VUHS, MUHS girls’ lacrosse teams net wins

ADDISON COUNTY — In high school lacrosse action in the latter half of last week, the Vergennes-Mount Abraham cooperative girls’ team prevailed, the Middlebury girls split two games, and the MUHS boys came up short.
The Commodore girls used a balanced attack and solid goaltending to defeat host Hartford, 10-5. Grace Harvey paced the offense with three goals, Marley Keith andTxuxa Konczal each scored twice, and Jalen Cook (assist), Hannah Kelly and Sophie Davis added a goal apiece. Ashley Tierney backstopped the victory with 14 saves as the VUHS-Mount Abe team improved to 2-0.
The Commodores were set to visit Milton on Saturday after the deadline for this issue.
On Wednesday host Champlain Valley pulled away late to defeat the Tiger girls, 17-11. The game was tied at the half, 5-5, and the Tigers were still within two, 12-10, with 12 minutes to go before the Redhawks took charge. Sydney Peet scored six times and Mia Brumstead five times, all in the second half, for CVU. Redhawk goalie Lena Ashooh made seven saves.
Emily Laframboise (five goals) and Ada Anderson (four goals) sparked the MUHS attack, and goalie Lydia Deppman stopped six shots.
On Thursday the Tigers (1-4) broke into the win column at Essex, 11-6, outscoring the Hornets in the second half, 5-1. Laframboise poured in six goals, Anderson scored three, and Avery Gale added a pair to account for the MUHS offense. Deppman made nine saves to backstop the win, while Hornet goalie Made Larson stopped a dozen shots. The Tigers are off until they play at Rice on April 29.
Six-time defending Division I champion CVU doubled up the Tiger boys, 16-8, on Wednesday. James Bernicke (three goals, four assists) and Max Gorman (four goals) led the attack, and goalie Bobby Spencer made nine saves for the undefeated Redhawks.
Providing the offense for the Tigers were Bode Rubright (three goals), Kolby Farnsworth andBen Crawford (a goal and an assist apiece, and Mason Kaufmann,Ian Ploof and Kam Bartlett (a goal apiece). Goalie Jack Rizzo stopped seven shots as MUHS dropped to 2-3. The Tigers are off until April 30 at Rice.

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