Lady Bills seeded first for sectionals

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown girls lacrosse team earned the top seed for the Section II Class D Tournament on Wednesday.

The Lady Bills, who went 14-1 overall in the regular season, will host either fifth-seeded Catholic Central or fourth-seeded Schuylerville in the semifinals Tuesday at Knox Field at 4:15 p.m.

Johnstown has wins over both Schuylerville and Catholic Central this season. The Lady Bills posted a 16-3 victory at home over Catholic Central on April 10 and notched a 17-5 win over Schuylerville at home on Monday.

Holy Names was seeded second in Class D and Hoosick Falls was seeded third.

The winners of the semifinal contests will play for the Class D title May 23 at Mohonasen High School at 4:30 p.m.

The Lady Bills last reached the Section II title game in 2006 when they defeated Emma Willard for the Class C title.

In Class A, Shenendehowa was seeded first, Bethlehem was seeded second, Saratoga Springs was seeded third and Guilderland was seeded fourth.

Queensbury was seeded first in Class B, while Niskayuna earned the second seed. Ballston Spa was seeded third and Albany Academy was seeded fourth.

In Class C, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake earned the No. 1 seed. Averill Park was seeded second, Scotia-Glenville was seeded third and Glens Falls was fourth.

Amsterdam opted not to take part in the Class B Tournament. The Lady Rams finished the season at 3-12 overall.

SECTION II GIRLS LACROSSE TOURNAMENT

Class A

Quarterfinals

Thursday, May 16, 4:15 p.m.

Game 1: No. 5 Shaker at No. 4 Guilderland

Game 2: No. 6 Colonie at No. 3 Saratoga Springs

Semifinals

Monday, May 20, 4:15 p.m.

Game 3: Game 1 winner at No. 1 Shenendehowa

Game 4: Game 2 winner at No. 2 Bethlehem

Championship

Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m.

at Mohonasen H.S.

Game 5: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner

Class B

Quarterfinals

Friday, May 17, 4:15 p.m.

Game 1: No. 5 Columbia at No. 4 Albany Academy

Semifinals

Tuesday, May 21, 4:15 p.m.

Game 2: Game 1 winner at No. 1 Queensbury

Game 3: No. 3 Ballston Spa at No. 2 Niskayuna

Championship

Thursday, May 23, 6:30 p.m.

Game 4: Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner

Class C

Quarterfinals

Thursday, May 16

Game 1: No. 5 South Glens Falls at No. 4 Glens Falls, 4:15 p.m.

Game 2: No. 6 Emma Willard at No. 3 Scotia-Glenville, 5 p.m.

Semifinals

Monday, May 20

Game 3: Game 1 winner at No. 1 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 5:30 p.m.

Game 4: Game 2 winner at No. 2 Averill Park, 4:15 p.m.

Championship

Wednesday, May 22, 4:30 p.m.

at Mohonasen H.S.

Game 5: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner

Class D

Quarterfinals

Thursday, May 16, 4:15 p.m.

Game 1: No. 5 Catholic Central at No. 4 Schuylerville

Friday, May 17, 4:15 p.m.

Game 2: No. 7 Greenwich at No. 2 Holy Names

Game 3: No. 6 Cohoes at No. 3 Hoosick Falls

Semifinals

Tuesday, May 21, 4:15 p.m.

Game 4: Game 1 winner at No. 1 Johnstown

at higher seed

Game 5: Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner

Championship

Thursday, May 23, 4;30 p.m.

at Mohonasen H.S.

Game 6: Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner

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