Rams roll past Sir Bills, 18-3

AMSTERDAM – Anthony Yevoli finished with six goals to lead Amsterdam to an 18-3 win over Johnstown in a non-league boys lacrosse game Saturday at Lynch Literacy Academy.

Corey Dybas scored five goals and had two assists for Amsterdam (7-7 overall), while Tyler Nordby had two goals and three assists.

Jon Magaletti posted two goals and three assists for the Rams, while Kevin Ottati had a goal and an assist. Jose German also scored for Amsterdam, while Matt Fedullo and Teddy Picciocca each had an assist.

Austin Brand scored twice for Johnstown (9-5 overall), while Austin Smith also scored.

It was the second straight loss for the Sir Bills, who had a seven-game win streak snapped Thursday in a 12-8 loss to Schuylerville at Knox Field.

Dillon Smith made 10 saves to earn the win in goal for Amsterdam.

Zack Simone made 16 saves for Johnstown.

Nordby opened the scoring for the Rams with 9:53 left in the first quarter before Brand answered on an assist from David Fahr with 9:15 to play in the opening frame.

Yevoli and Magaletti pushed the Rams’ lead to 3-1 before Brand scored to make it 3-2 with 5:47 left in the first quarter.

Amsterdam scored the final three goals of the first quarter, with Yevoli scoring twice and Nordby scoring on an assist from Magaletti to make it 6-2 after one quarter.

The Rams dominated the second quarter, outscoring the Sir Bills 7-0 to surge to a 13-2 halftime advantage.

Dybas scored four times in the quarter for Amsterdam and had an assist. Magaletti had a goal and two assists in the second quarter for the Rams, while Nordby and Yevoli also scored.

Amsterdam outscored Johnstown 5-1 in the second half to seal their second straight win.

The Rams are scheduled to host Utica Proctor on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., while Johnstown is scheduled to travel to Greenwich on Tuesday for a 5 p.m. contest.