continued Guilderland made certain Bethlehem didn't come all the way back, though. The Lady Dutch controlled the ball for much of the remaining 14 minutes and created several scoring chances that Nickles and Bethlehem's defense had to clear away.
Guilderland advances to Saturday's Class AA regional game against Section III champion Liverpool in Syracuse, while Bethlehem contemplates the end of a four-year string of Sectional titles.
"It has been quite a run," said Bethlehem coach Tom Rogan. "As I told the kids at halftime, we've been in this position before, but there also has to be that other team in these types of games."