The girls of Pal-Mac head in to the state qualifier round of post-season play with two different storylines at hand. The first, a season sweep over Hornell, the second of the two victories of course being the win on Friday night to secure the Class B1 Section V title. The second of the storylines, a grudge match, with major implications on the line as Pal-Mac looks to move on the regional play and even out a season series with Haverling.
Pal-Mac will head in to the contest on Tuesday on a four-game winning streak, and within that streak they haven’t allow a goal, outscoring opponents 21-0 in that stretch. The last loss for Pal-Mac came at the hands of Haverling on October 11th by a score of 2-1. Including their match-up against Haverling, Pal-Mac is 3-1-0 against mutual opponents of Haverling, beating Hornell twice and Livonia once out of the Livingston County division, and outscoring opponent 13-4 in those contests.
— Palmyra-Macedon Central School District (@PalMac_CSD) October 30, 2021
Haverling has had momentum on their side all season. The lone loss on the year for the Rams came opening night on September 3rd to Hornell. Since then, the scares have been few and far between for a Haverling squad with high offensive power. The Rams are 4-0-0 against mutual opponents, including Pal-Mac this season, defeating Finger Lakes East teams Mynderse, Newark, and Penn Yan while outscoring the opposition 16-1. Pal-Mac scored the lone goal among those teams.
— Bob Chavez (@MPN_bchavez) October 30, 2021
The contest between Pal-Mac and Haverling is about as even a game as you can expect to see. Pal-Mac is 17-2-0 on the year, Haverling 18-1-0. Both offenses are high powered, with each having two players crack the Section V Top 30 ranks. Pal-Mac’s Maya Ikewood sits 10th with 25 goals, 14 assists, and 64 points, and Emma Robinson ranks 15th with 22 goals, eight assists, and 52 points.
Haverling’s Ella Yartym ranks 3rd with 27 goals, 26 assists, and 80 points, and Lillian Dickson sits 30th with 13 goals, 16 assists, and 42 points. The keepers for both squads both sit within the top 20 ranks in Section V as well, with Pal-Mac’s Clare Boesel at 13th with 87 saves and a save percentage of 92%, and Lola Coots of Haverling comes in at 17th with 55 saves and a save percentage of 87%.
The contest is Tuesday night in Penn Yan where both teams earned victories over the Mustangs earlier this year. A start time of 6 pm is scheduled.
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