In Close Game, Roxbury Boys Lacrosse Beats Randolph, Keeps Cup

The Cup stays in Roxbury Credits: Laurie Amendola
Roxbury Varsity Boys Lacrosse retain THE CUP in a victory against Randolph Credits: Laurie Amendola
Defenseman # 7 Michael Christiansen holding back Randolph in the last seconds of the game Credits: Laurie Amendola
# 24 Shane Miller Credits: Laurie Amendola
# 1 Brandon Maresca with a save off his chest Credits: Laurie Amendola
# 5 Giancarlo Gordils Credits: Laurie Amendola
Defensemen # 3 Brian Haegele and # 7 Michael Christiansen Credits: Laurie Amendola
# 28 Ryan Fehsal setting up the assist to Matt Dancsecs for Roxbury's fourth goal Credits: Laurie Amendola
# 23 Nicolas Amendola blocks the shot Credits: Laurie Amendola
# 14 Ben Palanchi going after the loose ball Credits: Laurie Amendola
#12 Anthony Perhacs and # 25 Matt Dancsecs celebrating Roxbury's third goal of the game Credits: Laurie Amendola
#26 Connor Mahoney scores the first Roxbury goal Credits: Laurie Amendola

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School boys lacrosse team on Tuesday beat its rivals from Randolph and, for the fourth consecutive year, came home with the Gael/Rams Cup.

It was a tougher battle than last year for Roxbury, when the Gaels defeated the Rams by a score of 16-7. This time around, the score was 6-5 by the time the game ended.

Randolph took an early lead, going into the second period up 1-0. But the Gaels would have none of that, scoring three goals in the second frame and three more in the third. Going into the final quarter, the Gaels were leading 6-3, but Randolph made it interesting by preventing any more Roxbury goals and scoring two.

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In the win, Roxbury's Matt Dancsecs scored four goals and Connor Mahoney found the back of the net twice. Goalie Brandon Maresca made 10 saves.

The win brings Roxbury's record to 8-3. The Gaels next play Madison on Thursday.



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