Fulton girls soccer team defeats Cortland, ties CBA

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton girls varsity soccer team earned its sixth win of the season when it took on Cortland last Friday. The Lady Raiders won 1-0.

A second half goal proved to be the difference in the Cortland game. The Lady Raiders were led by Courtney Beckwith’s lone goal.

Golie Allyson Bricker saved all three of Cortland’s shots on goal.

The Lady Raiders took on Christian Brothers Academy Tuesday. In the end, the game concluded in a 2-2 tie.

After a scoreless first half, both teams scored a goal during the second half to force the game into overtime.

During the first overtime session, each team added another goal to force a second overtime session.

After neither team was able to score during the second overtime session, the game concluded with a 2-2 tie.

The Lady Raiders were led by Courtney Beckwith and Jocelyn Ravesi, who both scored goals. Sarah Halstead recorded an assist in the game.

Goalies Hannah Geitner and Bricker combined to save 18 shots on goal.

Fulton now has an overall record of 6-2-1 and 6-2 in league play. Fulton plays Oswego today at 1 p.m. The Lady Raiders will then play Homer Oct. 9 and Cortland Oct. 11.

Fulton boys soccer

The Fulton boys varsity soccer team took on Jamesville-DeWitt last Thursday, seeking retribution for a 6-0 loss earlier this season.

After regulation and an overtime session, Fulton’s rematch with Jamesville-DeWitt ended in a 0-0 tie.

Goalie Robert Borrow saved all six shots on goal.

The Red Raiders’ game against Christian Brothers Academy Tuesday was another game in which Fulton was seeking retribution.

CBA defeated Fulton 4-0 last month.

This time around, the Red Raiders gave Christian Brothers Academy all they could handle. Unfortunately for Fulton, Christian Brothers Academy scored a goal during the second half, which proved to be the difference. Borrow saved 15 shots on goal in the 1-0 loss.

Fulton now has a record of 2-6-1 overall and 1-6-1 in division play. The Red Raiders have upcoming games against Fayetteville-Manlius Oct. 6, Homer Oct. 9 and Cortland Oct. 11.

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