McCallie Lacrosse tops Baylor, 17-2

Blue Tornado improves to 15-1

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - by B.Branton

Tyler Wilks tallied four goals and one assist, while Brier Davis had one goal and seven assists to lead host McCallie to a 17-2 win against crosstown rival Baylor Tuesday night.

The Blue Tornado led 3-0 early in the first quarter and never looked back. The hosts led 6-1 at the end of the first quarter, 11-1 at halftime and 16-2 at the end of three quarters.

It was a good day for McCallie senior George Ehlers who had a goal, won 10 of 14 faceoff opportunities and earlier in the afternoon made a decision to attend Cornell University in the fall.

Other McCallie players with multiple goals/assists were Braiden Davis (2 goals), Ben Renaud (2 goals, 1 assist), Matt Jones (1 goal, 2 assists).

McCallie, which has now won eight in a row, improved to 15-1 on the season with the only loss to Calvert Hall (March 24).

Baylor goals were scored by Max Jump (first period) and Cal Fluhr (third period).

The Red Raiders (10-4) entered the game with a seven game winning streak.

"I thought we played well tonight and the key to this game is winning the possessions which we did (15-7)," said McCallie coach Troy Kemp.

Goalkeepers: McCallie - Tate Boyce (2 saves) ... Baylor -  John Bryant (3 saves), Connor Simms (7 saves).

Face Offs: McCallie, 15-7 

Upcoming Games: Friday: McCallie hosts MBA, 7 p.m.  Saturday: McCallie hosts Lassiter, 1 p.m

Lassiter is No.1 in Ga., in 6A

 

McCallie Goals/Assists

Tyler Wilks 4/1
Brier Davis 2/7
Justin Powers 0/1
Cam Linsley 1/0
Chad Toliver 1/0
George Ehlers 1/0
Braiden Davis 2/0
Ben Renaud 2/1
Charlie Kline 1/0
Matt Jones 1/2

 

McCallie 17, Baylor 2

Baylor  1-0-1-0 -- 2

McC     6-5-5-1 -- 17

Records: McCallie 15-1; Baylor 10-4

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net

 

 

 


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