Tuesday, May 7, 2013
CapsLax Win Thriller Over Holly Springs in OT
The men's varsity CapsLax team beat the Golden Hawks of Holly Springs 7-6 in overtime to advance to the State quarterfinals. Down 6-4 in the fourth quarter, Walker Rice scored on a man up opportunity to cut the Hawks lead to 6-5. After creating a turnover, the Caps tied the score on a goal by Zach Burgess with 11 seconds left. After winning the overtime faceoff, the Caps struck quickly with a game winning goal by Troy Jones to complete the comeback. Goalie Paxton Massarelli had a phenomenal game with 13 saves against a very good Holly Springs team. Leading the Caps in scoring were Walker Rice and Troy Jones with 2 goals each. Zach Burgess, Davis Weaver, and Mitchell Snyder had 1 goal each. Mitchell Snyder added 3 assists and Jimbo Dixon had 1 assist. Next up: The Caps will face the winner of the East Chapel Hill-Durham Riverside game on Friday night.
Posted by greg w at 11:26 PM