No. 3 Limestone rolls Saint Leo
Waugh and Rich combine for seven goals for the Saints
GAFFNEY, S.C. -- No. 3 Limestone defeated Saint Leo 19-7 in a non-conference showdown on Saturday, March 3 at “The Rock”. The Saints blanked Saint Leo 7-0 in the second quarter to extend what was a 4-2 lead after the opening period. Senior midfielder Randy Waugh led the Saints with four goals while junior midfielder Corey Rich added a trio. The win moves Limestone to 5-0 on the season and extends the Saints' in region win streak to 37 consecutive games while the Lions dropped to 2-3.
Playing on a saturated field as a result of overnight storms the Saints scored the contests first three goals on unassisted scores by Tor Reinholdt 1:13 into the action, the first of two for him, followed by net finders from Desi Gonzalez and the first-goal on the afternoon from Rich at the 9:39 and 8:07 marks of opening period. Saint Leo would get on the board with a Chris Caiazza goal with 5:34 to play the first quarter followed by one from Matt Obermeyer with 2:32 making it a 4-2 game heading to second period.
Limestone's Waugh scored the first of his goals, 40 seconds into the second quarter, one in which the Saints gained breathing room outscoring the Lions 7-0, finding the back of the net on all but four of 11 shots and led 11-2 at intermission.
Senior midfielder Jackson Decker, who scored twice, was one five multiple goal scorers on the day with junior attack Riley Loewen adding a pair as well.
Shayne Jackson, senior attack, tallied four points with three assists to as many different goal scorers and in addition to goal himself.
Sophomore attack Todd Nakasuji had two helpers on the day, one of seven Saints with a multiple point afternoon as 15 in all scores at least a point.
Limestone outshot the opposition, 48-21, totaling 30 points (19g, 11a).
In goal senior Steve Gartelma moved to 5-0 making four saves (7 GAA) in 49:19 of action.
For Saint Leo, Obermeyer led the way with three goals while Ciazza and George Proechel added two each.