April 12, 2013
CHS keeps up unbeaten ways
NEW HARTFORD — The Cortland High boys’ lacrosse team rolled to a 6-1 halftime lead Thursday night and stayed perfect through a pair of OHSL Freedom Division games and four contests overall with an 11-6 win over host New Hartford.
Sophomore midfielder Matt May scored three goals for the winners, giving him 10 on the season, while senior attack Pat McMahon scored his fifth and sixth goals of the campaign and had a pair of assists. Senior midfielder Andrew Potter had two goals and an assist and continues to lead the team in scoring with 19 points on 10 goals and nine assists.
Scoring once each for the winners were sophomore midfielder Mike May (fourth of the spring), junior attack Brett Timmons (third), freshman midfielder Connor Caughey (second) and junior midfielder Tyler Woodin (first). Senior goalie Kevin Parker made eight saves while Mike Cuchiarale stopped eight shots and Ryan McCormac one for the Spartans (0-2, 2-4).
Nick Cook led the hosts with two goals while Jesse Ondrako had a goal and two assists.
CHS led 4-1 after one quarter and outscored New Hartford 2-0 in the second before using a 3-1 third-period advantage to lead 9-2 heading into the fourth.
CORTLAND JVs lost for the first time in three games this season, 6-3 to New Hartford as freshman midfielders Joe Piedigrossi and Bronson Gagliano scored twice and once, respectively, for the visitors. Sophomore goalie Jack Hearn made eight saves and earned praise from the coaching staff for his performance, along with sophomore defenders Ryan Woodin and Alex Reynolds and freshman defenders Jon Phillips, Nick Smith and Harold Pallone.
Both Cortland High squads visit Fulton Saturday, the JVs in a 1 p.m. start while the varsity contest is slated to get under way at 4 p.m.
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