BOYS LACROSSE 2011

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Westies pick up fourth win of season
Hang on with five late goals to defeat Stratford
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 14, 2011) -
 The West Haven boys lacrosse team improved to 4-9 on the season with a 12-9 victory over Stratford Saturday evening. The Westies jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first quarter and led 5-2 at the half.
Stratford cut the deficit to two goals entering the final 12 minutes of play but West Haven scored five times in the final quarter to hold on for the victory.
Quavon Reede led West Haven with three goals and an assist, while Brandon Butler, Rob Davidson and Jaeson Puleo each scored twice. Butler added three assists, Puleo had two assists and Davidson assisted on another goal.
Dean Alling also had a good day on offense with one goal and an assist. Matt Brizuela and Antonio Dunn added goals and Anthony Gray picked up an assist.
Tony Nguyen made 10 saves in the victory for the Westies. Trevor O'Malley led Stratford with seven goals.


Hamden drops Westies
Green Dragons roll after scoring 12 goals to start the game
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 13, 2011) –
 The West Haven boys lacrosse team fell to 3-8 with a 17-3 loss against Hamden Friday evening at Ken Strong Stadium. The loss for West Haven was the seventh in the last eight games for the Westies.
The Westies were in trouble from the start as the Green Dragons scored the first twelve goals of the game and took a 12-0 lead to the half. Goals by Rob Davidson and Antonio Dunn opened the scoring in the second half and cut West Haven’s deficit to 12-2, but the Green Dragons outscored West Haven 5-1 the rest of the way to win easily.
Nine different players scored for Hamden in the lop-sided victory. Colman Dobb led the way with four goals, Augie Bonadies scored three times and Conor Callahan, Cory Balog and Jack Flanagan each scored twice. Jeff Bakos, Eli Bonadies, Tom Rapini and Blake Gatison each added a goal in the win.
Davidson scored twice in the loss for West Haven. Jimmy Bruno made five saves and Tony Nguyen made six saves for West Haven in the loss.

 


Alling leads Westies past Cross
Scores four times and adds assist in victory
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 19, 2011) –
 The West Haven boys lacrosse team defeated Wilbur Cross for the second time this season Thursday in New Haven. The Westies shut out the Governors in the second quarter, propelling the team to a 15-10 victory.
Trailing 3-2 after one quarter, West Haven went on a 5-0 run in the second quarter to take a 7-3 lead to the half. West Haven led 10-7 after three quarters and closed the game on a 5-3 run to win by five.
Dean Alling was the catalyst for the Westies, scoring four times and assisting on one goal. Brandon Butler scored three goals and added two assists, Rob Davidson scored three times and assisted on another goal and Anthony Gray also scored three times.
Jaeson Puleo and Quavon Reede rounded out the scoring with one goal apiece. R.J. D’Amato, Mike Morgillo and Mike Last each had one assist in the victory.
Chris Wilner led Cross with four goals and Rory Kane scored three times in the loss.
Tony Nguyen made 10 saves as West Haven held a 27-18 shot advantage in the game.


Green Knights win battle of West Haven
Cruise to 14-2 victory
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(May 16, 2011) -
 In a meeting of cross-town rivals, the West Haven boys lacrosse team fell to Notre Dame Monday evening. The Green Knights took a 6-0 lead in the first quarter, increased the margin to eight goals at the half and never looked back in a 14-2 victory at Ken Strong Stadium.
West Haven (4-10) scored its first goal in the third quarter when the game was out of reach. The Green Knights led 13-1 after 36 minutes.
Rob Davidson and Quavon Reede accounted for the West Haven goals. Nine players found the back of the net for Notre Dame.
The Green Knights were led by sophomore Mike Quinn who scored four times and assisted on another. Chris Martins scored twice and added an assist and Alex Cartier added two goals.
Junior Sean Quinn scored once and picked up two assists, Dominic Palmieri had a goal and an assist and John DeBenedet, Thomas Ajello and Theo Filardi each scored once in the lop-sided victory for the Green Knights.