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Schaffner, Gatzke, Nourse, Demo advance to state qualifier
Right at the end, the Cazenovia boys golf team almost caught up to Westhill and snared the Section III Class B championship Monday at Kanon Valley Country Club in Oneida.
Lakers outscored by General Brown, 16-15
Though in close to the same spot as a year ago when it entered the Section III Class C playoffs, the Cazenovia girls lacrosse team did not get the same result.
Caz advances to face CBA in sectional semis
Nearly 12 months after the Cazenovia boys lacrosse team's Section III and state Class C championship reign ended at the expense of Homer, the two sides met again in the post-season, and the stakes were far different - as was the result.
Caz player qualifies for sectional tournament wit hole-in-one
Trevor Nourse faced major pressure as his Cazenovia boys golf team played Marcellus and Solvay in Friday’s three-way match at Pine Grove Golf Club. Either Nourse broke 40, or he would not qualify for the Section III tournament. With one memorable swing, Nourse reached his goal.
Bigsby helps Lakers edge Hannibal 2-1 in nine innings
Entering the Section III Class B playoffs, the Cazenovia baseball team possesses some confidence, borne out of last year’s B-2 title run and the fact that, this spring, it achieved yet another first for the program.
Caz improves to 14-2, awaits Class C sectionals
Nearing the end of his high school career, Cazenovia boys lacrosse senior Connor Cannizzaro is bent on making the most of the last opportunity he has to give the Lakers a second sectional and state title in three years.
Kent wins twice, Pittman prevails in pole vault
Even with a string of victories from the likes of Ashley Kent, the Cazenovia girls track and field team could not quite reach the top spot in Monday’s Onondaga High School League Liberty division championship meet at Chittenango High School.
Caz also splits pair of league matches
Tournament play for the Cazenovia boys golf team commenced Saturday at Hidden Valley Golf Club in Whitesboro, with the Lakers facing 11 other sides in the Warrior Classic. Getting a team total of 408, just two behind OHSL Liberty division leader Westhill, Cazenovia found itself in fourth place. New Hartford won with 372 as host Whitesboro posted 391.
Lakers move close to winning record for 2013
Though it has gone through a fair share of ups and downs, the Cazenovia girls lacrosse team is making a return to the Section III Class C playoffs with a chance to spring some surprises against the higher seeds.
Visitors recover nicely from OT loss to Westhill
How things have turned in the long-standing boys lacrosse rivalry between the two sets of Lakers from Cazenovia and Skaneateles. Where once Skaneateles owned full command of the series, now it’s Cazenovia’s turn to rule, and it never did better than in Tuesday’s visit to Hyatt Stadium, where it took apart those other Lakers, especially on the defensive side, and earned a 10-1 victory.