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Wolves Sweep Dutchtown

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The St. Paul’s Wolves Varsity and JVA completed a sweep of the Dutchtown Griffins on Saturday at Dutchtown Middle School in Geismar, LA.

The Varsity Wolves defeated the Griffins 11-1.

The Varsity Wolves were led by Eli Crosby with three goals and one assist. Parker Hagood and Ryan Flood were each credited with two goals. Hagood also had two assists while Flood dished out one assist. Dylan Futrell had two goals. Kenneth Avanzino and Robert Baricev each scored one goal.

The Wolves started strong with five goals in the first quarter. Eli Crosby started the scoring off at 8:59 with a dodge down the right alley. Later in the quarter Ryan Flood, working from the left wing, found Crosby open top left. Crosby’s shot gave St. Paul’s a 2-0 lead. Parker Hagood’s dodge around the crease from X at 5:26 in the quarter resulted in a 3-0 Wolves lead. Flood followed up with a blast from the left wing after getting a pass from Hagood to put St. Paul’s up 4-0 and forced Dutchtown to call a timeout. The Wolves extended their lead to 5-0 when Hagood again passed to Flood who scored from the wing. The defense stood strong in the quarter forcing five turnovers with two by Robert Ellis, and one each from Flood, Dylan Futrell, and Silas Anthony.

The Wolves scored three goals in the second. Kenneth Avanzino dodged from behind goal line extended and dished to Futrell for the finish and a 6-0 St. Paul’s lead. Avanzino followed with a fast break goal to push the lead to 7-0. Robert Baricev posted up his defender and made a nifty spin move to free himself up for a shot at 2:24 in the quarter and gave St. Paul’s a 8-0 half time lead.

The Wolves scored on the opening face off of the third quarter. Eli Crosby won the face and fed Hagood for the finish and 9-0 Wolves’ lead. Dutchtown scored their lone goal at 10:09 in the quarter. Crosby scored his third goal on another alley dodge to make the score 10-1. The goal of the game came when Andrew Lambert found Dylan Futrell cutting to the goal to put St. Paul’s up 11-1.

Neither team scored in the fourth quarter. Zach Nunez paced the Wolves going 9 of 10 at the face off X. Ellis led the defense with three caused turnovers.

The win runs St. Paul’s record to 3-1 overall. St. Paul’s returns to action in their home opener on Tuesday night against district opponent Mandeville. The loss drops Dutchtown to 3-3.  Dutchtown travels to St. Thomas More on Friday night.

The JVA Wolves had a big second quarter with nine goals on their way to defeat the Griffins 13-2.

The Wolves were led by Christopher Flood with three goals and four assists. Luc Hebert scored three goals and dished out one assist. Andrew Curry scored twice. Ian Varney scored two goals and had one assist. Hanson Stuckey and Jack Schwartz each scored one goal.

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