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2016 Season

Welcome to the home of Section Five Boys Lacrosse. For more than seventeen years we have provided information about games, players and events. It is fun to think that this site has been around longer than more of the seniors playing this season. It is also fun to find a good number of current Head Coaches who still have player pages on this web site. In the last few seasons we have served, each year, more than a million pages to more than sixty-thousand viewer from all over the country and many parts of the world. Thanks for your support.

More than 950 young men played on Varsity teams in 2018. The first games were played on March 22nd and the season ended with Victor in their fourth straight New York State Championship game on June 9th. The Section Five "Class D" title was, once again, earned by Penn Yan who, as a result, has won a total of twenty-three Section Five Championships. Also winning sectional titles were Penfield (Class A), Victor (Class B) and Geneva (Class C). Victor won their fourth Sectional title in a row but lost a heart-breaker in the NYS Championship game to Garden City in the last eight seconds. Penn Yan made the NYS finals but lost to a high skilled team from Pleasantville (Section 1). Geneva lost to West Seneca East (8-6) and Penfield lost to Lancaster (11-7) in the quarter finals.

There are all kinds of information in the 2018 Wrap Up article. Also of interest are the Player Pages, the Leaders Page and the History Pages.

Recent Scores

06/09 - Pville-16 - PY-2

06/09 - WM-15 - WG-2

06/09 - GC-7 - Vic-6

06/09 - Islip-9 - West-3

06/06 - Forks-7 - PY-10

06/06 - Vic-18 - ESM-3

06/06 - West-17 - WSE-3

06/02 - Pen-7 - Lanc-11

06/02 - Vic-15 - Hamb-3

06/02 - Gen-6 - WSE-8

05/30 - Thom-9 - Vic-10

05/30 - AQ-6 - PY-8

05/29 - Pen-9 - Fpt-8

05/29 - Wayn-2 - Gen-13

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Local Chapter Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018

- The Greater Rochester Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame will welcome new Hall of Fame members with the induction of Dick Baran, Andrew Copelan, Terry Cotton, Ed Mulheron, Danielle Spencer, 2004 Penn Yan Girls Team and 2009 Canandaigua Boys Team as the Class of 2018. The 25th Annual US Lacrosse, Greater Rochester Chapter, Hall of Fame Dinner will take place on Friday, November 2nd at the Burgundy Basin Inn at 1361 Marsh Road in Pittsford.

The cost is $40 per person in advance or $50 at the door. The social hour begins at 6:00 p.m. with the welcome and dinner scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

To make reservations, please go to the registration page.

 


Webster Coach Chris Barnes is Mourned

- Chris Barnes It is with sadness that the lacrosse community recently heard of the passing of long-time Webster girls' lacrosse coach Chris Barnes.

Coach Barnes won 175 games in his tenure at Webster and he won the Sectional Tournament in 2006 and advanced to the New York State semifinals. The numbers, however, were not the important part of his coaching life; it was the relationships that he had with his players and the lacrosse community.

Last week, the annual alumni game was dedicated to Coach Barnes and money was raised from many of the lacrosse community that showed up to share stories and celebrate his life and their sport.

Retired Athletic Director Scott Morrison told the Democrat and Chronicle, "He taught the kids as much about life as he did about lacrosse. He coached his last game in June and coached our team through the entire season. He was just so positive about everything and the way he fought this is a tremendous example for anybody."

He will be greatly missed by many.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday August 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Willard Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Avenue, and the funeral held the following morning, at 9:30AM at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

 


2018 Season Wrap Up

- Section Five lacrosse saw some changes in teams as Greece combined four schools into the Greece Storm and Livonia joined with Avon to form the Lakers. The Rochester city schools combined to form East United. With the changes and combinations, there were thirty-five teams and 942 players. Fairport carried the largest roster with forty players and Batavia had the smallest with sixteen. 

Penfield There were, once again, four classes for the sectional and NYS tournaments. Three of the four top seeded won their championships. Victor (#1) beat Thomas (#2) in two overtimes in Class B. In Class C Geneva (#1) defeated Wayne (#2) and in Class D, Penn Yan (#1) won their twenty-third title as they had a victory over Aquinas (#6). The Little Irish beat both Pal-Mac (#3) and Gananda (#2) in dramatic fashion to make the finals. In Class A, Penfield (#2) beat Fairport (#1) by a single goal (9-8) to win their first championship since 2013.

The first game of the season was played on March 22nd, when Bath defeated Notre Dame 16-3. The last regular season game was played when Fairport beat Corning 6-4. The 308 regular season games were played and helped to determine the league championships. In Monroe County it was Victor (MC1), Webster Thomas (MC2) and HF-L (MC3). Gananda was the Finger Lakes Champion and McQuaid Jesuit won the GRALL title.

Victor At the end of the year, the Section Five Head Coaches met to select post-season awards. The coaches selected their All League players. Then, after reviews of over thirty nominations, they selected six US Lacrosse All-Americans and six All-Academics. Named All-Americans were Reese Burek (Fairport), Trevor Ford (Thomas), Garrett Ruff (HF-L), Alexander Mabbett (Victor), Brady McDermott (Brighton) and Chayse Ierlan (Victor) who was named for the second time. Named US Lacrosse All-Academics were Jack Billitier (McQuaid), Mitchell Cain (Victor), Jacob Buck (Churchville-Chili), Austin Blumbergs (Penn Yan), Matt Hill (Thomas) and Erik Jakobsze (Schroeder).

The Monroe County Division 1 Player of the Year was Chayse IerlanBrady McDermott was the Division 2 Player of the Year. The Bob Scott nominees were Dan Taddeo (Penfield), Matt Hill (Thomas) and Garrett Ruff (HF-L). The Section Five and US Lacrosse Bob Scott Award winner was Dan Taddeo (Penfield).

Geneva The Finger Lakes Players of the Year were attackman Brett Cunningham (Gananda), midfielder Jake Gallina (Pal-Mac), defenseman Joe Camp (Wayne) and goalie Jake Drennen (Geneva). The Finger Lakes Player of the Year was defenseman Jake Drennen (Geneva).

The GRALL Player of the Year was attackman Jack Billitier (McQuaid).

East United (Class A), Canandaigua (Class B), Honeoye Falls-Lima (Class C) and Penn Yan (Class D) were awarded the Steve Morgan Sportsmanship Awards by the Genesee Valley Lacrosse Officials Association.

After the regular season, there are several championship opportunities for teams that qualify. Penfield (Class A), Victor (Class B), Geneva (Class C) and Penn Yan (Class D) were the Sectional Champions in 2018.

Penn Yan All Tournament teams were selected for each Class. The MVPs for A, B, C and D were Jack Cummings (Penfield), Sam Lambert (Victor), Sam Miller (Geneva) and Connor Fingar (Penn Yan).

The SportsFive Players of the Year were Trevor Ford (Thomas) in offense and Chayse Ierlan (Victor) in defense. The Sportsman of the Year was Corey Yunker (Churchville-Chili).

The final games of the year are the New York State Tournament. Section Five hosted two of the semifinals and all four Championship games at St. John Fisher College.

 In Class A, Penfield lost to Lancaster (Section 6), 11-7. In Class B, Victor beat Hamburg (Section 6) 15-3 and East Syracuse-Minoa (Section 3) to make it to their fourth straight finals, where despite an exciting comeback, lost in the last eight seconds to Garden City. In Class C, Geneva lost to West Seneca East  (Section 6), 8-6 and in Class D, Penn Yan beat Akron (Section 6) in overtime, 10-9. The Mustangs then defeated Chenango Forks (Section 4), 10-7, to make it to the championship round where they fell to an overpowering Pleasantville (Section 1).

At the end of the season sixty-four seniors have made college commitments. They will join the over three hundred and twenty players from Section Five who are currently playing at all college levels.

 

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Lacrosse Officials Announce Awards

- At their "Year-End Gathering" the members of the Genesee Valley Lacrosse Officials Association announced their annual Frank Mangione Award for Excellence award winner.

Mangione with McLivertyThe award is given to a GVLOA member who has demonstrated the highest ideals of professionalism, leadership, passion and above all, respect for the game of lacrosse at any level both on and off the field. Mangione served in many capacities within the organization for more than forty years and stills servers as one of the game assignors.

Mangione was on hand at the gathering to present the award to this year's recipient, Alan McLiverty who has been an official for over twenty years. He has also been involved with the Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse, where he is currently serving as President.

In order to receive this new honor, nominees must demonstrate great commitment to the game and the Association. They must hold at least ten years of membership and through their efforts, both on and off the field must advance the game of lacrosse with a special commitment to officiating.

During the Sectional tournaments, the association announced the winners of the team sportsmanship awards. The officials who work games evaluate the teams and fans and award points. In class A, the awards was given to East United. The class B award went to Canandaigua. The Class C award was presented to Honeoye Falls-Lima and the Class D award went to Penn Yan.

The GVLOA serves the Section Five area by providing officials for the boys game at all levels and during the whole year. The organization is always looking for new members that they will help with training and support. More information is available on the chapter web site.

 


2018 NYS Championships

- Pleasantville came into the State Final game for the first time in their program history and defeated Penn Yan 16-2. The Panthers have made the State Semi Finals in the past, but this was their first time at the big game. Both teams played a close game for the first quarter before Pleasantville pulled away. The Panthers held the Mustangs scoreless for the final 36 minutes as they slowly added to their offensive count. Story Continues...

Victor vs Garden City Finals

Ward Melville came to play and won their tenth NYS Title. Today, they defeated perennial rival West Genesee 15-2. The Patriots have faced the West Genesee 7 times in the State Finals and with today’s win move to 4-3 against the Wildcats. The Patriots took early control of the game with four unanswered goals to start off the game and never really looked back. They increased their lead through the final 33 minutes where they held West Genesee scoreless. Story Continues...

Victor vs Garden City Finals

Garden City returned to the State Finals for the first time since 2013 when they won the title game over Jamesville-Dewitt 13-8. Today they defeated the three-time defending State Champion Victor Blue Devils. The Trojans came to win and took and early 3-1 lead that they never quite gave back. The first and fourth quarters were a flurry of activity while the middle two quarters showed a lot of testing from both teams. The Trojans were led in offensive by junior James Basile (3g) and Liam Muldoon (2g-1a). Basile’s final goal was the winning goal that was scored with 0:01 remaining on the clock. Story Continues...

Victor vs Garden City Finals

Islip came into the State Finals game after winning the first Section XI Title in their program history. They faced off against Westhill, who also won their first Sectional Title (Section III). Islip was led in scoring by Mike Bienkowski, who was named Class C Most Valuable Player. Beinkowski was demonstrative on the offense. He scored or assisted the first six goals and led his offense throughout. The Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award was given to junior goalie Devin DeGennaro who finished with 8 saves. Story Continues...

Victor vs Garden City Finals

 


Penn Yan and Victor Advance to Championship

- Penn Yan scored eight of the last nine goals in their 10-7 win over Chenango Forks. The Mustangs return to the Finals for the first time since 2016. In 2016, they lost to Cold Spring Harbor 15-4. The Mustangs won the State Title in 2001 over Manhasset 9-8. For this year's Tournament, Penn Yan will face Pleasantville, who defeated Mattituck 20-7 in the other Semi Final game.

The leading scorer tonight for the Mustangs was Colton Smith, who finished with 1g-4a. Austin Blumbergs finished with 4g and was instrumental at the face-off to give the Mustangs possession through the second half. Overall, Penn Yan won 11 straight face-offs to finish the game. Story Continues...

Westhill vs WSEVictor scored six unanswered goals in the opening quarter in their 18-3 win over East Syracuse Minoa. The Blue Devils return to the State Finals for the fourth consecutive season. The three time defending Champions will face Garden City who defeated John Jay 14-4 to make it to the Finals. The Blue Devils defeated Yorktown in 2017, Ward Melville in 2016 (playing in Class A), and Manhasset in 2015.

Victor’s scoring began 0:34 into the game when goalie Chayse Ierlan took the ball upfield and scored an unassisted goal. In Ierlan’s five years on Varsity it is only his second goal. The first was during his sophomore year vs. Cazenovia. Overall, the Blue Devils had 11 players make their offensive scorebook. Camden Hay led with 4g-1a. Sam Lambert (1g-2a), Connor Keenan (3g) and Andrew Russell (2g-2a) also added to the totals. Faceoff midfielder Tuck Hill finished 11/16 and a team leading six groundballs. Defenseman Tanner Hay led in takes with 2.

After winning their first Sectional Title in program history, Westhill moves on to the State Finals with a 17-3 win over West Seneca East. West Seneca East also celebrated their first Sectional Title this year. Westhill came into game strong and scored 10 of the first 11 goals to take a strong lead into the second half. They scored nine straight goals spanning the first three quarters. The Warriors return to St. John Fisher to face Islip who defeated Pelham Memorial 14-4 to advance to the Finals.  Story Continues...

NOTE: Both Westhill and West Seneca East came to the game with white jerseys. The St. John Fisher College Lacrosse team provided West Seneca East with jerseys for the game. When the game was over the boys switch back to their uniforms for the presentation ceremonies.

Penn Yan vs Chenango Forks NYS Semi

 


Victor and Penn Yan Continue to Final Four

- Saturday: DAY IN REVIEW:Section Five had two winners in the New York State quarter finals in Buffalo today and two that finished their seasons. Penn Yan overcame a six-goal deficit to beat Akron in overtime and Victor scored the first thirteen goals and beat Hamburg 15-3. Penfield scored two quick goals in the third quarter to tie at 5-5 but eventually fell to Lancaster 11-7. After Geneva posted a 6-2 lead, West Seneca-East rallied for an 8-6 win the Class C.

Penn Yabn Wins One thing that both Penn Yan and Victor have in common is their steadfast belief in themselves and their ability to work back out of a hole. The Mustangs found themselves in such difficulty when Akron (17-2) scored six goals in the first half and at one points was ahead 6-1. Starting out with the first two goals, but the Tigers then scored six in a row and after a last second goal by Penn Yan, the half ended with the Tigers up 6-3. Two quick goals by Austin and Chase Blumbergs in less than a minute was followed by a couple by Conner Finger which resulted in a 9-9 tie. Both teams scored high intensity goals and Kaleb Delaney scored with 17 seconds left to force overtime. Almost three minutes of overtime ended with Austin Blumbergs scored the unassisted game winner. Pen Yan will return to St. John Fisher College on Wednesday (4:00 PM) to play Chenango Forks (Section 4) who surprisingly beat Christian Brothers Academy 9-8 this afternoon.

After a double overtime win last Wednesday, Victor had no such trouble today when they scored the first thirteen goals on their way to a 15-3 win over Hamburg (Section 6). A surprising running time started in the third quarter, when the Blue Devils went up 12-0 and starters were sent to the bench. Eleven players made the offensive book for Victor, with the leaders, Connor Keenan (3g-2a) and Sam Lambert (1g-4a). Regan Endres (7/0), Tucker Hill (6/3) and Richie Pierpont (6/0) combined for 18 face off wins. Victor will travel to Cicero North-Syracuse High School on Wednesday where, at 4:00 PM they will play East Syracuse-Minoa who earned their ticket with a 15-10 win over Vestal (Section 4).

The brackets are available:

Class A Class B Class C Class D

Game Results

Report12Penn Yan11Akron
Report7Penfield11Lancaster
Report15Victor3Hamburg
Report6Geneva8West Seneca East

 


Penn Yan wins 23rd and Victor wins in Two Overtimes

- Wednesday: DAY IN REVIEW: Penn Yan won their 23rd Section Five Title tonight with an 8-6 win over Aquinas. The Mustangs will now travel to Section 6 (All High Stadium) for a 10 AM game against Akron (17-1) on Saturday. It took two overtime periods for Victor to win their fifth consecutive Championship as Alexander Mabbett scored the game winner with a pass form Joey Pezzimenti for the 10-9 win over Webster Thomas.

Penn Yan took an early 6-1 lead and held off the late advances by Aquinas. The Little Irish scored five of the last seven goals to pull within two. The Final Aquinas goal was scored with 7:21 remaining and the final seven minutes were back and forth play with Penn Yan holding the ball and Aquinas trying to force their shots. Story Continues...

Penn Yan vs Aquinas Finals

Alexander Mabbett scored with a feed from Joey Pezzimenti 1:59 into the second overtime period to give Victor the 10-9 win over Webster Thomas. This is the fifth consecutive championship win for the Blue Devils. Victor started off the game strong and took an early 5-2 in the second quarter. They continued to put up points and increased their lead to 7-3 with 9:50 remaining in the third quarter. After that Thomas put started to move. They scored four straight goals before Victor added their 8th. The Titans continued to push all the way through the fourth and into the two overtime periods. Both teams had shots at the cage in overtime and it was edge of your seat lacrosse for both periods. Story Continues...

Thomas vs Victor Finals

Next up for the winners are a trip to Buffalo on Saturday where they will face the Section 6 Champions in the "Western Regional" quarter final games of the New York State Tournaments. The games will be played at All High Stadium. The schedule is:

  • Class D - 10:00 AM - Penn Yan vs Akron
  • Class A - 12:30 PM - Penfield vs Lancaster
  • Class B - 3:00 PM - Victor vs Hamburg
  • Class C - 5:30 PM - Geneva vs West Seneca East

Game Results

Report      6Aquinas8Penn Yan
Report      9Thomas10Victor

 


Geneva and Penfield Win Sectional Titles

- Tuesday: DAY IN REVIEW: After a close first quarter, Geneva took off and defeated Wayne, 13-2, to capture the Class C championship, their first Section Five title since 2008. In the Class A game, Penfield held off late advances by Fairport to win 9-8.

Geneva was led in scoring by junior midfielder Sam Miller with 3g-2a. Miller was named Most Valuable Player for the Class C All Tournament Team. Geneva moves on to the State Tournament where they will face Section Six Champions which will be either West Seneca East or Eden who play tomorrow, May 30th at 7:30. Story Continues...

Geneva vs Wayne Finals

Penfield held off a late press by Fairport to become the Class A Champions with a 9-8 win over the Red Raiders. This is the first Sectional Title for Penfield since 2013. The Patriots and Red Raiders have now face three times in the Title Game and Penfield now has a 2-1 lead. Penfield came out in the first half and dominated the play. The Patriots scored five unanswered goals to lead 5-1 early in the second quarter. Story Continues...

Penfield vs Fairport Finals

Game Results

Report      2Wayne13Geneva
Report      9Penfield8Fairport

 


Victor vs Thomas and Penn Yan vs Aquinas in Finals

- Saturday: DAY IN REVIEW: The championship games are now set for Classes B and C. In the Class B bracket, #1 Victor defeated #5 Schroeder 7-4 and #2 Thomas defeated #3 McQuaid Jesuit 16-7. In the Class D bracket, #1 Penn Yan defeated #5 Bath 12-4 and #6 Aquinas had upset #2 Gananda 16-7.

Top seeded Victor held fifth seeded Schroeder scoreless for 39 minutes spanning all four quarters to defeat the Warriors 7-4.  Schroeder had defeated fourth seeded Irondequoit 10-7 to make the Semi-Finals for the first time since 2016.  Victor has now made the Finals for the sixth straight time. Story Continues...

Thomas vs McQuaid SemiSecond seeded Webster Thomas came out and dominated in their 16-7 win over third seeded McQuaid Jesuit.  The Titans scored six unanswered in the first quarter and increased their lead to 11-2 at the end of the first half.  In the second half, McQuaid Jesuit just couldn’t make up the difference.  Thomas last made the Finals when they won the Class B Tournament in 2016. Story Continues...

Aquinas, seeded sixth the in Class D tournament beat both the second seeded Gananda and the third seeded Pal-Mac to punch their ticket to the championships where they will face Penn Yan. Although the game was close in the first quarter and ended in a 4-4 tie, Aquinas scored six unanswered goals on their way to a 16-7 win at HF-L. Senior midfielder Casey Hochheimer led the Little Irish with six goals and Jonathan Parrinello (3g-2a) and Eli Chalmers (2g-3a) each added five points. Jake Rapp had three goals for Gananda who end their season at 14-4.

Penn Yan started out slowly with a 4-1 half time lead , but took off in the second half for a 12-4 win against Bath. Sophomore attackman Colt Smith led the Mustang effort with four goals. Conner Fingar added three more while Jeff Kinyoun recorded ten saves (71%) for the 12-5 Mustangs. Tyler Finch had 2g-1a for the Rams who end their season at 11-7. Penn Yan will seek their twenty-third Section Five Title when they play Aquinas on Wednesday.

Victor vs Schroeder Semi

Game Results

Report4Bath12Penn Yan
Report      4Schroeder7Victor
Report16Aquinas7Gananda
Report      7McQuaid Jesuit16Thomas

 


Fairport vs Penfield and Geneva vs Wayne in Finals

- The Championship round in Classes A and C are now set with #2 Penfield playing #1 Fairport in Class A. In Class C, #2 Wayne will play #1 Geneva. The games will be played at St. John Fisher College on Tuesday, May 29th with the Class C game at 5:00 and the Class A game at 7:30.

Top Seeded Fairport defeated fourth seeded Pittsford 8-5 in the first of the two double header Semi-Final matchups.  The Red Raiders took off in the second quarter and the Panthers couldn’t keep pace.  Fairport moves on to the Finals for the second consecutive time.   The last time that Fairport won the big game was in 2014. Story Continues...

In the second game of the Class A double-header second seeded Penfield defeated third seeded Greece Storm 13-5 to move on the Finals. The Patriots will move on to face top seeded Fairport at St. John Fisher College on Tuesday. This is the first time Penfield has made the Finals since 2015. The last time that Penfield won the big game was 2013.Story Continues...

Sophomore John Reagan scored the game winning goal in the first overtime period to give second seeded Wayne the 11-10 win over third seeded HFL. The Cougars took over the game early scoring five of the first six goals to take a 5-1 lead early in the second quarter. Garrett Ruff scored two early goals for the Cougars to set the pace. He scored with a single dodge with 7:37 remaining and off a behind the back goal (assisted by Josh Barski) with 3:13 remaining. Junior Andrew Mapstone scored two of his own in the run. Story Continues...

Geneva scored nine goals in the first half and punched their ticket to the championship round as they defeated Newark 13-1. Sam Miller led the offense with 4g-3a and Nick Askin added another 4g for the Panthers (11-6).

Greece vs Penfield Semi

 


Final Four Set in Class B and D

- Wednesday: DAY IN REVIEW: Both B and D brackets were broken today, but the final four are now set for the semi finals on Saturday. In the Class D bracket, #5 Bath defeated #4 Midlakes 14-9 and #6 Aquinas had upset #3 Pal-Mac 17-5. #2 Gananda beat #10 Bloomfield-Honeoye and #1 Penn Yan beat #9 Waterloo in the other quarters.

Canandaigua at McQuaid On Saturday, Penn Yan will play Bath at 11:00 and Gananda will play Aquinas at 1:30. Both games will be at Honeoye Falls-Lima.

In the Class B bracket #5 Schroeder defeated $4 Irondequoit 10-7. # 1 Victor beat #9 Churchville-Chili, #2 Thomas beat #7 Brighton and #3 McQuaid Jesuit beat #6 Canandaigua.

On Saturday, Victor will play Schroeder at 11:00 and Thomas will play McQuaid at 1:30. Both games will be at Fairport High School.

NOTES: In the McQuaid vs Canandaigua game, the Vierhile brothers played against each other and their parents had to cheer for both teams. At the end of the game, senior attackman Brian Vierhile with McQuaid was the happy one and his brother Matt finished his season with Canandaigua. The win was the first for the Knights against the Braves in sixteen meetings.

Brighton at Thomas

Game Results

Report2Waterloo17Penn Yan
Report14Bath9Midlakes
Report3Churchville-Chili18Victor
Report10Schroeder7Irondequoit
Report   9Brighton16Thomas
Report   6Canandaigua18McQuaid Jesuit
Report2Bloomfield-Honeoye15Gananda
Report17Aquinas5Pal-Mac

 


Class A and C See Higher Seeds Win

- Tuesday: DAY IN REVIEW: The quarter final rounds in Classes A and C held with the higher seeded teams winning their games. Pittsford had a 6-3 win over Hilton, Penfield won their game with East United and Greece Storm had a 9-6 win over Rush-Henrietta. In Class C, Newark defeated Eastridge, Wayne ended Batavia's season and HF-L beat Livonia-Avon.

Livonia-Avon at HFLFourth seeded Pittsford scored the first three goals and never led by less than two in their 6-3 win over fifth seeded Hilton. The Panthers and Cadets faced two weeks ago with Pittsford winning 5-3 and today was a similarly low scoring contest. Pittsford’s opening goal came from Ben DiGiovanni (2) and Ryan Dumont. DiGiovanni finished with a team leading 3g. Hilton scored their first goal 22 minutes into the game with Jordan DePetres assisting Matthew Mojsej with 2:15 remaining in the first half. Pittsford added another two goals before Hilton scored their second. The Panther’s largest lead came at 5-1 after an unassisted goal from Sonny Imburgia. The Cadets scored two of the last three goals.

On a goal in the third quarter Newark senior attackman Parker Casselman had an assist to Taylor Clements. On this play Casselman set the school record for career assists and Clements set the career record for goals. Clements also set the record for goals in a season and tied the school record for goals in a game with Casselman with eight.

In the semi final Class A round on Friday, #4 Pittsford will face #1 Fairport (5:00 PM) and #3 Greece Storm will face #2 Penfield (7:30 PM) at Webster Thomas High School. The Class C semi finals will also play on Friday at Penn Yan Academy. #4 Newark will play #1 Geneva at 5:00 PM and #3 HF-L will play #2 Wayne at 7:30 PM.

Rush-Henrietta at Greece

Game Results

Report   6Rush-Henrietta9Greece Storm
Report12Eastridge19Newark
Report4Batavia17Wayne
Report   4Livonia-Avon17HFL
Report3Hilton6Pittsford
Report1East United19Penfield

 


Tournaments Open with Three Upsets

- Monday: DAY IN REVIEW: As it happens in the out bracket round, upsets make for excitement and the 2018 edition saw three out of five games won by the lower seeded team. In Class B, Churchville-Chili avenged an earlier loss by beating Spencerport 7-5. Brighton and Canandaigua had no difficulty with their lower seeds by beating Brockport and Gates Chili. In Class D both out bracket games were won by the lower seeds as Waterloo defeated Marcus Whitman 9-7 and Bloomfield-Honeoye beat Mynderse 12-9.

Brockport at Brighton After an 17-4 loss during the regular season, Churchville-Chili came to win during Sectionals and defeated Spencerport 7-5 to advance to the quarter final round. The Saints scored six unanswered goals and held Spencerport scoreless for over 25 minutes. The Rangers were dominated at the faceoff with Owen VanWie finishing 12/16 at the draw and a team leading eight groundballs. Jacob Buck scored the first goal of the third quarter with an unassisted goal at 11:11 to take a 6-0 lead. Spencerport finished out the game with 5 of the last six, but it was not enough to makeup for the first half. Churchville-Chili grabbed possession with two minutes remaining in the game and were able to run out the clock. The Saints move on to the next round and will face top seeded Victor on Wednesday.

Brockport at Brighton After falling 11-13 earlier in the season, Waterloo defeated Marcus Whitman 9-7 in an out bracket sectional game. The game was back and forth for the first half with the scored tied at each step through 5-5. Marcus Whitman scored the game opener with an unassisted goal by Ryan Herod. He finished with 2g-1a for the Wildcats. Dylan DeLucia responded for the Indians to tie the game for the first time. Waterloo’s first lead came at 3-2 off an unassisted goal from Andre Pinkard. Halftime found the score tied 5-5. Waterloo came out of halftime and scored the only two goals of the third quarter to take the first two point lead of the game. DeLucia ad Pinkard each added one goal. The Indians kept up the pressure into the fourth with another goal from DeLucia. The Wildcats were held scoreless for 11 minutes spanning three quarters. After taking the lead, the Indians never gave it up and held the two point lead for the remainder of the game.

Advancing to Wednesday's round after todays wins are, in Class B, #9 Churchville-Chili who will travel to #1 Victor (7PM), #7 Brighton who will go to #2 Thomas (7PM) and #6 Canandaigua who will travel to #3 McQuaid Jesuit (7 PM). In Class D, advancing teams are #9 Waterloo who will travel to #1 Penn Yan (5 PM) and #10 Bloomfield-Honeoye who will travel to #2 Gananda (7PM).

Brockport at Brighton

Game Results

Report7Churchville-Chili5Spencerport
Report12Bloomfield-Honeoye9Mynderse
Report0Gates Chili14Canandaigua
Report   2Brockport15Brighton
Report9Waterloo7Marcus Whitman

 


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