seniors came through in the clutch Thursday as the host Mustangs held off Troy Athens, 14-12, in a non-league boys lacrosse match at Tom Field.
Senior Alecpoured in six goals and added three assists as won on Senior Night while improving to 11-4 overall.
Other offensive contributions for the Mustangs came fromSweeney (goal, three assists); Brennan Sweeney (two goals, one assist); Josh Bentley (one goal, two assists); Harry Dyson (two goals); Brendan Hicks (one goal) and Nate Holloway (one goal).
goalie Alex Justice finished with eight saves, while Brian created a key defensive turnover late in the fourth quarter. David also won a key face-off setting up a late goal which sealed the win by .
The loss dropped Athens to 8-6 overall.
NOVI 12, FARMINGTON 10: Despite a slow start Thursday, the host Wildcats (10-5) regrouped and won on Senior Night against the stubborn Falcons (7-7) as Michaelled the way with four goals.
Ryan Moore chipped in with two goals and two assists, while Griffinand Nathan Tu each contributed a goal and assist. Other goal scorers included Jimmy Hole, Tommy , Chase and Tyler Graver.
Ian Patterson also added two assists for the Wildcats, who trailed 3-1 after one quarter before taking a 7-4 halftime lead.then cut the deficit to 10-8 after three periods.
goalie Dan stood out with 10 saves, while getting defensive help from , Hole and Blake .
U-D JESUIT 11, DETROIT CC 10: University of Detroit Jesuit (7-7) played spoiler Tuesday earning an 11-10 upset of visitingDetroit Catholic Central (10-5) in the semifinals of the Catholic League A-Division playoffs.
Brennanscored twice, while Alex was 18-of-25 on face-offs, but it wasn’t enough for the Shamrocks
Hunter, who made 11 saves, went the distance in goal for CC.
“U-D’s pressure zone defense was too much for us too handle,” said CC coach Dave Wilson, whose team won an April 15 meeting against the Cubs, 7-4.
With the victory, the Cubs move into A-Division championship match against 10-time defending MHSAA Division 1 champion Birmingham Brother Rice. (Game time is 7:30. Saturday at Pontiac Dame Prep.)
CRANBROOK 16, NORTHVILLE 8: Charlieand Peter each tallied hat tricks Tuesday as host Bloomfield Hills (6-7) downed the Mustangs (10-4) in a non-league encounter.
Johnny Wagner and Gregoryalso added a pair of goals, while goalie Ryan stood out with 12 saves for the victorious Cranes.
“We really got off to a terrible start,”coach Greg Durham said. “The entire first quarter we were on defense the whole time. They scored six or seven unanswered goals, and we didn’t get any breaks. After the first quarter, we made some head way, but the large deficit was too much to climb back in it.
Harry Dyson andSweeney each scored three goals, while Alec added two goals for . Other assists went to Brendan Hicks and .
“We made the adjustments we needed to, but in the end the first quarter was our demise,” Durham said. “played at a high level today, and we just didn’t play with them like I know we can. It was a wake-up call for us as we move forward to the ( ) conference championship and the MHSAA playoffs.”