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Age 3 through 8th grade

Boys' Lacrosse

HEAD COACH: Jason Motta
ASSISTANT COACH: Matt Hall
FINAL 2018 RECORD: 9-2
GOALS SCORED/ALLOWED: 83/32 (+51 differential)

2018 SEASON PHOTO GALLERY

2018 RESULTS

May 11: Independence 7, Tower Hill 3
Jack netted a hat trick, Niall registered two goals and one assist, and Matt and Brady each scored once for the host Patriots. Antonio and Ben added one assist apiece.

May 9: Independence 8, Postlethwait 3
Matt recorded four goals and one assist, Jack contributed three goals and one helper, and Ben added one goal for the host Patriots.

May 4: Sanford 7, Independence 4
Jack registered three goals and one assist, Niall added one goal, and Brady and Antonio each contributed an assist for the visiting Patriots.

May 2: Independence 11, Wilmington Christian 0
Matt recorded three goals and one assist, Niall (assist), Antonio (assist) and Ben all scored twice, and Jack (assist) and Brady added one goal apiece for the visiting Patriots, who also received an assist from Henry.

April 26: Sanford 7, Independence 2
Matt and Jack both scored, Antonio dished out two assists and Jon made several strong saves in net for the host Patriots.

April 20: Independence 9, Tower Hill 0
Jack scored five goals, Matt netted a hat trick and Jon earned the shutout in goal for the visiting Patriots. Brady dished out two helpers, Niall contributed one goal and one assist, and Jake and Ben added one assist apiece. Nate, Michael, Sean and Jake anchored the stout defensive effort.

April 17: Independence 9, Wilmington Friends 3
Niall netted a hat trick, Antonio and Matt each scored twice, and Henry (assist) and Ben added one goal apiece for the visiting Patriots, who also received an assist from Brady. Antonio tallied one of his goals on a behind-the-back scoop.

April 13: Independence 4, Tatnall 1
Ben scored twice, Matt and Jack added one goal apiece and Antonio dished out two assists for the visiting Patriots, who also received an assist each from Niall and Brady.

April 10: Independence 13, St. Anne’s 1
Ben recorded a hat trick and one assist, Matt contributed two goals and three assists, and Sean (assist) and Niall also scored twice for the host Patriots. Independence received one goal and three assists from Brady, one goal apiece from Jack, Jake and Michael and an assist from Henry.

April 6: Independence 9, Wilmington Friends 3
Ben (assist), Jack and Nate all scored twice, Matt (assist), Niall and Manvir added one goal apiece and Brady dished out two assists for the host Patriots. Henry and Antonio each registered one helper.

April 4: Independence 7, Tatnall 4
Jack netted four goals, Henry recorded two goals and one assist, and Matt added one goal and one assist to lift the host Patriots. Brady and Niall each dished out an assist.

Final Season Statistics
Jack – 24 goals, 3 assists (27 points)
Matt – 19 goals, 7 assists (26 points)
Niall – 12 goals, 5 assists (17 points)
Ben – 11 goals, 4 assists (15 points)
Brady – 3 goals, 11 assists (14 points)
Antonio – 4 goals, 8 assists (12 points)
Henry – 3 goals, 5 assists (8 points)
Sean – 2 goals, 1 assist (3 points)
Nate – 2 goals (2 points)
Jake – 1 goal, 1 assist (2 points)
Michael – 1 goal (1 point)
Manvir – 1 goal (1 point)

ARCHIVE

2017

2017 RECORD: 8-2
GOALS SCORED/ALLOWED: 82/45 (+37 differential)

May 12: Independence 6, Tower Hill 4
Cole netted a hat trick, Drew A. scored twice and Jack added one goal for the visiting Patriots, who conclude their sixth consecutive winning season.

May 11: Independence 14, Wilmington Christian 1
Brady (assist), Drew A., Alessandro and Owen all scored twice, Niall (assist), Cole (assist), Jack, Sam, Richard and Nate netted one goal apiece and Michael added an assist for the host Patriots.

May 4: Independence 5, Sanford 4 OT
Cole netted two goals, including the game-winner in the extra session, and Joe turned in a shutdown performance in goal to lift the visiting Patriots to a split of the season series with the Warriors. Jack also scored twice, Drew A. added one goal and strong face-offs, and Nate, Jon and Christian M. led a stifling defensive effort.

April 28: Sanford 8, Independence 7 OT
Jack netted a hat trick, Cole recorded two goals and one assist and Drew A. (assist) and Owen both scored once for the host Patriots, who battled back from a 4-0 deficit to force the next-goal-wins extra session. Henry and Sam each dished out an assist.

April 26: Independence 8, Caravel 0
Drew A. scored six goals, Cole dished out five assists and Joe earned the shutout in goal to lift the visiting Patriots to their fourth win in a row. Jack added a pair of goals, while Nate contributed one assist.

April 21: Independence 13, Tower Hill 7
Cole recorded three goals and three assists, Drew A. netted four goals and Jack scored twice for the host Patriots, who also received one goal apiece from Sam (assist), Michael, Henry and Antonio.

April 19: Independence 6, Wilmington Friends 4
Drew A. netted a hat trick, Jack scored twice and Cole added a goal for the host Patriots, who battled back from a pair of two-goal deficits to avenge their only loss of the season to this point. Brady dished out an assist in the victory.

April 12: Independence 10, Tatnall 4
Cole recorded five goals and three assists, Drew A. contributed four goals and two helpers and Jack scored once for the host Patriots, who also received an assist from Michael.

April 7: Wilmington Friends 12, Independence 7
Cole recorded four goals and three assists, Drew A. followed with a hat trick and Chris added one helper for the visiting Patriots.

April 5: Independence 6, Tatnall 1
Drew A. recorded two goals and one assist, and Cole, Henry, Jack and Niall all scored once to help the visiting Patriots avenge their only two losses last season.

Final Season Statistics
Cole – 22 goals, 16 assists (38 points)
Drew A. – 28 goals, 4 assists (32 points)
Jack – 15 goals (15 points)
Sam – 2 goals, 2 assists (4 points)
Brady – 2 goals, 2 assists (4 points)
Owen – 3 goals (3 points)
Henry – 2 goals, 1 assist (3 points)
Niall – 2 goals, 1 assist (3 points)
Michael – 1 goal, 2 assists (3 points)
Alessandro – 2 goals (2 points)
Nate – 1 goal, 1 assist (2 points)
Richard – 1 goal (1 point)
Antonio – 1 goal (1 point)
Chris – 1 assist (1 point)

2016

May 13: Independence 9, Tower Hill 4
Patrick netted four goals, Cole contributed two goals and one assist and Ben (assist), Dante and Colin all scored once for the visiting Patriots (9-2), who concluded their fifth-straight winning season with eight consecutive victories. Independence entered halftime tied at 4.

May 11: Independence 15, Mariner 2
Ben and Patrick each scored five goals, Dante netted a hat trick and Colin (two assists) and Drew A. both finished with one goal for the host Patriots (8-2) in their seventh consecutive victory. Cole contributed one assist.

May 5: Independence 9, Sanford 4
Patrick recorded three goals and one assist, Dante and Cole each scored twice and Ben and Nick added one goal apiece for the visiting Patriots (7-2) in their sixth consecutive win.

April 29: Independence 11, Sanford 2
Patrick recorded six goals and one assist, Dante added one goal and two helpers and Cole, Ben, Drew A. and Nick also scored one goal apiece in the final home game of the season for the Patriots (6-2), who have now won five straight. Colin, Rishi, Andy and Joe combined for a strong defensive effort in the victory.

April 27: Independence 11, Caravel 4
Dante (assist) netted a hat trick, Patrick (assist) scored twice and Cole (assist), Ben (assist), Drew A., Nick, Ethan and Neel all contributed one goal for the visiting Patriots (5-2), who led 10-0 after the first quarter. Chris G. dished out one assist in the victory.

April 21: Independence 11, Tower Hill 3
Patrick led the host Patriots (4-2) with five goals, while Drew A. scored twice, Ben (assist), Dante, Nick and Ethan added one goal apiece and Cole dished out an assist.

April 20: Independence 15, Wilmington Friends 6
Patrick recorded seven goals, Dante netted a hat trick and Nick added two goals and two assists for the host Patriots (3-2). Ben (assist), Drew A. and Colin also scored for Independence, and Cole dished out one assist.

April 15: Independence 13, Wilmington Christian 9
Ben recorded five goals and two assists, Patrick contributed three goals and three assists and Cole (two assists) and Drew A. each scored twice for the visiting Patriots (2-2), who led 8-0 after the first quarter. Independence also received one goal and one assist from Dante and a helper from Ethan.

April 13: Tatnall 8, Independence 6
Patrick scored five goals, Dante added one goal and Cole and Ben each dished out an assist for the visiting Patriots (1-2).

April 8: Independence 14, Wilmington Friends 10
Patrick tallied seven goals and four assists, Dante recorded a hat trick and Ben (two assists) and Cole each scored twice for the visiting Patriots (1-1).

April 6: Tatnall 9, Independence 5
Dante netted a hat trick, Patrick scored twice and Ben dished out three assists for the host Patriots (0-1).

Final Season Statistics
Patrick – 49 goals, 10 assists (59 points)
Ben – 18 goals, 12 assists (30 points)
Dante – 22 goals, 4 assists (26 points)
Cole – 10 goals, 8 assists (18 points)
Drew A. – 8 goals (8 points)
Nick – 6 goals, 2 assists (8 points)
Colin – 3 goals, 2 assists (5 points)
Ethan – 2 goals, 1 assist (3 points)
Neel – 1 goal (1 point)
Chris G. – 1 assist (1 point)

2015

May 15: Independence 9, Wilmington Friends 8
Vincent B. netted two goals, including the game-winner in the final moments of the fourth quarter, and Jack scored a team-high four goals to lead the host Patriots (7-4) back from a multi-goal, second-half deficit. Nicky B. dished out three assists to go along with one goal, while Ben and Nick G. also recorded a goal apiece for Independence, which concluded its fourth consecutive winning campaign.

May 13: St. Edmond’s 11, Independence 5
Jack recorded three goals and one assist, Nick G. and Ben scored one goal apiece and Nicky B. dished out two assists for the visiting Patriots (6-4), who also received an assist from Noah.

May 7: Sanford 8, Independence 7
Nicky B., Jack and Nick G. all scored twice and Vincent B. added one goal for the visiting Patriots (6-3), who trailed 5-1 at halftime. Independence appeared to tie the contest in the final seconds on a feed from Nicky B. to Jack, but the goal was waived off after the referee declared that time had expired before the ball crossed the line.

May 6: Independence 7, Tower Hill 4
Nicky B. led the offense with four goals and two assists, Ben scored twice and Dante excelled at face-offs while also dishing out an assist for the host Patriots (6-2), who held a 4-2 halftime advantage. Vincent B. added one goal and one assist, Ethan contributed one helper and Abhishek, David and Vincent S. anchored another strong defensive performance.

April 30: Sanford 8, Independence 2
Nicky B. and Vincent B. scored for the host Patriots (5-2), who trailed 4-2 at halftime. Independence, which surrendered six consecutive goals, played without its two leading scorers.

April 28: Independence 8, Caravel 4
Pat recorded three goals and one assist, Nick G. and Vincent B. each scored twice and Jack registered three assists and one goal for the host Patriots (5-1), who led 6-0 at halftime and 8-0 through three quarters. Andrew, Vincent S., David, Abhishek and James provided the stout defensive effort.

April 23: Independence 9, Tower Hill 3
Pat and Jack each netted a hat trick, Nick G. scored twice and Nicky B. added one goal for the visiting Patriots (4-1), who led 7-1 at halftime. Vincent S., Andrew, James, Abhishek and David anchored the stout defensive effort.

April 22: Independence 14, Wilmington Friends 9
Nicky B. (four assists), Jack (two assists), Vincent B. and Pat all recorded hat tricks, Nick G. registered two goals and one helper and Ben dished out an assist for the visiting Patriots (3-1), who led 4-2 at halftime before pulling ahead 12-4 in the third quarter. Vincent S., Abhishek, David and Andrew anchored Independence’s defensive effort.

April 16: Tatnall 7, Independence 1
Vincent B. scored off a feed from Nicky B. for the host Patriots (2-1), who trailed 3-0 at halftime.

April 15: Independence 9, Westtown (Pa.) 6
Nicky B. netted a hat trick to go along with one assist, Jack contributed two goals and three helpers and Pat registered one goal and three assists for the visiting Patriots (2-0), who led 4-2 at halftime. Dante (assist), Vincent B. and Noah added one goal apiece, while Ben finished with an assist.

April 8: Independence 5, Tatnall 4 OT
Patrick netted the first hat trick of his career and Dante scored the game-winning goal off a feed from Jack in the extra session to lift the visiting Patriots (1-0) to the dramatic season-opening triumph. Vincent B. also contributed a goal, while Andy, James, Abhishek and David anchored the defense's stout effort. The teams entered halftime tied at 1.

Final Season Statistics
Jack – 18 goals, 10 assists (28 points)
Nicky B. – 15 goals, 13 assists (28 points)
Pat – 13 goals, 4 assists (17 points)
Vincent B. – 13 goals, 1 assist (14 points)
Nick G. – 10 goals, 1 assist (11 points)
Ben – 4 goals, 2 assists (6 points)
Dante – 2 goals, 2 assists (4 points)
Noah – 1 goal, 1 assist (2 points)
Ethan – 1 assist (1 point)