Cortland Clinches Section III Class A Girls Volleyball Championship
Fierce and fearless play is what the No. 2 Cortland Purple Tigers brought to the Section III Class A girls volleyball championship match on Saturday to overpower the No. 1 Carthage Comets for the title. The match was held at Jamesville-Dewitt High School.
Consistency and a sense of strategic calm for both the Carthage Comets (19-0) and the Cortland Purple Tigers (19-1) rounded out the first set.
Comets Coach Angela Robbins said pre-game, even though her team had not previously seen Cortland in action, the team was confident it could defend their side of the court against any plays the Purple Tigers could offer. But Cortland kept pace with ease and took the set 26-24, although their on-court communication was confusing at times and players fumbled a few straightforward plays. Read more on syracuse.com (article by Gladys Cleland, contributing writer) "