Port Washington’s uptempo game outpaces Uniondale 19-6

Port Washington junior attacker Harry Basham (Photo by Gregory Giaconelli)

The Port Washington Vikings defeated the Uniondale Knights 19-6 in lacrosse on Thursday afternoon, led by Harry Basham’s four goals.

Brian Crawley recorded a hat trick and three assists while Robbie Connors added a hat trick and an assist for Port Washington.

Jose Romero led Uniondale with a hat trick while Cesar Lanezo had a goal and three assists and goalkeeper Marcel Quinlan stopped 11 shots on goal.

After winning the season finale on their home turf, Port Washington head coach Isaac Neal said the team is prepared for the playoffs.

“It’s always nice to end the regular season with a win,” Neal said. “Any conference game in Conference A is a big one. Either way, we’re still looking forward to the playoffs, which is the next step for us.”

In the first quarter, Port Washington outscored Uniondale 5-4 and outshot them 17-8.

Crawley led Port Washington with two goals and an assist while Rhys Jackson scored twice.

Lanezo led Uniondale with a goal and two assists while David Victome scored twice.

With 9:05 remaining in the first quarter, Port Washington struck first with two goals in a 50 second span by Jackson and Crawley respectively.

Uniondale answered at 8:17 on a goal by Romero, which was assisted by Lanezo.

Connors gave Port Washington a 3-1 lead with 7:58 left in the first quarter.

Uniondale evened up the game at three with a pair of goals by Victome.

Port Washington took back the lead with Crawley’s second goal of the game but Lanezo tied it up again for Uniondale.

With 36.5 seconds remaining in the first quarter, Jackson netted his second goal of the game and Port Washington took a 5-4 lead.

In the second quarter, Port Washington outscored Uniondale 6-0 and had the advantage in shots 16-3.

Basham and Connors paced Port Washington’s offense with two goals each.

Port Washington senior midfielder Robbie Connors (Photo by Gregory Giaconelli)

James Dalimonte and Drew Turner also scored for Port Washington in the second quarter.

In the third quarter, Port Washington outscored Uniondale 7-0 and had a 13-1 edge in shots on goals.

Basham and John Athanasian provided Port Washington’s attack with two goals each while Crawley had a goal and an assist.

Port Washington senior attacker Brian Crawley (Photo by Gregory Giaconelli)

Basham said Port Washington’s uptempo style of play dictated the pace of the game. He added that the team will look to use that to their advantage in the postseason.

“We love playing quick,” Basham said. “When you have opportunities, it’s great. We’re gonna try to control our offense so we can be productive as we can be.”

In the fourth quarter, Uniondale outscored Port Washington 2-1 and outshot them 5-1.

Romero scored both goals for Uniondale while Jordan Schaffer netted the lone goal for Port Washington, who went on to win 19-6.

Boys Lacrosse Scores

Monday, May 8

Elmont defeated Great Neck South 16-2. Erick Edouard led Elmont with five goals. Josh Cherubin added four goals while Christian Gibson recorded a hat trick and four assists for Elmont.

Wheatley/Carle Place defeated Friends Academy 7-6. Luke Caliendo led Wheatley/Carle Place with two goals and an assist while Dylan Vincenti scored twice. Caliendo scored the game winning goal in the fourth quarter. Wheatley/Carle Place goalkeeper John Deridder, who stopped 10 shots, scored with 6:10 left after running the length of the field.

Floral Park defeated Mineola 14-4. Mitchell Kozak led Floral Park with a hat trick and an assist while Brenden Fogarty added two goals and two assists. John McMahon led Mineola with two goals.

Sewanhaka defeated Roosevelt 9-8. Stephane Eugene led Sewanhaka with four goals while Baris Akkaya recorded a hat trick and two assists. Stephane Eugene’s fourth goal came on Yvans Oscars’s fifth assist to break a 8-8 tie in overtime.  Liam Hilt, who scored twice, tied the game at 8 with 1:30 left in the fourth quarter.

Tuesday, May 9

Roosevelt defeated Great Neck South 18-4. Danielo Parkinson led Roosevelt with five goals and an assist. Tyon Grimes added four goals and an assist while Keyvon Hall had two goals and four assists for Roosevelt.

Bellmore JFK defeated Herricks 9-8. Eric Brach, who scored twice, led Bellmore JFK with the game winning goal unassisted in the third overtime with 1:30 remaining. Ryder Lampert, who had two goals and an assist, tied the game at 8 with three minutes remaining in regulation. Bellmore JFK trailed 6-1 at halftime and 8-2 with eight minutes remaining in the third quarter. JT Intravaia added two goals and two assists for Bellmore JFK while Jason Zheng led Herricks with a hat trick. Goalkeeper Matt Lafaro made 13 saves for Bellmore JFK while Anthony Picano stopped 15 shots for Herricks.

Manhasset defeated New Hyde Park 16-0. John Psyllos led Manhasset with four goals and two assists. Goalkeeper Nick Arman led New Hyde Park with 10 saves.

Roslyn defeated Elmont 17-4. Ethan Gatto led Roslyn with four goals and three assists. Jake Steffen recorded a hat trick and four assists while Zach Simon had a hat trick and an assist for Roslyn.

Chaminade defeated St. John’s the Baptist 13-4. Will Kusnierek led Chaminade with two goals and an assist.

Wheatley/Carle Place defeated Malverne/East Rockaway 8-5. Mike Vella led Wheatley/Carle Place with two goals.

MacArthur defeated Sewanhaka 14-6.

Kennedy Catholic defeated St. Mary’s 16-1.

Jericho defeated Great Neck North 14-1.

Wednesday, May 10

Floral Park defeated Oyster Bay 10-6. Brenden Fogarty led Floral Park with a hat trick and two assists while goalkeeper James O’Grady recorded eight saves.

Wheatley/Carle Place defeated Plainedge 10-8. Dylan Vincenti, Mike Vella, Liam Coffey, and Chris Ruscillo each scored twice to lead Wheatley/Carle Place while Max Gerow collected eight ground balls. Wheatley/Carle Place clinched a share of the Nassau CD II regular season title with Friends Academy.

Herricks defeated Great Neck North 16-3. Danny Woska led Herricks with four goals and seven assists. Jason Zheng added four goals and an assist while Marc Licul had three assists for Herricks.

Chaminade defeated St. Dominic 18-7. Six different players scored twice for Chaminade while goalkeeper Brendan Krebs recorded seven saves.

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