Cambridge rally ousts Johnstown

CAMBRIDGE – Cambridge rallied from a 5-1 deficit with six fourth-quarter goals to defeat the Johnstown boys lacrosse team in the quarterfinals of the Section II Class B Tournament on Tuesday.

The Indians trailed 5-0 at the half before outscoring the Sir Bills 7-0 after the break to earn the win.

Johnstown split its two regular-season meetings with the Indians, winning 6-5 at Cambridge on April 22 before losing 7-5 at Knox Field on May 15.

Chris Warnke led the fourth-seeded Indians with three goals, while Jarred Sausville had two goals and an assist.

Ryan Jeskie scored twice for Cambridge, which improved to 12-4 overall.

Nathaniel Gates and Bradley Giroux each had an assist for the Indians.

Austin Brand scored three goals to lead Johnstown, while Damian Holman and Anthony Mowrey also scored.

Marshall Manchester and Jeremiah Robinson each had an assist for the Sir Bills.

Christian Hunt made eight saves for Cambridge, while Zack Simone made 17 stops for Johnstown.

Cambridge advances to face top-seeded Glens Falls in the semifinals Friday at Glens Falls. The Indians rolled to a 24-4 win over eighth-seeded Maple Hill in the quarterfinals Tuesday.

Johnstown finished its season with a 9-8 overall record.