Lancaster’s Ethan Napieralski scored two goals, including the winner, while Jason Glauser registered 15 saves in the Redskins’ 3-2 victory over Frontier Thursday in Class A boys lacrosse.
Meanwhile in non-league baseball, St. Mary’s/Lancaster and Newfane were knotted at 3 when Mitch Dipirro RBI in the bottom of the sixth propelled the Lancers to a 4-3 win. Dipirro finished 2-for-3 with three RBIs in the victory over the Lancers who moved up to 2-0.
In softball, the bats were quite active for Barker, Albion, Southwestern and Jamestown who combined for 38 runs on Thursday.
Barker trailed 11-3 before rallying to tie the game at 12 in the sixth inning. The Raiders Melissa Grosshan knocked in Heather Mason for the winning run in a wild 13-12 triumph over Albion in Niagara-Orleans play.
Barker’s Erica Moeller went 3.1 innings and recorded seven strikeouts in relief for the win, while Kelsee Soule went 5-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs for Purple Eagles.
Southwestern’s Alex Sullivan drove in Bridget Johnson for the winning run as the Trojans defeated Jamestown, 7-6, in an CCAA West 1 opener for both teams.
All-WNY basketball reveal begins today
The All-Western New York basketball teams will be announced starting at noon Friday with a special edition of PrepTalkTV at BuffaloNews.com, which will reveal the first teams for boys and girls basketball.
Saturday’s annual All-Western New York issue will include a special wraparound cover, the full All-Western New York teams (first, second, third and fourth teams as well as honorable mentions), Allen Wilson Player of the Year for boys as well as the girls Player of the Year, the season’s final News poll champions, Western New York’s complete all-star teams and more.