Spencerport Gets One Goal Win

-  SPORTSFIVE REPORT:  Greece Athena/Odyssey scored the first goal of the game, but could not hold on to the lead and Spencerport defeated the Thunder 8-7. Zack Gibaud scored the first goal nearly halfway through the opening quarter. Less than one minute later, Spencerport added back to back goals to take their first lead and although the game was tied after that the Rangers never trailed.

Victor Pascucci and Owen VanWie scored for the Rangers, Colin McElligott assisted both goals. McElligott finished with 2g-5a and was a part of 7 out of 8 goals for the Rangers. Spencerport scored five of the first seven goals to lead 5-2 at halftime. In the third quarter the Thunder added two more and held the Rangers to only one. Gibaud added his second and Cody Hayes added his lone goal of the game. Every time the Thunder got close, the Rangers added another goal. With 3:54 remaining in the final quarter, Dalton McCumber scored the first of his back to back goals. With 2:03 remaining, McCumber tied the game at 7-7 (the first tie since 2-2).

Both teams attempted to take the lead and McElligott scored the game winning goal with 0:05 remaining. Spencerport had a strong game at the face-off with VanWie going 11/15. He also led his team in ground balls with seven. Midfielder Colin O`Leary led the Thunder with 4 ground balls.

 



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