Leading off today:
Victor's top-ranked boys lacrosse team rallied from four goals down early in the third quarter and defeated Pittsford 14-12 for the Section 5 boys Class A lacrosse championship
Eighth-ranked Pittsford went up 8-4 on a pair of goals by Jonathan Perrotto before the Blue Devils rallied for their 41st consecutive victory.
"Our teenage brains got the best of us for a while," coach Jim Andre told The Daily Messenger. "But it's a testament to our kids and being able to stay focused. Our kids did a good job of staying in the now."
Ryan Maloney and T.D. Ierlan scored eight seconds apart to cut Pittsford's lead to 9-8. Perrotto countered with his fifth goal of the game, but Max Lambert scored twice in the final 1:57 of the third quarter to tie the game at 10.
Lambert's third straight goal opened the fourth quarter and Victor never trailed again. The Panthers got to within 12-11, but Dan Barrow and Mike DeMarco closed the Blue Devils' scoring to render Jared Conners' late goal harmless.
Baseball: Junior right-hander Luke Dziados recorded the final six outs on strikeouts as Cicero-North Syracuse downed Liverpool 5-3 for the Section 3 Class AA championship.
Dziados went all seven innings, striking out eight and surrendering two walks. He recorded 1-2-3 innings in the fourth and fifth, then worked around a two-out walk in the sixth to strike out the side. He struck down the side in order in the bottom of the seventh.
C-NS advances to the NYSPHSAA quarterfinals vs. Shenendehowa on Saturday.
• Pitching on three days rest, Max Swartz threw a two-hitter as Aquinas defeated Canandaigua 6-0 in Section 5's state Class A qualifier game.
Softball: Maria Noto pitched a three-hitter, Meaghan Perrino produced a run-scoring infield single in the bottom of the sixth inning, and Cooperstown beat Sandy Creek 1-0 for the Section 3 Class C crown.
Cooperstown entered the game No. 1 and Sandy Creek No. 2 in the New York State Sportswriters Association Class C rankings.
Noto struck out seven and walked none.
"I was thinking the game was going to go to the 10th inning because nothing was really happening," Noto told The Daily Star. "But anything can happen."
Girls lacrosse: Bailey Herr and Catie Woodruff each scored three times as Skaneateles edged Marcellus 9-7 in the Section 3 Class C title game for its fourth straight championship.
The Lakers led 6-1 at the half before a rally by Marcellus, paced by Grace Coon's four goals.
Despite only a 12-7 overall record, Marcellus is 10-1 vs. Class C opposition this spring. The loss was 9-8 setback in overtime vs. Marcellus at midseason.
"As a coach you always look at the success of a team not as the wins and losses but where you were and where you went," Lakers coach Bridget Marquardt told Syracuse.com.
School closing announced: Webster Christian School officials have informed parents that it will close its doors at the end of the month.