The unbeaten and untied Martha's Vineyard girls varsity lacrosse team took flight to Nantucket last Wednesday where they handed the Whalers a 14-3 whuppin'.
Hayley Pierce and Cristina Wiley paced the Purple win, each with four goals and two assists. Both Laura Jernegan and Sophie Lew scored twice and assisted. Molly Fischer won most of the draws, had six assists, and scored, as did Kate Cecilio. Zoe Fisher made 12 saves in goal.
Thursday the girls stung Bishop Stang here, 16-6. Scoring for the Vineyard were Laura Jernegan (5 with an assist). Both Sophie Lew and Ana Cristina Jurczyk had 2 goals and 3 assists. Hayley Pierce (2 goals and an assist), Molly Fischer (2), Brianna Davies (1) and Christina Wiley (1) accounted for the rest of the goals. Kate Cecilio assisted twice. Zoe Fisher made 15 saves in goal.
Friday the Islanders sank the Falmouth Clippers, a Division One team, here, 11-5. Laura Jernegan paced the Martha's Vineyard, attack scoring five times and assisting once. With 5:16 left in the first half, Hayley Pierce's goal put the Vineyard ahead, 3-2. In the time remaining Martha's Vineyard added three more to reach the break with a 6-2 lead.
Also scoring for the purple and white: Kate Cecilio (2), Molly Fischer, Cristina Wiley, and Brianna Davies.
Monday, the girls disposed of Bridgewater-Raynham.
Tuesday Dartmouth challenged the Islanders but were unceremoniously added to the list of victims for their troubles, 15-10. Laura Jernegan, the Vineyard's leading scorer, put seven shots into the net and assisted on two others. Both Molly Fischer and Kate Cecilio scored twice. Ana Cristina Jurczyk, Cristina Wiley, Sophie Lew, and Hayley Perce added single goals. Goalie par excellence Zoe Fisher made a dozen saves.
The 18-0 girls team, having completed its season of scheduled games, awaits its post-season assignment which, no doubt, will begin with a home game and the top seed.
The Junior Varsity team also completed its season with a 9-9 tie at Dartmouth. Rilla Hammett scored four times, Maddie Hughes had three goals and Ambika Datta had two. Strong on defense were Shelby Ferry, Genevieve Hammond, and Becca Tilton. Amanda Rose had five saves in goal. The jayvees compiled a noteworthy record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 3 ties.