JACK OF ALL TRADES: Princeton Day School boys’ lacrosse player Jack Konopka controls the ball against Hightstown in the Mercer County Tournament championship game last Thursday. Senior star Konopka contributed an assist and good work on face-offs to help the Panthers prevail 9-3 and win their third straight county crown. Earlier in the week, Konopka tallied three goals and two assists to help PDS pull away to a 14-4 win over Robbinsville in the MCT semifinals. (Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)
By Bill Alden
Last spring, Nick Day starred as a face-off man extraordinaire for the Princeton Day School boys’ lacrosse team.
With Day having graduated and now playing at Bowdoin, senior Jack Konopka stepped into the face-off role this year.
“For me, most of the year, I have been a scrappy guy who tries to create a 50/50 ground ball for our wings to win it,” said Konopka. more