Thacher Toads level Windward
by Misty Volaski
The Thacher Toad lacrosse team has made a name for itself
over the past few years, winning many league and nonleague games.
Tuesday's match was no different, when the Toads scored goal
after goal on their league rivals. At the end of the first quarter,
Thacher was up 5-0, and never looked back, taking it to the Los
Angeles team, 15-1.
The win improved Thacher's overall record to 4-0, and 3-0 in
Captain James Everett led the team in goals, with three points
and an assist, while co-captain Charlie Munzig snagged two goals
and an assist.
Several other players contributed two goals each, including senior
attacker Bobby Kellog, junior attacker Drew Fleck, and senior
midfielder Dan Bartlett. Junior midfielder Tyler Caldwell added
an assist and a goal, while fellow midfielder Robert Cerda had
an assist as well.
Goalkeepers José Estrada and Kyle Dumont had a combined
six strong saves in goal, the majority by Dumont.
Thacher's defense kept Windward out of Toad territory for nearly
the whole game, allowing only 12 shots on the Thacher goal.
With such a relentless offense, the Toads were ale to retain
the ball most of the second half.
The lone Windward goal was scored late in the fourth quarter.
Coached by Jack Crawford and Bo Manson, the Toads' next game
is on Saturday in Pebble Beach against another rival, Robert
© 2002 The Ojai Valley News
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