MUHS boys, Eagle-VUHS lacrosse teams prevail
ADDISON COUNTY — The Mount Abraham-Vergennes cooperative girls’ and boys’ lacrosse teams both won their season openers last week, while the Middlebury boys’ lacrosse team moved over .500 with a road win. The MUHS girls, however, lost at home and remain in search of their first win in the early going.
The Commodore girls on Saturday defeated visiting Hartford, 10-3. Jalen Cook (four goals, assist, 17 ground balls) led the way, and freshman Grace Harvey made her varsity debut with a hat trick and 16 ground balls. Hannah Kelly, Txuxa Konczal and Siobhan Eagan rounded out the scoring with a goal apiece, and Sophie Davis andKate Anderson each added an assist each. Goalie Ashley Tierney backstopped the win vs. the 1-1 Hurricanes with eight saves.
The Eagle boys opened on this past Wednesday with a 9-3 victory over Lamoille. Jack Halpin paced the Eagles with three goals, Neo Weaver added two goals, and Griffin Paradee chipped in a goal and an assist. Eagle goalie Aidan Danyow stopped 12 shots, and Lancer goalie Ian Castonoay made six saves.
The Tiger boys moved to 2-1 by knocking off previously unbeaten Rutland, 11-5, on Saturday. The Tigers relied on a balanced attack led by Mason Kaufmann (three goals, assist), Bode Rubright (three goals) and Kolby Farnsworth (two goals, two assists) to defeat the 3-1 Raiders. Goalie Jack Rizzo stopped 11 shots for the Tigers, and Coach Matt Rizzo said Zeke Hooper dominated the faceoffs for MUHS.
On Friday, visiting New Hampshire power Hanover toppled the Tigers, 20-8. Carlisle Brush andAvery Gale led the 0-3 Tigers with three goals apiece, Lacey Greenamyre and Phoebe Smith added one each, and Ada Anderson controlled three draws and picked up three ground balls to lead MUHS in those departments. Tiger goalie Lydia Deppman made eight saves.
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