Thirty girls dressed Wednesday for lacrosse playoff game against East Meadow. And all 30 girls played, as the Dalers ran past the visitors, 20-2, to advance to the next round of the Nassau playoffs.
In all, 12 players scored or contributed assists for the top-seeded Farmingdale squad, led by Kim Kolodny with six goals and two assists. Five others scored two goals each, among them junior Sarah Tolson, who came off the bench to add to the total.
Also scoring two were Colleen Reynolds, Tara Wahl, Amanda Turturro and Bridget Weill. Jillian Alonso, Courtney McPartland, Chrissy Kelly and Brenna Weill had one goal each.
Jenna Borresen scored both goals for East Meadow.
Farmingdale coach Shari Campbell said the team had goals beyond just defeating East Meadow, including sharpening their strategies for the next round. "We had played them before, so we knew it was a game we could win," she said.
And coach Tracy Wiener added that the girls, "Are doing all we can ask of them."
East Meadow finishes 4-11.
"We tried, but we just had too many turnovers," East Meadow Coach Colleen McMahon said. "We let them have the ball too many times and they capitalized on it."
Farmingdale will travel to Adelphi Tuesday to play Oceanside, which beat Syosset Wednesday.