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Clean Sweep for Section V

DAY IN REVIEW: SATURDAY - There were quarterfinal games played today in the NYSPHSAA Lacrosse Tournaments and Section V teams won each game.

McQuaid vs OPMCQUAID JESUIT-13 vs ORCHARD PARK-6 - In the Class A game, held in Section VI at Williamsville East High School, Vincenzo Giangreco (1g-4a), scored just twelve second into the game on a feed from John Harding (3g-1a).  After goals by Will Engle (1g) and Harding, the Quakers scored their first goal, at 4:12 when senior midfielder Mike Pietrantoni ripped a long shot from front center. McQuaid scored four more goals in less than a minute and a half and led at the end of the quarter 7-1. The Knights saw more than an equal share as the result of faceoffs by JP Giaqnforti (1g) and Domenic Giangreco (1a) who both recorded 7+/4- (64%).

McQuaid vs OPAfter Will DeMarco (2g-3g) scored on a pass from AJ Quagrello (3g-1a), Orchard Park scored their second goal on a drive from behind the cage by junior attackman Justin Relosky. The Quakers scored once more, with 22 seconds in the half as Logan Warn found Luke Danna on the wing and the half ended with the Knights up 8-3.

Dana scored again of OP at the top of the third on a feed from Owen Wright and a strong, outside sidearm shot taking the scored to 8-4, but shortly thereafter, McQuaid returned with three goals to end the quarter up 11-4. Both teams scored two goals in the last quarter. The knights now move on the NYS semifinals at SUNY Cortland on Wednesday where they will play Liverpool (Section III) at 4:00 PM. senior midfielder Liam Palmer (2g) also scored for McQuaid Jesuit (18-2). Victor vs Niagara WheatfieldMcQuaid senior goalie Will Gordon made 13s/6ga = 68% (48 mins). [ BOX SCORE]   - - More images in the photo gallery.

VICTOR-16 vs NIAGARA-WHEATFIELD-4 - Although the Falcons (11-7) scored the first goal in the game , the Blue Devils scored three before Niagara-Wheatfield scored again. The quarter saw Victor up 4-2 and then scored thirteen unanswered goals spanning the into the fourth quarter when they began running time. Victor will play Vestal (Section IV) at 5:30 on Wednesday. Senior midfielder Aiden Clinkscales (2g-2a) reached his 50th career goal and junior midfielder Mason Debottis (1g) scored his first Varsity goal in the game. Others scoring for Victor (17-3) were Jack Herendeen (4a), Christian Besaw (4g), Jackson Mead (4g), Brody Secker (3g-1a), Tanner Radogna (1g-1a), and Dante Pezzimenti (1a). Facing off for Victor was junior JT Ricci with 10+/2- = 83%, and 8th grade Eli Ricci with 8+/0- = 100%. In the goal for Victor was senior Parker Erwin with 3s/2ga = 60% (36 mins), and junior Landon Tantillo with 4s/0ga = 100% (7 mins). Scoring one goal each for Niagara-Wheatfield were senior attackmen Matthew Siejka and Dakota Ferguson, junior midfielder Savino Geracci and Freshman Rahihtehawihs Printup.      [ BOX SCORE]   - - More images in the photo gallery.

Victor vs Niagara WheatfieldAQUINAS-18 vs CHENANGO VALLEY-6 - Aquinas whose seven seniors had graduation ceremonies in the morning, went right to work ending the first quarter up 6-1 and then added another six goals to lead at the half 12-3. Junior attackman Noah Olbrich (2g) reached his 150th career goal in the game. Others making the offensive book for Aquinas (16-5) include Tano Auriuso (5g-3a), Jake Guggino (4g),Dom Siesto (2a), Ethan Copeland (2g), Gio Valerie, and Carter Wegman (3g). In the goal for Aquinas was sophomore Jake Gibson with 7s/6ga = 54% (48 mins).Next up for Aquinas is the semifinal round at SUNY Cortland at 3:00 where they will play Marcellus (Section III). There was no information available for Chenango Valley (14-4) at post-time.    [ BOX SCORE

Victor vs Niagara WheatfieldHFL-15 at JOHNSON CITY-4 - Nine different players scored goals for HFL including Quinn Kailbourne (1g-5a) reached his 50th career assist. The Cougars held the Wildcats scoreless in the first half while scoring fourteen of their own. The second half started in running time, but the Cougars scored only one more goal, while the Wildcats scored four. Others scoring for HFL (19-2) were Chase Perryman (2g-5a), Grady Goodberlet (4g-1a),Mathew Brassie (1g), Patrick Donahoe (1g), Owen Smith (3g), Marco Vengoechea (1g-1a), Alex Steinhoff (1a), and Madut Mathuc (1g). Facing off for HFL was Ben Cook with 2+/1- = 67%, and Carsen Montone with 13+/7- = 65% and in the goal freshman Jason Bennett recorded 4s/0ga = 100% (24 mins) including his 100th career save.HFL will take on Jamesville-DeWitt in the semifinal round at SUNY Cortland (6:30 PM). There was no information available for Johnson City (5-13) at post-time.    [ BOX SCORE