Persistance CENTRAL VALLEY. Crusader Owen Neubauer scored the game-winner goal in Monroe-Woodbury's 10-9 double overtime victoy against LaSalle Institute

CENTRAL VALLEY. Crusader Owen Neubauer scored the game-winner goal in Monroe-Woodbury's 10-9 double overtime victoy against La Salle Institute


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Photos by William DimmitJack Dembia scored two goals and had four assists in the game.




  • Max Wernicki (#3) fights through the mud and the Cadets to come up with the ball.




  • Dean Pesce comes up with a big save to keep the Crusaders in the game.




  • The Crusaders mob Owen Neubauer after his game-winning overtime goal.




On Saturday morning, April 13, the Crusaders hosted the Cadets of La Salle Institute from upstate Troy.

The Crusaders entered the game with a 4-2 record, having beaten Middletown 16-1 on Friday afternoon.

The Crusaders took an early lead and, by the half, held a narrow 7-5 advantage.

The Cadets slowly worked their way back into the game in the second half.

And then, with just ten seconds left, they scored a goal to tie the game and send it into overtime.

In the first overtime, the teams took turns applying pressure to each other's goal tender but both teams came up empty.

Crusader goalie Dean Pesce played a solid game , recording 10 saves. In the two overtime periods, he came up huge, making several game-saving stops, including a few at point-blank range.

The Crusaders offense was lead by Jack Dembia (two goals and four assists); Owen Neubauer (three goals); and Timmy Philbin (two goals and one assist).

Finally, in the second overtime, Dembia brought the ball down the middle of the field, veering off to his right as he encountered defensive pressure.

He then popped the ball over the defenders to Neubauer, who buried the ball into the Cadets' goal to give the Crusaders an exciting overtime win.

The Crusaders' 10-9 victory brings their record to 5-2 on the season.

Their next game is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, when they take on the Kingston High School Tigers at home.

- William Dimmit






Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

College Admissions Expert Elizabeth Levine: Is college for me?
One of the parents I know loved cars as a kid, figured out how a car worked at a very young age, and was soon repairing cars for the family. When it was time for college, his...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Monroe, NY