OAK PARK HEIGHTS — Five different players collected a goal each as Rochester Mayo slipped past Stillwater 5-4 in Thursday’s nonconference boys’ lacrosse game at Stillwater Area High School.
The Spartans outscored Stillwater 4-2 in the second half after trailing 2-1 at the intermission. JT Rein, Ethan Moore, Jake Orvidas, Blake Hess and Mike Fix each scored for Mayo.
Ponies coach Ryan Clark coached the Spartans in 2009 and 2010 while compiling a 16-9-1 record, including a Big 9 Conference championship in 2010.
Stillwater (6-1 SEC, 8-3) closes out Suburban East Conference play with a game at Hastings on Monday and then hosts Mounds View in the regular season finale on Thursday.
R. Mayo 1 0 2 2 — 5
Stillwater 1 1 1 1 — 4
Goals — RM, JT Rein, Ethan Moore, Jake Orvidas, Blake Hess and Mike Fix; St, NA.
Assists — RM, Fix; St, NA.
Saves — RM, Troy Penz 13; St, NA.