Varsity Boys Lacrosse
The Warriors took an 11-0 halftime lead on the way to a 14-2 rout at Parrott Academy in Kinston Thursday. The young Patriot team was no match for the St. David’s offense as good passes lead to numerous scoring opportunities. The defense, led by seniors Bo Rieker, Cooper Crosby and David Clark stymied the opponent's offense and only allowed four shots on goal the entire first half. Senior goalie Miller Ashe got the call in the second quarter and played the remainder of the game allowing only two goals very late in the game. Face off middie Miles Jones dominated the first half and turned the duties to freshman Davis Wall who did an outstanding job the remainder of the game. Offensive standouts were attackman Owen Williams (senior), Truman Southern (sophomore) Owen Hoffman and Macon Merriman (freshmen). Freshman Scott York was the lone scorer from the midfield units. “All players got plenty of playing time and gave Coach Black and I a chance to see what our 2020 team will look like, said coach Doug Hink, whose team is 10-2.
The varsity boys lacrosse Warriors defeated the Cape Fear Hurricanes 12-9 at John A. Murray Field Wednesday in their last regular season home game Wednesday. The Warriors came out hot in the first half with an early 4-1 lead, but trailed, 7-5 in the third quarter before rallying in the final quarter behind four goals from Owen Hoffman. “We beat one of the best teams in our classification today” said coach Doug Hink, whose team is 9-2 and avenged an earlier loss to the Hurricanes. “I’m so proud of our seniors, this is a really special group”. Owen Williams finished the game with four goals and two assists, Owen Hoffman added four goals and an assist, seniors Miles Jones and William Sheehan both added a goal, and sophomores Truman Southern and Scott York also scored. St. David’s junior Daniel Baucom wrote this post.
The varsity boys lacrosse team opened the season with a 10-6 victory over Nansemond Academy of Suffolk Va., Thursday at John A. Murray Field. The Warriors exploded for five third period goals, including three from senior Owen Williams, to break open a 3-2 match at halftime and take an 8-3 lead into the final quarter. “Our goal today was to play calmly, aggressively and with intellect and we put it all together in the third quarter,” said coach Doug Hink. “Troy (Exum) got in their heads by snuffing some point blank shots. He made the goal look small today. We played well against a good opponent. ” Exum had 18 saves in goal to lead the Warriors. Williams scored a team-high four goals with two assists. Freshmen Owen Hoffman and Scott York had two goals and an assist. Truman Southern added a goal and two assists, while Conner Dunn had one goal.