Section VI boys lacrosse champs: Orchard Park, Niagara Wheatfield, Lake Shore/Silver Creek, Akron

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Regional playoff games in boys lacrosse will be contested Wednesday at Williamsville East, as Section VI Class C champion Lake Shore/Silver Creek faces off against Honeoye Lake/Lima from Section V, and Section VI Class D champion Akron will play Aquinas.

Orchard Park, the sectional champion in Class A, will meet McQuaid on Saturday, following Class B champion Niagara Wheatfield’s regional playoff matchup with Victor.

Kolten Bonafede and Raymond Cortes each had two goals and an assist for Lake Shore/Silver Creek in an 8-3 win against Williamsville East in the Class C final.

Nicholas Fry and Braley Abrams scored two goals apiece in Akron’s 7-3 win against East Aurora for the Class D title.

Jerome Watkins III scored twice and Ryan Rizzo got the winning goal as Niagara Wheatfield rallied in the fourth quarter for a 6-5 win against Clarence to secure the Class B crown.


Jonah Bronstein joined the WIVB squad in 2022 as a digital sports reporter. The Buffalonian has covered the Bills, Sabres, Bandits, Bisons, colleges, high schools and other notable sporting events in Western New York since 2005, for publications including The Associated Press, The Buffalo News, and Niagara Gazette. Read more of his work here.

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