The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 19, 2013

Local sports in brief 4/20/2013

JOHNSTOWN — Lacrosse

St. Francis loses road match

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The St. Francis University women’s lacrosse team lost at Sacred Heart, 16-7, on Friday.

The Red Flash (4-12, 1-7) were outscored 9-3 by the Pioneers (5-9, 4-4) in the first half.

Sacred Heart opened the scoring in the first half just two minutes into the game. SFU answered back with a goal from Christina Fini three minutes later. The Pioneers then scored four unanswered goals to take a 5-1 lead with 16:50 to play in the period.

Lindsay Ingram netted her 13th goal of the season and Fini put another one on the board to put the Flash within 5-3 at the 11:30 mark. Sacred Heart responded with its second four-goal run of the first half and held a 9-3 lead at halftime.

The Pioneers extended its lead to eight with two quick goals to start the second half. Rebecca Meyer then scored her 22nd and 23rd goals of the season to put the Flash within six at 11-5 midway through the second half.

Katie Schaaf finished with five points to lead the Red Flash.



St. Francis charity game

set for Sunday

LORETTO – The St. Francis University softball team will hold its second Hitting for Hope charity game Sunday as it plays on LIU Brooklyn at noon.

This year's game is to support 4-year-old Drue Storm.

Storm was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 2. He has been fighting the disease since then and has just under two years of treatment remaining. T-shirts will be sold at the field for $12 and a home-run derby will follow the doubleheader. Fans can sign up for the home-run derby at the field for $10. All proceeds go to Storm as he continues his fight.

High School

Greater Johnstown 3, Bishop Carroll 2: In Johnstown, Tara Bicko and Lexi Lindrose doubled for the Trojans. Bicko scored a run and Lindrose drove one in while teammate Amber Maurer went 3-for-3 with two doubles.

Sarah Gomish singled and hit a solo home run for the Huskies. Hayle Krug doubled and scored a run while Brooke Mento had two hits and an RBI.

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