Third quarter struggles hurt the Dripping Springs High lacrosse team as they fell to the Lake Travis Cavaliers 13-9 March 8.
It was a back and forth battle in the first half with the game tied at six goals each at the midpoint.
The Tigers struggled in the third quarter as the Cavaliers scored three unanswered points to take the lead. Although going goal for goal in the fourth, the Tigers were not able to close the gap and fell.
Scoring for the Tigers were Gabe Reno, Connor Jamail, and Ryan Thomas with two goals each, and Cristian Reno, Nic Austin, and Ryan Watterson with a goal a piece. FOGO Alex Schlab went 13 for 18 on face-offs. Giles Andrews and Jakob Joy stood out defensively for the Tigers. The Tigers’ junior varsity team also lost to LT 7-2. The night before, the Division 2 Tigers played St. Andrews and won 9-8. Offensive stand outs include Matt Richardson, Brayden Glass, Caden Louthan, and Blake Bendy. Charlie Pouland had eleven saves in the pipes. Defender Joseph Guzaldo dominated on defense in addition to scoring a goal.