Pass fakes are not just for box players.
2020 Seamus Foley (Benilde St. Margaret's/Project Midwest) scoops up a ground ball, runs to space, pass fakes and rolls opposite to free his hands.
Nothing like a pass fake to alleviate pressure from an overzealous riding attackman.
Pray at the church of Saint First Time Ground Balls and your defense won't allow many goals.
This situation seems like it could easily be added to the John Carroll line drill routine.
There's no reason a short stick couldn't use this escape technique either.