Patriots pass the test, beat Rutland

RUTLAND — The Mount Anthony girls lacrosse team had one of its toughest challenges of the season on Friday against Rutland and they passed with flying colors after a 14-10 victory to remain perfect on the season at 12-0.

Emily Altland led the Patriots with five goals and four assists, while Brianna Zipprich added four tallies. Natalie Jelley and Avery Galle each had a pair, with Caroline Musinski adding one. Jelley also had an assist.

For Rutland, who had their seven-game win streak snapped, Marina Rotella and Francie Ettori each scored three times.

Carly Plaisance earned the victory in the cage with 12 saves.

Mount Anthony continues its campaign with a matchup on Monday at home against Brattleboro.

Boys lacrosse playoff seeding revealed

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — The seeds for the New York state Section II boys lacrosse tournament were revealed on Friday, with both Cambridge and Hoosick Falls making the field.

Cambridge finished the regular season at 11-3 and is the No. 2 seed in Class D. They'll wait until Thursday at 5 p.m. to play the winner of the No. 3-No. 6 matchup between Schuylerville and Voorheesville.

Hoosick Falls is the No. 5 seed in Class D, getting edged out by Maple Hill, their opponent on Monday at 5 p.m. Both teams finished at 10-6. The winner of that matchup will take on No. 1 Greenwich on Thursday at 7 p.m. Greenwich has only one loss this season to earn the top seed.

The Class D championship is May 30 at Mohonasen.

Brattleboro tops BBA on court

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro boys tennis team got victories from its top four singles players en route to a 6-1 win over Burr and Burton on Friday.

Martin Sipowicz, Josh Nordheim, Jonah Petrie and Tom Szpila won their matches for the Colonels to clinch the win, their sixth of the year.

Both of their doubles teams won in straight sets. Burr and Burton's lone victory came from Patrick Dang Quoc at No. 5 singles, a 6-1, 6-4 winner over Cole Merkle.

BBA is 4-8 and is home on Wednesday against Rutland.

Warriors edge BBA

DALTON, Mass. — On a warm summer-like night Thursday, the Burr and Burton girls lacrosse team came up just short against Wahconah, 13-10.

Jessie Forstmann had four goals to lead the Bulldogs. Lydia Morgantini had three goals and three assists, while Ava Marshall, Nicole Schmid and Shea Lincourt all had single scores.

For Wahconah, Emmy Cote led the way with six goals and two assists.

Cassie Pearce made four saves in the cage for BBA, who is 4-10 and hosts Rutland at Applejack on Monday night.

Cambridge finish regular season with win

SCHODACK — The Cambridge boys lacrosse team finished the regular season on a high note with a 12-3 win over Maple Hill on Thursday night.

Cambridge had an 8-2 lead at halftime. Max Hoffer led the way with four goals and an assist, while Gabriel Sgambettera had three goals. Jonas Butz had a multiple-score day with two, while Zack Rowland, Cody Oldham and Kyle Furciniti each had single goals. Rowland added three assists and Tommy English had a helper as well.

Maple Hill's Seth Roberts, Nick Morris and Joe Merhige all scored for the Wildcats.

Christian Hunt earned the win in the cage, making 13 saves, while Kyler Randall had a whopping 29 for Maple Hill.

Former BBA star Corvino Named All-American again

EASTON, Mass. — Stonehill College senior defender Cara Corvino has earned All-America second team honors for the second straight year by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association (IWLCA), the organization announced today.

Corvino, a three-time IWLCA All-North Region performer with her second team selection last week, earns the 58th All-America award in the Stonehill women's lacrosse program's history, with her second straight second team selection, and the 17th in head coach Katie Conover's '03 ten seasons in charge of the program, who was a four-time first team All-American as a student-athlete herself. Corvino is the 13th student-athlete in program history to earn All-America honors multiple seasons and the first since Kelsey Reilly '13 was a three-time All-American in 2011, `12 and '13.

Corvino is also a three-time All-Northeast-10 Conference selection with first team honors for the second straight year this spring, having been named to the All-North Region first team her junior year and third team as a sophomore. She was the leader of a Stonehill defensive unit this season which ranks third in the NE10 with a 9.17 team goals against average, holding ten of its 19 opponents under ten goals. Corvino started all 19 games for Stonehill, totaling a team-high 37 caused turnovers (3rd NE10), with 37 ground balls, while adding a goal and assist for two points and 19 draw controls.

Corvino, an IWLCA All-America second team selection last season, started 58 of her 75 career games played and totaled 131 ground balls, 87 caused turnovers and 61 draw controls over her four seasons. Her 37 caused turnovers this season rank fifth on the program's all-time single-season list. Corvino has been named to the NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll four semesters and Athletic Director's Honor Roll once for her work in the classroom.

Stonehill, ranked 16th in the final regular season IWLCA Division II poll and 20th in the final Nike/US Lacrosse Magazine Division II poll, wrapped up its season with a 12-7 record overall, including a 10-3 mark in the NE10. The Skyhawks reached the semifinal round of the NE10 Tournament for the 18th time in 19 years and are the lone program to appear in every NE10 women's lacrosse tournament.


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