Upset minded NGU falls at #12 Limestone

April 11, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
North Greenville21126
Stats at a GlanceNGULC
Ground Balls2046
Draw Controls00
Free Position Attempts0-00-0
Extra Man Opportunities0-11-3
Stats LeadersNGULC
GoalsEthan Landreth - 4
Cody Solmosy - 4
AssistsMatt Somjak - 2
Brian Huyghue - 4
Ground Balls Austin Dixon - 3
Braeden Dixon - 3
Dakota Kirsh-Downs - 8
Face-offs Logan Bryant - 4-19
Dakota Kirsh-Downs - 17-22
Saves Braeden Dixon - 14
Cole Aikens - 7
Upset minded NGU falls at #12 Limestone
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Upset minded NGU falls at #12 Limestone

Gaffney – North Greenville men’s lacrosse dropped its first Conference Carolinas game of the season on Wednesday to #12 and perennial Conference Carolinas and national powerhouse Limestone College.

The Basics

  • Score: Crusaders – 6 / Saints – 17
  • Records: North Greenville 6 – 6 (2 – 1) / Limestone 10 – 4 (5 – 0)
  • Location: Saints Field (Limestone College)

How it Happened

  • North Greenville had answers for the powerful Limestone offense early in the first quarter.
  • After the Saints went up 2 – 0 the Crusaders got a pair of goals from Ethan Landreth who took passes from Austin Dixon and Matt Somjak to even it at 2 – 0.
  • The Saints responded by scoring five unanswered goals including a pair in the first five minutes of the second period to take a 7 – 2 lead.
  • North Greenville got back on track offensively with 10:04 left in the 2nd period when Ethan Landreth’s third score of the game cut the deficit to four goals (7 – 4).
  • In the end, the Saints had too much firepower for the Crusaders and also kept NGU’s offense in check.
  • Limestone scored the next six goals to advance its lead to 13 – 3 while holding NGU scoreless for almost 20 – minutes of game clock.
  • Derrick Shealy scored NGU’s first goal of the second half with a one-timer at 7:55 that made it 13 – 4 in favor of the Saints.
  • Limestone then tacked on four more scores to extend the lead to 17 – 4. Somjak tacked on his first of the game for North Greenville with 8:49 while Landreth’s fourth was the final score of the game and cut the Saints’ lead to 11.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Landreth led North Greenville on offense with four goals on the day.
  • Matt Somjak and Derrick Shealy also had a score.
  • Braeden Dixon and Austin Dixon led the Crusaders with three groundballs each while four different players had a caused turnover.
  • Braeden Dixon finished the night with 14 – saves in the net and while facing 31-total shots on goal and 46 shots in total.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders host another nationally ranked opponent in Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon at 1 pm.