In a rematch both teams have anticipated all season, Mount St. Mary and Sacred Heart will face off for the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association girls lacrosse championship.
This time, there will be a bit more at stake — a berth in the inaugural state Catholic playoffs.
“All season long we’ve been training for this game,” said Carley Smith, a senior captain for defending…
Nichols’ TaNia Cunningham has been named first-team small schools all-state in girls lacrosse by the New York State Sportswriters Association for the recently completed 2018 season.
Cunningham was a fast and tenacious defender who was hard to beat 1-on-1. She forced 48 turnovers, won 61 draws and chipped in with 18 goals for coach Beth Stone's team.
Others earning al…
It's fitting that Jalyn Jimerson and Ivy Santana shared the stage with the rest of area's top girls lacrosse talents during the recent Tom Borrelli Memorial Awards banquet at Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant.
The Lake Shore scoring sensations have seemingly been joined at the hip the past 10 years. They've attended lacrosse camps together as well as played on the same summer l…
Pos. Player School Grade Fast fact
A Charleigh Rondeau, Amherst, 11, Student of game who took most draws for Tigers, Rondeau recorded 38 goals for Section VI Class C runner-up.
A Anjali Silverheels, Hamburg, 10, Third-year player had breakout season, recording career-bests in goals (46), assists (36) and points (82) for the Bulldogs.
A Morgan Baxendale, 12, Orchar…
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Coach of the Year: Katy Ryan (Hamburg)
P Player School Yr.
GK Maren Geiger Nichols 12
D TaNia Cunningham Nichols 10
M Jalyn Jimerson Lake Shore 12
M Ivy Santana Lake Shore 12
M Taylor Gehen Frontier 12
Turns out the best way to keep the Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association girls lacrosse title out of Mount St. Mary's hands and to shut down one of the area's top scorers was to play keep away.
Sacred Heart executed its game plan very well, so well that the Sharks ended the Mount's reign as league champion.
Sacred Heart defeated the Thunder 4-3 on Wednesd…
In an attempt to get ready for something new, Frontier’s girls’ lacrosse team has been preparing for the unfamiliar by doing something old.
The Falcons’ opponents are still feeling blue.
Unbeaten Frontier is no longer part of Class A. It hasn’t stopped the Falcons from playing and beating their ex-rivals even though they no longer are part of that division. They hope…