Corning boys soccer knocks off third-ranked Ithaca, Elmira edges Horseheads

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CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) – The Corning boys soccer team picked up a big win against one of the top-ranked teams in the state on Thursday.

The Hawks defeated third-ranked Ithaca 2-1 at home. Luke Johns scored a goal in the first half for the Hawks and Corning led 1-0 at halftime. It’s the third straight win for Corning.

In other boys soccer action, Elmira edged Horseheads at home 1-0 on a second half goal by Phil Nierstedt.

Check out the highlights and scores from Thursday are listed below.

Boys soccer

Corning 2, (3) Ithaca 1
Elmira 1, Horseheads 0
Waverly 4, Elmira Notre Dame 0
Athens 6, Williamson 0


Horseheads 3, Elmira 0
Corning 3, Ithaca 1

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