Lacrosse teams split CPC games
Published 11:14 am Friday, February 19, 2021
The Davie boys lacrosse team had an up-and-down week in the Central Piedmont Conference, winning 14-1 at Glenn and losing 21-8 at home to East Forsyth.
In the win over Glenn on Feb. 8, Davie got multiple goals from Nathan Horne (three), Alex Speckin (two) and Sebastian Bellomo (two). Cameron Richardson, Joey Nardone, Carson Reed, Palmer Williams, Daniel Reichard and Tommy Landy scored one each.
Landy handed out three assists, while Ryan Walton, Sam Warner and Horne had one apiece.
Against East on Feb. 10, the War Eagles’ two-game winning streak came to a crashing halt as the Fighting Eagles improved to 3-2 overall and 3-1 in the CPC.
Speckin and Walton had two goals each in defeat. Kole Bilyeu, Bellomo, Nardone and Landy had one. Walton had an assist, and goalie Wesley Brooks had nine saves.
“We had a terrible first half and let it get away from us,” assistant coach Corey Tilley said. “I’m super proud of the second half we had. We put three goals in quickly. We played with class and kept our composure.”
Notes: The War Eagles slipped to 4-2, 2-2. … Their scoring leaders for the season are Walton (14 goals), Nardone (10) and Landy (nine). The top four in assists are Landy (five), Walton (five), Speckin (four) and Horne (four).
The Davie girls had a similar week, winning big and losing in lopsided fashion.
The blowout win was 15-3 at Glenn on Feb. 8. Grace Butler collected four goals, Cecily Fishel had three and Ava Rajacich and Zoey Cleary had two each. Katie Freeland, Nicole Korczyk, Reece Tutterow and Jenna Scully had one.
“These girls are incredibly encouraging of one another,” coach Lydia Moore said. “We don’t have a single starter that isn’t willing to share the spotlight.”
The War Eagles’ winning streak, however, was stopped at two at East Forsyth on Feb. 10. The margin was ugly, 21-3. The goals came from Lillian Seats, Butler and Scully as Davie fell to 3-3, 2-2.
For the season, Butler is first in goals with 11, Rajacich has nine and Korczyk is third with four.