LEO, Fla. –Palm Beach Atlantic men’s lacrosse couldn’t measure up to No. 16 Saint Leo on Friday night, losing 21-5 to the Lions.
The Sailfish trailed 11-2 at halftime, scoring both first half goals in the second period. Townsend Brown netted the first of the game for PBA while Zack Figura added the first of his two goals later in the peiord. The ‘Fish scored back-to-back goals in the third as Figura recorded his second on the night and Jordan Trowbridge added a goal. Kyle Savick rounded out the scoring for PBA in the fourth.
The Lions turned a 7-2 advantage into a 15-2 lead with an eight goal run from the second into the third period. Saint Leo fired off 60 shots in the game while PBA managed to take 41, putting 22 on target. Ben Savick made 19 saves in net for the ‘Fish while Thomas Tatarian made 12 of Saint Leo’s 17.
Landon Johnson did well for the ‘Fish, winning 15 of his 21 face off attempts while PBA won 19 of the 29. Alex Akenled the team with seven ground balls while Gunner Gebelein collected six. Gebelein led the team with four caused turnovers.
The Sailfish are back in action on March 30 as they host Florida Southern at 1 p.m.