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Lakers Lacrosse Drops Meeting with Brookdale CC, 13-10

Lakers Lacrosse Drops Meeting with Brookdale CC, 13-10

WEST POINT, NY. – The Lakers (0-2) held a one-goal, 5-4 edge over Brookdale CC heading into the third quarter of Saturday's meeting with the Jersey Blues. Brookdale, after being down one entering the third, would score 4 third quarter goals to take a one-goal, 8-7 lead heading into the fourth quarter. After going up 8-7, the Jersey Blues would build upon their lead in the games' final quarter. In it, they would go on to outscore Finger Lakes 5-3 to take a 13-10 victory.

In Saturday's contest, which was held at a neutral site on the campus of Army Prep in West Point, NY, attackman Robert Pelkey contributed 4 goals in the losing effort for the Lakers. The 4-goal effort from Pelkey was his second consecutive 4-goal game. The sophomore, in the Lakers season opener at Naval Academy Prep, began his second season in a Finger Lakes uniform with a 4-goal game.

Joining Pelkey in the scoring column for the Lakers with a 4-point day was Parker Weeks. The local Canandaigua resident tallied a goal and handed out 3 assists in the weekend meeting with Brookdale.

Following Pelkey in the goal-scoring column for Finger Lakes was Jack Timerson. The second-year Laker, after turning in a 2-goal, 2-assist showing on opening day last weekend, registered a hat trick of goals.

Rounding out the scoring table for the Lakers were Albert Thompson and Corey Roed. Thompson dropped in a goal and handed out a pair of assists while Roed chipped in with one of the Lakers ten goals.

In net, Finger Lakes goaltender John Perrucci, who played all 60 minutes of the game, turned away 23 of Brookdale's 36 shots.