Sophomore goalie Evan Campbell leaps into the air for one of 18 saves during the April 5 game.
For the second consecutive game sophomore Evan Campbell (13) showed what he was made of with 18 saves during the April 5 Boys Lacrosse game against Branford.
Coach Brandon Pepe, who is new to Amity, said he had heard Branford was tough, and tough it was, a back-and-forth nailbiter till the last minute, with Amity coming out on top 13-12.
Amity’s Ajay King (18), made 5 shots, scored 4 goals and made 2 assists; Matt Milner (5) made 3 shots, scored 2 goals and had 2 assists; Jake Milner (2) made 4 shots, 3 goals and 2 assists; Joey Choiniere (10) made 6 shots, 4 goals and had 2 assists and NIck Coassin (25) made 2 shots and scored 1 goal.
In other action, Amity’s Tyler Burns (9) made 1 assist; David Buono (15) made 2 shots, Austin Burns (3) made 1 shot and had 1 assist. Damon Robinson (17) and Steven Sember (20) made one shot each.
Orange Live spoke with the three team captains, Matt Milner, Austin Burns and Joe Choiniere after the game. (See VIDEO HERE)
The Season opener saw a comfortable 8-1 win, but this game, as mentioned before was much tougher.
Milner said, “This one was a little tighter, but it shows that our young team can go out there and fight.”
Burns added, “With a whole new coaching staff, everybody’s buying into the system, we come together as a family and I think we’re all playing really well together.”
“We’ve got a really good attitude, and a real good team,” Choiniere said. “Evan Campbell, the goalie, played a good gamel.”
“We all came together as a team and we played well,” Burns said.
Chase Swift (8) made 4 shots and had 3 assists; Mike Potter (17) made 1 shot, scored 1 goal and had 1 assist; DJ Ryan made 5 shots and 1 goal; Jim May (18) made 10 shots and scored 6 goals; Justin Blood (27) made 8 shots, 3 goals and 1 assist; Mike Caminear (14) made 2 shots, and 1 goal.
Records: Amity 2-0; Branford 0-1