Northeast Region Report: April 12, 2011
by Joe Lombardi | LaxMagazine.com
Player of the Week
Kara McQuillan, Holy Trinity, N.Y.
McQuillan scored with three seconds remaining in regulation to give Holy Trinity a 9-8 win over visiting Calhoun. McQuillan finished with four goals.
Northeast Region Top 10
1. Garden City (N.Y.) – 6-0 – Caroline Tarzian and Alexandra Bruno have done a good job creating scoring opportunities.
2. Shoreham-Wading River (N.Y.) – 4-0 – The Wildcats won back-to-back overtime games, against Huntington and Eastport-South Manor.
3. Farmingdale (N.Y.) – 3-1 – The Dalers have scored 14 or more goals in each of their three games since losing to Garden City.
4. St. Anthony's (N.Y.) – 2-1 – The Friars bounced back from an 11-10 double-overtime loss to Garden City by beating St. John the Baptist 18-7.
5. Northport (N.Y.) – 5-0 – Senior attack/midfielder Shannon Gilroy already has 59 points.
6. Greenwich (Conn.) – 2-0 – The Cardinals passed a big early test by pulling out a 9-8 win against out-of-state opponent Mahopac (N.Y.).
7. Fox Lane (N.Y.) – 4-0 – The Foxes got strong defensive play in a 12-8 win against Niskayuna.
8. Westborough (Mass.) – 4-0 – The Rangers have racked up 68 goals in their first four games.
9. West Genesee (N.Y.) – 3-0 –The Wildcats' most recent win – 11-10 over New Jersey's Mendham – was by far their biggest.
10. Yorktown (N.Y.) – 4-0 – The Huskers await an intriguing out-of-state game on Saturday, April 23 when they visit Ridgewood (N.J.).
Game of the Week
Mahopac (N.Y.) at No. 7 Fox Lane (N.Y.) – Friday,
April 15, 4:15 p.m.
Though they are two of the top programs in the region, the teams, located nearby, have not met since the 2008 season. Mahopac can get a big jolt of confidence with a win here.
News and Notes
Lely Desimone scored with 10 seconds remaining to give Suffern (N.Y.) an 11-10 win over Darien (Conn.) in a matchup of two of the top programs in the New York City tristate area... Carly Comitino's goal with six seconds left in the game gave North Shore (N.Y.) a 13-12 win over Sacred Heart (N.Y.). Comitino finished with three goals... Karly Walborn had five goals for Nyack (N.Y.) in a 13-11 win over Rockland County rival North Rockland (N.Y.).
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