Ohio State Uses Huge Second Half for 12-6 Win

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

The Dartmouth Big Green (4-2) went into Ohio Stadium to do battle with the Ohio State Buckeyes (6-2) in DI action.

For the first half, Dartmouth were World beaters…well Ohio State anyway.

To the Action

Jack Myers hit Colby Smith (3g) with a pretty feed to give OSU the lead at 13:37.

It took :27 for Matt Paul (1g) to level the score.

Henry Bonnie (2g) for Dartmouth and Myers (2g,3a) for OSu exchanged goals to keep it tied, 2-2 with 7:27 remaining.

George Prince (1g) and Ohio State’s Mitchell Pehlke (1g) copied the script with Reid (23rd) and Peter LaPino (1g,1) continuing the back and forth that ended the 4-4 opening quarter.

To the Second

Bonnie and Colin McGill (1g) on the advantage boosted the Big Green to a two goal lead, 6-4.

Unfazed, Ohio State fired back with a pair from Reid to end the half with a 6-6 score.

Things Drastically Changed

Ohio State shut out Dartmouth for the final 35:36.

A 5-0 third Stanza supplied by, Jason Knox (1g), Myers, a pair from Colby Smith and finally, Myers setting up Reid to end the first 45:00 with an 11-6 Ohio State lead.

The final stanza seemed to be destined to go scoreless but, Scott White (1g) finally hit net to seal the 12-6 Ohio State win.


• Shots had OSU with 44 to 36 for Dartmouth. On Goal was 26-18 for the Buckeyes.

• Daniel.Hincks stopped 14 for Dartmouth and Skylar Wahlund with 12 saves in the Ohio State nets .

• Turnover’ s were 15 for Dartmouth and OSU with 14.

• Ground Balls favored OSU, 36-26.

• Ohio State took the face off battle, 13-7.

• Extra Man Ops had Dartmouth 1 for 2 and Ohio State, 1 for 4.

Ohio State Uses Huge Second Half

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.