Sports

Montclair HS Boys Lacrosse Coasts Past Caldwell, 11-5

363b771f7dec5f9d8526_FullSizeRender_1.jpg
db0934049b7fc8effc5f_FullSizeRender_2.jpg
363b771f7dec5f9d8526_FullSizeRender_1.jpg
CALDWELL, NJ - Senior Torin Ottaway scored three goals and picked up two assists, helping Montclair to a 11-5 win over Caldwell Monday evening at Caldwell High School.
 
Montclair, who found themselves in the losing end of several close encounters early in the season (including losses to rivals West Essex and Ridgewood), are now 4-5 after finding some stability to their system.
 
 
With the defense finally starting to piece their parts together, Montclair closed off any chances of Caldwell posing any threat to senior goalie Andreas Mazarakis’ net, holding the Chief’s offense to only two goals the entire first half. Mazakaris finished the match with four total saves.
 
The deadly partnership of Ottawa and fellow senior attack Avery Nesmith, picked apart Caldwell’s defense with early goals coming from both players in the first quarter. In the following quarters, Montclair looked to stabilize their lead, with a series of passes in the opposing half.

 
The Mounties put a nail on Caldwell’s coffin in the last quarter when Ottawa set up junior Will Wrede for a beautifully placed shot in the left corner. From that point on, Montclair played a safe game, waiting for the referee’s final whistle.
 
Nesmith and Wrede finished the game scoring three goals apiece, while junior Shane Duffy and senior Peter Schiffenhaus each added one goal.
 
“I’m really proud of the boys and what they have been doing all season long” said Montclair Coach Brian O’Rourke. “They really deserve to feel good after this win”.
 
Montclair hopes to extend their winning streak to four games when they face Kinnelon at Kinnelon High School Wednesday at 4:30PM.
 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Montclair

Original Pancake House of West Caldwell Evacuated in Possible Pepper Spray Incident

May 20, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Original Pancake House in West Caldwell was evacuated early Saturday afternoon due to a possible pepper spray incident that caused ambulances from the West Essex, Verona and Bloomfield First Aid Squads to assist at the scene.

Bianca Pietro, a West Orange mother of two, said she was seated inside the glass atrium on the south side of the building that faces ...

The Meadowlands' Jeff Gural To Talk Sports Betting On May 18 Broadcast

May 18, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Meadowlands chairman Jeff Gural will talk about what lies ahead for Garden State bettors Friday night, May 18 as the Big M prepares to take action on professional and college sports in the coming weeks.

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with New Jersey and ruled that sports betting is now legal across the country.

Gural will be interviewed by ...

Upcoming Events

Tue, May 22, 6:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

How to Live Longer and Stay Healthy

Health & Wellness

Tue, May 29, 7:00 PM

Studio Playhouse, Upper Montclair

Into the Woods Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Letter to the Editor: Gum Litter and what YOU can do about it

May 16, 2018

Gum is non-biodegradable, meaning it doesn't’t break down ever….

Today, the unlikely problem surfaces. The average person chews 275 sticks of gum per year. With the amount of people in daily society, it’s no mystery why chewing gum is the second most littered item after cigarette butts.  Did you know that gum is banned in Singapore?

In addition to littering human ...

Montclair Police Blotter: Montclair Business Burglarized, Arrests and More

May 17, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was released by the Montclair Police Department on May 15, 2018:

Arrest:

05-11-2018 (Orange Road) Mr. Tyrone Davis, 44yoa from Newark, was arrested and charged with DWI.
05-14-2018 (Grove Street) Ms. Sabrina McSwain, 21yoa from Bloomfield, was arrested on an open
warrant out of Glen Ridge ($250)

Burglary/Theft:

05-09-2018 (Union Street) ...

'Turning Off the Morning News' brings comic twist

‘Turning Off the Morning News’ tackles today’s issues with a comic twist

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, N J – Despite the late night comics, no one quite captures the insanity of the political/social status world like Christopher Durang.

His latest play, “Turning off the Morning News” hit the ground running.  John Pankow as Jimmy addresses the audience, ...

'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sustains Timeless Appeal

SUMMIT, NJ – The Summit Playhouse provides a stellar production of a much loved classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

The Harper Lee novel, later a Gregory Peck film and now a stage production, retains all the warmth, intensity and integrity that made it such an appealing hit in the 1960s. And there will be a new production on Broadway in December with a script by Aaron Sorkin ...

Book Discussion at MPL: Not That I Could Tell

May 21, 2018

Join us for a discussion of Not That I Could Tell by Jessica Strawser.

The discussion will take place in the main library’s conference room.  Please feel free to bring a dish or snack for everyone to enjoy!

Registration required: http://bitly.com/2wMBOe1

Starts: 06/07/2018 at 6:30pm

Ends: 06/07/2018 at 7:30pm

Address: 50 S Fullerton Ave.

Venue: Montclair ...