Lacrosse wrap-up: Eagles edge Lancers, 11-9; Tigers unbeaten
ADDISON COUNTY — In local high school lacrosse late last week, the Mount Abraham/Vergennes boys’ team picked up a road win, the Middlebury girls remained unbeaten, the MUHS boys split two games, the VUHS/Mt. Abe girls lost twice, and the Otter Valley boys came up short.
On Saturday, the Eagles edged host Lamoille, 11-9, as Max Ratti-Bicknell and Owein LaBarr each scored three times. Ratti-Bicknell chipped in two assists, Neo Weaver contributed two goals and an assist, and goalie Grady Brokaw stopped nine shots as the Eagles improved to 3-4 heading into a Monday game at OV. Lancer goalie Lucas Boisclair made seven saves.
In a Thursday game played at Middlebury College, the MUHS girls earned a 19-14 victory over Champlain Valley. Kate Donahue andSatchel McLaughlin each scored five goals and Andi Boe notched four goals and two assists as MUHS moved to 11-0. Goalie Raven Payne stopped six shots. Lydia Maitland poured in seven goals for CVU, and goalie Ali Bainer made eight saves.
On Wednesday, host St. Albans (7-2) earned an 11-3 victory over the Tiger boys. Cooper Cioffi scored five times for the Bobwhites and goalie Killian Shea-Smith made 12 saves. Kolby Farnsworth scored twice for MUHS, and Cam Devlin stopped 14 shots.
On Friday, the 4-5 Tigers coasted at Essex, 12-4, as Farnsworth tossed in four goals, Trey Kaufmann scored three times, Jake Peluso added two goals, and Devlin posted another 14 saves. Two Hornet goalies combined for six saves.
On Wednesday, visiting U-32 outscored the Commodores, 14-10, despite four goals, two assists and eight ground balls from Jalen Cook and three goals, three assists and 12 ground balls from Ashley Turner. Jackie Reiss added two goals and Norah Deming also scored and scooped five ground balls, while Commodore goalie Siobhan Eagan made seven saves. U-32 goalie Emily Cremins stopped six shots.
On Saturday, host Harwood earned its first win at the Commodores’ expense, 14-6, as Highlander goalie Emma Cosgrove came up with 16 saves and VUHS nailed the post several times. Deming and Reiss each scored twice to pace the 0-7 Commodores, and Erin Lawrence and Turner added a goal apiece for VUHS.
On Thursday, visiting Stratton topped OV, 14-4. Hayden Gallo tossed in three goals for OV, and Alec Stevens made 14 saves as OV dropped to 3-5.
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