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Mohonasen beats Schalmont for Class A title

Schalmont tried again to get back into the game. Joe Amrosi had a pair of scoring chances a short time after Bransch's goal, but his first shot went wide and his second attempt was stopped by Mohonasen goaltender Josh Gray.

True scoring chances were hard to come by for Schalmont, though, as Mohonasen's defense continued to deny the Sabres good looks at the goal.

"Mohonasen wanted it more than we did," said Beck. "They came out hard and moved the ball around very well."

The Mighty Warriors capped their victory with a pair of insurance goals, both of which came from perfect passes from Jasenski. First, Jasenski sent a cross to a hard-charging Stephen Coughlin, who then knocked the ball past a drawn-out Azzaro. Ten minutes later, Jasenski lofted a pass to Bransch, and Bransch converted for his second goal of the evening.

"I was free in front of the goal, and Trey found me," said Bransch.

When the final horn sounded, Mohonasen had its first Sectional soccer title in more than three decades, not to mention bragging rights in the town of Rotterdam.

"It means a lot to me to beat this team," said Gregg, who is a Schalmont High School graduate. "But, it means a lot more to these guys," he added while looking at his Mohonasen players.

The Mighty Warriors advanced to Wednesday's Class A regional semifinal against Section III champion Fulton at Chittenango High School in central New York.""

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