BLOCK EM. As Junior Jaiden Corrente runs toward the goal, an opponent try’s to grab the ball with his stick. photo/Delaney O’Donnell

On Wednesday, April 6, the boy’s lacrosse team (14-4) faced the Timber Creek Wolves (9-9) for the district semi-final title.

Senior Landon Marckese began the game scoring a goal, with a Timber Creek player matching it, making the game 1-1. The ball went back and fourth again as senior Tanner Woods scored a goal, and Timber Creek scoring another one. Soon after, junior Jaiden Corrente reacted and scored his first goal of the night. Timber Creek followed with two back-to-back goals in the net. Corrente fought back and scored another goal, but Timber Creek quickly shot another two goals in the net. Marckese and Corrente replied with goals. Timber Creek shot three goals to end the first half in the lead, 6-9.

Timber Creek scored the first goal of the second half, but the Braves caught-up when junior Colin Kelly and senior Davis Pittenger both scored a goal. Then Timber Creek scored, but junior Jack Reddeck quickly followed with a goal for the Braves. At the end of the third quarter, the score sat in the Wolves favor, 9-11.

Woods scored a goal with an assist from Pittenger. Shortly after, Reddeck, Pittenger and Marckese add three more points to the scoreboard, while Timber Creek scored three goals. Kelly scored two goals in a row and Timber Creek scored another goal, making the game tied, 15-15.

The ball went back and fourth as Corrente scored a goal, with Timber Creek making their own. With nine seconds left on the clock, Woods ended the game by scoring the last goal of the night.

The Braves took home a 17-16 victory at the district semi-finals at Lake Highland Preparatory School.

Come out and support the boys lacrosse team at 7 p.m. at the district championship game this Friday at Lake Highland. Tickets are $6.

 

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