"We moved the ball really well in the midfield and we were shooting well".
STAFF PHOTOGRAPHERDallas' Brian Novicki scrambles with the ball away from Crestwood's Gabriel Chmiola and Kevin Klusewitz.
Lake Norman's boys lacrosse team personally saw to it that the previous existing tie atop the Conference 13 standings was solidly broken in its favor when dealing then-co-circuit frontrunner Lake Norman Charter a decisive, 17-3 defeat.
Claire Vaughn opened the scoring and Skylar Waddington followed with a pair of goals to give the Dreadnaughts a quick 3-0 lead.
"Ryan started off 7-0 previous year in JV games, so we know he has some ability", Peters said.
"I'm so proud of this team and their effort tonight. We can't look ahead or anything like that". But Daniel Kuhner scored for Athens after a Green Hope turnover to cut the deficit to one goal.
Virginia scored four of the last six goals in the last 12 minutes, allowing them to tie the game at 6-6.
"We were in that spot before (in an overtime win against Wyoming Seminary)".
Said Emerson Cabrera: "We have something to prove this year". "So it's obviously a rivalry and we had a lot of energy and motivation to beat them". A minute-and-a-half later, Solinsky received another pass from the right of the goal and circled behind the net before burying a shot from the other side. In game game of huge runs and wild momentum swings, Wagner raced out to a 5-0 lead and appeared to be headed towards a potential one-sided win. Actually, the way Wilmington coach Fran Peters sees it, just one goal separated his team from the tournament berth they so desperately wanted. "We're going to be facing good goalies like here the whole time, and we need to get practice against that". "You go into the playoffs as strong as you can possibly go, and it takes losses for you to get better".
Patton's next chance at program history comes Tuesday at home against nonconference Denver ahead of Thursday's Senior Night contest with Watauga.
Just before halftime it's the Titan's Cori Montero who jukes the defense and scores one of her 6 goals on the day.
Coach Kat Dennington's Gaelettes got seven goals and three assists off the stick of Megan Kreitler, and four goals and an assist from Danielle Krietler. CRESTWOOD ASSISTS: Anthony Caporuscio 3, Trey Zabroski 3, Wyatt Malia, Matt Tirpak, Sean Murphy, Gabriel Chmiola.