It was All Evanston on Senior Night against Lake Zurich on Friday. The defense stifled most Lake Zurich chances while the offense was particularly strong possessing the ball for most of the game. Juniors Nick Lydon and Quinn McConkey dominated at face offs going 9-0 and 8-1 respectively. Junior Long-Stick Midfielder Matt Schroeder was everywhere with his team leading 8 ground balls, a goal, an assist, and 2 caused turnovers. Junior Attackman Chris David led all scorers with 4 goals and 3 assists.
The decisive margin of victory, 14-5, contributed to the Kits’ return to a top ten ranking just in time for playoffs. The Kits end the regular season seeded 9th in the 34 team A-Level State Tournament and will host a Round 1 Playoff game against No. 25 Schaumburg at Lazier field, 7 p.m., Tuesday.
Wildkit Scoring: Chris David: G-4, A-3; Ethan Stein G-4, Thomas Julcher A-4, Sam Mayne A-3; Sam Knepper G-2; Matt Schroeder G-1, A-1; Isaiah Harlan G-1; Nick Lydon G-1; Ben Neumann G-1
Goalies: Marcello Schroeder (24 mins): Saves-2, GA-1; Will Lacy (24 Mins): Saves-4, GA-4