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SOUTHERN TIER SPORTS REPORT: VOLPE HEADLINES ALL-STSR GIRLS' LACROSSE TEAM (2022-06-14)

By Brian Fees
Southern Tier Sports Report
A pair of area teams won sectional girls’ lacrosse titles, and both teams are well represented on the first All-Southern Tier Sports Report All-Star teams.

Ashlee Volpe was an All-American pick and a sectional all-star. She’s a Syracuse commit who had a dominant return to the field this year coming back from an injury. She headlines the team as the All-STSR Player of the Year.

Volpe’s teammate Jenna DiNardo reached 100 career goals this year as a junior and the Virginia commit is the Offensive Player of the Year.

UMass-Lowell commit Hannah Shaddock was a force in net for the Section 4, Class A Champion Hawks and she is the goalie of the year.

Elmira’s Morgan Reidy is a four-year starter, three-year captain for Elmira. She was a first-team all-league defender and she is the Defensive Player of the Year.

Anna Lowe scored 21 goals and had six assists this year for the Class B sectional champion Horseheads Blue Raiders and she is the newcomer of the year.

Corning won their first sectional title since 2018, beating rival Ithaca in the final and coach Kevin Scanlon is the coach of the year.

The first team includes Volpe at attack, along with teammate Lexi Lapierre, Elmira’s Delaney Malone and Brooke Sumner of Horseheads.

The midfield includes DiNardo along with teammate Katie Grottenthaler and Horseheads’ Alexis Guzylak.

On defense Reidy is on first team with Corning’s Sydne Franceschelli and Horseheads’ Lauren Forester, while Shaddock is the first team goalie.

The second team includes Lowe, Horseheads’ Vanessa Stevens and Emma Romanski and Alyssa Dobson of Corning on the attack.

The midfield features Mia Capilli of Elmira, Horseheads’ Erin Christmas and Niagara commit Maddy Gill of Corning, who missed most of the year, but had a big impact down the stretch for the Hawks when she returned.

Riley Keeler and Brooklyn Batzing of Corning are on defense along with Jordyn Robinson of Horseheads and Horseheads goalie Abby May is on the second team.

GIRLS’ LACROSSE
Player of the year:
Ashlee Volpe, Corning
Offensive Player of the year: Jenna DiNardo, Corning
Goalie of the year: Hannah Shaddock, Corning
Defensive Player of the Year: Morgan Reidy, Elmira
Newcomer of the year: Anna Lowe, Horseheads
Coach of the year: Kevin Scanlon, Corning

FIRST TEAM
Attack:
Ashlee Volpe, Corning
Attack: Lexi Lapierre, Corning
Attack: Delaney Malone, Elmira
Attack: Brooke Sumner, Horseheads
Midfield: Alexis Guzylak, Horseheads
Midfield: Jenna DiNardo, Corning
Midfield: Katie Grottenthaler, Corning
Defense: Lauren Forester, Horseheads
Defense: Morgan Reidy, Elmira
Defense: Sydne Franceschelli, Corning
Goalie: Hannah Shaddock, Corning

SECOND TEAM
Attack: Vanessa Stevens, Horseheads
Attack: Alyssa Dobson, Corning
Attack: Emma Romanski, Horseheads
Attack: Anna Lowe, Horseheads
Midfield: Mia Capilli, Elmira
Midfield: Erin Christmas, Horseheads
Midfield: Maddy Gill, Corning
Defense: Riley Keeler, Corning
Defense: Jordyn Robinson, Horseheads
Defense: Brooklyn Batzing, Corning
Goalie: Abby May, Horseheads
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IN TOP PHOTO: Corning’s Ashlee Volpe. . . PHOTO BY BRIAN FEES


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