Boys lacrosse: Brookfield stays out of reach

lacrossestickA much-improved opponent awaited the Weston High boys lacrosse team when it visited Brookfield last week.

The Trojans, who did not have too much difficulty with the Bobcats in the past, were in for much more of a fight on Thursday, April 25. Undefeated at the time, Brookfield struck early and did not relent before winning 12-5.

Never trailing, the hosts scored first courtesy of a goal by Billy Hunt in the first two minutes. The Bobcats added another before Troy Flynn got his team on the board at the 5:11 mark with Sean Fumai assisting. Such was Weston’s only goal of the frame and it trailed 3-1 after a goal by Dane Heckman.

The deficit only grew for the rest of the half. Despite three more goals by the Bobcats, the Trojans answered with only one of their own, coming courtesy of Richie Miller with 3:30 left in the half as Weston trailed 6-2.

Brookfield led by as much as 9-2 in the third quarter until the Trojans finally answered with two late in the  frame. The visitors netted just one more the rest of the way.

Flynn and Miller each scored twice and Sean Fumai scored had one goal, plus an assist. Alex Crowell and Austin Drimal each had an assist.

Grant Limone was busy in goal, making 14 saves for Weston.

The Trojans also faced an early deficit when it hosted Byram Hills, N.Y., on Saturday in a non-league contest. Playing catch-up was hard as Weston fell 10-4.

The visitors led 3-1 after one quarter but did the most damage in the next frame with five and led 8-2 at halftime, never looking back.

Miller scored two goals for Weston with Fumai one assist) and Crowell each scoring one. Oliver Parker had an assist.

Limone made 13 saves for Weston.

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