ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon varsity boys lacrosse team picked up its first win of the 2021 campaign, defeating the Eagles Landing Christian Academy (ELCA) Chargers 12-11 on Friday afternoon, March 26.
Tied at 11-11 and with 11 seconds to play in regulation, Erik Dodder broke free and scored the game-winning goal to secure the victory for the Mustangs.
Cole Feroleto had a strong outing for Mount Vernon as well, playing all 48 minutes in goal recording the win and finishing with 16 saves and four ground balls.
The Mustangs were led in scoring by Will Palmer, who totaled a game and season high of six goals while adding four ground balls.
Teammate Cole Allison finished with three goals and three assists as well.
Along with his game-winning goal, Dodder totaled a game high nine ground balls.
The Mustangs are back on the field Monday, March 29, taking on Northview High School.
Face-off against the Titians is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Johns Creek, GA.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, courage, development, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.