CATSKILL - The Johnstown girls soccer team connected for a pair of first-half goals but could not hold off a Catskill second-half rally and fell to the Lady Cats 3-2 in the opening round of the Section II Class BB tournament Wednesday at Catskill High School.
The ninth-seeded Lady Bills received goals from Diana Horning and Morganne Dick in the opening 40 minutes for a 2-0 halftime lead.
Johnstown kept the pressure on the eighth-seeded Lady Cats only to be turned back by Catskill goalkeeper Heidi Henzi.
Catskill tied the game at two on a penalty kick by Lauren Konsul and a goal from Carly Bulich.
Catskill produced the game-winner with 30 seconds left on the clock when Kelly Meyer capped off the Lady Cats' comeback with her goal.
Catskill advances to the Class BB quarterfinals to play top-seeded and defending state champion Schalmont at 3 p.m. Friday.
SECTION II TOURNAMENT
Class A Opening Round
Mohonasen 4, Gloversville 0
South Glens Falls 2, Troy 1
Lansingburgh 1, Averill Park 1 (Lansingburgh advances on PKs)
Class BB Opening Round
Catskill 3, Johnstown 2
Coxsackie-Athens 4, Ravena 0
Class B Opening Round
Stillwater 5, Holy Names 0
Tamarac 7, Watervliet 0
Chatham 2, Cairo-Durham 0
Emma Willard 2, Cohoes 1
Johnstown closes out its season with a 7-8-1 overall record.
No. 8 Mohonasen 4, No. 9 Gloversville 0
ROTTERDAM - The Gloversville Lady Dragons' season came to an end in the opening round of the Section II Class A tournament.
The ninth-seeded Lady Dragons surrendered a pair of goals to Mohonasen's Gabby Esposito and one goal apiece to the Lady Warriors' Alexis Dean and Reiana Opalka to improve their overall record to 3-13-1.
The eighth-seeded Lady Warriors advanced to play top-seeded Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in a quarterfinal match Friday at 3 p.m.
Gloversville closes out its season with a 4-13-0 overall record.