BETHLEHEM — The Eagles hung on to beat Shenendehowa 8-7 on a wet and muddy Tuesday, May 8, and are now alone in second place in the competitive Suburban Council.
Bethlehem (7-1, 10-1) was up 4-2 after the first half and while Shen pulled within a goal twice in the second half, The Eagles, though, never allowed the game to get even.
Lauren Riker scored four times for Bethlehem while Lindsey Ayers had two goals and an assist, Paige Halliday had two goals and Avery Jones had three assists.
Three Shen (7-2, 9-2) players had two goals each: McKenzie Ballard, Grace Palowodzinski and Kira Tucker.
In goal, Amanda Koch had seven saves for Bethlehem and Aislinn Sweeny had a dozen for Shen.
On Thursday, May 9 Bethlehem will host Albany and Shen will play at the first place Niskayuna.
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