The Cold Spring Harbor Lady Seahawks defeated the Port Washington Lady Vikings 8-6 in lacrosse on Saturday afternoon, led by Caroline DeBellis’ hat trick.
Jillian Futter scored two goals while goalkeeper Abbey Ngai recorded 10 saves for Cold Spring Harbor.
Michaela Gearty led Port Washington with two goals and an assist while Rachel and Rebecca Rosen combined for a goal and three assists.
Although it was a tough lost, Port Washington head coach Kaitlyn Carter said she was happy with how the team played.
“I thought it was a good loss,” Carter said. “I think they hustled more than anytime I’ve ever seen before. Even though we didn’t win, the effort was good.”
In the first half, Cold Spring Harbor outscored Port Washington 5-4 but were outshot 15-6.
DeBellis led Cold Spring Harbor with two goals while Rebecca and Gearty each led Port Washington with a goal and an assist.
Grace Tauckus gave Cold Spring Harbor a 1-0 lead with less than four minutes into the game.
Kate Kotowski scored with 16:25 remaining in the first half to give Cold Spring Harbor a two goal lead.
Port Washington responded 46 seconds later on a goal by Rebecca Rosen.
Two minutes later, Ali Hoffman tied the game off an assist from Rachel Rosen.
Rachel Rosen, from behind the Cold Spring Harbor net, found Hoffman in front as she buried the equalizer.
Cold Spring Harbor took back the lead on a goal by Caroline Walter with 12:08 left in the first half.
A minute later, Port Washington tied the game at three.
Rebecca Rosen found Gearty in front of the Cold Spring Harbor net, as she beat Ngai for the tying goal.
This goal prompted Cold Spring Harbor to call a timeout.
Port led for the first time in the game on a goal by Maddy Connors.
Gearty led the rush that resulted in a tic tac toe pass to Hoffman and finished by Connors to put Port Washington up 4-3.
DeBellis scored with 3:23 remaining in the half to tie the game at four.
DeBellis struck again with her second of the game with 1:38 left to play, as Cold Spring Harbor took a 5-4 lead into halftime.
In the second half, Cold Spring Harbor outscored Port Washington 3-2 but were out-shot 8-6.
Futter lead Cold Spring Harbor with two goals.
Gearty netted her second goal of the game with 14:32 left to play.
Rachel Rosen led the transition after Port Washington stopped Walter on the free shot. She streaked down the left side and cut to her right, finding Gearty for the tying goal.
Rachel Rosen said she was effective on the draw, where she had seven draw controls, and applying offensive pressure.
“That’s the most important part,” Rachel Rosen said. “We got it down on offense more than 70% of the time. We weren’t good with putting the ball in the back of the net, but we had the opportunities.”
Futter put Cold Spring Harbor ahead 6-5 with 13:12 remaining in the game, prompting Port Washington to use their timeout.
Lily Avazis tied the game at six with 12:40 left to play.
Futter gave Cold Spring Harbor a 7-6 lead with 11:06 remaining.
DeBellis completed the hat trick with 2:48 left to go as Cold Spring Harbor went on to win 8-6.
Girls Lacrosse Recaps
Monday, March 27
Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK defeated Herricks 13-6. Allison Cassano led Plainview-Old Bethpage with four goals.
Jyllian Soloman added a hat trick and an assist while Lauren Healy scored twice and recorded two assists for Plainview-Old Bethpage.
Christina Canellos led Herricks with a hat trick while goalkeeper Madalena Stampolis stopped 15 shots.
Carey defeated Mineola 16-9. Kelly-Ann McGrath led Carey with five goals and three assists. Heather Padesky scored four goals while Stephanie Bonavita and Alex Busch each had two goals for Carey. Caroline Perri led Mineola with six goals.
Holy Trinity defeated St. Mary’s 19-1. Fiona Fitzgerald led Holy Trinity with a hat trick and an assist.
Wheatley defeated Roosevelt 19-7. Sami Rothstein led Wheatley with a program record 11 goals and recorded two assists.
Allie LaMonica and Micki Wain each scored a hat trick while goalkeeper Sydney Silverman made 10 saves for Wheatley.
Tuesday, March 28
Jericho defeated Roslyn 10-8. Talia Drew led Jericho with a hat trick and two assists. Kristina Kallansrude and Marlee Lehroff each recorded two goals and an assist for Jericho. Samantha Busch led Roslyn with a hat trick and an assist.
Long Beach defeated Manhasset 7-6. Katie Whelan led Long Beach with a hat trick and an assist while goalkeeper Sarah Reznick stopped seven shots.
Siobhan Rafferty’s goal with 14:19 left gave Long Beach a 7-5 lead. She finished with two goals. Katie Bellucci and Madison Rielly led Manhasset with two goals each.
North Shore defeated Port Washington 12-11. Ashleigh Sheerin, Madeline Podaras, and Caitlin Colbert each led North Shore with a hat trick while goalkeeper Quinn Lacy recorded eight saves.
Sheerin scored the game winning goal with 1:57 left in overtime. Lily Avazis and Michaela Gearity each led Port Washington with a hat trick.
New Hyde Park defeated Malverne/East Rockaway 14-4. Geena Gardella and Crysta Sollecito led New Hyde Park with four goals each. Joanna Mauceri recorded two goals and two assists while goalkeeper Michelle Agernza made seven saves.
Wednesday, March 29
Floral Park defeated Baldwin 15-5. Amanda Kozak led Floral Park with six goals and two assists while Kelly Ventura recorded five assists.
Friends Academy defeated Mineola 16-5. Sophia Pavlakis led Friends with four goals and an assist. Caroline Carrello recorded a hat trick and an assist while Caroline Wilson had two goals and 12 draw controls for Friends Academy. Allison Mendes led Mineola with a hat trick while goalkeeper Lindsey Ruther stopped nine shots.
Great Neck South defeated Glen Cove 7-6. Jordana Ovadia and Hannah Kareff led Great Neck South with two goals each while goalkeeper Rebecca Bressler recorded nine saves. Ovadia scored with about five minutes left to break a 6-6 tie.
Wheatley defeated Sewanhaka 18-12. Sami Rothstein led Wheatley with nine goals and two assists while Micki Wain scored five goals and Allie LaMonica recorded seven assists. Sandy Padilla-Ortega and Kylie Woo led Sewanhaka with five goals each while goalkeeper Jennifer Alvarenga made seven saves.
Great Neck North defeated Valley Stream District 9-4. Ariella Lerner led Great Neck North with five goals and two assists while Ashley Epstein recorded two goals and an assist.
Thursday, March 30
Division defeated Roslyn 17-11. Amy Rzemieniewski led Division with five goals while Jamie Alvino recorded four goals and three assists. Samantha Busch led Roslyn with five goals and an assist while Molly Spencer scored four goals.
Floral Park defeated Clarke 15-10. Amanda Kozak led Floral Park with nine goals and three assists. Aideen Gill and Maeve McGovern each had three goals and an assist while goalkeeper Meghan Douglas stopped eight shots.
Saturday, April 1
Floral Park defeated Hewlett 15-12. Amanda Kozak led Floral Park with nine goals and three assists. Tate Horan scored a hat trick while Maeve McGovern recorded two goals and an assist for Floral Park.