CHS Lacrosse Team Off to a Strong Start in Season
The Catholic High Lacrosse Program returned to the field this past Saturday Shreveport power Loyola College Prep and new comer Central, with the JV and JVB squads leading the way.
The day started off with the JVB squad squaring off against Central. The team under a stout defense, the team came away with a 10-3 win. Michael Bernard led the way with a career high 5 goals for the day. He was followed by Holden David, who had 2 goals and 3 assist. Joining in on the scoring were John Landry with his first career goal and an assist, Ashton Richard with a goal and assist, and Avery Eggart who had a goal. The defense was led by goalies Ryan Smith and Beau Abadie, both who had 3 saves on the day. They were joined on the defensive side of the ball by Michael Browning with 3 ground balls and 2 take aways and Andrew Nueschler with 2 ground balls and 2 take aways.
After the JVB game, the Varsity took the field against Loyola. The team came out hot, with a quick score by Andrew Young, who ended the day with 4 goals and 1 assist. However, that quick start couldní´t be sustained. After falling behind 12-8, the Bears fought back, but came up short, loosing 12-10. In addition to Young, the Bears offense was produced by Ben Noto with 2 goals and an assist, Justin David with 2 goals and 2 assist, Tres Hawkins with one goal and an assist and Matthew Creel with a goal.
The day was closed out with a shut out victory for the JV squad. The Bears came out strong and scored often for a 13-0 victory. The offense was lead by Matthew Boyle, who had 3 goals and 2 assist. He was joined in the offensive production by Taylor Fontenot with a goal and an assist, Josh Brooks with a goal, Ryan Jeanfreau with a goal, Ray Nebal with a goal and an assist, Grant Wilkinson with 2 goals and an assist, Matthew Berden with 2 goals and Connor Parinno with his first career goal. On the defensive side, the Bears were lead by goalie Beau Abadie, who had 11 saves and a ground ball. He was joined by Alex Perrodin with 2 ground balls and 2 take aways and Evan Fontenot with 4 ground balls.
All three teams return to action on Saturday with the kick off of the 9th Annual All State Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Classic at Lafreniere Park in Metairie, LA.