Boys Lacrosse: East Ridge, Woodbury win close games on Thursday
Woodbury 7, Cretin-Derham Hall 6 (OT)
It took some extra time for Woodbury to capture the 7-6 win over Cretin-Derham Hall on Thursday night as the two teams went into overtime.
It was a big win for Woodbury in the conference as the Royals improve their record to 7-5 on the season. Jonah Kopinski led the team with two goals, while Garet Long saved eight of the 14 shots on goal.
Joe Rossebo, Colin Olson, Zach Bernstein, Andrew Thompson and Conor Hooley each recorded a goal on Thursday night.
Woodbury will prepare for another conference game on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. as the Royals travel to Mounds View.
East Ridge 9, White Bear Lake 8
The game stayed close throughout the majority of Thursday night, but East Ridge was able to prevail with a 9-8 final score over White Bear Lake.
The Raptors took the lead early with goals from Isaac Edwards and Noah Markus in the first quarter. Then, Dillon Peterson and Peter Young connected on a couple of goals as White Bear Lake scored three times in the second quarter to make it a 4-3 lead for East Ridge at halftime.
In the third quarter, the two teams split as Jack Mohler scored to make it a 5-4 lead for the Raptors. Once the fourth quarter started, White Bear Lake went on a hot streak with four straight goals to give the Bears an 8-5 lead.
Mohler and Edwards earned their second goal of the night and Tyler Johnson connected as well to make the game an 8-8 tie. With only four seconds left in the game, Zach Beaubien found an open shot on a power play and connected to give East Ridge a 9-8 lead with only a few seconds left on the clock.
Thomas Miles saved eight of the 16 shots on goal from Thursday's game.
East Ridge will use this momentum for its next game on the road at Roseville on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m.