Practically Perfect Pollard Paces Tartans in Win Over (CO)

won 23 of 24 faceoffs and (5 goals, 5 assists) hit double-digit point production to lead the St. Margaret’ boys lacrosse team to a 14-8 win over (CO).

Groeninger scored on the first possession of the game, and even the fastest Twitter fingers could not keep up with the scoring pace as the Tartans jumped out to a 3-0 lead to force an Arapahoe time 42 seconds into the game.

Arapahoe settled down after the timeout and drew as close as 3-2, but the Tartans responded quickly and led 6-2 at the end of Q1.  The rest of the game followed a similar  pattern with Arapahoe occasionally pulling close but never really threatening the Tartans.

, and chipped in two goals each while (1g, 2a), 1, and added one apiece for the Tartans.

had 8 saves for Tartans.

The Tartans (6-1) hit the road for the next couple weeks with a trip to Poway on Friday and then up to the Bay Area for games against St. Ignatius and Bellarmine next week.

Photos by Wendy Ballard.  Click to see full size images.