ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - April 13 - Sarah Kirchberger (West Seneca, N.Y./West Seneca West) led the Erie Community College lacrosse team with a seven-goal performance as the Kats downed Niagara County Community College 18-9 Wednesday at ECC South.
Melanie Sterlace (West Seneca/West Seneca East) added three goals. Kelsey McKeown (Angola, N.Y./Lake Shore) and Anastasia Zarbo (West Seneca/West Seneca East) each contributed two assists, Kirchburger led ECC with five ground balls.
"We started slow because we had a bad practice the day before, Sarah Kirchberger and Miranda Schultz (Angola, N.Y./Lake Shore) really got our offense going," ECC head coach Jim Battin said. "Katie Bacho (Blasdell, N.Y./Lake Shore) played excellent defense."
ECC will play Herkimer County Community College, the nation's eighth-ranked team, at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Herkimer.