TJ posts close victory over Goretti
By DAN KAUFFMAN / Staff Writer
photo: JOE CROCETTA / staff photographer
Goretti managed to keep the game close despite the Patriots' severe pressure through the first half and eventually tied the game in the second half, proving the winless Gaels can compete with any team.
Thomas Johnson boarded the bus for home with an expected, yet difficult 2-1 victory in its possession.
"We're pleased to come away with the win," Patriots coach Brett Height said. "We walk away with a 'W', but we also walk away with things to work on in practice."
"(We) needed to realize earlier that you can play with anyone if you do the work," Gaels coach Marty Wills said. "We weren't working as hard as we needed to in the first half.