Ballston Spa outlasts Johnstown in frigid girls’ lacrosse opener

Ballston Spa outlasts Johnstown in frigid girls’ lacrosse opener

On an afternoon better suited for slinging snowballs than lacrosse balls, the Johnstown and Ballston Spa girls’ lacrosse teams met in a frigid non-league contest at Knox Field on Monday.The Scotties emerged with a 9-5 victory over the Lady Bills in a game that saw players dodge snowflakes as well as defenders.“The conditions certainly made it difficult for both teams,” Ballston Spa coach Don Nowc said. “It’s hard to hold on to a metal stick when the real feel temperature is only 8 degrees.”Nora Manion scored three goals to lead the Scotties, while Alessandra Layer and Kate Fletcher each scored…
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