Windjammers drop overtime match to TigersSecond time this spring Camden Hills has fallen in extra time
Rockport — For the second time this season, the Camden Hills boys lacrosse team took an opponent and match to overtime. And for the second time, the Windjammers came up short of victory.
The match between the host Windjammers and Gardiner on Thursday, May 9 was tied 9-9 at the end of regulation, but the Tigers netted a goal in overtime and picked up the 10-9 victory on Don Palmer Field.
Leading the Windjammers were Parker Lawson (3 goals), Jonah Cameron (goal), Jack Orne (2 goals), Cyrus Demmons (goal), Grayson Szumilas (goal) and Yani Stancioff (goal).
Aiden Gordon played in goal for Camden Hills.
Information for Gardiner was unavailable.
The Windjammers also lost a 10-9 decision in overtime to Morse of Bath April 30.
Windjammer coach Mark Hannibal said he was encouraged by his team's performance against the Tigers, despite the loss.
“There was a day when this team would beat us by 10 [goals], at least,” said Hannibal. “Same with Morse. Those days are over. I think we are stunning our opponents with the level we have reached. We are moving the ball better and have some tenacious defense.”
In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Camden Hills (2-3, 3.2639 points) is seventh, while Morse (5-0, 17.3611 points) is first in the 12-team region. The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs.
In jayvee action, the Windjammers netted a 7-6 win over Gardiner. The teams were tied 3-3 after the first quarter, while Gardiner led 6-0 at halftime. The hosts rallied to knot the game 6-6 after three quarters and scored one goal in the fourth, which proved the game-winner.
Kieran Lydon and Morgan Mercier scored three goals for the Windjammers, while Jet Magri added one. Will Davee, Jack Gallagher, Magri and Mercier added assists.
Gardiner outshot Camden Hills 28-20, while the Windjammers collected 49 ground balls.