CHATHAM, NJ - Matt Coleman scored in the first minute of the fourth quarter, his second goal of the half, to help Chatham put away an 8-3 boys lacrosse victory over St. Joseph's of Montvale in a game cut short by lightning Friday at Cougar Field.
The game was halted by lightning with 5:09 left in the fourth quarter. Before the required 30-minute break could be completed, heavy rains arrived and the two teams decided to call it a game.
Coleman's goal in the third quarter made it 6-3 for Chatham (2-0) before Nate Carson converted a pass from Thomas Berger for the Cougars.
Mac Bredahl finished with three goals and two assists for Chatham, which also received two goals from Austin Pierce.
Goalie Greg Korzack was credited with 21 saves for St. Joseph (0-1) of Montvale.