CORTLAND, N.Y. — Central Valley Academy got three goals from Makayla Donato Wednesday but came up short in a 4-3 loss to Cortland’s Purple Tigers in Section III’s Class B quarterfinals.
Donato scored one goal in the first half and gave the Thunder (5-10-1) a 3-2 lead with two in the second. Sammy Hyde contributed an assist and goalie Samantha Urich made eight saves.
The Purple Tigers (8-7-1) led 2-1 at halftime and matched Donato’s two goals after the break. Erin Brown had two goals while Taylor Thomas had a goal and an assist for the No. 3 seed, and Makayla Edwards scored a goal. Mikayla Cerio made seven saves.
Cortland meets Camden in semifinal play Saturday.