Girls lacrosse update: Eagles, Cadets post victories
The Trumbull High girls lacrosse team opened the season with a convincing 17-6 win over Stamford High at McDougal Stadium. The offense was led by Courtney Lynch (5 goals), Shannon Siebold (3 goals, 3 assists), Caroline Chase (3 goals) and freshman Keira Grant (2 goals, 2 assists) in her varsity debut. Coach Jess McKinney’s Eagles dominated draw controls behind Riley Chase, along with Lynch and Siebold. Chase also contributed two goals and two helpers. Senior attacker Emma Butler added a goal and an assist. Junior Nicole DeVito rounded out the scoring with an unassisted tally. Caroline SanAngelo, Kristen Pagliaro, Meg Ahern and Shaye Manton anchored the defense. Olivia Osterberg and Mimi Marino split goaltending duties to combine for six saves.
Grant scored five goals and added an assist to pace Trumbull over South Windsor, 14-6, on Saturday. Trumbull won 16 of 22 draws. Osterberg made nine saves. Lynch (three goals, assist), Riley Chase (two goals, two assists), Butler (goal, two assists), Jess Salgado (two goals), Siebold (goal, assist) and Nicole DeVito (assist) rounded out the scoring.
Grant had a career day scoring five goals and adding five assists, as Trumbull defeated Shelton, 19-7, on Tuesday. DeVito also had a big day scoring five times, and Chase dished out five assists and added a goal to fuel the offense. Defenders Meg Ahern, Kristen Pagliaro, Shaye Manton, and Caroline SanAngelo teamed up with goalies Olivia Osterberg and Mimi Marino to hold the Gaels' offense in check. Eleven Trumbull players registered at least one point in a total team effort. Rounding out the scoring were Shannon Siebold (two goals, assist), Riley Chase (two goals) Emma Butler (goal, assist), Allie Coppola (goal), Joanna Pirog (goal), Jess Salgado (goal), Bridget Essing (assist) and Courtney Lynch (assist).
St. Joseph girls lacrosse
St. Joseph defeated Westhill High, 14-5, on Saturday. Lily Ivanovich had four goals and three assists for coach Leeland Gray’s Cadets. Kate Condron had three goals and had three assists. Maddie Dunkel had three goals and Annie McNeil had two goals. Abbey Ivanovich had a goal and three assists. Jettke Gray had a goal and an assist. Erin O'Brien made six saves.
St. Joseph lost 12-3 to Darien on Thursday. Abbey Ivanovich scored two goals and Condron had one. Lilia Ivanovich had an assist. O'Brien made 12 saves.
St. Joseph defeated Westhill, 19-2, on Tuesday. Lilia Ivanovich had four goals and three assists and Abbey Ivanovich scored four goals with two assists. Gray won 15 draw controls to go with two goals and an assist. Condron had three goals and two assists and McNeil scored three goals. Dunkel had a goal and three assists. Schuyler Tomey and Olivia Badeaux scored goals. O'Brien made six saves.