Overtime Win for AQ Over McQ

-  SPORTSFIVE REPORT:  In the closest game of the night, Aquinas defeated McQuaid Jesuit in overtime 8-7. Senior midfielder Nick Tschetter (3g-1a) scored the game winning goal with 0:02 remaining in the first overtime period. The entire game was back and forth with the score only more than one goal apart for 0:32 in the third quarter. The lead changed in the contest four different times.

AQ at McQ

McQuaid Jesuit scored the opening goal with Luc Watson assisting Matt Palmer. Watson`s goal was the only score of the first quarter by either team. In the second, Aquinas added three goals and held the Knights to only a single point. Elliot Clemmons, Jonathan Parrinello and Nicholas Morreale scored for the Little Irish.

In the third quarter, McQuaid Jesuit scored first to tie the game at 3-3. With 6:47 remaining the Little Irish scored back to back goals to take a two goal lead (Clemmons and Tschetter). The Knights immediately brought the game back within a single goal with an unassisted goal from James Merkley. Before the end of the third quarter, McQuaid Jesuit added two more goals to take a 6-5 lead into the final quarter.

Aquinas added two more of their own to take back a one goal lead with 7:09 remaining in regulation. The Knights tied the game with 5:15 remaining and although both teams had a chance at the cage, neither could capitalize. Much like the completion of the fourth quarter, overtime gave both teams a shot at the cage. Aquinas' Bryce Kelly added 3 of his 7 saves in overtime. The Little Irish have won the last four contests, including back to back overtime wins.

 



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