Boys, girls lacrosse teams off to a fast start

Photo by Al Frey
Becca Prevost, a captain of the CVU girls lacrosse team, looks for an opening in the Redhawks’ 16-6 win over Burr & Burton.

The wacky April weather is wreaking havoc on the schedule for spring sports at Champlain Valley Union High School.

Here’s a rundown on games that happened despite the weather.

CVU 16, Burr and Burton 6
April 13

CVU scored 10 goals in the first half against visiting Burr and Burton.
Bella Rieley led the Redhawks with five goals; Lydia Maitland had three goals and three assists.
Ali Wainer made seven saves in goal to earn the win, which moves CVU to 2-0.

CVU 15, Rutland 6
April 16

Nate Cuttita’s five-goal outburst paced the CVU boys lacrosse team in a win over Rutland.

The win, combined with a 12-4 victory over South Burlington last Wednesday, moves the Redhawks to 4-0 early in the season.
In the 12-4 win over the Rebels — a rematch of last year’s Division 1 title game — Walter Braun led the way with four goals, while Sam Sturim had two goals and dished out three assists.

CVU 7, Essex 0
April 13

The three-time defending state champs opened their title defense in resounding fashion, Essex in straight sets in all seven matches.
Stephanie Joseph, Sophie Dauerman, Kendall Blanck, Renee Dauerman and Corina Gorman all won their singles matches, and both CVU doubles teams also won.

The CVU track and field teams opened their season at South Burlington on Thursday, April 12, with a dual meet.

In the girls competition, Jess Klein won the 100-meter race, Ella Whitman won the 1,500 and Alice Larson won the 3,000.

Annaliese Kramer won the high jump, Moriah Bosen was tops in discus and Harper Mead won in javelin for the Redhawks.

On the boys team, Luke Morton won the 100-meter race, Alden Randall was first in the 400 meters and Jared Leonard won the 1,500.

Seamus Higgins (high jump), Keeghan Tolan (triple jump) and Scott Stanley (javelin) earned wins in the field events.

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