Conference action for boys lacrosse is heating up. The Valley comes off a big win over Naperville Central, while Caiden Perry and the Wildcats are looking to snap a two game losing steak after a pair of close losses.
Fifteen seconds in and Neuqua is moving. Dan Curtis fights a defender off then goes to the front of the net for the goal. Neuqua up early 1-0.
Shortly after that, Wildcat Sam Schink drives and hits Mark Trelo in the middle, he buries the rock past Ryan Benson, Neuqua doubling their lead 2-0.
Only a minute thirty into the game and Neuqua showing full control. Adam Arimborgo dishes inside but the ball becomes loose. Not to worry though, Ben Foy scoops it and scores. Neuqua up 3-0.
The valley trying to clear the ball but Ben Foy has other ideas… he forces a turnover, scooping up the ball and scoring from the crease, 4-0 now.
Neuqua now up 5-1 with just under three minutes left in the first… Curtis dodges right by a defender and then finds twice… at the end of the first, Neuqua up 6-1.
Early in the second and the valley passing around the horn looking to get things going with a man advantage. Jake Cornwell fires a missle into the back of the net, The Valley trailing by 4.
6:20 left in the second, Wildcats looking to start their scoring streak up again. Connor Giacomelli up against a defender, he wins the battle and scores, Wildcats lead 7-2 at the break.
The Valley hanging on in the third, Noah Glorioso passes to Zach Wentz who winds up big for the shot. Valley trailing by 5.
5 minutes left in the third, Be Schink goes right by the valley defense and whips the ball into the back of the net. Neuqua leads 10-3 going into the fourth.
Early in the final quarter, wildcats passing the ball well until it finds Perry who uses a different technique, bouncing the ball into the net, Neuqua up 8.
Neuqua not letting up in the fourth, Eddie McDonald wins on of his many faceoffs of the night and steaks into the offensive zone… they share the wealth until Caden Champion scores… 12-4 now.
Ben Foy capping off his fantastic night by scoring his fifth goal of the game to lead the Wildcats to a big victory over their rivals 14-6.
See how our other boys lacrosse teams are doing in the Boys Sports Highlights!