Lacrosse: Buffalo nips Elk River boys 5-3

Matt Keller (3) of the Elks advances the ball. Other Elks are Travis Hansen (19) and Tyler Kelley (8).

Matt Keller (3) of the Elks advances the ball. Other Elks are Travis Hansen (19) and Tyler Kelley (8). The Buffalo players are Kody O’Neill (13) and Noah Vabderkooi. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

 

Elk River boys lacrosse played stout defense but came up short against the Buffalo Bison 5-3 at home Friday evening.

“Buffalo’s goalkeeper was outstanding,” said Elk coach Thomas Haugen. “He made some ridiculous saves.”

Marcus Olson had two of the Elks three goals.

Marcus Olson had two of the Elks three goals.

Haugen said his own goalie, Robert Finseth, and a “fantastic” game as well, and the defense anchored by fourth-year starter Travis Hansen kept the Elks in the game.

Marcus Olson scored two goals and Kyle Badger had the other for the Elks (0-3).

Buffalo is undefeated at 4-0.

The Elks will host Maple Grove on Monday.

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