As for East Syracuse-Minoa, it had a strong effort in last Tuesday’s game against Skaneateles, even if it resulted in a 49-39 loss to the Lakers.
Led by Gabby Eure, who had 12 points, ESM forged a 14-14 tie through one period, only to barely reach that point total in the next two periods as Skaneateles moved in front.
The Spartans’ defense had two Skaneateles stars to worry about. Outside, Elizabeth Lane drew contact and finished with 22 points, 11 of them from made free throws. Inside, Joanna Dobrovosky recorded a triple-double of 11 points, 13 rebounds and 10 blocks.
ESM never let the Lakers get too far away – but it couldn’t catch up late, either, though Eure, Nicole Casella (10 points) and Danielle Ventrone (eight points) all had productive outings.