Cabrini With 15-12 Victory

Kevin M. Neibauer
LaxPhilly- A Division of the Edge of Philly Sports Network

The #15 Cabrini Cavaliers (3-2) ventured to Center Valley, PA and Turf Stadium to face the DeSales Bulldogs (3-2).

Cabrini had not been able to win back to back games.

That would change with a “never look back”, 15-12 win.

To the Field

Austin Bolton (4g, 3a) started his career best day at 11:48. Speaking of career days, Dillon McManus (2g, 4a) got the helper and Cabrini went up, 1-0.

Pat Schuett (1g, 1a) buried a Chase Bowan (1a) set up to even things at 9:40.

Cabrini went on a run started at 9:04 with Dillon McManus picking up his 6th courtesy of Bolton.

Brad Rauner (1g) followed with his first of the season, unassisted.

Thirteen seconds later, McManus found Mickey Vanaman (2g, 1a).

DeSales had the final say with Nate Perry (4g, 2a) stopping the run with 1:01 to play and a 4-2 Cavaliers edge

Things Open Up

Max Drift (1g) picked up his 5th on an advantage with McManus getting the helper.

McManus added his 6th 1:23 later to cushion the Cabrini lead, 6-2.

Beau Neff (1g) cut it 6-3. McManus went back to work to get Bolton his 3rd on the season to put the lead right back where it was

Jake Schneider (3g, 1a) for Cabrini and Nate Perry for the Bulldogs got it to 8-4.

DeSales wasnt going away and Perry hit Zach Bowen (2g, 4a) with picture perfect pass to end the half with an 8-5 score

Things Heating Up

Schneider (4th) followed by Grad Student, Jake Goss (1g) doubled up the Bulldogs, 10-5.

Perry (7th) and Jake Fratarcangelii (1g, 1a), had an answer.

Immediately following the Fratarcangeli goal, Cabrini FOGO, Jake Huey, won the draw clean and took it to the house.

That jumpstarted a Cabrini run that they would need .

Bolton,Vanaman. and Bolton again boosted Cabrini to a 14-8 advantage.

DeSales rook over at that point

Luke Wilson (1g) ended the third with DeSales facing a five goal disadvantage.

The Comeback is On

DeSales would out point Cabrini by a 4-1 margin.

Jalen Holmes (2g) and Schneider exchanged tallies.

Holmes, Bowen and Perry would cut it to 15-12 but, could do no more

Post Game Schtuff

• Extra man had Cabrini 1 for 4 and DeSales 1 of 6.

• Shots were 55-48 the Cabrini way

• On Goal revealed DeSales with a 20-19 edge.

• Matt Nestler allowed 12 goals while stopping 19 DeSales shots.

• Quinten Lyons made 20 saves with 15 goals

• Cabrini face off specialist, Jake Huey went 15 of 28 with 8 Ground Balls and a goal.

• Ground Balls had DeSales one upping Cabrini, 36-35.

• Mickey Vanaman had a game high 10 shots with Max Drift firing 8.

Cabrini with 15-12 victory.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.