TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 3/6/16
From Staff Report
Luc Gervais broke a 6-6 tie and host St. Ignatius Prep scored the game’s final four goals to defeat defending Texas state champion Highland Park, 9-6, Saturday in a battle of the top Western and Southwest boys’ teams.
The Wildcats (2-0), ranked No. 1 in the TopLaxRecruits Western Rankings and No. 19 in the C2C North America Rankings, trailed 6-5 in the third period after the Scots (3-1), No. 4 in the TopLaxRecruits Southern Rankings, got a goal from Max Holsomback off a Jackson Durham feed.
For St. Ignatius, 2017 Matt Dixon had three goals and an assist and Patrick Brosnan (Bryant) had three goals while Bryn Evans (Harvard) scored twice. Sophomore Mac Gates stood out in goal, shutting out the Scots in the final frame while posting 10 saves
Defensively, LSM Jack Tunney had four caused turnovers and Nick Clarke (Bucknell) stood out at midfield with two assists and a handful of groundballs while Hall Peters (Virginia, 2017) and Stephen MacLeod (Georgetown, 2016) led the defense. Jonah Schreiber (2017) battled at the face-off X the whole game and won the Wildcats some huge possessions.
Colby Kneese (Penn State) stood out in goal for the Scots.
St. Ignatius scored first and Chris Buell (Air Force) tied it for the Scots off a feed from Owen Seebold (Syracuse) before the ‘Cats took a 3-1 lead. But Durham, Scully Jenevein (from Durham) and Parker Alexander (UNC) scored to make it a 4-4 game.
Seebold later tied it in the third period for Highland Park before Holsomback made it 6-5. Brosnan tied it at 6-6.
DeLaSalle downs Marin Catholic in Philly reunion
On Thursday DeLaSalle (CA) defeated Marin Catholic, 13-8, to open its season under first-year coach John Christmas (former UVA AA, graduate of Lower Merion, PA).
Marin Catholic (1-2) is coached by former Duke AA Mat Ogelsby, another Philly grad, of Haverford School; and assistant Joey Sankey (former UNC AA, Penn Charter, PA alum).