Girls lacrosse Lakers sweep past Mexico, LaFayette

first_imgBut once the Lakers started to dominate the draws, it used that extra possession time to take the lead early in the second half, pulling away and displaying even more depth than it had shown before.Brown, with four goals and two assists, and Puffer, with three goals and three assists, set the pace. Rajkowski and Hartley each scored twice, Rajkowski adding two assists.Harris, Connor and Megan Hughes had matching totals of one goal and one assist, with Schwartz and Hope King also finding the net.Back on Tuesday, the Chittenango girls had to travel to Hyatt Stadium to face the state’s top-ranked Class D team, Skaneateles, who showed little mercy in the course of defeating the Bears 20-3.All that Chittenango could manage was Ally Shoemaker, Rhonee Shea Pal and Julia Pynn each getting one goal and one assist. For the Lakers, who went up 13-1 by halftime, Maggie Newton and Olivia Navaroli each had four goals, Navaroli adding three assists as Riley Brogan got two goals and five assists.Chittenango did turn it around on Friday, handling Vernon-Verona-Sherrill 18-6 as it used an 8-2 push through the second half to pull away, Shea Pal dishing out a career-best eight assists to go with two goals.Benefiting from Shea Pal’s passes, Shoemaker and Pynn both scored five times and got three assists apiece, with Julia Graham getting five goals and one assist. Alyssa Frantz had one goal and one assist, with Olivia Cianfrocco adding an assist.But then the Bears had to face state Class D no. 6-ranked Marcellus on Saturday, and it lost 22-5 to the Mustangs, with Shoemaker and Pynn each netting two goals as Frantz earned the other goal. Shea Pal was held to one assist.Chittenango hosts Jordan-Elbridge and goes to Mexico this week as Cazenovia, after playing LaFayette on Monday, has back-to-back games with Rome Free Academy on Thursday and Homer on Friday.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story Tags: CazenoviaChittenangogirls lacrosse Rajkowski had three goals and two assists, with Brown also scoring three times and adding an assist. Laura Connor and Molly Schwartz both found the net twice as Kaitlyn Puffer got a goal and assist. Charley Harris had a goal and Ava Hartley got an assist.Looking for back-to-back wins, the Lakers visited LaFayette two days later, and once again was in top form, dominating the second half to overcome an early deficit and beat the Lancers 16-11.All through the first half, neither side could stop each other. Gabby Oswald (four goals) and Marissa Evans (three goals) led LaFayette as it answered everything Cazenovia threw at them and led, 10-8, at the break.center_img Week by week, the Cazenovia girls lacrosse team has displayed its improvement, with those efforts getting translated into victories on the field.Another one of them arrived last Tuesday night, with the Lakers taking on Mexico and excelling in most phases of the game while recording a 12-5 victory over the Tigers.Even as Mexico tried to control the pace in the first half, Cazenovia still worked its way to a 5-2 lead, and then more than doubled that margin with Grace Rajkowski and Molly Brown setting the pace.last_img read more

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Syracuse football DE’s Amir Ealey and Qaadir Sheppard dismissed from team for violation of team rules

first_img Published on February 4, 2016 at 1:38 pm Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschweds Related Stories Amir Ealey and Qaadir Sheppard reportedly suspended due to failed drug testsScott Shafer on leaked info regarding suspension of 2 DEs: ‘I hate it. I hate it.’Syracuse football recruiting: Track the Class of 2016 Syracuse sophomore defensive ends Amir Ealey and Qaadir Sheppard have been dismissed from the team, SU Athletics announced on Thursday.Ealey and Sheppard were suspended indefinitely, reportedly for violating two drug tests each. A third violation would result in an automatic dismissal, according to Syracuse.com.“All that stuff’s tied in with our policies and we’re not going to comment on any of that stuff,” head coach Dino Babers said on Wednesday before the news broke.Sheppard played in nine games as a freshman in 2015 recording one tackle and one interception. Ealey played in seven games mostly on special teams and recorded one tackle.The Orange has just two scholarship defensive ends on its roster entering the spring — Jake Pickard and Kenny Carter — neither of whom have played in a game.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSU also brings in three defensive ends — Jaquwan Nelson, Kendall Coleman and Josh Black — in its 2016 recruiting class.“I can tell you this … that we need every able capable man that can play,” Babers said on Wednesday. “We’re even looking for more players. We may put an ad out in the school newspaper, see what we can get out of the fraternities.” Commentscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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