First-place Barrage beat the Lizards

Posted: July 21, 2006

Justin Smith collected three goals and an assist to lead the Barrage past the Long Island Lizards, 10-8, in a Major League Lacrosse game at Villanova Stadium.

The Barrage improved to 8-2, and remain in first place in the MLL Eastern Conference. Long Island fell to 4-6.

Trailing by 5-2 in the first half, the Barrage went on a five-goal run before halftime.

Bobby Horsey, B.J. Prager, Michael Springer and Greg Peyser scored, and Shaun Lyons contributed a two-point goal for an 8-5 lead.

The lead stood up as Barrage goalie Brian Dougherty held the Lizards scoreless for the final 12 minutes, 44 seconds of the game after a two-point goal by Adam Borcz got Long Island to within two.

Smith and Lyons scored second-half goals for the Barrage.

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