By Tim Glon
HOUGHTON, N.Y. — Sophomore Max Weese (Columbus/Hilliard Darby) scored a school record eight goals to lead the Ohio Northern men's lacrosse team to a 22-4 victory at Houghton (N.Y.) on Saturday afternoon at Burke Field.
The Polar Bears improve to 3-3, while the Highlanders fall to 0-6.
Weese also had an assist and finished with a school record nine points.
Freshman Cameron Marous (Brecksville) scored two goals and had an assist and 12 other Ohio Northern players tallied a goal in the game.
Sophomore Drew Eramo (Hilliard/Bishop Ready) scored 4:17 into the game and Marous followed 1:03 later to put ONU up 2-0.
After HC made it 2-1, Weese scored twice and sophomore Anthony Pavone (Chagrin Falls/Kenston) scored as the Polar Bears led 5-1 after the first quarter.
Weese scored three second period goals as ONU led 10-3 at halftime.
Ohio Northern out-scored Houghton 12-1 in the second half to put the game away.
In all, 37 Polar Bears played in the game.
ONU out-shot HC 64-8, won 22 of the 29 faceoffs and won the ground ball battle 53-27.
The Polar Bears will return home to host Adrian (Mich.) on Tuesday at 7 pm at Dial-Roberson Stadium.