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Summit Lax boys improve to 10-1

DEVON ONEILsummit daily news

Led by Braxton Campbells 12 goals and six assists both of which were team highs the Summit Lacrosse boys high school club team won three more games last weekend at a mini-tournament in Eagle.The Tigers beat Aspen 8-3; manhandled Eagle 14-2; and routed Battle Mountain 10-1. Just three weeks into the season, Summit is off to a sparkling 10-1 start and has dominated every team except Durango, with which it has split two games.Campbell opened his tournament with three games and three assists against Aspen. He followed that with five goals in the domination of the host squad, and wrapped up his showcase performance with four goals and three assists against Battle Mountain.Also chipping in to the Summit offensive onslaught was Tucker Shelden, who roared back after missing the previous weekends road trip to Durango due to injury. Shelden scored four goals and assisted on three others.Jimmy Keeling, who Summit coach Jay Beckerman calls the teams offensive quarterback, finished with four goals and an assist in the three-game tournament. Rudi Turrin added three goals and four assists, while Jeff Montepare (three goals, three assists) and Michael Dudick (two goals, two assists) also tallied high-scoring weekends.The Tigers have made a name for themselves with consistently balanced scoring, and last weekend was no different. In addition to the aforementioned players, Corey Stanton, Bobby Dreyer and Spencer Thomas added a goal apiece. Stantons score was the first of his high school club career. In all, eight players scored for Summit.According to Beckerman, Brock Barto chipped in to the teams winning ways by capturing the majority of ground balls off of faceoffs; Pat Bigelow played well at long-stick middie; and the Tigers continue to get solid fan support despite the wealth of road contests.Summits first home game is set for May 17.Devon ONeil can be contacted at (970) 668-3998, ext. 13630, or at doneil@summitdaily.com.


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