DIVISION I STATE CHAMPIONS!
The Rocks made a statement from the start against the defending state champs with an unassisted goal by James 12 seconds into the game. Followed by another goal by James that was assisted by Ethan Tyack with 11:03 left in the first quarter which gave Coffman the early advantage. The Shamrocks then got a goal from Hassan Radda with 8:33 left in the opening period to make it 3-0.
St. Xavier got to within 5-3 with 8:26 left in the second quarter, but Coffman outscored the Bombers 5-2 during the remainder of the period to take a 10-5 lead into halftime.
The Shamrocks made it 11-5 on a goal by Tyack that was assisted by James and 12-5 with 8:06 left in the third on Radda’s second goal.
Tyack finished with two goals and four assists, Will Hunter had two goals and Radda added one assist for the Shamrocks, who outshot the Bombers 38-30 and forced 18 turnovers.
Goalkeeper Sean McCourt made nine saves for Coffman.
The Div. I State Championship is the first Lacrosse State Championship in school history.
The Rocks finished with a record of 21-1, going undefeated against Ohio teams.