Two recent home victories against formidable foes lifted the Brunswick School lacrosse team’s record to 9-3. The Bruins defeated The Hill Academy from Ontario, Canada and Trinity-Pawling School last week at Cosby Field, earning decisive wins in each matchup.
Against The Hill Academy, a second-half surge propelled the Bruins to a convincing 18-11 win. The game began with Brunswick coming out strong, quickly scoring two goals, the first tallied by Leo Hoffman and the second provided by Jackson Wolfram.
The first quarter remained close, with both teams exchanging goals, culminating in Brunswick being up by one, 3-2, at the end of the opening period.
In the second quarter, Brunswick’s offense erupted, with five different players contributing seven goals. Meanwhile, the Bruins’ defense held Hill to just two goals. At halftime, Brunswick’s defense had conceded only one 6-on-6 goal.
In the second half, Brunswick managed to maintain its lead, eventually securing an 18-11 victory. The pivotal aspects of the game were the Bruins’ exceptional ball movement, with 15 of 18 goals coming from assists.
The Bruins’ dominance on faceoffs also ignited the win. Brunswick won 24 out of 33 faceoff attempts.
Against Trinity-Pawling School under the lights at Cosby Field, Brunswick earned a tough 11-6 victory. The Bruins led throughout on their way to their ninth win of the season.
The Bruins will travel to Westminster School on Saturday for a 4 p.m. game. Brunswick will then visit Avon Old Farms School on May 10, before concluding their regular season with a home game versus Salisbury School on May 12.
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