The No. 3 Genesee Community College men's lacrosse team improved to 10-2 in their home-season finale against Herkimer April 21.
Andrew Forte needed just 8 seconds to win his first of eight faceoffs and convert it into the game's first tally. Genesee would never trail in its 19-4 win.
The Cougars finished 23-of-26 from the circle with Brad Hejmanowski winning a dozen faceoffs, although Forte led the team in groundballs with 10. Overall, the Cougars dominated the groundball game 49-13, as well as in shots 63-9.
Zach wade led the way up front with a team-high in goals (four), shots (11) and shots on net (six). Evan Hollfelder had three tallies; while four Cougars recorded a pair of goals each that included Patrick Bilbrey, Jordan Brennan, Kevin McParlene and Jason Chiodo.
Genesee will await a play-in playoff winner yet to be determined, as the Cougars earned a first-round bye as one of the top-two teams in Region-III.