Girls' Regional Lacrosse: Section II teams eliminated in semifinals
Suffern outscored Guilderland, 7-4, in the second half to pull out an 11-8 win in the Class A regional semifinals at Fox Lane High School on Wednesday.
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and Albany Academy also lost regional semifinals. The last time Section II failed to win a game in the girls’ state lacrosse tournament was 2010.
Regina Sharp scored four goals for Suffern (Section I, 17-3), and Baley Parrott scored three.
Shannon Mackesey had two goals and an assist for Guilderland (17-2), and Cara Quimby and Rebecca Golderman each scored two. The Lady Dutch, with a No. 14 state rankings, saw their 10-game winning streak halted.
John Jay (Section I, 15-4-1) went on a 13-4 second-half run and eliminated Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 19-14, in Class B action.
Sarah Lang paced John Jay with eight goals and and an assist. Nicole Beardsley scored six goals for BH-BL (12-7), Amy LeBel had three goals, and Christina Krowel notched two.
The Spartans led early, 5-1, at the break, 10-6, and 12-9 midway through the second half.
Putnam Valley (Section I, 18-3) got five goals from Melissa Wagner and ousted Albany Academy in the Class C game, 12-11.
Emma Malicki and Emma Hardy both had four goals and an assist for the Bears (17-3).
No Section II Class C team has ever gotten through the regionals. The last Section II Class B team to make it beyond the regionals was Niskayuna in 2008. Shaker claimed a Class A regional championship last season.
SUFFERN 11, GUILDERLAND 8
Guilderland 4 4 — 8
Suffern 4 7 — 11
Guilderland scoring: Shannon Mackesey 2-1, Cara Quimby 2-0, Morgan Hardt 1-0,
Rebecca Golderman 2-0, Ali Cardinal 0-2, Katie Becker 1-0, Amanda Coppolo 0-1. Suffern scoring: Baley Parrott 4-0, Caitlin Leary 2-0, Jordan Drab 2-0, Regina Sharp 4-0.
Goalkeepers: Guilderland, Kaitlyn Hess, 9 saves; Suffern, Mikala Cheeseman, 2.
JOHN JAY 19,
BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE 14
BH-BL 10 4 — 14
John Jay 6 13 — 19
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake scoring: Nicole Beardsley 6-0, Emily Ankabrandt 1-0, Jordyn Godfrey 1-0, Christina Krowel 2-0, Amy LeBel 3-0, Julia LeVan 1-0, Haley Schultz 0-1. John Jay scoring: Dakota Adamec 3-0, Amanda Flayhan 3-1, Sarah Lang 8-1, Molly O’Reilly 4-2, Cara Srafford 1-0.
PUTNAM VALLEY 12, ALBANY ACADEMY 11
Albany Academy 6 5 — 11
Putnam Valley 8 4 — 12
Albany Academy scoring: Emma Malicki
4-1, Emma Hardy 4-1, Olga Lukas 0-1,
Emily Martin 2-0, Gabby Uccellini 1-0. Putnam Valley scoring: Sayaka Abe 2-0,
Samantha Cunningham 2-0, Erin McCrudden 1-2, Eva Rabson 1-0, Melissa Wagner 5-0, Stephanie Wagner 1-0.