The Fulton girls varsity lacrosse team earned a bid to the Section III Class B playoffs with a 7-9 overall record.
The Lady Raiders’ record earned them a sixth seed and a first-round game against number-three seed East Syracuse-Minoa Wednesday. East Syracuse-Minoa got off to a solid start while cruising to an impressive win over Fulton.
East Syracuse-Minoa dealt the Lady Raiders a blow during the first half of their May 22nd Sectional contest. East Syracuse-Minoa took an 8-0 lead into halftime. Unfortunately for The Lady Raiders, East Syracuse-Minoa’s lead only grew during the second half.
The number-three seed outscored Fulton by four goals en route to a 15-3 win over the Lady Raiders. Fulton was led by Kate Myers, who had two goals, and Lane Perl, who scored one goal. Keeper Kayla Pafami saved four shots on goal.
The Lady Raiders’ season concludes with a 7-10 overall record. Fulton bids farewell to Erica Knaub and Kate Rothrock, who spent this past season in the running to set a new school scoring record.
The Fulton girls lacrosse team was impressive against Chittenango during the first half of last Thursday’s game.
The league-leading Lady Raiders scored 10 of its 14 total goals during the first half en route to a 14-5 win.
Fulton quickly set the tone for its solid performance. The Lady Raiders had a 10-3 lead over Chittenango at halftime. Despite trailing by a considerable margin, Chittenango played until the final whistle was blown.
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With only seven minutes left in its game last Tuesday, the Fulton girls lacrosse team trailed Mexico 6-3.
Victory didn’t seem to be in the cards for the Lady Raiders, however, they staged a furious rally that was capped off by a last second goal for the 7-6 win.
After essentially playing an even first half of play, the game was tied at 2-2 at halftime. During the second half, Mexico outscored Fulton by two goals to take a 6-3 lead into the game’s final minutes.
The Fulton girls lacrosse team hosted Jamesville-DeWitt Saturday in a game that was a battle for the top spot in the league.
Even though J-D attempted eight more shots on goal, Fulton withstood the aggressive play by making the most of the shot attempts that it took.
The Lady Raiders made 81 percent of their shot in the 13-11 win, which put them at the top of the league standings.
Following a competitive first half, Fulton took an 8-6 lead into halftime. The second half was even more competitive as both teams scored five goals a piece. J-D, however, was unable to cut into the Lady Raiders’ lead as they escaped with the two-goal win.
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.
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.