Monday night’s game against the Panther Creek Catamounts was hard fought by both teams. With this win, the Gators advanced to the playoffs for the first time in their history.
In the first quarter, the Gators came out slow, while the Catamounts came out ready to play. The Catamounts scored the first goal of the game in the first two minutes, and two more goals in the next few minutes. The Gators fired back with one of their own, making the score at the end of the first quarter 3-1.
The second quarter was more of the same, with the Catamounts scoring another goal. Green Level managed to make a comeback, scoring 3 fast goals over the course of just a few minutes. Before the end of the quarter, they managed to sneak in two more goals on the Catamounts. The score at the end of the first half was 6-4 Gators.
Going into the third quarter, the Gators were fired up and wanted to finish this game in the first five minutes of the quarter. They managed to do so, grabbing five quick goals on Panther Creek, while holding them to only one goal, making the score going into the fourth quarter 11-5.
In the fourth quarter, Green Level managed to secure their win. They scored two more goals and even though the Catamounts were able to get four goals, the Gators came out on top. The final score was 13-9, another Gator win.
Honorable mentions for tonight’s game go to Dean Hyrn and Xavier Ridout. Dean Hyrn is a Junior attackman who always puts points up on the board. Tonight, he had two impressive goals, aiding the Gators in their huge win over the Catamounts. Xavier Ridout is a Junior middie who got his first goal of the season tonight. Off of a pass from Freshman, Max Sullivan, Xavier scored his great goal.
Good job Gators and good luck on Thursday against Jordan High!