Gunnery uses strong second half to beat St. Luke’s

St. Luke's Seth Kim midfielder (10) chases defends against Gunnery's Alex Wilkins (15). Credit: Craig Cohen

Gunnery boys lacrosse knocked off St. Luke’s in New Canaan, 11-7, on Saturday.

St. Luke’s got off to a quick 2 goal start until Jake Mosher-McGraw ’16 scored to make the game 2-1. St. Luke’s added another goal before Chad Varney ’16 scored as time expired to make the score 3-2 for St. Luke’s after one-quarter.

In the second Jake Mosher-McGraw scored two goals and the Storm added another make the game 4-4 heading into the half.

The Highlanders used the halftime period well, making some adjustments and came out firing in the third quarter. Jake Mosher-McGraw scored on a pass from Luke Smeltzer; Chris Horn scored on a pass from Kasper Endreny; Jake Mosher-McGraw scored his fifth of the game, and Morgan Welles scored to make the score 8-5 heading into the final quarter.

The fourth quarter saw St. Luke’s add pressure and score two goals, but The Gunnery answered with goals by Alex Wilkins and two from Tom Bakeoff.

Tim Fisher had 13 saves in the net, and Liam Christiano led the team with eight ground balls. – (Excerpted from Gunnery Highlander)

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