Lacrosse Squad Routs Weak Holy Cross, 17-5

The varsity lacrosse team didn't waste by time yesterday in crushing hopelessly outclassed Holy Cross 17-5, twelve seconds after the opening whistle, the Crimson was ahead to stay, by half time the team held an 13-0 lead.

Midfielder Joe Prahi picked up the ball the opening face-off and rifled a pass Lou Williams who converted for the goal. During the afternoon Williams five tallies to be the Crimson's high . At 1:31 of the opening period, Sieglaff dented the Crusader nets the second varsity tally and the moved into high gear.

Showing no signs of letting up, Coach Munro's stickmen scored six times the first fifteen-minute span was .

The Crimson continued to take full advantage of the many Crusader mistakes, drilled seven more shots home in second quarter. Pete Wood, on a cut in the midfield and a Williams pass, the first tally of the period at 2:48. Later in the quarter, Woody Spruance another scoring barrage with a shot from the side of the goal. move produced the second of the attackman's three goals. Munro's and scored six times in less than six minutes to end the half.

the score mounted, Munro played third, fourth, and fifth midfields. The worth unit of Wally Whitney, Mike Bassett, and Rick Beizer gave what Munro termed a "good performance" with both Whitney and Bassett scoring in the run-away second quarter.

The second half was played under more relaxed conditions as Munro experimented with different offense patterns. Substitutions were liberal and varied. Before the contest ended, varsity defensemen were playing midfield positions and midfielders were serving as attackmen.

One of the most impressive performances of the afternoon was turned in by goalie Gil Leaf who shut out the Crusaders in the first half before relinquishing the nets to goalies Jim Weir and Kellogg Fairbank.

"Tink" Gunnoe scored twice during the afternoon, while Grady Watts was credited with two assists.