Receiving standout performances from its senior captains and goals from 10 different players, the Brunswick School lacrosse team coasted past host William Penn Charter School, 19-9, in a matchup held on Wednesday in Philadelphia, Pa.
Coulter Mackesy, a senior captain, recorded a team-high five goals and added on assist to pace the Bruins (2-0). Luke Waters, also a senior captain, recorded a hat trick, while senior captain Lucas Delgado had a goal and three assists in the winning effort.
The Bruins, who defeated Belmont Hill School in their season-opener, held a 7-3 lead after the first quarter and an 11-6 advantage at halftime. Brunswick’s first two tallies came from Chris Gaine and Owen Guest in transition. Leo Hoffman scored off a dodge and finish, then Mackesy netted a pair of goals, putting the Bruins in front of William Penn Charter, 5-0, in the opening quarter.
Wells Faulstich capped the first quarter scoring for Brunswick, who got two goals and one assist from Guest and a pair of goals from Hoffman. Andrew Greenspan also tallied twice and Jackson Wolfram assisted on three goals for the victors. Tomas Delgado and Hudson Hausman had one goal apiece for Brunswick, which received eight saves from goalie Luke Schlank.
Will Donovan gathered eight ground balls and forced three turnovers, while senior captain Colin Mulshine forced a pair of Penn Charter turnovers. Greenspan was effective on faceoffs, winning 17 for the game.
Brunswick is back in action Friday against visiting Trinity-Pawling School at 4 p.m.