Men's Lacrosse drops Niagara

Coming off of their first loss of the season to Onondaga Community College on Saturday, the #3 Genesee Community College men's lacrosse team wasted no time getting back in the win column, defeating Niagara County Community College on the road on Tuesday night, 27-1.

Genesee had control of the game from the start and Charlie Evans scored at the 11:51 mark of the first quarter. Six-seconds later, Jonathan Gill gave GCC a 2-0 lead with his first of six goals in the game. The Cougars led 6-0 after one.

Genesee scored six more times in the second quarter and sophomore Christian Reiller assisted on four of them. GCC led 12-0 at the half.

Stephen Turkasz kept things going in the second half for GCC with three third quarter goals and the Cougars had a 19-1 lead going into the fourth.

Chris Lommer made it 20-1 just eight-seconds into the fourth quarter and Josh Marr also added two goals in the final period to help GCC cruise to its eighth victory of the season.

Gill led 21 scorers for Genesee on the night and finished with six goals and one assist. Turkasz added five goals and two assists, Reiller finished with two goals and five assists, Steve Raimondi chipped in a goal and three assists, Luke Grahnert and Marcus Palvino each scored two goals and had an assist, Marr, Doug Ellsworth and Chris Rabung each scored two goals and Nick Gray added a goal and an assist.

Mike Breindel was 16 of 18 on face-offs and also had seven ground balls. Mike Tolli was 8 of 10 on face-offs and Bobby Wheeler and Johnny Astrologo led the defense with four takeaways each.

Genesee improves to 8-1 on the season and will host No. 2 Community College of Baltimore County-Essex on Friday night at 4 p.m.

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