Lacrosse Team Defeats Garden City In Battle of Nationally Ranked Programs
The La Salle College High School Varsity Lacrosse Team defeated Garden City, NY 7-4 on Saturday, March 30th to snap Garden City's 24-game win Streak. The Trojans finished the 2012 season ranked number one after an undefeated season.
The Explorers entered the game ranked 3rd and Garden City entered the game ranked 5th in the most recent Inside Lacrosse/Under Armour National Rankings.
Matt Rambo scored just 10 seconds into the second half to break a 2-2 tie and the Explorers led the rest of the way.
Rambo made it 4-2 minutes later and after the Trojans drew within 4-3 Mike Rihm made it 5-3.
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Garden City drew within one goal late in the third period, but again Rambo struck, this time with a nifty feed to Stephen Hudak (two goals) for the goal that gave La Salle breathing room. Adam Schaal later iced it.
Goalie Nick Hreshko had six saves to help preserve the victory.
La Salle improves to 2-0 on the season and will visit Episcopal Academy on Tuesday at 4 PM. For more info on La Salle Lacrosse, visit www.lschs.org/lacrosse.
La Salle 7, Garden City 4
LS: Matt Rambo 2G, 2A; Steve Hudak 2G; Michael Rihm 1G; Brian McNamara 1G, Adam Sehaal 1G
GC: Brian Badgett 2G; Justin Guterding 1G, 1A; Cody George 1G; Lucas Clay 1A; Luke McDade 1A
Saves: Nick Hresko (LS) 6, Dan Dolan (GC) 3
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