Pope used solid defense to win a game over a high scoring Columbus Catholic team. Columbus was held to a season low three goals as Niko Morfogen had 16 saves and the defense consisting of Tommy Dunne, Alex Reyes, Jake Radebaugh, Stephen Evanicki and Joey Giuffrida played outstanding.
Drew Minchew led the scoring with 4 goals as Chris Castellon had 3 goals and Jake Boyer had 3 assists.
Pope moves to 11-3 on the season and the Explorers drop to 12-4. The Eagles finish out the regular season with Western-Davie tonight and Vero Beach on Friday. Columbus faces Miami-Palmetto on Thursday.