Brothers rout J-D; ESM falls in OT to Cyclones
East Syracuse-Minoa's girls lacrosse team came within an eyelash of joining Christian Brothers Academy at the Carrier Dome in the Section III Class B championship game. The Spartans rallied from a four-goal deficit in Friday night's Class B semifinal against no. 2 seed Watertown at Chittenango High School and led at different points down the stretch, but the Cyclones still prevailed 14-13 in overtime.
Hornets, 17-0, survive furious late Warrior comeback
For 46 minutes of Friday night's Section III Class A semifinal, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys lacrosse team did all the good things - attack hard, play stout defense, stay physical and hunt down ground balls - that led to a perfect 16-0 regular-season mark and state no. 3 ranking. Then in two terrifying minutes, the Hornets nearly threw the whole season away.
Ryan wins three races; Brislin takes girls 1,500, 800 runs
Due to circumstances well beyond its control, the Fayetteville-Manlius boys and girls track and field teams were together again Wednesday at Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman Stadium for the Section III Class AA championship meet. What the Hornets could control, though, was the way it responded to those different conditions, and the response was a sweep of the boys and girls sectional titles.
Brothers' late surge falls short against top seed
The Christian Brothers Academy boys’ lacrosse season came to an end Wednesday night in a 14-11 loss to No. 1-seeded Lafayette in the Section III Class C semifinals at Chittenango High School. Three goals from JR Zazarra and two apiece from Andrew Romagnoli, Braedon Gait and Jack Jeschke weren’t enough to prevent the Brothers from finishing 13-5 and a game short of the finals.
F-M girls second to Auburn; J-D wins Class B title
In regulation and beyond, the Fayetteville-Manlius and Jamesville-Dewitt girls golf teams battled for top honors in Tuesday's Section III championship tournament at Kanon Valley Country Club in Oneida. When all was settled, the Hornets were second in Class A, the Red Rams had secured the Class B title, and three golfers - Molly Hair, Allison Donella and Victoria Roney - were on their way to the state tournament.
Syracuse 7-0 so far in pursuit of Calder Cup
Two rounds down, two rounds to go – that’s the Syracuse Crunch, in hot pursuit of the Calder Cup, as it’s reached the final four for just the second time in its 20-year history.
Zerillo scores in waning seconds to beat Marcellus, 14-13
Braedon Gait was disappointed, for his shot in the waning seconds of Saturday's Section III Class C boys lacrosse quarterfinal at Alibrandi Stadium was off line, and it looked like Christian Brothers Academy was on its way to overtime with Marcellus. But that disappointment soon vanished as Jack Zerillo showed up, left of the net, and fired it past Mustangs goalie Jake Lilly with just 1.7 seconds left, giving the Brothers a 14-13 victory.
J-D, ESM earn victories; F-M takes pair of losses
Area girls lacrosse teams will take the field early next week with their seasons on the line as the Section III playoffs get underway.
F-M girls, boys win all six relay races
Carrying over what it did in the regular season, the Fayetteville-Manlius track and field teams easily turned back all challengers to repeat in Thursday's CNY Counties League American division championship meets at Central Square.
J-D dominates field events; ESM finishes third
A near-sweep of the field events keyed the Jamesville-DeWitt girls track and field team’s climb to the top in Tuesday’s Onondaga High School League Freedom division championship meet at Fulton.
CBA, ESM both closely follow Red Rams in team standings
Echoing what it had done during the regular season, the Jamesville-DeWitt boys track and field teams prevailed over the field in Tuesday’s Onondaga High School League Freedom division championship meets at Fulton.
CBA gets momentum for Class C sectionals
When the Skaneateles boys lacrosse team visited Christian Brothers Academy in Tuesday’s regular season finale, it represented a matchup of two Class C teams heading in opposite directions. Neither side altered its course in the Brothers’ 24-10 drubbing of the Lakers: Skaneateles lost its fourth in a row while CBA won its fourth in five tries to close out the regular season on a high note.
Lee beats Roney, Hair for top individual honors
Jamesville-DeWitt’s girls golf team just completed a regular season where no one in the Onondaga High School League could catch up to them. So it only figured that, when the OHSL Touranment took place Tuesday at nearby Woodcrest Golf Club, the Red Rams, led by its star trio of Jung-Hye Kim, Molly Hair and Victoria Roney, would prevail again.
F-M boys lacrosse finishes regular season undefeated
Plenty of happiness was seen - and heard - from the Fayetteville-Manlius boys lacrosse team after it defeated West Genesee 9-7 Tuesday night to complete an undefeated regular season and lock up the top seed in the Section III Class A playoffs.
Brothers' depth, all-around effort keys 14-7 win
Even by conquering reigning state Class A champion West Genesee on May 9, the Christian Brothers Academy girls lacrosse team had only accomplished half of its tall task of toppling both of the area's other main powers. The other half was gained Monday night, back home at Alibrandi Stadium, where the Brothers renewed acquaintances with Skaneateles and, once again, got the best of the Lakers, pulling away late for a 14-7 victory over the Lakers.
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