High school lacrosse: Tigers, VUHS win; Eagles bested
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school lacrosse action earlier this week, the Middlebury girls and boys and the Vergennes boys all posted wins to remain undefeated, while the Mount Abraham boys came up short.
On Tuesday, seven Tiger girls scored in a 7-6 win over Mount Mansfield in a game moved to MUHS from MMU because of field conditions in Jericho. Seven Tigers scored a goal apiece; Emma Donahue (two assists) and Katie Holmes andEmma Best (an assist apiece) paced the offense, while goalie Baily Ryan stopped 10 shots for the 2-0 Tigers. Colby Knight made seven saves for the 1-2 Cougars.
On Monday, the Tiger boys remained unbeaten at 4-0 with an 11-7 win at Woodstock. Connor Quinn paced MUHS with five goals and four assists, and Bobby Ritter added three goals and seven ground balls. Cullen Hathaway,Jack Hounchell andAli Abdul Sater tacked on a goal apiece, and Nathan Lalonde backstopped the win with seven saves.
The Vergennes Union High School boys pounded winless Randolph, 14-5, on Tuesday, taking a 10-0 first-half lead on the way to improving to 5-0. Tyler Crowningshield (seven goals, two assists); Erik Eisenhower (four goals, assist); Tyrell Montani, Brett Woods and Brad Sturtevant (a goal apiece): and Tyler Kepes (two assists) led the attack. VUHS goalie Broc Clark stopped 14 shots, while Ghost goalie Bailey Pearson made five saves.
The Commodores’ schedule will get tougher, with upcoming games vs. Milton, Rice, Stowe and Burlington.
Also on Tuesday, visiting Milton bested the Eagle boys, 17-11, to improve to 2-1. Lucas Richter (five goals) and Dylan Weaver (four goals) led the Eagle offense, and Tucker Paradee made 11 saves as Mount Abe dropped to 1-2. Milton goalie Mathieu Granger made eight saves in the win.
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