Carpenter's goal gives Ridgefield win over Yorktown
Weston Carpenter's goal with 58 seconds to play lifted the Ridgefield High boys lacrosse team to a 12-11 victory over host Yorktown (N.Y.) on Tuesday night.
Carpenter's game-winner capped a big evening for the senior midfielder, who finished with four goals and two assists.
"Wes had an amazing game," said Ridgefield head coach Roy Colsey, whose team improved its record to 9-2.
Two of Carpenter's classmates also excelled for the Tigers: Attackman Noah Gels contributed four goals and goalie Dan Parson made eight saves.
"The seniors stepped up," said Colsey.
Junior midfielder Ray Dearth added three goals and two assists and junior attackman John Mathes had one goal.
Freshman attackman Ryan Colsey supplied two assists and senior midfielder James Isaacson added one assist.
Kai Prohaska, a freshman defenseman, had a team-high five groundballs for Ridgefield. Isaacson scooped up four groundballs and senior Jake Lynne had three.
Shane Dahlke led Yorktown (7-4 overall) with three goals and two assists. Reese Andrews also had a hat trick and scored the goal that tied the game at 11-11 before Carpenter's game-winner.
Blake Borges added two goals and two assists for Yorktown, while Keegan Doller, Tim O'Callaghan and Brendan Regan had one goal apiece.
Notes: Ridgefield returns to action today (May 2) with a game against Westhill at 7 p.m. at Tiger Hollow. It is the final home game of the regular season for Ridgefield, which plays its next four contests on the road.
Yorktown's other losses this season were to Darien and Long Island powers Chaminade and St. Anthony's.