Penguins find success at Battle at the Barracks

On Sunday, November 3rd, the Penguins 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 teams competed at the The Battle at the Barracks Tournament located in Devens, MA. All teams found success in what proved to be an excellent day for the Penguins Select Lacrosse program.

Continuing their winning ways the Penguins 2022 team went a combined 4-0 on the day enroute to their second championship of the Fall season. The team outscored their opponents 23-10 and saved their best for last as they scored the game winning goal against the RI Bulldogs with a minute remaining in the championship game. Coach Spencer on the championship, “We were very impressed with how the boys battled in each of our four wins including a second win over a very strong RI Bulldogs team in the championship. Excellent goalie play from James Carr, including a save in the last minute of the championship led to the eventual game winner in transition¬†from David Pacella. Top to bottom the team rose to the occasion twice having to overcome a Bulldogs lead.”

The Penguins 2020 team, who will be competing in their last season with the program. They won a close contest against the Maine Mussels to start the day but ended up with with a win against the RI Bulldogs and tie to end the weekend. Coach Bunick on the tournament, “I thought the team played really hard and though we came out a little flat in the first game we were able to rally for the last two games and finish strong.”

The Penguins 2021 team had a great day as well with a win against the Hawks and then tying the Clams and CT Valley. They would go on to make the championship game but fell to CT Valley to finish the day.

The Penguins 2023 team went 2-1 beating the Maine Mussels and NH Tomahawks. They lost a close 6-4 game against event champions CT Valley to finish their day. Coach Heater on the day, “I felt as though the team really came together for this tournament. The last game was back and forth and we weren’t able to pull out the victory but overall I am very proud of how the team played all day.”

Continuing their winning ways the Penguins 2022 team went a combined 4-0 on the day enroute to their second championship of the Fall season. The team outscored their opponents 23-10 and saved their best for last as they scored the game winning goal against the RI Bulldogs with a minute remaining in the championship game. Coach Spencer on the championship, “

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