West Genesee wins Class A girls lacrosse final

Bay Shore's #12 Caroline De Lyra is defended Bay Shore's #12 Caroline De Lyra is defended by West Genessee in a girls lacrosse state semifinal. (June 8, 2012) Photo Credit: Gregg Ordon

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Erica Geremia scored four goals and Emily Tripodi had two goals and four assists to lead West Genesee over Penfield, 9-5, in the state Class A girls lacrosse final at SUNY-Cortland.

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Tripodi's goal gave West Genesee a 6-5 lead with 9:58 remaining, and goals by Geremia helped the Wildcats (20-1) pull away. Sheila Nesselbush scored three goals for Penfield (13-9).

West Genesee, which lost in the state semifinals last year, captured its first state championship since winning in 2007 and 2008. Northport had won the Class A title last season.

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