Mowrey leads attack against Hornets, Generals win 14-6
(Herkimer's Jeremy Mowrey netted a career-high five goals Saturday, adding four assist to his totals also).
HERKIMER, NY – Netting nine goals in the second half of Saturday’s home game at Wehrum Stadium helped the Herkimer Generals men’s lacrosse team to their second straight victory, defeating Broome Community College 14-6.
Herkimer (2-1) jumped out early in the first on unassisted goals by Jeremy Mowrey (Johnstown, NY) and Kyle Dunn (Kington, NY). It was Mowrey’s fourth goal of the season, ending the game with a career-high five goals by the end of regulation. As for Dunn, his goal with 8:36 left in the second period was his first career goal as a General, taking a ground ball coast-to-coast from the defensive end to the offensive end, scoring on the left side of the net for the 2-0 lead.
Then two unanswered goals by the Hornets in the span of 12 minutes locked the game at two (2-2) apiece. It took another defender to break up the tie, helping the team score three straight goals for the 5-2 lead at intermission. Sophomore Nashwan Hoffman (Kingston, NY) netted his first goal as a General with 6:26 left in the second, placing his goal in the left side of the net.
Jamar Minto (Uniondale, NY) and Mowrey were the other two Generals who helped create the three goal lead. Minto scored on an assist from Mowrey with 5:13 left and Mowrey scored unassisted with 51.6 left.
In the second half, as previously mentioned, the Generals scored nine goals. It helped the team outscored the Hornets 9-to-4 for their first win against a Mid State Athletic Conference opponent this season. Netting goals were Kyle Lee (Cincinnati, OH), Mowrey, Jon Wilkins (Norwalk, CT), Ryan Fischer (Monroe, NY) and Issac Miranda (Norwalk, CT).
In goal for Herkimer on Saturday was Austin Loeffel (Red Hook, NY) and Mario Diaz (New Rochelle, NY). Loeffel got the start, going 48 strong minutes, saving 14. As for Diaz, he played the final 12 minutes and collected four saves.
The Generals next game is Thursday, March 26th. They’ll host Finger Lakes Community College at Wehrum Stadium at 5 p.m. The Lakers are on a two-game win streak as well.
Herkimer (2-1) 14
Broome (1-2) 6
Generals 2 3 4 5 | 14
Hornets 1 1 2 2 | 6
Jeremy Mowrey 5 G 4A
Ryan Fischer 2G
Kyle Lee 2G 2A
Isaac Miranda 1G
Jamar Minto 1G
Jon Wilkins 1G
Kyle Dunn 1G
Nashwan Hoffman 1G
Michael Ferranti 2G
Jacob Green 1G
Austin Standish-Warpus 1G
Brandon Dutcher 1G
Ryan Corey 1G
Austin Loeffel 14 saves
Mario Diaz 4 saves
Next Game: 3/26 vs. Finger Lakes 5 p.m.