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2014 OHSLA Championship Semi-Finals


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2014 Playoff Bracket page.  Game commentary is sprinkled between action pictures below (courtesy of Bob Miller). 

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2014 OHSLA Championship Semi Final #1 Recap

West Linn(#2) vs Jesuit(#3)

Opening Face Off

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Catlett Swim

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The Officials Opening Face-Off.
 
Conner Tiptoe

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Arie in the field

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Jesuit's Conner Perkins does the crease tip-toe after scoring Jesuit's first goal. Jesuit goalie Arie Abrams takes his chances upfield
 
Klose friends

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Arie in the field

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Lakeridge's Ryan Klose attracts a crowd.. Lakeridge keeper Will Strickland makes the sweet off-stick-side save.

First Quarter

The first quarter was basically even, but Jesuit was able to gain a 2-1 lead with 36sec left the quarter and then scored another goal before the quarter ended 3-1.

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Sweitzer shoots

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Sweitzer scores

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Jesuit's Jack Sweitzer shoots... ...and scores!
 
Noah Lift

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Jethro Tull Face Dodge

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Jesuit's Noah Monahan demonstrates how a lift check works
(note the ball at the feet).
West Linn's Ian Anderson with the face dodge.
 
Verbiest escape

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Tull Scores 2nd

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#8 v #8: Luke Verbiest gets Jason Hickman to fan on the check. Ian Anderson scores West Linn's second goal.
 
Klose tease

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Hoffman miss

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Jesuit's Riley Hoffman thinks he's got the trail check on Ryan Klose... ...but Klose pulls the string and wheels for a shot.

Second Quarter

Jesuit scored first two goals of the secnod quarter to push its lead to 5-1, then Ian Anderson scored West Linn's 2nd goal to make it 5-2 with 2min left in the first half.  The first half ends with Jesuit leading 5-2.

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Taylor Scores WL 4th

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Sweitzer 6th

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Jacob Taylor scores West Linn's 4th goal to bring them within one, 5-4. ...but Sweitzer gets the lead back to 6-4.
 
Hoffman lines Klose Up

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Sweitzer 6th

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Hoffman still thinks he can trail ckeck Klose... ...and this time he does!

Third Quarter

West Linn scored the first two goals of the second half to come within 1 at 5-4, but Jesuit closed out the third quarter with a goal.  At the end of the third Jesuit leads 6-4.

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Grmain FD Start

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Germain Step By

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Anatomy of a face dodge: Louie Germain starts from the wing... ...steps past Jesuit defender Casey Hickman...
 
Germain scores WL 5th

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Trail Check on Slide

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...and scores West Linn's 5th goal. The slide comes..but the trail check does the damage.
 
Tuor FO Winner

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Klose Winner start

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West Linn ties the game. Dylan Tuor wins the ensuing face-off for West Linn and charges downfield... ...two passes later and Ryan Klose cranks up the shot...
 
Kose shoots winner

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Klose Winner scores

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Klose's shot clears the sliding Jesuit defender Noah Monahan... ...and scores for the game winner!

Fourth Quarter

Louie Germain started fourth quarter scoring off to close West linn within one, 6-5.  Jesuit countered with a goal of its own 7-5, then the teams exchanged goals to make it 8-6 with a little over 4min left.  West Linn then scored with 3min left to make it 8-7.  A few muinutes later West Linn ties it with 1:06 left on the clock.  Dylan Tuor controlled the face-off and on the ensuing break, Ryan Klose puts the winner in a fraction under 14secs later.  A crazy last few minutes that only a Syracuse Alum like Coach Flood could predict.

 

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