Caroline Tarzian, Alex Bruno and Mikaela Rix each had 4 goals and 1 assist for Garden City which crusied past Section I champion Yorktown, 15-6, in a Class B semifinal this morning at SUNY-Cortland. Garden City (20-0) will take on Section V champion Brighton (17-3) in the finals tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Brighton defeated Oswego 15-9 in the other semifinal.
The five-time defending champs and Brighton have a storied history in the state finals. The Trojans defeated Brighton 12-10 in overtime in 2008 and 8-4 in 2006. Brighton defeated Garden City 11-8 in 2005.
Jenna Fuchs had a goal and an assist and Barbara Sullivan and Catherine Dickinson each had a goal for the Trojans.
FINAL: 15-6 Garden City
15-6 Garden City 3:39: Scott gets a hat trick, the one negative that the Trojans will harp on in order to say they didn't play a flawless game.
15-5 Garden City 10:32: Tarzian nets her fourth, assisted by Rix. Tarzian, Bruno and Rix all with four goals and an assist.
14-5 Garden City 11:50: Katy Cartelli scores on a free position for Yorktown.
14-4 Garden City 17:25: Tarzian gets her hat trick.
13-4 Garden City 18:28: Rix scores her fourth of the day. Fuchs fired a shot and Rix got the rebound behind the net, wrapped around and got the goal.
12-4 Garden City 19:50: Scott scores her second on a bouncing shot through the legs of Mullins.
12-3 Garden City 20:22: Bruno scores her fourth of the day.
11-3 Garden City 21:12: Ranagan scores her second fo the day.
Erin Mullins comes in to replace Weis in net for the Trojans.
HALFTIME: 11-2 Garden City
Alex Bruno 3 goals 1 assist, Jenna Fuchs 1 goal 1 assist, Catherine Dickinson 1 goal, Mikaela Rix 3 goals, Barbara Sullivan 1 goal, Caroline Tarzian 2 goals 1 assist, Kelly Weis 1 save
Lindsay Scoot 1 goal, Stefanie Ranagan 1 goal, Nikki Fioretti 1 assist, Katie Frederick 4 saves
11-2 Garden City 1:50: Lindsay Scott scores for the Cornhuskers.
11-1 Garden City 2:38: Stefanie Ranagan scores on a pass from Nikki Fioretti. The shutout is over for Weis.
The starters are making their way off the field
11-0 Garden City 7:30: Bruno notches her hat trick and the starters are slowly coming out of this one.
10-0 Garden City 9:33: Bruno scores unassisted for her second of the game.
9-0 Garden City 12:48: Tarzian scores her second goal in nine seconds.
8-0 Garden City 12:57: Tarzian scores on a pass from Bruno
7-0 Garden City 13:16: Sullivan scores on a bouncer trough the 5-hole
6-0 Garden City 15:02: Fuchs scores an unassisted goal and the route is on here i
5-0 Garden City 15:02: Catherine Dickinson gets on the board with a slow bouncer.
Kelly Weis makes a nice aggressive play to steal a Yorktown pass.
Rix and Sullivan just mow over a Yorktown attack and steal the ball easily. 16:30 left in the half.
A rare misstep by Barbara Sullivan who false starts on a free position and turns the ball over.
4-0 Garden City 20:49: Rix with a hat trick in less than five minutes of play with an assist from Jenna Fuchs. Yorktown calls a timeout. The Trojans are scoring a goal a minute and totally blowing away the Cornhuskers.
3-0 Garden City 21:31: Rix nets a second on a nice dish from Caroline Tarzian.
2-0 Garden City 22:44: Mikaela Rix outruns a Yorktown defender for about 35 yards and scores with ease.
1-0 Garden City 23:47: Alexandra Bruno scores on a free position to put the Trojans on the board early.
Yorktown starters: Scott-Fioretti-Kurpis-Ranagan-Berne-Makar-Hosgkinson-Scott-Cartelli-Raniolo-Raniolo-Frederick
Garden City introduced first and its the standard lineup for the Trojans: Bruno-Butcher-Fuchs-Attanasio-Dickinson-Rix-Sullivan-McTiernan-Schmitt-Nesi-Tarzian-Weis