Thursday, April 5, 2012

Bridgton Continutes to Dominate

The lacrosse team traveled to Holderness, NH this week to play two teams in a round robin scrimmage. As Bridgton took the field against the Holderness School in game one, the Bulls jumped out to a 5-2 lead at the half. With two minutes to play, Bridgton went ahead 7-6. However, Holderness capitalized on a poor play by Bridgton and tied up the game. With no overtime in the tournament, Bridgton ended their first game tied 7-7 with Holderness.

Jake Johnson (Trabuco Canyon, CA), Lawrence Dee (Charlotte, VT), and Dylan Parlee (Essex, MA) each tallied two goals each for the Wolverines, while Blake Pendelton (Wayland, MA) netted one. Tyler Abernathy (Winston Salem, NC) played in net blocking five shots in the game. Christian Houk (Tivoli, NY) and Tony Marcella (Bridgton, ME) combined to go 7-13 for face-offs.

In the second game of the day, the Wolverines played Kimball Union Academy. Bridgton came out strong, and took a lead the held onto for the remainder of the game to win 10-3.

Against Kimball Union, Johnson tallied three more goals for the day. While Pendleton added two more. Dee added a goal and an assist, and Parlee tallied a goal and two assists. Chris Dolewa (Saco, ME), Dan Duffy (Wakefield, RI), and Abel Warden (Johnson, VT) all added goals in the game. Chris Smith (Montclair, NJ) played in net with five saves in the game. Houk and Marcella combine for face-offs going 9-12 in the game.

Coach Bamann added after the games, “The Wolverine defense of Korin Sunday (Hogansburg, NY), Bryson Weberg (Parksville, BC), Walter Hinnent (Winston Salem, NC), Chris Gibaldi (Rocky Point, NY), Smith, and Abernethy were great in both games and should be proud of how they played.”

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