Girls Varsity Lacrosse

Hat tricks from Kao '18 and Feeney '20 help secure the win for Big Blue

At Choate on May 19, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Goals from 6 different attackers, outstanding midfield passing and strong defensive work kept Andover on top today against Choate.

Andover overcame a strong Choate team in poor weather conditions on Saturday afternoon. Choate had the first goal of the game however Andover quickly responded, setting the tone for the rest of the half. Andover was able to take advantage of fast break opportunities to keep up their offensive production. However, Choate’s strong cutting on their offensive end kept Andover’s defense working. The half concluded in an 8-8 tie, giving Andover the opportunity to readjust to Choate’s play and start fresh in the second half. Andover’s strong passing sequences led to a three goal lead early on in the second half. Big Blue maintained this lead with the help of freshman Kennedy Everson’s consistent goalkeeping. Choate was able to score two goals bringing the score to 11-10. A late goal by Meg Ward '19 brought the final to 12-10.