Lady Pioneers Stumble in Semis

Herkimer CCC scored two goals eight minutes apart midway through the 1st half as they defeated Alfred State 2-1 in the Region III Division III B semifinals.  The Lady Pioneers finish the season with a 12-5 overall record.

The Generals scored two goals on four shots on the day.  They held off all Pioneer scoring chances until 1:29 remaining in the game when Kathryn Noyes (Elmira Southside) scored her first goal of the season.  Maura Tuffey (Albany/The Academy of the Holy Names) picked up the assist.

ASC held a 10 to 4 shot on goal advantage in the game.  Simone Delaney (Canisteo Greenwood) made two saves on the day.

The Lady Pioneers allowed two goals in a game for the first time this season and finish the season allowing just eight goals in 17 games.

Herkimer advances to the Region III Division III B Finals on Saturday to play the winner of the JCC-Olean/Onondaga CC contest.

Alfred State was making their seventh straight trip to the Regional Tournament and third straight trip to the tournament semifinals.