It was a tail of two halves when the Fulton girls lacrosse team took Onondaga Saturday. During the first half, the contest featured two evenly matched teams playing next to even lacrosse.
Onondaga, however, was more effective in the second half. Improved defense and second-chance shots on goal helped Onondaga to pull ahead and away from Fulton for an 8-6 win.
Following a competitive first half of play, Fulton had a one goal lead at 5-4. The second half was a different story. Onondaga used second-chance opportunities to outscore Fulton by three goals en route to the two-goal win.
Christian Brothers Academy scored six runs against the Fulton baseball team during the second inning of the team’s game Monday afternoon.
CBA’s second inning offensive explosion essentially set the tone for its 19-8 win over Fulton.
Neither team was able to score until the second inning of play. CBA scored six runs to take a 6-0 lead. Fulton responded during the top of the third and fourth innings. The Raiders scored two runs to cut Christian Brothers Academy’s lead to 6-2.
The Fulton YMCA Speed Demons swim team celebrated a successful season at a recent awards banquet at the Fulton Polish Home.
The 75 members of the team and their families enjoyed a summer fun-themed meal, accepted awards and honored its departing senior, Chris Pridat.
Coach Dexter Hinman praised the team for placing 22 members in the YMCA State Meet held in March in Buffalo.
The 2012 States Team included Courtney Beckwith, Ross Gardner, Lacey Reich, Janelle Tallents, Kyle Buck, Andrew Distin, Justin Grower, Sage Hourihan, Zachary Perry, David Tallents, Miwa Burdic, Michael Mankiewicz, Jenna Ruzekowicz, Sarah Tallents, Camille Stevenson, Ean Stevenson, Mark Tallents, Jayda Borrow, Abigail Hinman, Rimma Mankiewicz, Jaden Patterson, and Christina Tallents.
East Syracuse-Minoa held on for a one-goal win against the Fulton girls varsity lacrosse team Wednesday.
East Syracuse-Minoa was a little more aggressive on the offensive end, taking four more shots on goal than Fulton did. The conversion of one of the additional shots proved to be the difference in ES-M’s 9-8 win over Fulton.
By the numbers, these were two evenly matched teams. East Syracuse-Minoa led by only one goal going into halftime.