BY DEWEY FOX, email@example.com
11:47 AM EDT, July 30, 2013
The Country Life Farm squad stormed to a Harford Summer Lacrosse League title on Sunday afternoon, knocking off the White squad, 8-4, in the league championship matchup.
Country Life went into the halftime break holding a 5-1 lead over the White side. The two teams played to dead heat in the second half, with each scoring three goals.
Country Life goal keeper Ben Richards was named MVP of the finals, coming through with 13 saves in the title game.
Jason Terry paced the Country Life offense, scoring two goals and dishing out one assist. Luke Phipps netted a pair of goals for the winning side as well.
Randy Jones had one goal and one assist in the victory.
The White team's scoring was evenly spread out, with Tyler Schulke, Danny Rew, Jimmy McNeely and Greg Bragg each scoring once in the loss.
White squad goalie Bryan Burrill picked up 11 saves.
Country Life over PE Sales
In the semifinal playoff round earlier on Sunday, Country Life duked it out with the PE Sales squad and came through with a 13-9 victory.
Trailing 9-8 heading into the final quarter, Country Life whitewashed PE Sales 5-0 to seal up the four-goal victory.
Ben Richards had eight saves for Country Life, while PE Sales goalie Caleb Abney posted five saves.
Luke Phipps led the way for the winning side, scoring three times and handing out one assist. Parker Jones had two goals and one assist, while teammate Matt Gianelli netted a pair of goals.
PE Sales Christian Schafer had a team-best two goals, and notched one assist. Mike Antinozzi and Matt Baroch both had one goal and one assist in the defeat.
White drops Blue in semis
The White squad earned its berth in the title game by defeating the Just Extreme Graphix, 10-6, in Sunday's semifinal round.
White led the game, 6-3, at halftime.
The winning side's goalie, Bryan Burrill, was busy in the net, putting up 19 saves.
White's Ben Wilson had two goals and one assist, while Danny Rew scored two goals.
Just Extreme's Pat Bivons came through with two goals and one assist, while teammate Jake Donahoe had two goals.
Just Extreme tops Red squad
In Sunday's opening round, the Just Extreme Graphix squad topped the Red team, 11-4.
Just Extreme led, 6-2, at halftime.
Clay Johnson helped the winning cause with a two-goal, one assist performance.
Red's Max Matthais scored twice and dished out one assist.
Jimmy Dyches had eight saves in goal for the winning squad. Brian Chittum tended the net for the Red team and notched 13 saves.
The opening-round matchup between the PE Sales squad and the Gold team was forfeited in PE Sales' favor, as the Gold squad could not field a full team.