Sports 05-10-2012

Charlestown Lacrosse had another great Sunday of lacrosse.  All teams are home this Sunday 5/13 at the Charlestown High School fields.  Come check out a game between 9:00am and 5:30pm.  You can find the schedule online

U13 Girls 

The Charlestown U13 Girls lacrosse team showed their determination on Sunday defeating a tough North Reading team 10-7.  Newcomer Molly McGurty played center for most of the game, scoring two key goals in the first half and hustling hard on defense.  Chloe Shea and Kate Wilson made excellent passes and finished with 2 goals and 1 assist each.  Margaux Dowdle and Carly Heffernan anchored the Charlestown defense with several key ground ball pickups and interceptions, and Tessa Wright scored her first goal in the first half and then transitioned seamlessly to defense for the second.  It was an incredible team effort, and the girls are ready for the challenge of next week’s game against Hamilton-Wenham.

U9 Girls 

The U9 girls had a great win over Reading making them 3-0 for the season.   Everyone tried playing offense, midfield, and attack and worked really hard at picking up ground balls and making complete passes.  The coaches were very impresses with the hustle on the field.  Sophia Allen Garduno, Bella Carr, and Devon Herlihy played great defense stealing the ball from the Reading attack and holding them to only 3 goals.  Hazel Collier, Molly McGuinness, Eliza Nilson, Laurel Nyhan,  Annie O’Keeffe, and Fiona O’Keefe had a great game in midfield transitioning the ball from defense to offense and using the entire field.  Katherine Lamanna, Jackie McCormick, McKay Pratt, and Mackenzie Strachan played amazing on offense taking good shots on goal.  Good work U9 girls!!

U11 Boys White

The boy’s tenacity was high and the teamwork strong. From the starting whistle, the boys did a great job transitioning the ball from defense to offense with precision. The offense was brilliant, working the ball from behind and feeding it to a teammate in front of the net and yes, scoring. On the defensive end, the boys started to stay closer to the net and would successfully strip the ball away from the Sharon offense and transition it back up to the waiting attack. The boys played the best game of the season against a tough Sharon squad.

U9 Boys 

The boys played another great game on Sunday.  Each player tried many different positions and it worked well. Charelstown ended with a 4-1 win over a tough South Boston team. Coach Paul Gamble was most impressed by the teams passing as it continues to improve each Sunday. They team an excellent job in transition from defense and on the offensive side of the field. The byproduct of the good passing was a different scorer on each one of the teams goals, which were scored by Nico Berger, Tanner Creelman, Thaddeus Foote and Richard Bova.  Adam Higginbottom continues to defend the goal making great stops and holding the South Boston attack to only one goal.

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