Saturday, May 13, 2006

Latin 12 Lyons 11 (Final)

10:05am Grant Wilkie scored 5 goals and Jordan Himmel score 4 times to lead the Romans, Tim Wickes added the game-winner, and Sam Kettlewell and Steve Wickes also scored once. Lyons was led by Pat Wilkins with 6 goals, Peter Cosentino scored twice, and Mark Nemecek, Mike Castro, and Scott Nemecek each scored once.

10:02am Henry Fyfe makes a save with three seconds left and Tim Wickes pushes the ball to the corner as time expires and Latin advances to the state championship!!!

10:00am With under 0:30 seconds left, Wilkie draws an ejection on the perimeter, then assists Tim Wickes with a shot from the right wing with just 0:11 seconds remaining and Latin takes a 12-11 lead. Lyons takes a timeout to set up a final play.

9:58am Wilkie takes a pass from Himmel on the right post to tie the score at 11-11...After an ejection, Henry Fyfe comes up big with a save, and the rebound attempt is backhanded wide of the net...Latin takes a timeout with 1:37 remaining and the score tied at 11-11.

9:56am With 2:40 left, Cosentino drills a shot into the left corner to put Lyons back on top 11-10.

9:54am Himmel with a goal from two meters to tie the game at 10-10 with 3:40 left.

9:50am Wilkins scores on a powerplay from the right side to put Lyons ahead 10-8...Himmel responds with agoal from two meters to get the Romans back to within one...Lyons takes a timeout after a missed shot by Latin.

9:44am Castro gets open down the pool after a steal by Lyons and scores to make it 9-7...After drawing an ejection, Himmel scores off a pass from Tim Wickes to cut the lead to 9-8 at the end of the period.

9:39pm Cosentino drives and scores his second straight off a feed from Castro...Kettlewell over the net on a lob...Fyfe gets up to make a save on a lob by Wilkins and Latin takes a timeout.

9:33am Wilkie opens the half with a goal from two meters...Wilkins answers with a goal of his own from the right side...Wilkie comes back with another goal at two meters...Cosentino scores off a pass from Scott Nemecek after driving and stopping at four meters...Wilkie gets loose again at two meters and tips in a loose ball to make the score 7-6 with 4:00 to go in the third...Wilkins hits the opposite post on a lob from the right side...Jordan Himmel ties it at the 3:32 mark with a goal from the left post after driving down the middle.

9:26am Halperin makes two saves after the timeout...Steve Wickes scores from the seven meter mark, but Wilkins comes back down to score from two meters with 0:37 seconds left in the half to put the Lions back ahead by two...Lyons leads at the half 5-3 after each team makes a stop in the final two possessions.

9:22am Willkins gets rid of a backhand as the shot clock expires and just nicks the post...Wilkie draws a kickout but Latin turns it over...Mark Nemecek lofts a shot over Fyfe from the left side and Latin takes a timeout, trailing Lyons by a score of 4-2 with 2:00 left in the half.

9:19am Allen makes a steal for the Romans...Fyfe up to make a save on a lob by Wilkins from the left side...Kettlewell shoots over the net from outside...Tim Wickes with two ejections, neither team has taken a timeout yet...

9:16am Kettlewell makes a steal in a 5-on-5 situation and comes down to elevate, catch, and score off a pass from Steve Wickes to get Latin on the board...Wilkie a field block to start the counterattack for Latin...Himmel drives in and shoots but Halperin just gets his hand on it before it goes in the net...Lyons gets a powerplay chance but Cosentino fires wide left...Conor Allen assists Wilkie on a goal from the left post to get Latin to within one.

9:11am Neither team can score in final minute and Lyons takes a 3-0 lead into the second quarter.

9:07am Halperin another save to keep the shutout...Steve Wickes causes a turnover...Wilkie draws an ejection but Latin cannot score...Kettlewell with his second steal of the period...Nemecek draws an ejection and Wilkins scores from the same spot to make it 3-0.

9:03am Scott Nemecek opens the scoring on Lyons' first possession with a goal from two meters...Kettlewell makes a nice steal at two meters to keep the Romans within one...Halperin makes a save for the Lions; Cosentino shoots wide left...Halperin out of the net for a steal...Pat Wilkins delivers from the left wing with a man-advantage to put Lyons ahead 2-0.

9:00am Starting lineups for each team:

Lyons-Koral Halperin, Paul Busse, Scott Nemecek, Mark Nemecek, Mike Castro, Pat Wilkins, Peter Cosentino
Latin-Henry Fyfe, Sam Kettlewell, Grant Wilkie, Jordan Himmel, Ryan Arvin, Tim Wickes, Steve Wickes

8:45am Live from Stevenson High School, the first boys' semifinal begins in just 15 minutes, with Latin taking on Lyons at 9:00am. Live play-by-play begins then...