The Saint Ignatius prep lacrosse team obtained a convincing win against the Hamburg (NY) Bulldogs on Sunday afternoon, after coming back from a 3-game trip to Southern California.
Even after a long plane ride, jet-lag, and three games, the Wildcats come back to Ohio City with their game faces on and strings tied up.
In the first half, everyone thought this would be a tied to your seat, gut wrenching game.
finishing the half 5-3 Wildcats.
The first quarter was rather slow, but Anthony Ameo and Merick Hartley did their thing, scoring a goal each. The Bulldogs also scored two goals, finishing the first quarter 2-2.
After the first quarter, the Wildcats hit the gas and scored three goals early on, with Michael Boehm, Jack Moriarty, and Connor Cmiel doing the honors. The Bulldogs scoring one to finish the half to make it 5-3.
As the first half ended, and the second half started, the Wildcats were in cruise control, the momentum was with the hosts. Seven goals were scored in third quarter – six by the Cats, one by the Bulldogs. Sophomore Michael Boehm (two goals), Chris Larsen, Jack Moriarty, and Nathan Conry absolutely feasted in this quarter. With explosive passes, defense, and extreme offensive power moves, the Cats pulled ahead, 10-4.
The fourth quarter was rather slow. The Wildcats scored two, both by the sophomore Merick Hartley, and the Bulldogs notching only one. This game really showed the high intensity and endurance the Wildcats have, even after coming back from a long trip to SoCal.
The Wildcats return to Wasmer Field on Wednesday, hosting Western Reserve Academy at 7:30 pm.
Good job Cats, keep up the intensity!