DeBoer's Late Goal Lifts Privateers Over Mount Ida

THROGGS NECK, N.Y. (April 2, 2011) Maritime fought back from a 7-3 deficit before halftime to defeat visiting Mount Ida, 9-8, Saturday afternoon at Reinhart Field. The defense was strong for the Privateers, as they allowed just one goal in the second half of play. The win improves Maritime's record to 3-6 overall, while the Mustangs fall to 2-7.

Senior Jesse deBoer's (Ridge, N.Y./McGann Mercy) second goal of the game proved to be the game-winner as he broke an 8-8 tie with 49 seconds to play. Sophomore Matthew Messina ( West Sayville, N.Y.) recorded the assist on the tally, which was his third helper on the day. Seniors Andrew Marklin (Smithtown, N.Y./Smithtown East) and Michael Hanratty (Floral Park, N.Y./Floral Park Memorial) also had three points in the game, as Marklin recorded a hat trick and Hanratty had two goals and an assist.

Senior Seth Collins (Owego, N.Y./Owego Free Academy) and sophomore Kevin Winter (Brightwaters, N.Y./Bay Shore) also scored for the Privateers, while junior John Driscoll (Seaford, N.Y./Seaford) chipped in with an assist. Senior TJ Beaudette (Floral Park, N.Y./Floral Park Memorial) led the defense with a game-high eight ground balls and four caused turnovers. Maritime goalie, senior Keith Messina (West Sayville, N.Y./Sayville), made 18 saves to earn the victory.

Again, the Privateers were strong in the faceoff-X, winning 15 of 20 draws on the day. Maritime's man-down defense was perfect, killing off all six extra-man opportunities the Mustangs had, while the Privateers were 1 for 4 on their own man-up opps.

Mount Ida was led by senior Derek Broughton and sophomore Nick Yacuzzi, who both recorded two goals and one assist apiece. In goal, junior James McAllister got the start and made eight saves, but left in the fourth quarter with an apparent leg injury, giving way to sophomore Chandler Webb, who suffered the loss. McAllister registered a team-high six ground balls, while junior Carl Grimo had two caused turnovers.

Maritime returns to action in two days on Monday, April 4, when they travel to Newburgh, N.Y. to take on Skyline-opponent Mount Saint Mary. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at the Blue Knights' Kaplan Field.

2011-04-02



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