By Alex Pagliano
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – Jack Timerson scored four goals and recorded five assists to lead the Finger Lakes Community College men's lacrosse team over Broome Community College 16-9 on Saturday at Alumni Field in Binghamton. The Lakers move to 9-6 on the season and 3-1 within the MSAC, while the Hornets fall to 6-6, and 2-2 within the MSAC.
The win marked the seventh consecutive victory for the Lakers.
Finger Lakes Community College came out of the gate early, scoring the contest's first three goals. Broome Community College would answer with a pair of consecutive goals in between a Thomas Loudon goal to make the game even at the 2:25 mark in the opening quarter. Timerson would score his second goal of the opening quarter with 25 seconds left to give the Lakers a 5-4 quarter lead.
Loudon, Timerson, and Robert Pelkey would open the second quarter scoring with respective goals to give the Lakers an 8-4 lead. Two consecutive goals from Jack Felter and Ryan Hogan brought the Hornets within two goals at the half, 8-6.
The Lakers would again strike early, as Timerson, Albert Thompson, and Pelkey would score consecutive goals to give the Lakers an 11-6 lead. Broome Community College would again answer with two goals to close the quarter. The three-goal differential would be as close as Broome Community College would come to cutting the deficit for the remainder of the afternoon.
The Lakers would find early success in the fourth quarter, as the team compiled the quarter's first five goals. Parker Weeks would tally his first of the game to open the scoring at 13:59, as Pelkey, Thompson, and Loudon would cap off their respective hat tricks with a goal each to give the Lakers a 15-8 lead at the 3:06 mark. Weeks would add his second of the game to cancel out a Hornets goal from Greg Gerhatto. Weeks second helper solidified a 16-9 victory for the Lakers.
John Perrucci recorded 17 saves to earn his ninth victory on the campaign.
Tyler Pickett made 17 saves in defeat for the Hornets.
The Lakers will return home on Monday to host Cayuga Community College at Laker Lacrosse Field. The opening faceoff is scheduled for 4p.m.