H.S. ROUNDUP: Bunnell lax teams brave the rain to sweep New Milford

Rain might have appeared to be the big winner on Monday, but don’t tell the Bunnell High boys and girls lacrosse teams.

The Bulldogs braved the elements and came away with a home-and-home sweep of the New Milford Green Wave.

The boys team made the road trip to New Milford and came away with a 14-8 win over the Wave, keeping their state tournament hopes alive.

The girls, meanwhile, fell one game short of a postseason berth but capped off the season with a 10-9 Senior Night victory.

Here’s a look at what happened and what games were postponed.B

BOYS LACROSSE

Bunnell 14, New Milford 8

Sophomore Will Heiden scored six goals and assisted on two others as the Bulldogs improved to 6-8 on the season.

Charles Stewart added four goals and while Anthony Trovarelli had three goals and two assists. Jacob Kudysch set up five of the Bulldogs goals and added one himself. Nick Ochoa also contributed a goal and scooped up five ground balls on the day.

Sophomore goalie Quinton Budnick made eight saves.

The Bulldogs must win one of its last two games to clinch a postseason berth.

It hosts Tolland on Saturday at 1 p.m. and Amity on Monday at 7 p.m

GIRLS LACROSSE

Bunnell 10, New Milford 9

The Bulldogs wrapped up their 2019 fall season with a 6-10 mark, topping New Milford by a 10-9 score.

Morgan Reilly scored four goals and had an assist to lead Bunnell. Mariana Trovarelli had three goals and an assist while Maura Kelly scored twice. Christina diBeneddeto added a goal and an assist while Tatiana Wright made 11 saves.

It was the final game in the Bunnell High careers of Kelly, Wright, Holly Rosa and Ally Curcio.

POSTPONEMENTS

Here’s a look at Monday’s postponements:

BASEBALL

Bunnell at Brookfield, ppd., Thursday, 3:30 p.m.

Masuk at Stratford, ppd., Wednesday

SOFTBALL

Bunnell at Brookfield, ppd., Wednesday

Masuk at Stratford, ppd, Wednesday, 4:15 p.m.

BOYS LACROSSE

Stratford at Bethel, ppd., Tuesday

BOYS GOLF

Immaculate at Stratford, at Mill River, ppd, Tuesday, May 21

BOYS TRACK AND FIELD

Stratford, Notre Dame-Fairfield, Masuk at Bunnell, ppd, Wednesday

GIRLS TENNIS

Stratford at New Fairfield, ppd., Wednesday, at O’Neill Center, WCSU

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