Week 5 of Ulax saw the LacrosseAllStars.com team take on Those Bad Johnnies. We followed up our win last week over Dirt McGirt with another W to up our record to 2-3 heading into the final week of the regular season.
We brought the pain on TBJ and took home a 9-2 win behind 3 goals each from Ben Gilklich and Joe Goldsmith. Grady Smith added 2 goals of his own off of great righty moves down the alley to aid us in the win. Vinnie Ricasio, aka the Art of Lax, was big in net making saves and pushing transition down the field.
Teamitup.com stayed perfect at 5-0 behind a big day from Joe Barile and George Kaleh who dropped 4 and 3 goals respectively. Team Duh? was only able to muster 2 goals compared to Teamitup’s 10. Dirt McGirt won the tightest game of the day by besting the Gotham Goats 6-5. Kevin Mahony led Dirt with 2 goals.
Team Jug knocked off Team America 11-3 behind a huge 4 goal, 2 assist effort by Peter Whitcomb. Robert Trasolini and Stephen Pascone each had 1 and 1 for Jug as well.
Teamitup is alone at the top of the league but Dirt McGirt is sitting at 4-1 (with their sole loss coming at the hands of LAS). Team Jug and the Gotham Goats are 3-2 while LAS and Team Duh? are 2-3. Team Duh? won the head to head with LAS earlier this season. Team America is 1-5 and plays LAS next week and Those Bad Johnnies are still winless… they play Team Jug next week.
Briggs Thompson is still at the top of the points board with 14 points. Joe Barile used his 4 goals this past weekend to jump to second with 11 points, tying him with Robert Trasolini. 4 players, Chris Born, Matt Paster, Terence Hagerty and yours truly are tied with 10 points to take up the 4-7 slots. Five of the next 7 players leading the league in points are on TeamitUp. Proof of their depth and how the can spread the ball nicely.
Brandon Baer of Teamitup is still leading the league in save percentage at 67%, but Vinnie Ricasio is quickly climbing the ladder coming in 3rd behind Matthew Flannery.