Troy defense stymies Wildcats, 12-2

Troy defense stymies Wildcats, 12-2

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Troy defense stymies Wildcats, 12-2

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Novi’s Michael Werth (left) collided with a Notre Dame Prep player in Saturday’s 5-4 non-league setback.

Novi’s Michael Werth (left) collided with a Notre Dame Prep player in Saturday’s 5-4 non-league setback.

Troy controlled the tempo and played lockdown defense Monday night as the Colts downed host Novi in a non-league boys lacrosse match, 12-2.

Novi’s Griffin Sparling (24) breaks free with the ball during Saturday’s 5-4 setback to Notre Dame Prep.

Novi’s Griffin Sparling (24) breaks free with the ball during Saturday’s 5-4 setback to Notre Dame Prep.

The lone goal scorers for the Wildcats were Ryan Moore and Michael Leone, while senior goalie Dan Savela made a total of 16 saves.

The loss drops Novi to 9-5 overall, while Troy improved to 8-4 overall.

NOTRE DAME PREP 5, NOVI 4: It was a defensive battle Saturday as goalie Dan Savela’s 13 saves went in vain as the host Wildcats (9-4) host fell to Pontiac Notre Dame Prep (10-3) in a non-leaguematch.

The Wildcatswere led offensively by Griffin Sparling (two goals); Ryan Moore (goal, two assists); and Michael Werth (goal). J.T. Lyon also had an assist.

Notre Dame Prep had possession of the ball around 75 percent of the game,” Novi coach Eric Hoffman said. “Only allowing five goals is a great accomplishment. Also, Jimmy Hole did a great job defending Notre Dame Prep’s best player (Ryan Genord).”

DETROIT CC 19, TROY 12: On Friday, Zach Crawford pumped in six goals and added two assists as host Novi Detroit Catholic Central (10-4) outgunned the Colts (6-4) in a non-league encounter.

Rocco Mularoni also contributed four goals, while Brennan Kamish chipped in with two on Senior Night for the victorious Shamrocks.

Mickey Williams went the distance in goal for CC.

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Troy defense stymies Wildcats, 12-2

The Novi boys lacrosse squad fell to Notre Dame Prep, 5-4.

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