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ULA Boys Juniors Recap: Week 2

For Immediate Release – Utah Lacrosse Association
Utah Lacrosse AssociationSalt Lake City – 5/1/2013 – It was another busy weekend on the fields for the Junior Divisions, and with the Park City teams coming off their Spring break, this week will be even busier. The week was highlighted by 2 games we chose for our “Games of the Week”.
This past weekend in DI action, the defending Champs Brighton moved to 2-0 on the season with an impressive 16-4 win over Copper Hills. Juan Diego also moved to 2-0 on the season with a 9-3 win over Olympus, and Herriman beat Davis 8-4 in one of the “games of the week” to even their record at 1-1.
In DII action Brighton stayed perfect by knocking of Juan Diego 13-1, Northridge clipped Bonneville 8-1, Skyline edged Riverton 9-6, Judge slipped past Davis 4-2, and Jordan moved to 2-0 by defeating Herriman 12-2 in our second “Game of the Week” match-up.
DIII had a light schedule with only 3 games being played on Saturday. Both Olympus Silver and Black picked up victories and remained undefeated. Olympus Silver won 11-1 over Herriman and Olympus Black beat Copper Hills White 6-2. In the closest game on the DIII slate Riverton won a tight one against Copper Hills Green 7-6.
Games of the Week
DI – Herriman 8 Davis 4
This was a game of two halves, the shorthanded Davis team held a 3-1 lead at the half and had a 4-1 lead early in the 3rd quarter only to see Herriman come roaring back to score the next 7 goals. Davis was led by Matt Merback (2 goals), Caden Karras (1 goal 1 assist), Jake Bracken (1 goal), Triston Yocom (2 assists), and Jake Anderson (1 assist). Davis goalie Nathan Norton did all he could do to keep his team in the game by making 13 saves on the day. Herriman got big games from Jacob Menendez (3 goals 2 assists), Zach Madsen (2 goals 1 assist), Marshall Card (2 goals 1 assist), and Payton Walsh (1 goal). Markus Reynoso was credited with 4 saves.
DII – Jordan 12 Herriman 2
Jordan came out hot and took a 10-0 lead into the half. The 2nd half was much closer with both teams finding the back of the net twice. Herriman had there chances in the first half, but the Jordan defense kept the offense baffled as goalie Jackson Babka (11 saves) made some huge saves and cleared the ball like a seasoned vet. Herriman goalie Tom Lofgreen (16 saves) did all he could to keep Jordan at bay but Jordan’s offense was clicking as 9 different players registered points. Herriman Scoring – Noah Bickham (1 goal 1 assist), Nathan Tanner (1 goal). Jordan Scoring – Kaden Souter (3 goals), Jaden Kasteler (2 goals), Paul Hayward (1 goal 4 assists), Trevor Newland (1 goal 1 assist), and 1 goal each from Tyler Odem, Aaron Rasmussen, Donald Williams, McKay Pierce, Cameron Rappl.
Jeff Brzoska
ULA Juniors Commissioner
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