MacDerment shines on Senior Day as Spartans defeat Lyndon

CASTLETON, Vt. – Craig MacDerment went a perfect 18-for-18 in faceoffs, scored one goal and dished out two assists to help Castleton to a 26-3 victory over Lyndon in North Atlantic Conference men's lacrosse action at Spartan Stadium on Senior Day. MacDerment, Castleton's lone senior, was honored before the contest for his efforts and contributions towards the men's lacrosse program.

Nohea King, Luke Titus and Adam Groot led the Spartans offensively with a hat trick apiece. Sam Bailey, Alex Green, Phil Patterson, Will Stuhler, Marshall Dutton, Brian McCarthy and Jake Krants chipped in with two markers each. MacDerment, David Whitlock and Owen Hartman added a goal apiece to round out the scoring. Bailey dished out a game-high four assists while Green handed out three helpers.

For Lyndon, Ryan Brown (St. Johnsbury, Vt.) scored two markers while Chris Mansour (Mansfield, Mass.) scored one goal.

Stuhler opened up the scoring for Castleton at 13:51 of the first ripping a shot past Hornets' goaltender Matt Reynolds (New Fairfield,
Conn.) for a 1-0 lead and his 11th marker of the season. Brown answered for Lyndon moments later (13:01) beating Castleton goaltender Dave DeGhetto on an unassisted tally for his fourth of the season.

The Spartans responded with 18 unanswered goals, including 11 in the second, to put the game away. King led the offensive outburst scoring his hat trick during that span while Green scored twice pushing his team-leading goals mark to 38 on the season.The Hornets made it 19-2 early in the fourth as Mansour out-muscled his way to the net through a pair of Castleton defenders zipping a shot past the Spartans' backup goaltender Tom Manley.

Brown notched his fifth goal of the season at 13:18 firing a shot behind Manley for a 19-3 deficit. Castleton scored seven-straight goals, including MacDerment's second tally of the season on a beautiful feed from Bailey at 3:38, to close out the contest.

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