evening the Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team dropped a close contest to Laney 9 - 8. Unfortunately, Ashley did not bring its "A" game and had continual problems with fundamentals like ground balls and protecting the ball on offense. Nonetheless, the Eagles led 2-0 after one quarter.The Bucs came back in the 2nd quarter tying the game at 4 with less than one second left in the half. The Laney surge continued in the 3rd quarter as Ashley was outscored 4-0. The Eagles mounted a comeback effort in the final stages of the game, but fell one goal short.
EAGLES RALLY TO DEFEAT ANTHONY WAYNE IN LACROSSE
Colton Blackman and Owen Finnegan each had 2 goals along with 1 assist. Mike Colella and Carson Conklin contributed 2 goals apiece while Fletcher Steveson assisted on 2 goals. Zac Tilley made 25 saves in cage.
Owen Finnegan (3G;2A) and Mike Colella (4G;1A) led all scorers while both Colton Blackman and Greg Mayer tossed in 2 goals each. Fletcher Steveson pitched in with 3 assists, while Carson Conklin added a goal and an assist. Chris Hofmann scored his first goal of the season. Colton Smith (12 saves) and Zac Tilley (5 saves) split time in the net.
The team plays tonight at South Brunswick.