First Posted: 5/2/2013
The Valley Laxerz youth lacrosse U13 team is undefeated in regular season. Last weekend, the U13 defeated Back Mountain Black 11-1. Leading the team with a hat trick was Jake Switzer; also chipping in with two goals apiece were Dom Dulucca and Sam Greenfield and Dylan Roebuck. With his first goal of the season, Harrison Kayton found the back of the net in the third period. Goalie FJ Braccini has given up only five goals in the last five games.
Prior to last week, the Laxerz teams went a combined 4-0 with wins against Scranton team as well as the Back Mountain Black team.
On Tuesday, April 23, the U11 team defeated Scranton team 10-0. The offense was lead by Trent Hilbert,Dmitri Dipetro in addition to Chase Yochem, Jake Kozden and Calab Graham. Anchoring the defense was Gavin Lahart, Noah Donahue, Matt Benton and Max Schwab. In goal for the U11 team is Matt Zasada who made many quality saves and has been doing an outstanding job between the pipes in just his first year.
In the nightcap, the U13 team hung on to defeat Scranton team 4-3. The Blue and Orange came out strong building a 3-0 lead by first year middie Sam Greenfield and Ethan Hosier. FJ Braccini was stellar in goal only giving up one even strength goal. The defense was led by Jake Urban, Conor McCormack, Joe Gorman, Peter Fox and Matt Walsh. Helping out on offense was Shayne Lukasavage, Anthony Scalzo, Austin Kleinburger, Harrison Kayton and Sal Gurnari.
On Thursday April 25, the Laxerz beat Back Mountain 6-4 in the U11 game and 4-0 in the U13 game. Leading the way in the U11 game was Derek Ambrosino, Noah Johnson, Adam Kelly, Greg McDade and Patrick Musinski. Also chipping in on offense were Ray Sabatini and Sal Manzi. Another strong game in net by Matt Zasada allowed the home team to pull away. In the late game, the U13s were lead by Jakob Switzer, Dominic Deluca, Mark Bulford, Dylan Roebuck and Robbie Trotinni. FJ Bracinni came up big in net again pitching his third shutout of the year.
The team plays home again on Thursday May 9 against the top team from Moutain Top at the Exeter Panther complex starting at 5:30 for U11; followed by the U13 game at 6:30.