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Boys 6A Lacrosse Goes Undefeated in Border Battle Tournament, 3-0
Congratulations to the 6th Grade Boys lacrosse team for going undefeated (3-0) at the 2018 Border Battle Tournament on Sunday, June 3. The team defeated three teams for the title, including Longmeadow (7-1), Simsbury (5-3) and Westfield (8-4).
The 6A Warriors include Luka Andjelkovic, Lorenzo Caratozzolo, Jack Costello, Charlie Clune, Will Fisher, Connor Flanagan, Brody Hess, Mac McGovern, Tyler Morris, Jason Miller, Flynn Shipman, Quinn Silva, Ryan Smith, Carter Stephenson, Harry Polito, Nate Rath, Owen Theoharides and Todd Woodring.
Wilton Boys U9 Fall to New Canaan, 2-4
Wilton Blue suffered a 2-4 loss at Merwin Meadows against New Canaan on Sunday, June 3. New Canaan got off to a quick start, going up 2-0 in the early minutes of the game. But the Warriors answered back, with a powerful goal by Gavin Levenherz set up by strong attacking pressure from Giacomo De Paola. For the remainder of the first half Wilton held strong, led by goalkeeper Conor Filip and defenders Liam Backman, Mario Coppola and Jack Mulfinger. Before the halftime whistle Wilton leveled the game with a beautiful left-footed strike by Jake Albanese.
In the second half New Canaan scored early again, but Wilton kept up the pressure throughout with coach Ritesh Mistry directing the team. De Paola played strong in goal, with Backman, Albanese, and Filip on defense. Caio Thakur and Joshua Comiskey worked tirelessly to push the ball down the field, and Sean Kaliski and Ryan Vermeulen had great attempts on goal. Despite their efforts, the Warriors were scoreless in the second half, and New Canaan tacked on one more goal to win by two.