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Chesterton Lacrosse has strong showing at Tinley Park

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Three team from the newly launched Chesterton Boys Lacrosse went head to head against Illinoisí Tinley Park and St. Rita over the weekend.

The U11 team, captained by Reuben Coslov, Grant Gilbertson, Josh Adkins and John Koch played a strong game before losing 8-7 in an overtime shootout.

Top scorers included Adkins, Vince Walton, Gilbertson and Connor McCall. Goalkeeping duties were taken on by Aaron Koch.

The U13 dominated the Tinley Park Bulldogs in an 11-1 near shutout.

Ben Staubus and Sam Westergren led the team with multiple goals each. Other scoring contributions came from Mason Witt, Jack Masten and Nolan Walton.

The defense, led by goalkeeper Kyle Bucy, was aided from the play of Brock Hurst, Max Martin and David Gerth. Ethan Staubus also had a key defensive stop.

Against St. Rita, the U15 team dropped a 3-2 shootout overtime decision.

Trailing 2-0 in the third quarter, Chesterton got goals from Austyn Lubinecki and Dane Chance to tie the game at 2-all.

Bucy again handled goalkeeping duties.

Chestertonís first home game of the season is on April 20 with games beginning at 9 a.m. and running until 3 p.m. Home games are played at CMS right next to the museum.






Posted 4/18/2013