Rams to face Oneida in 2012 title game rematch
To repeat as Section III Class A champions, the Jamesville-DeWitt softball team will need to beat the same opponent, Oneida, that it conquered a season ago en route to a state finals appearance.
West Genny denies Hornets first title in 20 years in double OT
Scenes of extreme emotion played out at the end of last Tuesday night’s Section III Class A boys lacrosse final between Fayetteville-Manlius and West Genesee at the Carrier Dome. One group of players was piled together on the field, celebrating a championship. The other was scattered about the turf, some motionless, many in tears, others close to inconsolable.
Brothers take out Watertown, 23-4
Of all the vital things Marisa Romeo does to propel the Christian Brothers Academy girls lacrosse team, none is more vital than her ability to win the battles against whomever is lined up next to her in the draw circle. Time after time in Tuesday's Section III Class B final against Watertown at the Carrier Dome, Romeo claimed the draws, and the Brothers went down and converted them into goals, all part of a 22-4 victory over the Cyclones.
Red Rams pound Carthage, 23-9, in Class B final
Once the Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse offensive machine starts to hum, very little can stop it from lighting up the scoreboard with alarming frequency. Certainly the Carthage Comets could not pull off the task, overwhelmed by the state no. 2-ranked Red Rams as it prevailed 23-9 in Saturday night's Section III Class B final at Cicero-North Syracuse's Bragman Stadium.
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.
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