Hamden players react as Jake Milner scores
It was a cold windy afternoon on “the hill” at Amity on Monday, April 24, when the Spartans boys lacrosse team challenged the Hamden Green Dragons to a lacrosse match.
It was an aggressive game and both teams made 28 shots.
Amity took a quick lead at 5-2 in the first quarter. The Spartans added three more in the second quarter, enjoying an 8-2 lead at the half.
The Green Dragons came out fighting in the third quarter, scoring 3 times to the Spartans 2, narrowing the point deficit to 10-5.
Hamden was strong in the final quarter too, adding another 3 points to Amity’s 1, but battle as they may, they couldn’t catch up to the home team and Amity enjoyed an 11-8 victory.
Senior Brad Uscilla (12) was on fire, scoring 5 goals and 3 assists for the Spartans; fellow senior Jake Milner (2) wasn’t far behind with 4 goals and 1 assist; and a third senior Matt DeLizio (33) made 2 goals and 4 assists for the home team.
Senior Matt Attolino (3), junior Mikey Cavanagh (28) and junior Ian MacDonald (4) each had 1 assist.
Senior Fran Bonadies (26) was the high scorer for the Green Dragons with 3 goals; senior Nick Aceto (36) scored 2; junior Angelo Dimonaco (33) made 2 goals and had 1 assist; and junior Cameron Kranich (22) scored 1 goal.
Sophomore Ryan Morely (1) and senior Dan Berrerra (17) each had 1 assist.
Both goalies battled hard: Amity senior Evan Campbell (13) made 9 saves and Hamden sophomore Todd Deskin (6) made 6 saves.
RECORDS: Amity 5-3, Hamden 3-5