In lacrosse, VUHS wins twice, Otters split pair

ADDISON COUNTY — In area high school lacrosse play the Vergennes boys’ team won twice and the Otter Valley boys split a pair.
The Mount Abe boys’ and Middlebury girls’ and boys’ lacrosse teams were idle late last week during school break, but Eagles will host Milton on Tuesday afternoon and play at U-32 on Thursday.
The Tiger girls are scheduled to play at Mount Mansfield on Tuesday and at Essex on Friday. MUHS boys’ lacrosse will visit Woodstock on Monday, host CVU on Wednesday and travel to Mount Mansfield on Saturday.
In Vergennes on Friday the Commodores again saw good production from their attackers as Tyler Crowningshield scored four goals and Erik Eisenhower tallied three times, plus they added an assist apiece, as VUHS defeated Lamoille, 10-3.
VUHS midfielder Tyler Kepes scored twice and contributed three assists, and Brent Woods completed the scoring with a goal.
Commodore goalie Broc Clark recorded 11 saves, while Lamoille backstop Dakota Jones stopped 10.
The next day in Randolph, the Commodores demolished the Galloping Ghosts, 14-2.
Crowningshield and Eisenhower were again counted as the top goal producers — four and two, respectively — with Zach Gebo adding two goals and two assists, and a goal each for Kepes, Ethan Reardon, Brett Woods, Brad Sturtavent, Lathrop Brownell and Aaron Gaines. Others contributing assists were Crowningshield with three, Tyrell Montani with two, and one apiece from Eisenhower, Kepes, Gunnar Sonwaldt, Sturtavent and Brownell.
Clark (2 saves) shared time in goal with Aaron Welt (7 saves).
Randolph goalie Bailey Pearson recorded four saves.
The Ghosts are scheduled to play at Vergennes on Tuesday afternoon. The Commodores will play at Milton on Thursday and host Rice on Friday.
Randolph fell in its season opener to host Otter Valley on Thursday, 14-5.
The Otters boasted a 10-3 lead at the half before finishing up with the victory. Collin Eugair led the OV offense with three goals and an assist. Tallying two goals apiece for the Otters were Collin Parker, Tyler Peterson, Keenan Pratt, Colton Leno (three assists) and Erik Sherman.
Goalies Carson Leary and Jon McKeighan posted 10 and six saves, respectively.
On Saturday, Division I Saint Johnsbury came to Brandon and defeated Otter Valley, 9-4.
Sherman had two goals and Colton Leno had a goal and an assist for Otter Valley, which fell to 1-5. Leary stopped seven shots in goal.
Otter Valley lacrosse is scheduled to host Green Mountain Valley on Wednesday and Hartford on Friday; both games are at 4 p.m.

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