Milani and Barthelme produce five goals each

Although visiting John Carroll scored nine times in the second half of its MIAA A Conference game with St. Paul’s, in Brooklandville Friday afternoon, the host Crusaders had all but assure their 19-11 victory with a 10 goal outburst in the opening quarter.

Andrew Milani completed a first quarter hat-trick and finished with five goals and Troy Barthelme also finished with five scores in the victory.

St. Paul’s led 10-2 at the end of the first stanza and 14-4 at the half. St. Paul’s has now scored 69 goals in its five MIAA A Conference games, an average of 13.8 per contest in a conference known for strong defense.

Seth Higgins, Tyler Harry, Rory Jones and Grant Matthews all scored a pair of goals for the Crusaders.

In addition, Milani and Peter Sheehan had two assists each, while Higgins, Jones, Bartheleme, Harry, Woodwards, Jack Wyatt and Logan Santos each delivered one helper.

St. Paul’s (7-2 overall) is now 4-1 in league play as it embarks on a grueling closing stretch in the MIAA A Conference as it hosts Gilman on Tuesday. The Crusaders will then travel to Archbishop Spalding before closing the regular season with home games against Calvert Hall, Loyola and arch-rival Boys’ Latin.