Wednesday, 30 May 2012 00:00
Playing on the road again this past Sunday, May 20, the fifth-grade Mineola Chiefs lacrosse team beat the South Huntington Wildcats 7-3. The Chiefs (6-1) team play and passing resulted in scoring by midfielder’s Michael O’Connell (3 goals, 2 assists) and attackmen Caden Hawkinson (2 goals), Mark Chiappone (2 goals).
Chiefs midfielder’s Matt Sluka (1 Assist), Thomas Albig (1 assist), Luke Baskind, Darien Lloyd, Joey Ruscillo, Julian Alfaro and Ryan Dieguez passed the ball around the field and fought the Wildcats hard for every ground ball. Chiefs attackmen Sean Browne, Mark Marinkovic, Naz Jackson, Jack O’Brien, Julian Alfaro, Nick Vitanza and Ryan Calderone worked the ball in the offensive zone putting pressure on the Indians goalie.
Chiefs defensemen Kevin Parente, Michael LaGinestra, Anthony Guinta, Dylan Vincenti, Michael Sinisi and James Reardon were rock solid as they defended the Wildcats in front of the cage. Saves by Chiefs goalie Matty O’Connell (6 saves) rounded out another all around solid Chiefs victory.