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March 31, 2014

Weekend area roundup: Masconomet boys lacrosse falls to BC High to open season

BOYS LACROSSE

The Masconomet boys lacrosse team finally got the chance to get outside on Saturday when the Chieftains played BC High in the first game of the season.

Masco ultimately fell 7-6 to the Eagles after BC High scored the game-winner with just under three minutes left in the game.

“We’ve beaten them once in the four or five years we’ve played them, but we were in that game the whole way,” said Masco (0-1) head coach Tom Cobb. “To be inside for two weeks besides one scrimmage, I thought the guys played well for their first game.”

The Eagles led 3-0 after one but Masco cut the lead to 4-3 at the half and 6-5 at the end of the third before tying it in the fourth quarter.

Cam Jung and Harry Cwik had two goals each while Max Craig and Tom Cashin each had one goal.

Long poles Corey Tines and Aidan Sears were solid in covering BC High’s top two attackers aided by defensive midfielders Kevin Gilbert and Steve Pease.

Junior goalie Johnathan Schiff made nine saves.

MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE

Endicott 26, Nichols 8: Ranked No. 17 nationally, Endicott wasted no time in jumping all over Nichols to win their third straight. The Gulls (7-2) led 10-0 in the first quarter and for the game saw 16 players score goals, with seven of those scoring more than one. Mitchell Tapley scored four times to lead the balanced attack, Kyle Weber scored three and Nick Pinciaro had two goals and three assists. Sam Scoba, Bobby Perez, Colin Bannon, and Peter Erickson all scored two. Kyle Wallack had a goal and three assists as well.

Gordon 11, Lasell 4: Roger Evans scored four goals and Jake Martin had a goal and three assists as Gordon evened its record on the season at 5-5. Ryan Utz had two goals and one assist and Matt Dantona had a goal and two helpers to power the Fighting Scots offense. Cody Greenwald made 14 saves for Gordon and Peter Kovacevic picked up 10 ground balls.

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