TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 7/15/13
From Press Release
Bay State Games
2013 Boys’ Lacrosse, Friday, July 12, 2013, Veterans Field Complex, Waltham, Mass.
With a one-point game headed into the fourth quarter, Southeast used a four-goal fourth period surge to upset the unbeaten Central, 12-8, and claim the 2013 Bay State Games boys’ lacrosse gold medal. Seven different players found the back of the net for Southeast with attacker James Righini’s (Weymouth) four-point effort (3 goals, 1 assist) leading the way. Attackers John Mulcahn (Scituate) and Nick Anson (Braintree) also notched multiple points with three goals and 2 goals, respectively. Jack Dunford
(Quincy) earned the win in between the pipes with 12 saves. Attackers Paul Nardone (Northborough) and Billy Doherty (Marlborough) each posted two goals for Central who saw six players tally at least one goal on the day. Ezra Itzkowsky (Northborough) and
Zachary Livingston (Whitnesville) combined for eight saves for the silver medalist.
Bronze Medal Game
Metro-Northeast 10, Coastal 2
The tournaments leading scorer, forward Casey Iskra (West Roxbury) continued his offensive ways to help Metro-Northeast to the bronze medal over Coastal, 10-2, Friday afternoon. After a low scoring first half, Metro-Northeast expanded on its 1-0 lead with a six-goal third period and never looked back to claim third place. Iskra added six goals and an assists to his previous contributes to be the showcases leading scoring with a total of 18 goals and one handout. Derek Lawton registered a four-point (2 goals, 2 assists) in the medal game. Joe Marion (Waltham) recorded 13 saves in the victory. Midfielders Matt Lambert and Brandon Green
(Plymouth) tallied a goal each for Coastal. Shawn McNamara made 12 stops in the defeat.
Central 12 Metro-Northeast 9
Central used a second half surge to cruise past Metro-Northeast, 12-9, Thursday morning. In the first quarter, Metro-Northeast posted three goals and kept Central off the scoreboard. The following frame, roles reversed and Central found the back of the net three times to keep the score tied at 3-3 headed into the locker rooms. Out of intermission Central registered seven goals and coasted to its third victory. Midfielder Derek Brodeur (Marlborough), midfielder Michael Martens (Northborough) and attacker Billy Doherty (Marlborough) were the top scorers for Central as Brodeur tallied three goals and two assists while Martens and Doherty notched two goals. Forward Casey Iskra (West Roxbury), Charlie O’Donnell and Liam Ryan each scored two goals for Metro-Northeast in the setback. Ezra Itkowsky (Northborough) (1 save) and Zachary Livingston (Whitnesville) (4 saves) combined for the win between the pipes. Metro-Northeast’s Joe Marmion (Waltham) (8 saves) and Andrew Modugno (Reading) (6 saves) totaled 14 saves in the defeat.
Southeast 17 Coastal 1
Ten different Southeast players recorded a point, as the squad trounced Coastal, 17-1 on Thursday. Attacker James Righini (Weymouth) led Southeast with four goals and an assist for five points. Adding to Southeast’s offensive showcase, midfielder Kyle DeLuca (Weymouth) scored twice and handed out an assists. Five different athletes notched two goals each, while three added one.
Coastal’s only goal came in the first quarter from midfielder Max Lambert (West Barnstable). In the win, Jack Dunford (Quincy) and Patrick Kimball (North Attleborough) posted four saves and three saves, respectively. Shawn McNamara defended the pipes the entire contest for Coastal to tally seven saves.
Southeast 12 Metro-Northeast 7
Southeast tallied three goals each quarter to defeated Metro-Northeast 12-7 Thursday afternoon. Attacker Steven Righini (Weymouth) posted six goals and an assist to lead the victors. Attackers Nicholas Anson (Braintree) (3 goals, 1 assist) and Trevor Ciessau (Scituate) (2 goals) also posted multipled points with four and two, respectively. Forward Casey Iskra (West Roxbury) notched four goals to pace Metro-Northeast’s offense that saw seven athletes register a point. A 13-save effort by Jack Dunford (Quincy) (6 saves) and Patrick Kimball (North Attleborough) (7 saves) earned the win. Andrew Modugno (Reading) and Joe Marmion (Waltham) posted eight saves each.
Boys’ Lacrosse Final Standings
Team Record Percentage Streak
Southeast 3-1 0.750 Lost 1 Gold Medalist
Central 3-1 0.750 Lost 1 Silver Medalist
Metro-Northeast 2-2 0.500 Won 1 Bronze Medalist
Coastal 0-4 0.000 Lost 4