Boys LacrosseFranklin, 11 vs. Falmouth, 6 – Final
– Franklin coach Lou Verrochi said junior Eric Civetti was unstoppable and sophomore Jacob Alexander dominated in the face off X to pace the Panthers past a senior-laden Falmouth side. Civetti scored five goals and had two assists while Alexander won nearly 80% of the draws. Junior Connor O’Rourke made 10 saves in goal and Verrochi said Wyatt Arsenault, Patrick Morrison and Spencer Briggs played very well defensively. Verrochi added LSM Jack Platner, short stick defensive midfielder Will Harvey and Aaron Mallo all played well. Chase Tanner scored twice and added an assist, Sam Arsenault had a goal and an assist, Packie Watson notched two helpers and Kyle McEniry, Nitin Chaudury and freshman Jake Davis each scored once.
Girls LacrosseFranklin, 12 vs. Needham, 7 – Final
– Franklin led by just a goal (6-5) at halftime but had a very strong second half to open the season with a win over the Rockets. Freshman Erin Walsh impressed in her debut, netting a team-high four goals to pace the Panthers. Classmate Gianna Cameron also had a solid debut in goal, registering 10 saves in net. Halle Atkinson added three goals and Kendall Reardon notched two goals and an assist. Head coach Kristin Igoe Guarino said senior Grace McDermott played well defensively with five caused turnovers.
Home opener vs Needham for Girls Lax! #roadtotheship #letsgo @HockomockSports pic.twitter.com/NbHfg1Pz0y
— FranklinAthletics (@FHSSports) March 30, 2017
Great first game and first win against tough Needham team! Let's keep getting better. #neverquit #neversettle— FHS Girls Lacrosse (@Fhsglax) March 31, 2017
HUGE win by @Fhsglax over a tough Needham team! Well done ladies! #HardWorkPaysOff #KeepPushing @HockomockSports pic.twitter.com/COAvMizeNL— FranklinAthletics (@FHSSports) March 30, 2017
Win over @FalmouthLax 11-6, Eric Civetti with 6 goals, great defense lead by Conor O'Rourke @bostonlaxnet— Franklin Lacrosse (@Franklin_Lax) March 30, 2017