NORTHFIELD — The Emmanuel women’s lacrosse team built an early lead and quickly opened the floodgates during Wednesday night’s 15-5 victory over Norwich under the lights at Sabine Field.
Elisabeth Fortier, Allison Hutchings, Jessica Bourdas and Kylie Rice scored in the opening five minutes to give their team a 4-0 advantage. Norwich closed to gap to 4-1 when Emily Schrom scored with 19:59 left in the first half. Emmanuel retaliated with goals by Aisling Butler and Bourdas for a 6-1 lead with 6:10 remaining in the half.
Norwich’s Brynn Medes sliced the deficit to 6-2 before Emmanuel responded with four straight goals for a 10-2 halftime lead. Fortier, Bourdas, Butler and Chandra Franca accounted for the goals.
Norwich’s Michaila Furchak scored twice in the second half and teammate Brittany Poljacik also scored. Bourdas finished with a team-high four goals, while Franca wound up with three goals. Norwich held a 33-26 edge on ground balls and both teams won 11 draw controls. The Cadets committed 34 turnovers and Emmanuel turned over the ball 27 times. Emmanuel held a 34-19 advantage on shots.
Goalie Bethany Bonilla made 12 saves for Emmanuel (5-6). Kate Winstanly stopped nine shots for Norwich (5-7). The Cadets will host New England College at 4 p.m. Monday.
Burlington 17, Stowe 7
BURLINGTON — The Seahorses claimed their second victory in three days with an overpowering offensive effort against the Raiders on Wednesday.
Milo Trabulsy (five goals, one assist) and Duncan Macdonald (four goals, one assist) paced BHS. Curtis Plante added three goals and three assists in the victory, while teammate McCall Heimert chipped in with two goals and two assists.
Also scoring for BHS were Calder Sky (two assists), Elliot Maher (one assist) and Tenzin Kelley, while Rad Hammond dished out two assists.
Stowe’s scoring leaders were Jace Boerger (two goals, one assist), Hans Huber (two goals), Rowan Pinkham (one goal), Noah Levine (one goal) and Clark Brown (one goal). Teammates Camden Anderson and Jake Ramos added assists. Burlington goalie Sullivan Weston made 10 saves, compared to five saves by Stowe’s Oliver Ogden.