February 29, 2012

Yancheski scores

SALISBURY, Md. – Top-ranked Salisbury scored eight first-quarter goals en route to a 22-1 victory over McDaniel in non-conference men's lacrosse action on Wednesday.

Ben Yancheski (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) broke up the shutout, scoring for the Green Terror (1-2) with 12:50 to play in the contest.

Erik Krum paced the Sea Gulls (4-0) with five goals while Ryan Clarke had two goals and five assists.

Krum tallied just 41 seconds into the game off the first of Clarke's helpers before Clarke scored a pair of unassisted goals around a Lantz Carter marker to stretch the lead to 4-0 with 6:31 to play.

Krum just beat the first-quarter horn to push the lead to 8-0 before finishing a Jeff McGuire feed 16 seconds into the second.

Clake finished off his five-assist outing on back-to-back goals from Kyle Quist and Matt Pierotti that stretched the advantage to 12-0 with 6:45 to play in the second quarter.

Leading 14-0 at the break, Sam Bradman pushed the advantage to 15 at the 9:22 mark before Krum capped his day 1:03 later.

Bradman finished his three-goal outing with 1:48 showing in the third quarter.

Yancheski finished off an Andrew Mummert (Dillsburg, Pa./Northern) assist 2:10 into the fourth quarter to break up the shutout before four different Salisbury players scored in the final 7:09, including Shaun Church notching his first goal just before the game ended.

Salisbury finished with a 53-18 advantage in shots and a 47-20 advantage in ground balls. Tyler Granelli won all 10 faceoffs he took as part of a 24-for-25 showing at the X.

Nick Sicuranza (Sevens Valley, Pa./Dallastown) finished with three ground balls and three caused turnovers while Mike Marks (Ellicott City, Md./St. Vincent Pallotti) picked up four ground balls.

The Green Terror returns to action against Virginia Wesleyan at Saint Stephen Saint Agnes on Saturday. Game time is 2 p.m.

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