Local roundup: Scranton men hold off Lyco in lacrosse
After being down by as many as five goals, Lycoming’s men’s lacrosse team stormed within a goal midway through the fourth quarter, but the University of Scranton held on for a 10-8 non-conference win on Saturday.
Andrew Ream led the Warriors with three goals and Garrett Huff added two. Tyler Thompson added two assists.
Navy used a strong second half to down the No. 20 Bucknell men’s lacrosse team, 13-8, on Saturday at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium.
Sean O’Brien scored five goals during the contest, finishing one shy of his career high set in 2017 against Delaware.
• UMass-Lowell redshirt-senior Jahad Thomas, a Williamsport grad, ended his college career with an 18-point, 16-rebound double-double as the Riverhawks lost in the America East Championship quarterfinals to UMBC, 89-77.
“I think they’ll forever be remembered as really important pieces, foundation type of guys. I think they deserve to be proud of their careers,” UMass-Lowell coach Pat Duquette said of Thomas and fellow senior Matt Harris.
• Evan Madigan’s fourth hit of the game was a ninth-inning double that plated the tying and go-ahead runs, lifting the Bucknell baseball team to a 7-5 victory over North Carolina A&T. The Bison beat the Aggies for the second straight day and will go for the series sweep today.
Jack Simpson (1-2) picked up the win with three strong innings in relief of starter Jeff Gottesman, who did not allow an earned run over six innings.
• Mansfield’s Charlsie Bowen wrapped up the indoor track and field season for the Mountaineers at the ECAC Division II Indoor Championships.
Bowen finished 17th overall in the women’s pole vault clearing a height of 3.60 meters on her third attempt. The senior finished 22nd at a height 3.56 meters in her first trip to the ECAC Championships back in 2015.
Scranton 3 3 2 2 — 10
Lycoming 1 1 3 3 — 8
Scranton goals: Conor Carey (3), Tim Dolan (2), Michael Elefonte (2), Kieran Fallon (2), Connor Kirkwood (1). Scranton assists: Quinn Killeen (2), Conor Carey (1), Mike Modesti (1). Lycoming goals: Andrew Ream (3), Garrett Huff (2), Drew Collins (1), Travis Rode (1), Shain Quigley (1). Lycoming assists: Tyler Thompson (2), Drew Collins (1).
Shots on goal: Scranton 24, Lycoming 18. Saves: Scranton (Jeff Sabatini) 10, Lycoming (Michael Tenant) 14.
Records: Scranton (4-2), Lycoming (2-2).