VUHS tops OV in boys’ lacrosse
ADDISON COUNTY — Vergennes defeated visiting Division III rival Otter Valley for the second time in less than a week to highlight the local boys’ lacrosse slate in the latter half of last week.
In other games, VUHS won again, Mount Abraham won a home game, and Middlebury split two D-I contests.
On Wednesday, the Commodores cruised over the Otters, 16-4, getting four goals apiece from Max Ratti-Bicknell (four assists), Tyler Crowningshield (three assists), Tyler Kepes (one assist) and Brett Woods. Long-stick middie Lathrop Brownell chipped in an assist, and goalie Broc Clark denied a dozen OV bids.
Colton Leno scored twice for OV, Erik Sherman notched a goal and an assist, and Tyson Cram also found the net. Otter goalies Jon McKeighan andAlec Stevens stopped five shots apiece.
On Friday at VUHS, the 6-3 Commodores outscored U-32, 18-10, as Crowningshield and Kepes tossed in seven goals apiece. Ratti-Bicknell scored and assisted six goals, Crowningshield added a pair of assists, and Woods, Alex Krumrie andBrad Sturtevant also scored. Clark made 10 saves, five fewer than Raider goalie Max Kissner.
On Friday, the Eagles rolled to a 17-9 win over visiting Lamoille to improve to 7-2. They remain in second place in D-II. Leading the offense for Mount Abe were Dylan Weaver (six goals and three assists), Lucas Richter (five goals and an assist), Charlie Meyer (four goals), Owen LaBarr (a goal and six assists) and Sam Paradee (a goal and an assist). Eagle goalie Tucker Paradee and Lancer goalie Dakota James each made seven saves.
On Wednesday, the Tigers knocked off visiting BFA-St. Albans, 11-5. Jack Hounchell scored five times and added an assist, and Trey Kaufman added three goals and two assists to spark the Tiger attack. Jack Donahue,Jake Peluso andAndrew Gleason scored a goal apiece, and goalie Doug DeLorenzo stopped nine shots. BFA goalie Killian Shea-Smith made seven saves.
On Friday, host Essex topped the Tigers, 14-5. Kaufmann scored twice and Gleason scored once and set up two goals to lead MUHS. DeLorenzo stopped a dozen shots for the Tigers, who dropped to 5-5.
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