GIRLS LACROSSE 2021
All-State players - Kelly Stratton '00; Shannon Stratton '03; Joane Amato '03; Melanie Raubeson '03; Alix Sutcliffe '09
Westies fall to Law in opener
Law tops WH 20-15
By MIKE MADERA
(April 10, 2021) - The West Haven girls lacrosse team opened the 2021 season with a 20-15 loss in Milford against Jonathan Law Saturday afternoon. Five different players picked up goals, but it was not enough in the loss for the Westies.
Olivia O’Mara led the way for West Haven with eight goals, while Mackenzie Gardner scored four times. Meghan Dupre, Ava Evangeliste, and Emma Walker each scored once in the loss.
“Despite being a young team, the girls have worked tirelessly to improve their skills on and off the ball,” West Haven coach Joanne Trenchard said. “We continue to grow as a team everyday, and I am proud of all of their hard work on the field.”
Law had four players with three goals or more in a contest which featured numerous scoring opportunities for both teams. Law had 24 shots, with sophomore Nasia Hammac and freshman Olivia Trenchard each making two saves.
West Haven finished with 28 shots in the game.
Westies fall in Home Opener
Law tops WH 7-6
By MIKE MADERA
(April 13, 2021) - After opening the season with a loss on the road against Jonathan Law, the West Haven girls lacrosse team had a chance to avenge that defeat in quick fashion. Unfortunately for the Westies, they fell just short.
Despite three goals from Olyvia O’Mara, West Haven dropped to 0-2 with a 7-6 loss to Law in the home opener for the Westies at Ken Strong Stadium.
West Haven celebrates a goal against Jonathan Law, April 13, 2021. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.
"We did not play our best tonight,” West Haven coach Joanne Trenchard said. “There were moments that could have gone in our favor, but we did not take advantage of those opportunities."
West Haven had its chances to get on the scoreboard, but could not find the back of the net. Law goalie Arlene Bunavong also had something to say about that as she made 16 saves in the win for Law.
West Haven also saw Law’s Jordyn Konlian score three times, and Lindsay Konlian and Maya Rosado each score twice.For the Westies, sophomore Cassidy Dalton, junior Madison Lentine and sophomore Brooke Moscato each scored once. Freshman Amber Militrano made 11 saves in the loss for West Haven.
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