Bucs Rally For Lacrosse Victory

OSWEGO, NY – Better weather conditions greeted the Oswego High School Buc varsity lacrosse team as it hit Joe Wilber Field on Wednesday.

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Oswego's John Phillips (20) on defense for the Bucs.

A week ago, the Bucs fought 17 degree temperatures and high winds in scoring a decisive win over Iroquois.

On Wednesday the Auburn Maroons came to town and jumped out to a 2-0 half time lead.

However, a six-goal second half explosion spearheaded by two goals apiece by Dan Maniccia and Matt Lloyd spelled the difference as the Bucs walked off the field with a 6-3 win and a 2-0 early season record.

The Bucs surrendered two second quarter goals, but then rallied.

Matt Lloyd (15) scored two goals on the day for the Bucs.
Matt Lloyd (15) scored two goals on the day for the Bucs.

After three quarters it was a 3-2 Buc advantage.

In the fourth and final quarter Oswego gained some breathing room with a 5-3 advantage with just three minutes to go and then added one more for good measure.

Along with Maniccia and Lloyd, Dom Cianfarano and David Mathes tallied for the Bucs.

Assists were chalked up by Josh Sova, Jon Kaplewicz and Cianfarano.

Trent Yule was credited with four saves while Auburn goalie Sigona finished with 22 saves.

Oswego returns home at 5 p.m. Friday to square off against Watertown.