Shark stickmen improve to 9-0


The Ponte Vedra boys’ lacrosse team remained undefeated at 9-0 with a solid 18-9 win over Gulliver Prep Friday evening at the Sharks’ field.

Andrew O’Dare led the Shark attack with five goals and an assist. Clay Welch and CD James each added 3 goals apiece; Matt Keeler and Reid Smith scored twice and Marshall Few, Ben Buchanan and Jack Burke each had a single goal for Ponte Vedra. Smith also had five assists on the night.

The Sharks play next at archrival Nease on March 1st—a matchup between two conference title contenders. The Panthers boast a 7-1 record and both teams are 1-0 in the conference. Nease’s lone loss came at the hands of Matanzas by the score of 15-14. The Sharks own a 23-10 win over Matanzas. Both teams defeated St Augustine, a common conference opponent—Ponte Vedra beat the Yellow Jackets 14-3 while Nease beat the Jackets 17-4. The Sharks have scored 136 goals and have allowed 64 for the year while Nease has scored 124 goals but has allowed just 36.