Lacrosse - JV
vs. Hotchkiss School
|Date:||May 16, 2018|
The Pride came out firing on the road against Hotchkiss today and quickly found themselves up 3-0 behind two goals from Matt Shultz ‘20 and another from Dean Gillette ‘19. After the initial flurry, TP had trouble possessing the ball and the Bearcats began to come back. The Pride began to find their stride again at the end of the second quarter and starting to open up the lead again. The half ended with the Pride leading 7-3 after an exciting buzzer-beating goal by Cam Grillo ‘21 on a nice feed from Gillette.
Things got interesting for the Pride in the second half as they struggled to win ground balls and began to take an alarming number of penalties. Hotchkiss was opportunistic with their possessions and managed to bring the game all the way to 7-6 before the Pride buckled down and made a few big defensive stands as Peter Claro ‘21 locked on the leading scorer for the Bearcats and Eric Suits ‘20 stood on his head in the net. The Pride scored two more goals to take control of the game before Hotchkiss added one more late goal to bring the final to 9-7 in favor of the Pride. Shultz lead the way offensively ended the game with 4 goals with Teddy Berner ‘19 adding 2 more and Jack Duane ‘19 rounding out the scoring. The Pride will look to extend their win streak to 3 when they host Kent on Saturday.