The Rams picked up a road win against the Barron Collier Cougars, 11-7 in Naples. Senior Dusty Hibbs led the Rams scoring with 4 goals. Defensively, it was Seniors Jake Day (4-for-5 on faceoffs, 5 groundballs) and Nate Hines (4 groundballs and 3 takeaways) and Sophomore Ray Leffler (5 groundballs and 1 takeaway) that had a huge impact. Wyatt Kaighin was a standout in goal with 14 saves, 7 groundballs and 1 takeaway.
The Rams traveled to Naples to face the Barron Collier Cougars in a non-district matchup, and quickly learned the caliber of play that is needed to compete against one of the top lacrosse programs in Florida.
Peter Giannone led the Rams scoring with two goals. Reed Windom, Jack Towsley, Ronnie Saba, and Jesse Clark each contributed one goal. Stephen Hunt had eleven saves in goal for the Rams.
For Barron Collier, Connor McGraw led the Cougars’ offense with five goals and an assist while Tad Demallie and Jake Scuderi added another three goals each. Scuderi had five assists, followed by Patrick Mahoney and Jacob Kuhlman with two goals and an assist each. Bryce Cousins had 17 face-off wins against the Rams; only losing the faceoff five times.