BATAVIA, NY… In a rematch of the 2018 NJCAA Men's Lacrosse National Championship game, #3 Onondaga Community College and #1 Nassau Community College Lions needed overtime to settle the 2019 edition and in the end, Offensive Most Valuable Player Percy Booth scored the game-winning goal with 17 seconds remaining to give Onondaga their third consecutive National Championship, defeating Nassau 7-6 on Sunday afternoon at Genesee Community College.
In a game that went back and forth throughout the entire game, the two teams played in a defensive game with goaltenders Frank Delia (Onondaga CC) and both Gunnar Luckoski and Anthony Kennin (Nassau CC) played outstanding throughout the National Championship game.
Percy Booth from Onondaga had a hat trick on the day, including scoring the game-winner in the overtime period. Kyle Worsley scored two goals and added an assist for the Lazers. Karl Flinter also scored for Onondaga. Frank Delia made 19 saves between the pipes for Onondaga.
Liam Muldoon led the way offensively for Nassau scoring a pair of goals. Justin Roderka also scored two goals. Dan Rooney scored one goal and tallied three assists and Matt Russo also scored for the Lions.
ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM members include:
Jackson Kranzy – Howard CC
Tim Russell – Howard CC
Jack Watsic – Howard CC
Eli Doyle – Harford CC
Tyler Wagoner – Harford CC
Moriah Yousefi – Harford CC
Liam Muldoon – Nassau CC
John Ehlers – Nassau CC
Justin Rodereka – Nassau CC
Gavin Kesserling – Onondaga CC
Phil Barilla – Onondaga CC
Eli Dandelaught – Onondaga CC
Offensive Most Valuable Player – Percy Booth (Onondaga CC)
Defensive Most Valuable Player – Frank Delia (Onondaga CC)
National Coach of the Tournament – Eric Miccio (Onondaga CC)