Adirondack scholastic women's soccer team strikes gold

Guilderland's Erin Mossop recorded a hat trick to lead the Adirondack scholastic women's team to victory over Central in the bronze medal game. Shaker's Lauren Smith, Bridget Malicki and Adrianne Devine all tallied twice, as did Niskayuna's Kayla Treanor.

It's the first time that Adirondack has medaled in scholastic women's lacrosse. The region has won bronze medals in scholastic men's lacrosse in 2003 and 2004.

Adirondack's scholastic men's team had a chance to add to that total Sunday, but Western scored four of the first five goals and pulled away with a 5-2 fourth quarter for the 13-7 victory.

Shen's Timothy Coll scored twice for Adirondack, and Shen goaltender Bob Wardwell made 10 saves. Niskayuna's Tristan Sperry contributed a goal and an assist, while Niskayuna's Brian Schlansker and Alex D'Amario also scored. Shaker's Jimmy O'Brien added a goal in the bronze medal game.

Adirondack also picked up bronze medals in field hockey, scholastic women's ice hockey, softball and scholastic women's tennis.

Adirondack battled Western to a 1-1 tie in the field hockey bronze medal game before winning on penalty shots. Megan Meyers scored the bronze medal-winning goal in the shootout.

The Adirondack scholastic women's ice hockey team secured the bronze medal with a 2-2 tie against Hudson Valley last Saturday. Monique Cornett and Taylor Marcellus tallied for Adirondack, which out-shot Hudson Valley 69-10.

Adirondack's softball team beat Hudson Valley 10-2 in last Saturday's bronze medal game. Former Shen star Michelle Connors had three hits and an RBI, while former Niskayuna's standout Emily O'Donnell scored two runs and added a hit for Adirondack against Hudson Valley.

Adirondack's scholastic women's tennis team finished the round-robin tournament with a 3-2 victory to earn its bronze medal."

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