Hungary Lacrosse used a strong combination of ball control and tight defense to start the international round robin tournament off with a pair of wins.
In the first game, Hungary defeated Puerto Rico 8 - 4. Midfielder Alex Bookout led the team with 1 goals and 2 assists. Jason Rozembersky notched 2 goals, Bryan Connolly and Tyler Martin each added a goal and an assist. Dylan Portnoy and Jonathan Frank each added a goal. Long Stick Midfielder Oliver Hollo scored a goal and tallied 5 ground balls and 2 caused turnovers. George Rohonczy went 7/13 at the face-off X and Noah Johnson made 3 saves while defensemen Kristof Vitok, Mark Sund, and Coloman DeBor played excellent defense, limiting opportunities of a strong Puerto Rico offense.
Goals: Rozembersky 2, B. Connolly, Martin, Portnoy, Hollo, Frank, Bookout Assists: Bookout 2, Connolly, Martin FO: 7/13 Saves: 3
In the second game, Hungary defeated Portugal 6 - 3. Jonathan Frank tallied 3 goals, while Tristan Otto had 2 assists. Tyler Martin and Oliver Hollo each had 1 goal and 1 assist. Oliver Hollo added 4 ground balls, and Alex Bookout added a goal. George Rohonczy went 8/11 at the face-off X. Kristof Vitok, Mark Sund, and Coloman DeBor played clamp down defense, allowing less than 10 shots in the contest. Noah Johnson made 4 saves.
Goals: Frank 3, Martin, Hollo, Bookout Assists: Otto 2, Martin, Hollo FO: 8/11 Saves: 4\
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