BUHS boys lax team wins, loses
BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Union High School varsity boys lacrosse team tasted defeat for the first time this season, falling to Burr and Burton 15-2 on Friday. Ryan Tyler and Elliott Bauer each scored for the Colonels, while Caleb Martin and Dylan Carrasquillo both finished with four saves.
Brattleboro was coming off of a 13-1 rout of Monson on Wednesday, improving to 3-0 overall. Charles Burroughs and Calvin Stebbins each had a hat trick for the victors. Durin Hoyer and Tyler both tallied twice.
"We aren't as good as the Monson score and we aren't as bad as the Burr and Burton score...we're somewhere in between, with a lot of room for growth," noted Colonels coach Chris Sawyer, whose 3-1 team will play at Woodstock on April 24.
BRATTLEBORO — Liz Day (5 goals), Tobin Lonergan (4 goals), Meg Ayotte (4 goals and 3 assists), and Sam Cragin (3 goals) did the damage as Brattleboro topped Woodstock 16-9 on Thursday.
"We had a really solid first half. We came out and struggled at the start of the second half, but the players regained composure, pulled together, and finished well, despite the challenging field conditions," stated first-year Brattleboro coach Michael Lonergan.
The defense played very well for the winners, led by Juniper DiMatteo-Lepape's strong performance. The Colonels took a 12-5 advantage to the break and improved to 2-0 on the season.
Brittney Polijacik buried four shots to pace the Wasps.
SPRINGFIELD — Leland & Gray opened up with a 15-7 victory over Springfield on Friday.
Patrick McDonald had two hits, drew three walks, and drove in three runs to power the winners. Christian Thomsen contributed with two hits and a pair of RBI.
Luc DuGrenier and Thomsen took turns on the hill for the 1-0 Rebels.
HINSDALE, N.H. — The Lady Pacers fell to Portsmouth Christian, 7-3.
"We continue to get better game by game, and this was a great game for us. We are starting to hit the ball more consistently and our defense is tightening up," noted Hinsdale coach Carl Anderson.
Kristin Davis had a couple of hits and drove in two runs to lead Hinsdale. Lauren Southwick doubled, and Mariah Nichols tripled.
Brattleboro baseball at Fair Haven, 4 p.m.
Brattleboro softball at Fair Haven, 4 p.m.
Hinsdale baseball hosts Derryfield, 4 p.m.
Hinsdale softball hosts Derryfield, 4 p.m.
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