Mallards score 20 goals on Dragons

(April 24, 2015) The Worcester Prep boys’ lacrosse team scored 20 goals and held the Salisbury School Dragons to just one, during Wednesday’s game in Berlin.

“They played hard, they were focused and they took care of business,” Prep Coach Kevin Gates said. “We did a lot of good things.”

The Mallards netted six shots in the first quarter and added eight goals in the second to go into the halftime break with a 14-0 lead.

The Prep squad increased its advantage to 18 before Salisbury School tallied a goal with eight minutes remaining in the match.

Junior captain Wyatt Richins was Worcester’s top producer with five goals and an assist. Tucker Brown, a freshman, chipped in with four goals. Sophomore Trent Marshall contributed three goals. Freshman Brendan Miller, sophomore Reid Carey and junior Noah McVicker logged two goals apiece. Jason Cook, a junior, had one goal.

Junior assistant captain Ross Dickerson won 17 of 19 face-offs and scooped up nine ground balls. He also scored a goal.

Junior assistant captain Wade Walter played in goal in the first half, making one save. Freshman Jack Fager took over in the second half and stopped three Salisbury shots.

Staton Whaley, a junior, and freshman Sam Cantello recorded five and four assists, respectively.

Worcester will host St. Andrews, today, Friday, at 4 p.m. and Eleanor Roosevelt on Saturday at 1 p.m.

The Mallards will battle Stephen Decatur on the Seahawks’ field Monday at 5:30 p.m.

Sophomore Flynn Mullins controls the ball for Worcester Prep during Wednesday’s game against Salisbury School. Prep won 20-1.

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