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Clary scores twice

Skippy Clary  2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Skippy Clary 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – McDaniel scored the final three goals of the game, including 46 seconds into the first overtime, to defeat Franklin & Marshall 6-5 in Centennial Conference (CC) men's lacrosse action on Saturday.

Skippy Clary (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) and DJ Rickels (Forest Hill, Md./Boys Latin School of Maryland) led the Green Terror (5-6, 1-3 CC) to its first conference win of the season with two goals each.

James Wenk recorded three goals to lead the Diplomats (7-3, 2-2 CC), who were receiving votes in this week's USILA Division III coaches' poll.

Trailing 5-3 after three quarters, Matt Dupras (Hillsborough, N.J./Immaculata) converted a JS Duke (Fort Washington, Pa./Upper Dublin) feed for a man-up tally with 13:32 to play in the fourth quarter.

Rickles finished a solo run with 9:47 showing to tie the game, eventually forcing overtime.

Ryan Gillen (Merrick, N.Y./Calhoun) won his seventh faceoff of the day to start overtime to give the visitors possession. On the only possession of the extra session, Ben Yancheski (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) hit Clary for the game-winner.

Wenk staked Franklin & Marshall to a 1-0 lead with 4:33 to play in the first quarter before Pat Bivons (Cockeysville, Md./Loyola Blakefield) converted from Andrew Mummert (Dillsburg, Pa./Northern) to knot the game 44 seconds later.

Clary gave the Green Terror a 2-1 advantage with 44 seconds remaining in the quarter off a Michael Young (Pylesville, Md./North Harford) assist.

Jordan Barr knotted the game with 10:11 to play in the second quarter before Rickels put McDaniel back in front 14 seconds later, finishing an Owen Valance (Glen Cove, N.Y./Glen Cove) assist.

Kevin Kilpatrick drew the hosts even 44 seconds before the intermission before two Wenk tallies in the third quarter.

Christian Dallmus (Acton, Mass./Rivers School) made 12 saves in goal for McDaniel. Nelson Hannahs (Baldwin, Md./Fallston) led the defense with three caused turnovers and two ground balls.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Muhlenberg on Saturday. Game time is 1 p.m.