Genesee Athletics

No. 4 Cougars Top ASA College 20-6

No. 4 Cougars Top ASA College 20-6

The No. 4 nationally ranked GCC men's lacrosse team continued its four-game homestand with its second win in as many tries on Sunday, downing visiting ASA College 20-6.

The Cougars did not trail and scored the first four goals of the game en-route to tallying 20 or more goals for the fifth time this season.

Corey Luty got the start in net and held the Avengers to just two goals in one half of work. He made eight saves before giving way to Parker Phillips, who played the entire second half and made four saves.

Jacob Bomberry netted a first quarter hat trick and recorded five in the first half. The Cougars led 12-2 at the break and held a lead as large as 16 in the third quarter.

Pat Van Bortle finished with a team-high eight points scoring five goals and assisting on three. Bomberrry ended the afternoon with six goals and an assist, Davis Prince scored a goal and had three assists, Colin Brillian added two goals and an assist, Sherman Williams scored once and had two assists, Drew Horton netted two goals and Kyle Dalrymple chipped in a goal and an assist.

James Deakin led the defense with four caused turnovers and he also grabbed six ground balls. Mike Caternolo went 22 of 28 on face-offs and collected 21 ground balls. The Cougars as a team broke the single-season record for most ground balls, topping the previous record of 108 with a total of 112 after Sunday's contest.

Genesee (6-2, 1-0) will return to action on Wednesday at home against Jefferson CC. Face-off is set for 5 p.m.