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Verona scores final nine goals to down Janesville

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Gazette Staff
May 16, 2012
— The Janesville Lacrosse Club couldn’t keep early momentum as Verona slowly pulled away to an 11-3 victory Tuesday night at Optimist Park.

Eric Monroe gave Janesville a 1-0 lead 1:55 into the game. Jacob Gray scored off a feed from Nick Krueger a little more than 90 seconds later and the Bluebirds were up 2-0.


But Verona crept back to tie the game before the end of the quarter.


Krueger put Janesville up 3-2 1:50 into the second quarter, but Janesville wouldn’t score the rest of the game.


Verona led 6-3 at halftime and added four goals in the third and another in the fourth.


Collin Cropp made his first start in goal for Janesville and made 12 saves.


Janesville (0-12) plays at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Waukesha.



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