As only Midcoast girls lacrosse teams, Mariners, Windjammers renew acquaintances
Thomaston — The athletic rivalry between the Oceanside and Camden Hills high school girls lacrosse teams — the only two in the Midcoast — was renewed on Tuesday, April 11 as the programs clashed on Sam Pendleton Field in preseason contests.
The matches between the Mariners and Windjammers featured 30 minutes of varsity and 30 minutes of subvarsity play, as the Mariner varsity earned a 4-2 win and the Mariner junior varsity a 10-2 victory.
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The jayvee game was a 10-on-10 affair, as opposed to standard 12-on-12 varsity play.
Oceanside, led by coach Angie Vachon, include Sydney Hall, Elise Laslavic, Samantha Berry, Danielle Ladd, Julia Barbour, Jillian Brooks, Kelsey Brooks, Sierra Beal, Taylor Hamlin, Emily Tyler, Gabby Straka, Hope Butler, Shannon Ripley, Kristina Ferguson, Jackie Hall, Mattie Hooper, Nicole Ladd, Carmyn Pease, Lexie McMahan, Salima Kaluta, Bea Weinand, Jackie Daggett and Kaycee Foster.
Camden Hills, led by coach Amy Gertner, Charlotte Leparulo, Kayla Olds, Capril Buck, Lexi Smith, Maddie Bracher, Emma Simmons, Audrey Heriz-Smith, Abbey O'Donal, Halsey Yattaw, Ellie Berez, Aspen Laurita-Spanglet, Hazel Delehey, Ashlee McIntosh, Ryan Hart, Sophie Campbell, Sarah Contento, Katie Southworth, Olivia Powers, Sophie Ernst, Suzannah Gray and Sara Schaefer.
In the varsity match for Oceanside, Hall netted two goals and Barbour and Straka one, while Danielle Ladd and Tyler had one assist for Oceanside. Laslavic played in net.
Contento scored two goals for Camden Hills, while Southworth and Schaefer played in goal for the varsity and jayvee matches for the Windjammers.
In the junior varsity game for Oceanside, Tyler (4 goals, 3 assists), Ferguson (2 goals, assist), McMahan (3 goals), Nicole Ladd (goal, assist), Daggett (assist), Laslavic (assist) and Straka (assist) led Oceanside. Berry made one save in goal for the Mariners.
Information for the Windjammers was unavailable.
Vachon said she is “pleased with our lacrosse players … not defense or offense, but our lacrosse players.”
“Players have had to work in all areas of the field and with new teammates,” she said. “I know it will be beneficial for the team and for those that have had to step into those different roles this preseason. I believe it will make us all well-prepared for regular season.”
Vachon said Oceanside is in “for a great growing season with our jayvee roster.”
The veteran coach added she was happy with Hooper’s “catching and growing dodging prowess,” Daggett “being open for the ball and midfield work,” Butler's and Hall’s “work on the defensive end to keep the [Windjammers] at bay, along with Carmyn Pease looking to the weak-side threat,” Weinand’s “quickness and ‘stick-to-itness’ on the ball” and Nicole Ladd’s “rookie work at the draw circle.”
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