Acalanes hosted College Park Tuesday night. After a slow start that saw both teams tied 1-1 at the end of the first quarter, the Dons rattled off 10 unanswered goals to take the contest 11-1 and remain unbeaten in Conference play at 5-0.
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FNL
Acalanes 1 3 5 2 11
College Park 1 0 0 0 1
Acalanes College Park
Goals 11 1
Shots 39 23
Saves 13 9
GBs 36 33
Clears 15-21 6-14
Fynn Chorak 4G 2A 3GB 1CT
Michael Bone 2G 1A 1GB
Colin Jeffries 3G 1A
Michael Lalor 1G 1A
Matt Mariani 1G 4GB
Nick Schirmer 1A 1GB 2CT
Josh Baginski 5GB 4CT
Joe Gladden 5GB 3CT
Gabe Middleton 1GB 1CT
Sean Ortlieb 1GB 1CT
Jack Wickline 5GB
Dylan Decool 3GB
Jake Landry 1GB
The men’s JV lacrosse team improved to 4-0 Tuesday night with an 11-1 thrashing of College Park.
Dominate defense in the 1 quarter held College Park to 1 shot which was easily saved by goalie Oliver Rotundo. Tucker Loughran-Smith was fed by Ben Clark and Brooks Thibault for goals. Cole Shoenheide delivered a big hit to cause a turnover in which Charlie Bettencourt took advantage and scored a goal for a quick 3-0 lead.
In the second quarter Carson Burill who would end the night with 4 ground ball fast breaks, picked up a ground ball traveled coast to coast and finished with a goal. The defense continued their dominance and allowed for just one shot in the second quarter and the Dons led 8-0 at the half.
In the third quarter Robert Montoya forced his 1st of four ground balls, which was picked up by Loughran-Smith for his 5th goal of the night. Later in 4th Loughran-Smith fed Montoya for his first goal of the night.
The team will play at Miramonte on Friday night at 5:30pm and Saturday @ Redwood High School at 2pm.
Thursday night fans and students alike flocked to Piedmont’s Witter Field to watch the non-conference lacrosse match-up between the Dons and the Highlanders. Even Campolindo was represented in the bleachers.
The men’s JV lacrosse team pulled out a thrilling OT win at Piedmont to improve to 3-0.
Piedmont took an early 3-0 lead in the first quarter. A very fast team, Piedmont scored mostly on fast breaks where they had numbers. In the second quarter each team scored a goal and Piedmont led 4-1 at halftime.
In the second half, Acalanes scored 3 unanswered goals and trailed 5-6 in the final minutes. With 30 seconds to go, Jefferey Novak scrambled around right on the crease and squeezed in a goal to tie the game and send it to OT.
Piedmont won the first face off but The Dons badgering defense made them cough it up and led to a fast break. Solid goalie play by Piedmont saved a wide open shot forcing the Acalanes defense to hold again. On the next possession, The Dons offense settled and moved the ball around. Riley Ketcham found Renn Strandberg on a cut across the middle for the game winner!
The men showed a great deal of determination despite being down by 3 goals at half. They look to keep their undefeated streak going this Tuesday at home vs. College Park at 5:30 pm.