Athletics News Headlines....
West Genesee Athletics had a great fall season this year and
we are still continuing. The following is a brief highlight of
some of the success:
- The Girls Tennis duo of Marissa Joyce
and Samantha Heyn won the Section 3 Doubles Championship, the
NYS Regional Championship and participated in the NYS
- Boys Golf had a successfull season with
7 golfers qualifying for the NYS Championships that take
place in the Spring, the most out of any Section 3 team.
- Boys and Girls Cross-Country are still
competing. Carly Benson won the over all Section 3 Girls
Championship while Grace Craig came in 6th. On the boys side,
Will Randall came in 7th while David Leff finished in 10th.
At the NYS Competition, Randall placed 16th for the boys and
Benson finished 5th and Craig finished 53rd for the girls.
Randall and Benson both qualified individually for the NYS
Federation Championships on Saturday in Poughkeepsie, NY.
West Genny also had it's first ever girls XC team qualify for
the Federation Championship make up of Benson, Craig, Lindsay
Weaver, Elise Dunshee, Kendall Dembroske, Maria Matkoski and
Girls Swimming had a successful weekend
hosting the Section 3 Championships on Friday. Olivia Castro
won the 100 and 200 Freestyles, set pool records in both and
and was named Swimmer of the Meet. Shannon Cahalan won the
100 Backstroke and the relay team of Rebecca Kanoza, Kaitlin
Dunning, Chezeki Boudreau and Castro won the 400 Freestyle
relay. The WG Girls Swim team also took the over all Section
3 Championship with Coach Bob Marks being named Coach of the
Meet. The girls also competed in the NYS Qualifying meet on
Sunday. The following girls have qualified for the NYS
Championships in Ithaca on November 21 and 22: Olivia Castro
(100 and 200 Freestyle), Shannon Cahalan (100 backstroke and
100 butterfly), Rebecca Kanoza, Kaitlin Dunning, Shannon
Cahalan and Olivia Castro (400 Freestyle Relay)
- Numerous WG Athletes have been awarded League and Section
honors. When those lists are made public we will make
Please stay tuned for futher Athletic updates. Go Wildcats!
Cross Country Update
Posted on November 1, 2014
Posted on October 29, 2014
Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Volleyball team who
won against F-M last night 3-1. They will go on to play
Baldwinsville in the Semi-Finals at Baker High School on
Thursday, October 30, at 6:00 p.m.
Also, check out this great article from Syracuse.com about our
undefeated Girls Swimming/Diving Team at http://highschoolsports.syracuse.com/news/article/5553588236888066288/west-genesee-girls-swim-team-strings-together-five-years-of-wins/
Good luck to the Cross Country Boys and Girls teams
competing this Saturday, November 1 in the
Section III Championship at VVS High School. Individually, both
teams could advance runners to the State Championship.
David Leff and Will Randall are ranked
on the boys team. For the girls, Carly Benson is
currently ranked #5 of all runners in NYS and #2 in Section III;
Grace Craig is currently ranked #8 in Section
III Class A, and Lindsay Weaver is ranked #12.
Play-off Schedules for the Week of October 27:
Posted on October 27, 2014
Tuesday, October 28
- Girls Varsity Soccer in the Sectional Semi
Finals against CNS at CBA (turf field) starting at 5:30 p.m.
- Girls Varsity Volleyball in the Sectional
Quarter Finals against FM High School at FM starting at 6:00
Wednesday, October 29
- Girls Swimming/Diving against Skaneateles at
West Genesee starting at 5:00 p.m. (Senior night).
Friday, October 31
- Girls Swimming/Diving will be hosting the WG Invitational
at 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 1
- Boys and Girls Varsity Cross Country will be
heading to Vernon-Verona Sherrill for the Sectional
Sectional Updates for Week of October 20:
Posted on October 23, 2014
- Girls Tennis: Congratulations to
Samantha Heyn and Marisa Joyce who completed the
sweep as section III champs and state regional champs today
for doubles. They won their semi final match against JD 6-1,
6-1. In the final they defeated Skaneatles 6-4, 6-2. They
started the regional tournament on Tuesday by beating
Cortland 6-0, 6-2 and CBA 6-0, 6-0. This team did not drop a
set in this regional tournament and the only team to take a
set from them was there own teammates in the sectional final
last weekend. Sam is now 21-0 and Marisa is 21-1 for there
personal records. As a doubles team they are now 15-0.
They will represent West Genesee and Section 3 at the
State Tournament next weekend in Lathem, NY.
- Girls Soccer: Congratulations to the
Girls Varsity Soccer team who won over RFA
2-0 to move onto the section III semi-finals next
Tuesday, October 28. Great job!
Please stay tuned next week as more playoff results and match
ups are announced.
Schedule for Sectional games for the Week of October 20:
Posted on October 20, 2014
Wednesday, October 22
- Boys Varsity Soccer vs Liverpool, Section 3
Round 1 at Liverpool HS turf Field at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 23
- Girls Varsity Soccer vs RFA, Section 3 Quarter
Final (Home) at WGHS/grass field at 6:00 p.m.
- Boys Varsity Football vs Henninger, Section 3
Quarter Final at Henninger High School at 2:15 p.m.
Good Luck to all athletes competing this week both home and
away! Go Wildcats!!
for the Athletics Handbook.
Extracurricular programs are an integral part of the total
educational process at West Genesee. Program participation
enriches the educational experience, promots connectedness and a
sense of belonging, and contributes to the development of a
Determination, perseverance, achievement,
respectfulness and teamwork are some of the valuable lessons that
can be attained through extracurricular participation. Through
these opportunities, we seek to offer a wholesome form of
physical, musical, artistic, social, and academic activities.
These programs play an important role in helping the individual
student develop a positive self-image.
Participation in extracurricular activities is a privilege,
one that requires commitment, fair play and accountability. These
programs provide a vital link between the school and community by
fostering school spirit and pride. Students, staff and parents
representing West Genesee are year-round role models.
The culture of West Genesee is also reflected in what occurs
before and after the normal academic day. We strive to balance
individual talent with group achievement, where student and
program development define success. While the reputation of our
school and community is enhanced whenever its representatives
excel, by far the greatest rewards and satisfactions are derived
through participation in our extracurricular opportunities.