lull and photographer Cheryl Clough contributed to this report. 



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