FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham High boys lacrosse team won its home opener yesterday, May 13, in a total team effort with 8 players scoring goals and two players sharing time in the net.
The Flyers defeated the Wildcats of Milton High 14-4 at Phil Read Field.
Flyers are now 2-1 this season.
“We jumped out early with four goals in the first 5-minutes of play,” said head coach AJ Mulvey.
Joey Ferrante scored assisted by Davin Nichols (1:39). Then, Tommy Duane dodges for an unassisted goal (2:22). Then, Mason Moy scored assisted by Sean Clark (3:38). Then, Davin Nichols scores an unassisted goal (4:36). Late in the 1st quarter, Darren Palma scored assisted by Joey Ferrante (10:28).
“Five goals from 5 different shooters in the first quarter – great unselfish lacrosse,” said Mulvey.
Billy Neiberger added one more goal late in the 2nd quarter to 6-0 at halftime – making 6 goals by 6 different players, said the head coach.
Senior goalie Brady Morgan had 5 saves in the first half.
In the third quarter, Neiberger had a behind-the-back goal on the crease assisted by Duane to make it 7-1, Flyers.
Davin Nichols stole the ball from a Milton clear to score his second goal, to give the Flyers an 8-2 lead, said Mulvey.
Palma kicked off the fourth quarter with a beautiful back-handed goal, said Mulvey. His third goal of the game gave the Flyers a 9-2 edge.
Ferrante took an alley dodge for an unassisted goal, and the Flyers; 10th of the game.
On a nice back-handed shot, Duane registered his second goal of the game assisted by Clark, for an 11-2 lead, said Mulvey.
Ferrante, Connor and Clark scored the Flyers final three goals,
Goalie Kyle Patriarca had 7 saves in the 2nd half, said Mulvey.
“Goaltending was awesome by both Brady & Kyle. Our defense has been great only giving up 6 goals in two games,” said Mulvey.
“Our offense has really come to life scoring 26 goals in two games,” said Mulvey. “Awesome team effort with shared success. 8 players scored our 14 goals with Palma & Ferrante both with hat tricks.”
Mulvey said “Ferranted dominated the face-off, winning 12 out 19.”
“The boys have been working hard and deserve this win. It is great to see our team get better each game, but we still have so much more potential,” said Mulvey.
The Flyers will host Catholic Memorial on Saturday, May 15 at 4 p.m. at Phil Read Field.