OSWEGO, NY – It was a good day for the Oswego High School varsity lacrosse teams on Tuesday with wins over Auburn.
Lady Bucs Win First of Year
The season has gotten off to a slow start for the Lady Bucs varsity lacrosse team, but the squad made up for the 0-5 start with a 14-8 win over visiting Auburn on Tuesday.
Mikayla Place had a five goal and two assist performance as the Bucs had this game won by halftime.
Oswego held a 9-4 advantage at the intermission.
In net, Tayler Bowman had nine saves and Hayley Lukaczyk was credited with five stops.
Other multiple scorers for the Bucs were Becca Martin with three while Taylor Giglio had two goals and an equal number of assists.
Mackenzie Robinson also finished with two saves.
Single goals were talled by Sam McCarrick and Kaitlyn Armstrong while assists were chalked up by Lacey Brown and Armstrong.
Oswego dominated the first half building a 7-1 advantage.
Boy Gain Lax Win
Oswego headed to Auburn for a boys’ varsity lacrosse game and came home with a 13-6 victory.
Coach Doc Nelson said, “It took us a while to get warmed up, but once we did, we looked pretty good.”
The coach continued, “Dom Cianfarano had a big game again, and five other guys helped spread the scoring around, in particular Matt Mosier-Feeney, Colin Joyce and Jeremy Purce. Kyle Clark (3-2-5) had a big game. Defensively, we kept all of their scorers below their averages.”
Also scoring for Oswego was Dan Maniccia with a goal while Cianfarano finished with five, Clark three and Joyce two.
In assists, Jon Kaplewicz had three while Clark and Maniccia had two each. Matt Lloyd and John Phillips also had assists.
It was a tight game after one quarter with the Bucs leading just 2-1 and at halftime the lead stretched to two goals with a 5-3 edge.
However, three goals in the third and five in the final quarter while limiting the opposition to just three more goals clinched the sixth win of the year for Oswego.
In net, Trent Yule had 10 saves for the 6-3 Bucs.