Apr. 21—AMHERST — The Exeter Excessive College boys lacrosse crew’s senior midfielders showcased the chemistry they’ve built over years of playing collectively within the Blue Hawks’ 16-2 Division I victory over Souhegan on Tuesday.
Senior midfielder Hayden Lechner led Exeter (3-0) in scoring with four targets alongside two assists. His classmates within the midfield, Connor Holly and Spencer Clark, every had a hat trick, and Jackson Hale scored twice. Clark furthermore contributed two assists. Bryce Sturtevant, another senior midfielder, went 15-for-19 on faceoffs and had an assist.
“They have gotten been twiddling with every other since sixth or seventh grade they assuredly all pull for every other, all of them need every other to be triumphant, they wretchedness every other in practice,” said Blue Hawks coach Gerry Holly, who’s Connor’s dad.
Hale is devoted to Franklin Pierce College, Connor Holly will play at Clarkson next year and Clark is a Bryant commit.
Gerry Holly said his crew is fortunate to have a ambitious midfield neighborhood amongst its seniors and sophomores.
“We have aloof obtained so that you just may maybe maybe provide a take dangle of to, we now have aloof obtained so that you just may maybe maybe increase, guaranteeing that we’re tough ourselves and doing all the pieces we can to wait on playing sooner however we are moderately fortunate to have loads of depth there,” Gerry Holly said.
Exeter led the Sabers, 5-0, after the opening 12 minutes, 11-1 at halftime and 16-1 entering the supreme quarter.
Souhegan coach Keith Bertrand said the Blue Hawks have athletes who are colossal, strong, immediate, aggressive and keep in touch well.
“They’ll play you the second you step on the self-discipline they assuredly’re going to salvage to your arms they assuredly fabricate it laborious for guys to switch the ball,” Bertrand said. “Will must you aren’t ready for that lag, whereas you aren’t ready for that aggressiveness, clearly it disrupts your timing and that’s the reason what they’re very accurate at. They’re well coached.”
Senior attackmen Gavin Kostandin, Will Barry and sophomore midfielder Gabe Albert every scored as soon as for the Blue Hawks. Freshman Ethan Bernich and sophomore Ryan Tatman, who every played a half of in map for Exeter, made a mixed four saves.
Souhegan (1-2) obtained a map every from Alex Karpawich and Anthony Garrant and 9 saves from Nathan Fritz. Zachary Barlett received four faceoffs for the Sabers.
“I assumed our protection stepped up,” Gerry Holly said. “Offensively, we started a minute bit bit behind however I mediate us having a minute bit bit more depth helped us out and we were ready to beautiful wait on it rolling.”