With four straight years of very tight competitive games, the 2016 match up between Neuqua Valley and Naperville Central did not disappoint. Neuqua Valley struck first; but Central held a 3-2 lead at the half. Three quick goals by Central pushed them to a 6-2 lead. But the 4th quarter was owned by Neuqua forcing it to an 8-8 tie. Central ended the evening with a 9-8 double overtime sudden victory win to remain undefeated and ranked #1 in the state.
After the game a group photo of former players and coaches from their youth lacrosse days at Fox Valley Lacrosse was captured at mid-field.
Thursday night was a perfect example of sportsmanship between two great rivalries.
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