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LAX: Scotch Plains-Fanwood Season Comes to an End with 15-9 Loss to Mt. Olive in State Tourney

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Anthony Porter scored two goals vs. Mount Olive. Credits: Rick Guma
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Harrison Perrata and goalkeeper Tom Bruckman Credits: Rick Guma
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Ryan Johnson Credits: Rick Guma
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Raiders' offense: Brady, Porter, Guma, Oslislo, Costanza, and Nakonennechny Credits: Rick Guma
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Bobby Root Credits: Rick Guma
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Tom Bruckman in goal Credits: Rick Guma
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A Jack Attack by Jack Brady Credits: Rick Guma
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Joey Linder Credits: Rick Guma
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FLANDERS, NJ -- The Raiders boys lacrosse team's exciting season came to an end on Wednesday with a 15-9 loss to No. 3 seed Mount Olive in the semifinals of the North jersey, Group 3 State tournament in Flanders.

The Raiders entered half-time knotted at 6-6 and at one time led the contest. However, Mount Olive dominated the second half, led by Jackson Tilves, who scored a total of seven goals and Lucas O'Keeffe who tallied four goals with two assists.

Noah Costanzo had three goals and Aidan Guma and Anthony Porter each added a pair of goals with two assists to lead Scotch Plains-Fanwood. Jack Brady, who became the Raiders all-time leading scorer earlier in the week, scored a goal and recorded an assist in his final game. Tommy Nakonechny also notched a score.

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Yanni Kalas made14 saves for Mount Olive. Tom Bruckman had 9 saves for the Raiders. 

Mount Olive advances to Saturday's final vs. top-seeded Northern Highlands.

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