YARMOUTH — Charlie Fay scored the go-ahead goal and Falmouth got five straight goals to break a fourth-quarter tie and beat North Yarmouth Academy 11-7 in Class B boys’ lacrosse Monday.

NYA (2-4) fought back from a 5-1 deficit, tying it in the third quarter when Jacob Scammon scored off a loose ball from 25 yards out.

Jack Cooleen put the Yachtsmen (5-1) back on top with two minutes left in the quarter, cutting left-to-right across the crease and beating Weston Nolan with a low shot, but Scammon knotted it again from 15 yards with 38 seconds remaining.

After hitting the crossbar and then the post with bids early in the fourth quarter, Cooleen lost the ball charging through heavy traffic. Fay was there to collect the loose ball, however, and he fired it past Nolan for a 7-6 lead with 8:42 to go.

“I dodged the pressure and got a lucky bounce,” said Fay. “The tie gave us a wake-up, and sometimes you need a break to get going.”

Mitch Tapley charged out from behind the net and scored 41 seconds later to increase Falmouth’s lead, and Fay scored from in close off a nifty feed from Will Slipperly.

Tapley’s fourth goal of the game put the Yachtsmen ahead 11-6 with 5:35 left.

“I wasn’t doing a great job carrying the ball earlier,” Tapley admitted, “but they started pushing it out, and that usually meant the next slide would get there a little late when I came out.”

Scammon finished with four goals for NYA.

“Their depth is the big difference,” said NYA Coach Chris Carpentier. “We have a number of skilled players, but they have five or six lines to our two/three.

“But we showed we can play with anybody. We regained our focus and played for ourselves regardless of what the other team is doing. We’ve been stressing that all year, and we’re getting there.”

Hunter Lafond opened the scoring off a long carry in the game’s opening minute, and Tapley followed with a pair of goals for a 3-0 lead less than eight minutes in.

Oliver Silverson put the hosts on the board off a fast-break feed from T.J. Daigler.

Cooleen and Sipperly made it 5-1 before NYA began its comeback.

“We started out well,” said Fay, “but when they started to come back, Coach (Mike Lebel) told us at halftime that we weren’t good enough to just switch it on, and we had to play with more energy.”

“We weren’t taking advantage of what they were giving us, and we were trying to be too cute,” said Lebel.

“But once we realized what they were giving us, we started to do a better job moving the ball beyond the first slide.

“But I was impressed with NYA. I thought they played better than we did.”