Girls lacrosse demolishes B-CC 16–7

By Sam Shiffman

[score id=”49800″ align=”right”] The girls lacrosse team (6–2) dismantled the B-CC Barons 16–7 Thursday behind a dominant offensive performance.

The Vikes jumped out to a quick 7–0 lead, and ended the half up 11–4. Attacker Gaby Svec led the squad early on with three goals and two assists in the first half. The Vikes were aggressive on the attack throughout the game.

Attacker Lindsey Schneider and midfielder Gaby Svec pursue a Baron defender in part of the Vikes' relentless defensive effort. Photo by Reed Leventis.
Attacker Lindsey Schneider and midfielder Gaby Svec pursue a Baron defender in part of the Vikes’ relentless defensive effort. Photo by Reed Leventis.

“We’ve been practicing hard this week and the quick goals at the start of the game boosted our confidence,” defender Maddy Russell said.

Midfielder Eden Gray won multiple draws to help break down the Baron’s defense. The squad used fast breaks to set up multiple goals, midfielder Ellen Middleton said.

The Vikes continued to dominate in the second half behind the play of attacker Clare Cunniff, who scored four goals in the contest. The squad communicated well throughout the game and set up goals for each other.

Defensively, goalie Claire Hisle and the Vikes’ defense shut down the Barons’ attack. Hisle made multiple saves and distributed the ball effectively.

The Vikes’ next game is April 25 against the Quince Orchard Cougars at 7:15.