County boys’ lacrosse teams lose in playoffs
ADDISON COUNTY — The local high school boys’ lacrosse season came to an end last week, as higher seeds eliminated the Middlebury, Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative, and Otter Valley teams.
MUHS, the No. 8 seed in Division I, played the most competitive match, falling to defending champion Champlain Valley, 7-4, in a road quarterfinal on Saturday. Defending champion CVU (15-1) received three goals from Nate Cuttitta, and Redhawk goalie Andrew Tieso frustrated the Tigers with 15 saves.
Jack Donahue scored twice for MUHS, Kam Bartlett andSam Hodges added a goal apiece, and goalie Cam Devlin stopped 12 shots.
The Eagles, seeded No. 13 in D-II, came up short at No. 4 Stratton, 8-2, in a Wednesday first-round game despite a solid defensive effort backed by goalie Grady Brokaw’s nine saves. Sam Paradee andLucas Livingston scored for the young Mount Abe-VUHS squad, which finished at 1-11-1.
No. 11 OV saw host No. 6 Milton pull away in Wednesday’s second half for a 17-3 win in another D-II first-round game. Milton’s Owen Perry tossed in seven goals, and goalies Chris Lefebvre and Colton Lambert combined for 14 saves to frustrate the Otters. Hayden Gallo, Ethan Sulik-Doty and Tim Kittler found the net for OV, and goalie Alec Stevens racked up 13 saves.
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