CARTHAGE — Brian Navarra’s Watertown boys lacrosse team peeled themselves off the dog pile in front of the net to shake hands with the Carthage players whose emotions couldn’t have been any more opposite that of the Cyclones.
With sectionals looming, Navarra’s squad marched into Carthage on Tuesday and defeated the Comets 8-7 in the regular-season finale, earning them a share of the Frontier League title as co-champions of the league with Carthage.
The Cyclones (12-4, 6-1) never trailed Tuesday afternoon, but the game was far from a blowout. For every goal that Watertown scored, Carthage found a way to match it. The back-and-forth battle even lasted well in the fourth quarter after Nick Cavellier tied it at seven with 6:57 to go.
Will Renzi broke that up for good though, scoring a goal with under two minutes left to give the Cyclones the lead.
This is the first time in recent years that the Frontier League did not compete with two divisions in boys lacrosse.
Both the Cyclones and Comets finished with 6-1 records in the league and Tuesday was the only Frontier League meeting between the two rivals this season.
Watertown won both games between the two teams in the regular season, including an …read more
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