Lacrosse wrap-up: Tiger girls win; VUHS, Eagles fall
ADDISON COUNTY — In area high school lacrosse action earlier this week, the Middlebury girls won on the road to remain unbeaten, but the Vergennes/Mount Abraham girls’ and boys’ squads both came up short.
On Tuesday, the Tigers improved to 8-0 with a 14-5 victory at Essex (1-3). Isabel Rosenberg’s four goals and Satchel McLaughlin’s three goals and assist paced the attack. Mikayla Robinson (two goals and two assists) and Andi Boe (two goals and an assist) were also major offensive contributors, and goalie Raven Payne made five saves for the Tigers, who host also unbeaten South Burlington on Thursday. Hornet goalie Madi Larson made three saves.
Also on Tuesday, the 1-3 Eagle boys suffered their third narrow loss of the season, 8-7 at U-32. Their three setbacks are by a total of four goals. Owein LaBarr scored three times to lead the Eagles, Max Ratti-Bicknell netted two goals and chipped in two assists, Phoenix King andNate Wojciehowski added one goal apiece, and goalie Patrick Davison stopped 12 shots. Five Raiders scored at least one goal, and goalie Chandler Stevens made 15 saves.
On Monday, visiting Hartford defeated the Commodores, 16-4, dropping the first-year collective varsity program to 2-0 heading into a Wednesday home game vs. Stowe. Ashley Turner scored three times for VUHS and scooped five ground balls, while Nora Deming scored once and Erin Lawrence picked up an assist. Ciara McClay (six saves) and Madison Valiquette (two saves) split time in net for the Commodores.
Morgan Pero led Hartford with four scores, and Hurricane goalie Emi Harlow made eight saves.
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