blank'/> Broughton Sports Update: CapsLax Win Thriller Over Holly Springs in OT

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.

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