Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Eastview High School
We had perfect weather tonight for the Section 6 semifinal lacrosse game. Eastview faced off against Section rival Edina, the game was held at the Bob Pates Field at Burnsville High School. Noah Desrocher won the first face off and Eastview carried the ball into Edina territory. Jason Hill scored at 1:00 in on a pass from Joe Stillings, 1-0 Eastview. Desrocher won the next face off and one minute later Max Herzog scored with a shot that was deflected but still bounced in slowly. Jack Peeters took the next face off and won. The ball was quickly passed around to Noah Joseph at the X. Joseph passes to Joe Stillings who scores at 2:37 to make it 3-0 Eastview. The next goal is at 8:53, Max Herzog is 5 yards out on the right side, Joe Stillings gets him the ball and Herzog shoots to score! First quarter ends with Eastview 4 and Edina 0.
Jason Hill kicks off the 2nd quarter by scoring on a feed from Noah Lindner at 0:47. The rest of the quarter sees Edina scoring twice to make it Eastview 5, Edina 2 at halftime
The 3rd quarter is all Noahâs. Noah Desrocher scored at 1:29 with assist from Joe Stillings. Edina gets the next goal at 4:06. Noah Lindner, from the X, passes to Noah Joseph who scores at 10:45. On the next possession Noah Desrocher passes to Noah Lindner who scores at 11:12. 3rd quarter is over and Eastview stands at 8, Edina at 3
Edina wins the first possession of the 4th quarter and is able to score at 0:27. Tensions begin to run high on the field but Eastview remains cool and collected. Noah Lindner breaks free from heavy coverage to score again on a pass from Joe Stillings at 5:51. Eastview leads 9 to 4. Edina ratchets up the intensity but is no match for Eastviews quick passing. Tyler Hanson gets it to Joe Stillings on the crease for a goal. Noah Lindner closes out the scoring with his hat-trick at 9:40. Final score is Eastview 11, Edina 4
It was a superb team effort that won this game. The defensive trio of Porter Awad, Tyler MacDowell and Jaden Wellborn kept Edina at bay. Goalie Jack Beran made several incredible and important saves. Long stick midfielders Reese Orman and Ryan Moran disrupted Edinaâs attack. Transition midfielders Demetrius Covington, Jacob Wassmund, Joe Thompson and Kory Barnes provided tremendous momentum. Jack Peeters won several key face offs. Tyler Hanson was key to the offense with 1 assist. Max Herzog had 2 goals. Noah Desrocher had 1 goal, 1 assist and several face off wins. Team quarterback, Joe Stillings had 4 assists and 2 goals. Noah Joseph had 1 goal. Jason Hill had 2 goals and Noah Lindner had 3 goals and 2 assists.
Section 6 championship game will be held on Thursday June 8 at 5:30 pm on Burnsville High field. Eastview vs Prior Lake. Come on out to cheer on your Lightning Lacrosse Team