Hungary Splits Games Against Israel and Jamaica

Published 28 May 2017

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Hungary Lacrosse went 1-1 on the second day of the International Round Robin Tournament.

Hungary fell to a strong Israel team 8 -2 in the first game. Hungary fell behind early, trailing 0-5 at the half, and could not make up the deficit. Kevin Connolly and Jason Rozembersky had a goal each while Alex Bookout and Brian Connolly both added an assist. Noah Johnson posted 7 saves.

Goals: Rozembersky, K. Connolly
Assists: Bookout, B. Connolly
FO: 4/12
Saves: 7

In the second game, Hungary bested an extremely talented Jamaica team in overtime 6-5. In a back and forth game, Hungary used a goal off a time out to go ahead 5-4 with 1:30 remaining, but Jamaica scored in transition with :14 left to tie the game at 5-5. Hungary won the ensuing face-off, but couldn't get a shot off in time. Hungary controlled the face-off and drew a penalty early in overtime. With the man advantage, Jason Rozembersky (2g, 1a) found Alex Bookout (3g) on the back side for the game winner. Brian Connolly added a goal and an assist. George Rohonczy controlled 8 of 12 face-offs. Noah Johnson made 7 saves behind a zone defense led by Mark Sund, Kristof Vitok, Oliver Hollo, and Colomon DeBor.

Goals: Bookout (3), Rozembersky (2), B. Connolly
Assists: Rozembersky, B. Connolly
FO: 8/12
Saves: 7

This creates a three way tie for first place between Hungary, Israel, and Jamaica.

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