Senior midfielder and Binghamton University commit Leighann Bennett scored her 100th career goal on a long free-kick six minutes into the game but the Dryden High girls’ soccer team’s season came to a close on Saturday in 3-1 loss at Seton Catholic in the Section 4 Class B semifinals.
Second-seeded Seton (10-3-1) equalized eight minutes after Bennett’s opener and took a 2-1 lead at halftime before adding an insurance goal in the second half. Alyssa Ricci scored twice for the hosts, while Alissa Patte made fives saves in goal for the third-seeded Lions, who this season won their first Interscholastic Athletic Conference title since 2005.
Both teams took five corners, while Seton held a slight 11-9 edge in shots.
* Notre Dame 1, Lansing 0: Hannah Haskell’s first half goal was enough to give the second-seeded Crusaders the victory in Saturday’s Section 4 Class C semifinal. Haskell was assisted by Mara Skordynski on the game-winning goal, while teammate Sheridan Haine made seven saves in goal for Notre Dame (15-1-1). Lansing goalie Sarah Gisler made just one save, while the third-seeded Bobcats (13-3-1) held a 10-4 edge in shots. Both teams took four corners.
* Lansing 5, Odessa-Montour 0: Woojin Richardson had two goals as the Bobcats (17-0) shut out the eighth-seeded Indians in a Section 4 Class C quarterfinal Friday at TC3. Lansing, the top seed and No. 2 team in the state, is scheduled to play fourth-seeded Watkins Glen in a semifinal match at home on Tuesday.
* Oneonta 2, Dryden 1 (OT): Jacob Czapranski put the visiting third-seeded Lions (10-6) ahead in the first half with an unassisted effort but the second-seeded Yellowjackets equalized in the second half and got the winner in overtime of Friday’s Section 4 Class B semifinal. Connor Brown and Zach Joseph had the goals for Oneonta (13-2), while Haile Cutter made six saves in goal for Dryden.
* Greene 3, Trumansburg 1: Mitch Swartwood scored the visiting Blue Raiders’ lone goal, assisted by Josiah Peck, in the first half of Friday’s Section 4 Class C quarterfinal. Third-seeded Greene (15-2) struck twice in the second half to break the halftime deadlock. Alex Leone scored twice for the hosts, with teammate Kurt Bartholomew adding his team’s third. Sixth-seeded Trumansburg (10-6-1) got five saves out of goalie Les Regnier and held the edge in both shots (9-8) and corners (3-1).