Tioga County Sports Report
NEWARK VALLEY — In the first meeting, Newark Valley nipped perennial powerhouse Marathon, 1-0. This time, the Cardinals stepped up the offensive pressure in the second half to post a 3-0 Division 3 victory over the Olympians.
NV would honor its senior players with the team's 10th win of the season.
Following a scoreless first half, NV scored quickly in the second half as Phaedra Day scored just 2:17 into the period with Cassidy Hoffmier picking up the assist.
Marissa Berghorn would account for the Cardinals' final two goals, scoring at 7:01 and 5:35.
Emma Clark assisted on Berghorn's first goal and Taylor Benjamin helped out on the second.
NV took 10 shots to Marathon's seven and also held a 10-7 advantage in penalty corners.
Cardinal goalie Gavin Blee made six saves and the Olympians' Korah Smith had seven.
Newark Valley (10-3) hits the road for the next three games, starting Thursday at Owego under the lights.
IN PHOTO 1: NV's Taylor Benjamin. ... PHOTOS BY TIM TAYLOR.
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