On Saturday, 4/28, SYAG’s pre-K/K lacrosse team notched another victory, defeating Bayport Blue Point’s (White team). At half time the score was tied at 2, and the Saints came ready to play in the second half. The defense, led by Mathew Rotolo, Anthony Carlo, and goalie Ethan Leibling took control and shut out the opposition in the second half. The offense soon woke up and scored 5 unanswered goals, led by Dylan Snak (3 goals), Luke Tiedemann, James Coromilas, Brady Monteleone, and Zachary Marco.
On Saturday, 4/28, the 1st grade team grabbed their first win of the season. The team played stout defense, anchored by Aaron Young and Matthew McCarthy in goal. The duo combined for 6 saves and only allowed 3 goals. They were aided by a tremendous defensive effort from the entire team, including Niko Gentile and Freddie Krisko. Offensively the team tallied 6 goals by Jeremiah Slaven (2), Kyle Price, Nolan Snyder, Andrew Macchio, and Nick Marotta. The team also had great ground game, collecting 13 ground balls, with Stephen Kirk grabbing 2. In watching the team, you can see them learning and growing, and tell they are having a great time doing so.
SYAG vs W. Babylon lax, Sunday, 4/29:
Oh what a game it was. SYAG boys came out the gate strong scoring there first two goals within the first two minutes of the game. They took the lead and never let it go. Alex Scichilone lead the team with 6 ground balls using his speed and also came up with a goal and an assist. Shaun Ayers and Dalton Lawrence played a great game on Defense and had some good chances on attack.
Nick Giorgi, a newcomer to the game, first picked up a stick only about a 6 weeks ago and is learning fast, scored his first goal after getting a pass from behind the cage, but dropping it as he went to shoot. However through his hard work he scooped up one of his 4 ground balls for the day and scored his first goal. JT Arena and Peter Ferrizz came up big in the game for there team coming up with a combined 8 ground balls/6 goals/2 assist.
Of course Brandan Pazienza had another strong outing between the pipes coming up with a big 5 tough saves. The coach was very happy with his team and proud of the way the new kids on the team like Brian Moir, Patrick McHugh, Ghavin McArthur, Joseph Lavalle, and Jerry Watson are stepping up to contribute. These kids played hard against a very good W. Babylon team who had and outstanding goalie that came up with some big saves.
The 5th grade team had another win, 15-0 over Bay Shore. The boys continue to work on their skills that they are learning under the awesome coaching staff. They are looking forward to the next game on Sunday at Seneca Middle School at 10:15 a.m.