Swampscott Lacrosse Storms Back to Down Falcons

The team rallied from a 5-1 halftime deficit to win, 6-5, with a goal in the final two minutes.


regrouped at halftime on Monday at Phillips Park.

They were down 5-1 against a well coached Danvers team with big, athletic players.

The Swampscott coaches' halftime locker-room talk focused on the 20 turnovers the team had committed, turnovers that killed drives to the opposition's goal, said Coach Josh Field.

came out in the second half and played deliberate lacrosse, their game, slowing down the action, the coach said.

They scored five goals. They also shut down the Danvers attack.

Goalie Scott Powell had 13 saves, some of them tough stops in the crease, and he created a few fastbreaks.

Chris Condon bagged two goals. The first one of the second half was a spark, Field said.

Matt Gambale scored as did defenseman Billy Valle. The defenseman's goal got the crowd into the game, the coach said.

Brian Santry notched the tying goal, and with two minutes left to play Griffin Hunt got the game winner.

"It was a great effort," the coach said.

The win moves the team to 2-0 on the season and sets the stage for an early season showdown against undefeated North Reading on Wednesday, 4 pm, at .




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