Section III lacrosse teams played Section IV teams in the first round of the state tournament on Saturday, and Section III won every single game, with several being blowouts.
Class A Girls: The Baldwinsville Bees Girls Lacrosse team advanced to the Class A state semifinals with a 10-8 win over Corning??Painted Post of Section IV at West Genesee High School. Taylor Gebhardt led the Lady Bees with 5 goals and Nicole Burrows made 7 saves including several crucial stops down the stretch. Baldwinsville will now face Section I champion Suffern, who the Bees defeated early this season 7-6. The game will be played this Friday at 9:30 am at SUNY Cortland??s Red Field.
Class B Girls: The Christian Brothers Academy Girls lacrosse team glided past Vestal in the Class B state quarterfinals Saturday with a 21-2 victory. The Lady Brothers had 12 different players tally goals, led by Marisa Romeo and Rachel Perla who both scored 4 goals. Alea Bonner made 6 saves for the Lady Brothers and Bella Corieri added 3 saves in the victory. CBA will now play John Jay- Cross River of Section I in the Class B state semifinals this Friday at SUNY Cortland. Game time is scheduled for noon.
Class C Girls: The Skaneateles Lady Lakers advanced to the Class C state semifinals with a 21-3 win over Section X champion Messena on Saturday. The Lady Lakers had 11 different scorers with Molly Wood scoring five goals and Hannah Powers adding 3 goals and 3 assists. Skaneateles will now face Section IX champions Putnam Valley on Friday at SUNY Cortland. Game time is set for 2:30pm.
Class A Boys: The West Genesee Boys Lacrosse advanced to the Class A state semifinals, sneaking by Ithaca 10-9 at Union-Endicott??s Ty Cobb Stadium Saturday. Ryan St. Croix led the Wildcats to victory with 3 goals and Matt Koziol had a solid night in goal with 9 saves. West Genesee will now face Penfield in the Class A state semifinal Wednesday at St. John Fisher College. Game time is scheduled for 8pm.
Class B Boys: The Jamesville-Dewitt Boys Lacrosse team kept their postseason alive with a 16-7 victory over Vestal in the Class B state quarterfinals Saturday at Union-Endicott??s Ty Cobb Stadium. Griffin Feiner had another all-star performance for the Red Rams, scoring a game high 8 goals and tallying an assist. Joe Shapiro and Joe Morgan combined to make 20 saves combined in the victory. Jamesville-Dewitt will now go up against Hamburg on Wednesday at St. John Fisher College in the Class B State Semifinals. Game starts at 3:30pm.
Class C Boys: Cazenovia Boys lacrosse continued their postseason run Saturday night with a 19-8 victory over Johnson City in the Class C state quarterfinals down in Union-Endicott. Connor Cannizzaro lit up the twine scoring 8 goals with 3 assists. Kyle Brown, Ryan Cook, and Henry Mann all added 3 goals each in the victory. Cazenovia will now face Penn Yan on Wednesday.