| Tuesday: One Week Left || May 10, 2005 - Fairport won another close one, this time against Rush-Henrietta,
Geneva was the winner against Victor, Spencerport won
a close one against Churchville-Chili and McQuaid Jesuit won
their last GRALL contest, making them Co-Champions with
Aquinas. Schroeder took a win from Irondequoit and five
other games were played today.
The game was on our weekly watch list, and turned out
to be an exciting one,
as two excellent Class A teams played to the delight of
lacrosse fans. Tonight, the winner was Webster
Schroeder over visiting Irondequoit with a score
The game was close for the first three quarters of the
game, and neither team could take more than a one goal
advantage. In the 4th quarter Irondequoit scored first
to tie the score at six each. With 9:21 to go in the game,
Tom Costanza scored on an assist from Grant Catalino to
put Webster up for good. Webster then scored four more
goals including three goals in last 2:12 of the game (2g
by Jack Mooney, and 1g by Costanza). The Schroeder defensive
unit of Matt Crandall , Mark Liberti, Drew Palmer, Jeremy
Appell and Jason Cirulli all played will in front of Dennis
Costanza who made 18 saves for the Warriors.
Senior middie Mike Catalino ended the game with 2g-1a,
won 15 of 21 faceoffs and led the team in ground balls
with ten. Leading the scoring effort for Schroeder were
Tom Costanza (2g-3a ) along with Grant Catalino and Chris
Ferry who each scored 2g-2a. Jack Mooney added 2g-1a and
Jay Wilmes and Mike Catalino each scored 1g for the Warriors
Scoring for Irondequoit were Zack Pixley (2g) and Derek
Pino and Mickey Haight with 1g-1a. Cory Bottiglier and
Kevin Coholan each added a goal and sophomore attackman
Andrew Hart added an assist. Zach Nash made 10 saves for
the Eagles who drop to 9-6.
Geneva wasted no time, taking a 6-2 first
quarter and 11-3 half time lead to a 19-10 win over host
Senior attackman Mike Toner led the offensive effort for
Geneva with 7g-2a while Matt Warner added 2g-7a. Chris
Toner scored 3g-1a and Carson Poole added 1g-1a. RJ Gringeri,
Henry Heaton, Jake Queener, John Warner, Adam Stewart
and Matt Elkins each added a goal and John Manion added
an assist. Adam Schutz made 11 saves for Geneva (9-6).
Scoring for Victor were Cory Benulis and Erick Rogemoser
with 2g. Jason Houtenbrink, Kyle Sullivan, Mike
O'Hare and Eric Willman each added 1g-1a. Andy Kicera,
Stephen Personale and Adam Stewart each added a goal.
Matt Schmelzlen made 7 saves for Victor (8-6).
Brighton continues to rack up the points
with a strong attack as James Ryan scored 3g and added
7a for the Barons won a 13-5 game against the visiting
Greece Thunder. Brighton took a 4-1 first quarter and
an 8-2 halftime lead and out shot Greece 53-34.
Scoring for Brighton were Ryan (3g-7a), Colin Davis and
Colin Hickey (4g each) and Robbie Asselin (2g-2a). Mike
Katz (7s) and Noah Berg (3s) split the goal tending duties
for the Barons (11-2).
Greece saw scoring from Dave Rodriguez (3g-1a), Matthew
Machucki (1g-3a) and middie Jeremy Fitzgerald (1g). Orlando
Villegas recorded 20 saves for the Thunder (3-10).
Nine different players made the scorebook as McQuaid Jesuit
finished it's GRALL games with a 14-5 win over host Bath.
The Knights took an early lead with a 3-0 first quarter
and 10-3 halftime lead. The win gives McQuaid Jesuit a tie with
Aquinas for the GRALL Championship with each team beating
the other once.
Scoring for the Knights were Tyler Rubino (4g-2a), Scott
Rubino (3g), Evan Gallina (2g) and Andrew Foster (1g-2a).
Senior attackman Brendan Clar and senior middie
Kevin Dacey each added 1g-1a, junior middie Sean Conroy
added 1g and Mark Hanna added an assist. Junior midfielder
Carmen Rondash scored his first varsity goal for McQuaid Jesuit
Bath saw scoring from Ryan Finney and Jeremy Sutfin with
2g each and McKenzie Durham with 1g-1a. Zac Conrad and
Richie Zajac each added 1g for the Rams (4-11).
The first quarter was exciting for Rush-Henrietta as they
earned a 3-2 lead. Fairport came back
before the half with five goals before the
Comets scored two more. Fairport was ahead 8-4 at the
half time break.
In the first quarter R-H attackman Brian McShea scored
2g and sophomore middie Justin Rose scored the third.
Matt Moran assisted on McShea's second goal which was
a very pretty behind the back shot with 1:47 remaining
in the first. Fairport saw goals from Brian Sanna and
Ryan Lowe who scored his first of six of the day with
the assist from Pat Reilly.
The second quarter saw Fairport score the first five goals
before RH scored with 4:17 left. Fairport added one more
at 1:42 to take the 8-4 lead. Scoring for Fairport were
Mike Danylyshyn with 2g, Lowe added two more to his total,
with Pete Burkhardtt and Brian Sanna each scoring 1g.
RH's lone goal was an unassisted goals by senior attackman
The Red Raiders controlled the offensive ball for much
of the third. They saw 2g from Lowe and one from Brian
Lindner. Assists went to Brian Sanna and Tom Rynn. RH
scored with 0:18 left when Hillmon scored on an assist
from Matt Moran. Fairport took an 11-5 lead heading into
Rush-Henrietta came out hungry and determined at the start
the last quarter. Goals came from junior middie Tony Henriquez
at 10:10, Hillmon completed his hat trick at 8:51, and
senior middie Phil Gordon added another at 7:04.
This cut the Fairport lead to 11-8 with 5:00 minutes remaining.
Fairport responded with a goal from Danylyshyn (assisted
by Reilly) to bring their lead back to four. RH continued
to play catch up with their fourth goal in the quarter
scored by sophomore middie Justin Rose (unassisted) at
the 3:16 mark. The Royal Comets made their last push when
Moran scored (assisted by McShea). This cut the lead to
2 with just over three minutes remaining in the game.
RH had a great scoring opportunity coming out of a timeout
with a little over a minute remaining, but the shot went
wide. Fairport gained control and ran out the clock for
the win. R-H goalie Matt McShea made 13 saves for the
Royal Comets (3-10).
R-H Coach Mike Gottko praised his team. "The coaching
staff is extremely proud of the determination the kids
displayed in the fourth. It could have been real easy
for the kids to let up. It was probably our best quarter
of the season on both ends of the field."
By the end of the game Fairport's scoring came from Lowe
(6g), Sanna (2g), Danylyshyn (3g), and Lindner (1g). Five
players added assists for Fairport, including Reilly (3a),
Pete Burkhardtt (3a) and Jake Fricano, Jeff Sanna and
Tom Rynn who each added one assist. Geoff Mayor (7s-4ga)
and Zach Harris (2s-6ga) split the goal tending duties
for Fairport (10-4).
In an evening game at Churchville, it was Spencerport
over C-C with an exciting 8-7 victory. Mike Hicks (2g)
had the game winner with 6:23 left in the game. The Saints
led 3-1 at the end of the first quarter, but the teams
were tied at five at the half and at six at the end of
Rob Stojanov had 4g, Tyler Hintz had 1g-3a and Pat Decker
added 1g-1a for the Rangers. Andy Morgan had (3a). Midfielder
Steve Difulvio led Spencerport with 12 ground balls. The
Rangers improve to 6-7.
Brad Gurbacki led the offensive effort for Churchville
Chili with 4g-2a. The Saints move to 5-7. No
report form C-C.
In another SportsFive game of the week, it was Canandaigua
over Penn Yan at Keuka College last night as the Braves
took the low scoring 5-3 victory. The game was controlled
by the defense at both ends of the field and there were
incredible performances by CA's Dan Serafine (10 saves)
and Penn Yan's R.J. Wickham (15 saves). Outstanding defense
was played by Mike Serron, Ed Walsh, Jay Woodworth,
Ryan Cunningham and short stick middie Charlie Sauter
for Canandaigua. Mustang defenders Michael Manley and
Tristan Keas were strong for Penn Yan.
The Braves scored the only goal of the first quarter (Brian
Hadsell from Tyler Emery).
CA's Todd Anthony scored an unassisted goal in the second,
which was followed by two goals in 0:21 by Penn Yan's
Dan McGuffie (from Dan Mesler) and Stephen Carlson who
picked by a loose ball on the crease. The Braves took
the lead back at the 5:18 mark when Kyle Wakefield scored
on a pass from Nick Boylan. Less than two minutes later
Carlson scored the tying goals with an assist from Jon
Van Houten. The half ended at 3-3. The third quarter remained
Dan Groot and Wakefield scored in the last quarter to
give the Braves the win.
“I thought both defenses played really well,”
Canandaigua coach John Johnson told the Finger Lakes
Times. “Our kids played well, their kids played
well, and both goalies came up with some big saves. You
would expect a game like this from two good teams.”
Scoring by the end of the game for CA were Wakefield (2g),
while Hadsell, Groot and Anthony each added a goal and
Emery and Boylan each added 1 assist for the Braves (13-1).
Penn Yan's goals came from Carlson (2g) and McGuffie (1g)
while Mesler and Van Houten each adding an assist for
the Mustangs (9-6).
Gregory G. McNall has a nice piece on the game in the
Finger Lakes Times which reprinted the
story on their Websites.
It was a shut out for the Honeoye Falls-Lima as they beat
Eastridge 14-0 at home on Tuesday night. No
report for HF-L.
Gates Chili opened a 5-0 lead in the
first quarter but host Hilton returned for a tie at 6
by half time. Gates took the lead for good by the end
of the third with a 11-6 score and ended the game with
the 14-10 win.
Scoring for the Spartans were Dave Street (6g-3a), Andy
Hilton (3g-2a) and Chaz Giehl (3g-1a) who also won 16
of 26 faceoffs. Tom Sudek and Ricky Tatar each added 1g-1a
while Gates say assists from Andy McEntee (2a) and Kyle
Lynah (1a). Dave Bellaivia recorded 10 saves for the Spartans
Scoring for the Cadets were Mitch Ritchie (3g-1a), and
Brett Bridges (3g) while Tyler Stiles, Cory Blackburn,
Mike Cromlish and Matt Davidson each has 1g and Colin
Walker and Andy Ellsworth each added an assist for Hilton
Penfield remained undefeated with a 13-3
win over host Webster Thomas. The Patriots scored four
unanswered goals in the first and second quarters and
led at the half time break 8-0. Penfield's face off specialists
Mike Thon, Jason Knerr, Mike Cummins and Connor Rice controlled
better than 75% of the draws. The stubborn Penfield defense
was lead by Brian Dell with 9 saves. Chris Tateo and Ryan
Nicoletta combined for four saves in relief.
Leading scorers for the Patriots were Mike Thon (4g-1a),
Mike Arvan (2g-2a),
Jason Knerr (2g) and Tim Pfeffer (1g-2a). Also contributing
for Penfield were
brothers Trevor and Connor Rice with 1 goal and 1 assist
each and Mike Cummins and Dave Malone with one goal each
and Kelly McKenna with an assist.
Dom Scalzo had all three goals for the Titans with two
assists from Max
Gurowski and one from Kevin Kemp. Steve Hondorf had 13
saves and Alex
Mossier had 2 saves for the Titans (5-8). No
report from Thomas.
It was Waterloo with a 12-0 shutout against
Midlakes (1-13) last night at home. Scoring for the Indians
were Josh Mateo (2g), Matt Haws (1g-1a), Gordy Lahr (2g-2a),
Matt Kaiser (1a) and Bill Jolly (1g). Also scoring were
Jason Johnson (1a), TJ Radka (1g-1a), Winston Boyd (2g-1a),
Shawn Dunphy (1g-1a), Adam Cottrell (1g), Kyle O'Connors
(1g) and Greg Marsh (1a). Pat DeBolt and Matt Lilly each
had one save for Waterloo (11-6).