March 30, 2016 Explosive Offense Leads Jags To Victory Past Tigers
The Jags extended their win streak as they powered past Lee’s Summit High School with a 20-1 victory. It was a strong outing for the the entire team as everyone played and made a significant contribution. A total of seven players scored with 14 of the 20 goals assisted.
Kollin Schechinger led the offense with 8 points (7 goals and 1 assist). His fellow teammate, Ben Glidden contributed 3 goals and 3 assists, while Eli Britton netted 2 goals and added 3 assists. Attackman Cole Roatch stepped in and stepped up with 2 spectacular goals and 2 assists. Midfielder Cody Camerlinck had his first goal of the season with a great low corner bouncer. The midfield continued to provide substantial support with Blake Priebe, Andrew Dickerson, and Zach Glynn combining for 5 goals and 5 assists!
The defense smothered the Raiders as they shut down the Tigers offense to a single goal. Captain Chase Lipham led the tenacious defense along with Elliott Stark, David Hawkins and newcomer Zack Mueller. Matthew Chichura dominated the faceoffs with 95% success rate, earning him the MVP honors for Game 2.
Assistant Jags Coach, Ward Kinne, stated, “This team wants to win, but they are more concerned with their continuous improvement. They are hungry. They can be great as a result. I believe they will be.” The Jags square off against Northland away at 6:30 pm on Thursday, March 31 with hopes to extend their win streak to three.
March 24, 2016 Strong Second Quarter Gives Jags Opening Win
After trailing Pembroke Hills School 4-1 at the end of the first quarter, the Jags lacrosse team went on a 9-2 run in the second quarter to finish the half with a 10-6 lead. Anchored by newcomer in the goal, Hayden Adam, the defense played aggressive to hold off the Raiders for a solid 14-11 victory. Adam, MVP of the game, recorded 7 saves in the net for the Jags.
The offense was led by the attack Eli Britton, 4 goals and 1 assist, Ben Glidden, 3 goals and 1 assist, and Kollin Schechinger, 2 goals and 2 assists. Midfield Zach Glynn had a breakout game feeding his teammates with 3 assists and notching a goal.
The Jags players played with passion and poise as they set the tempo of the game. Stellar defensive play by Bryson Dietz and Elliott Stark allowed the Jags to gobble up 25 ground balls. The offense recorded a whopping 42 shots as they took advantage of every opportunity.
The Jags opening game victory provides great momentum going into their game against cross town opponent Lee Summit High School on Tuesday, March 29. Head assistant coach, Seth Matlock, said, “I am proud of the way our boys played tonight. We are excited about what they can accomplish this season. They played like champions!”