Josh Bradford scored three fourth-quarter goals, helping Johnson City boys lacrosse hand visiting Chenango Forks its first loss, 13-11 in Section 4 play on Tuesday.
Bradford finished with four goals and an assist for Johnson City (4-1), and Nick Neferis would add four goals and an assist of his own. Shane Majewski registered three goals and two assists.
The Wildcats didn’t take their first lead until the 10:30 mark of the fourth quarter, when Majewski beat Forks goalie Matt Swagler for an 11-10 lead. Bradford followed with a goal to stretch the lead to two, and netted the final goal of the game with 1:30 remaining to seal it. JC goalie Chris Charnetsky finished with 10 saves.
James Patwell notched four goals to lead Chenango Forks (6-1), which was ranked ninth in Class C in the first New York Sports Writers rankings of the season. Johnson City came in with an honorable mention.
Logan Hall amassed three goals and three assists for the Blue Devils, including a goal with 3:26 left to make it a 12-11 contest.
Vestal 13, Binghamton 7: At Binghamton, Sam Bulman registered a game-high three goals, and the Golden Bears took control in the third, scoring four quick goals and controlling faceoffs and ground balls to win the Section 4 game.
Vestal (7-0) is ranked seventh in the initial Class B state rankings provided by the New York Sportswriters Association.
Ithaca 11, Irondequoit 5: At Irondequoit, Charlie Estill scored five goals and three assists to help the Little Red surpass Irondequoit in a nonleauge matchup.
Corning 4, Kenmore East 2: At Myrtle Beach, Bob Shepard hit a walk-off two run home run, to help the Hawks (2-1) win in the Mingle Bay Baseball Classic.
Corning starter Nate Grant pitched a complete game with 16 strikeouts.
Ocean Township 11, Elmira 4: At Myrtle Beach, Elmira kept pace until the fourth inning, when Ocean Township posted five runs and held the Express scoreless through the remainder of the nonleague game.