Crusaders storm back but fall in overtime

February 02, 20191st2nd3rd4th1OT Final
Young Harris1346115
North Greenville3326014
Stats at a GlanceYHCNGU
Shots3844
Ground Balls2329
Saves1011
Clears15-1612-13
Turnovers1620
Draw Controls00
Free Position Attempts0-00-0
Face-offs12-3119-31
Extra Man Opportunities0-30-3
Stats LeadersYHCNGU
GoalsBevan Pate - 6
Fletcher Steveson - 3
Austin Dixon - 3
AssistsBruce Silk - 2
Austin Dixon - 2
Ground Balls Bobby Kidd III - 7
Jon Watson - 8
Face-offs Parker Lamarque - 4-11
Bobby Kidd III - 4-14
Sam Gasta - 4-5
Jon Watson - 13-23
Saves Mason King - 10
Braeden Dixon - 11
Crusaders storm back but fall in overtime
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Crusaders storm back but fall in overtime

Tigerville – NGU overcame 20 – turnovers on Saturday, storming back to send the game into overtime but the Young Harris Lions prevailed with an extra period score to take the 15 – 14 win.

The Crusaders took an early lead with a pair of goals and led until the third quarter when Young Harris scored on back-to-back shots to even it at 6 – 6. A third consecutive score from the Lions would give them their first lead of the game at 7 – 6.

The teams would trade punches until late in the game when Young Harris would take the biggest lead of the game for either team, going up 14 – 11 with just over two minutes left to play.

NGU still had some fight left, answering with three goals in the final minute to even it at 14 – 14. Austin Dixon scored to cut the lead to two while Chris Wieckhorst took an Alex Proly Pass off of a faceoff win to make it 14 – 13.

The Crusaders got the game-tying score with 36 – seconds left when Fletcher Steveson found the back of the net to tie it at 14. The Lions got one more shot with around 26 – seconds left, taking a shot in the final seconds but Braeden Dixon scored one of his 15 – saves, helping send the game to overtime.

Young Harris fired the winning shot midway through the first overtime earning the faceoff win and capitalizing with the sudden death one-timer.

Individual

Fletcher Steveson led North Greenville with three scores and five shots. Alex Proly added a pair of scores.

Jon Watson had eight grounders to lead Chris Wieckhorst added seven of his own.

Next Time Out

North Greenville will be back I action next weekend hosting Wingate University at 2 PM.