|POTSDAM - The Potsdam Bears (3-1, 1-1) suffered the season's first loss at
home Saturday as the Geneseo Knights (3-2, 1-1) prevailed by a score of 12-6
in a men's SUNYAC lacrosse contest.
After jumping to a quick 2-0 lead, the Knights never trailed. The Bears
rallied to tie the game 4-4 at halftime before Geneseo outscored them 8-2 in
the second half.
Nine Geneseo players scored in today's victory. Dave Spenacchino (Fairport/
Fairport) scored 2 goals and 2 assists to lead the Knights followed by Pat
Rielman (Skaneateles/ Skaneateles) and Chris Stock (Rochester/ Penfield)
with dueces each. Goalkeeper Andy Howl (Pittsford/ Pittsford Sutherford)
picked up the win for the Knights with 12 saves. Reliever David Knapp
(Canandaigua/ Canandaigua Academy) pulled down 2 saves in late game action.
Eric Lehman (Lowville/Lowville) scored 4 goals as he led the Potsdam effort
followed by Jed Hammill (Brasher Falls/ St. Lawrence Central) with 1 goal
and 1 assist. Josh Hickey (Carthage/ Carthage) scored the Bears only other
goal. Goalkeeper Ryan Hanretty (Wiliamsville/ Williamsville South) had 18
saves for the loss.