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Piedmont men's lacrosse wins first ever home match
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The Piedmont College lacrosse team won 24-2 in its first-ever home match against Alma College on Wednesday in Demorest. The Lions (2-1) opened the season with a loss at Randolph College, then rebounded for the program’s first win over Rhodes College.

Wednesday, after a 6-0 first period, the Lions scored 11 more goals in the second to take a commanding lead.

The defense allowed just two shots on goal, both saves by Dale Morely, to pull away for good.

Piedmont set a school record for goals scored and a new low for goals allowed. Nicholas Green and Steve Blanchard had six and five goals, respectively, while Blanchard added four assists in the win.

Max Rowse finished with four goals and three assists, while John Sumner Gantz added two goals and three assists. Patrick Ammons and Nick Leaf had two goals apiece in the effort.

Piedmont hosts Ferrum College at 1 p.m. Saturday in Demorest.

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