The winning streak continues for the Girls 1/2 White team. The offense was anchored by Zana Kraut with 4 goals, Fiona Abramak and Leah Pelletier with 2 a piece and Lauren Ross, Kyleigh Groluau and Paige Mahon with singles. Strong defensive showing by Chloe Biggs, Finnley Charpentier, Julia Cotter, Vittoria Diblasio, Talia Olitsky, Astaria Perron, Quinn Berard, Riley Shephardson and Mckenna Musser.
CYLAX 1/2 Girls Blue vs East Bay/Warwick
The CYLAX Girls 1/2 Blue team tickled the twine 14 times in a pair of games this weekend. On Saturday, the Blue came up a goal short in an 8-7 loss to East Bay Blue. Olyvia Labossiere & Ella Mancuso each struck for glory twice, while Maggie Caggiano, Lucie Goodrich, and Hadley Henderson all scored one. Defensively, Adalyn L'Heureux didn't give an inch despite a "slight" size disadvantage, while birthday girl McKenna Connors demonstrated wonderful sportsmanship. Tatum Connors, Cali Croteau and Quinn White all came through with solid all around performances.
On Sunday, the Blue were road warriors and needed a last second goal from Labossiere (her second of the day) to secure a 7-7 tie vs Warwick. L'Heureux scored her first career goal and Maeve Neary and Audrey Sousa each scored their first goals of the season, while Hadley Henderson netted 2 more. Jillian Henderson and Alexa Parkes each picked up helpers, while Mancuso and Caggiano vacuumed up a combined 12 ground balls. The Blue also received tremendous effort and hustle plays from Sofia Fraioli, Goodrich, Eden Hunter, and Delaney Mungovan.
CYLAX 3/4 Girls vs Warwick
The Girls' 3/4 team had a total team performance on Saturday, beating Warwick 6-2. Goals were scored by Calleigh Campanelli (4), Bowie Legend, and Riley Norton. Assisting on goals was also a team effort with assists coming from Ella Fraioli, Bowie Legend, Maeve Cunningham, Maddison Skurka, Peyton Giroux, and Mackenzie Bryda. Madison Castro and Sabrina Morgan with masterful in net limiting Warwick to only two goals on eight shots.
CYLAX 5/6 D2 Girls vs Warwick
This Saturday the girls of CYLAX 5/6 D2 traveled down to Warwick to play the WPAL Girls 5/6 D2 team. CYLAX 5/6 D2 was able to take control of the game early on by setting the tempo from the start. Early goals from Dylan Stenovitch, Grace Lambert, and Lauren Collette put the team from Warwick on their heels. Great draw control, winning of contested ground balls, and defensive work from the team kept CYLAX in the lead the whole game.. Cassidy Beauchemin was an integral part of the defensive side of the game. She was always on top of the opposing ball carrier, forcing them out of their lanes, and disrupting WPAL’s attempts to gain momentum helping CYLAX to a 10-6 victory. Great job Cassidy!
On Saturday May 18 the CYLAX D2 girls team played tough and fought game against the Seekonk girls D2 girls team in Barrington. CYLAX just fell short with a score of 10 to 8. This game like many of the others came right down to the wire and despite the loss the girls played hard and aggressive for the whole game practicing good passing skills and fighting for ground balls. Goals were scored by Lilah Waidalowski with 1 goal. Elizabeth Tieuli with 2 goals taking a break from starting goal this game. Morgan Franzoni with 1 goal, Isabelle Beitier with a with a goal and an assist and Charlie White with 3 goals and Lynsie Oliver with an assist. Our backup goalie Madeline Estes had a great game with 7 saves in her first outing. With every game the girls are working hard improving their skills and working as a team.
On Sunday, May 19th, the 7/8 D2 girls played another tough fought game against NRI in Smithfield. The girls played a physical game, with lots of full field transitions, good ball movement, and defensive positioning. Madeloine Estes was back between the pipes and credited with 11 saves. Goals were scored by Isabelle Beitier, Lynsie Oliver, Charlie White, and Rachel Grieve. Final score was CYLAX 5 NRI 13
CYLAX 7/8 D1 Girls vs East Greenwich/South County
The 7/8 D1 team lost to East Greenwich by a score of 16 to 4.
The 7/8 D1 team lost to South County on Sunday (11-4). Hannah Prescott led the offense with 3 goals (assists from Maddy Fitzgerald and Annie Henderson). Fitzgerald netted the other goal for CYLAX. The girls showed good ball movement and good off-ball movement when the ball was in offense.
CYLAX 1/2 Boys White vs Seekonk
The Boys 1/2 White continues to impress with a 7-2 win. This weekend the boys faced a very strong Seekonk 1/2 White team and they were a force all day. Casey Campanelli wastes no time putting points on the board with a textbook assist from Brayden Anderson. Next up Mason Mieczynski hit the net assisted by Anderson Osmanski. After a quick defensive turnover by Brayden Anderson, Campanelli fed the ball to Pierce Fernandes who put it right in. Owen Biggs followed up with another quick goal assisted by Robert Shaughnessy. Relentless defensive play from Brady Nolet, Anderson Osmanski and Massimo Costigliola forced turnover after turnover to get the ball back to our offense. Campanelli, Mieczynski and Biggs added one more each with assists by Nolet and Anderson. These boys continue to improve every week and their defense is extremely disruptive. I enjoy watching them grow every week.
CYLAX 1/2 Boys Black vs NRI Red/NRI Black
It was a fun game Saturday where the boys showed remarkable improvement yet again. Lucas Dube showed great hustle and was fielding balls all over the field. Great defensive effort by Meyer Fink and Jaxon Skurka kept the ball moving upfield. Coleton Carroll scored the first goal with the assist from Aaron Hurder. Soon after there was a pass from Chase Fiore to Sebastian Iannuccilli who passed back to Chase for the second goal of the day. At the buzzer Chase Fiore fired a long shot that went wide ending the game with a 2-3 loss to NRI Red.
Back at the Johnston Complex for the second day in a row team Black showed up with the energy they gained from the day before. After a quick score by Connor Lindsay it began to rain, but the boys didnt seem to notice as they were fired up to play. Tyson Gingras and Aaron Hurder covered the field as midfielders, while Anderson Lannon, Jaxon Skurka, and Meyer Fink kept the ball off our defensive side quickly. Zachary Force, Chase Fiore, and Joshua Ptaszek added goals to the day. Sebastian Iannuccilli, Tyson Gingras, Chase Fiore, and Myles Muzrall all had great assists that lead to scores helping CYLAX Black win with a final score of 1-4
Great job in both games players! It was a very exciting weekend of lacrosse.
CYLAX 1/2 Boys Blue vs Providence
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The CYLAX 1/2 Blue team played a strong Providence team on Saturday afternoon at Diamond Hill. The boys played hard but we came up short this weekend. The team got strong ground ball play from Josh Landry who seemed to come out of the scrum with the ball in his stick every time. The lone goal was a beauty scored by Leland Picard and assisted by Bobby Mailloux.
CYLAX 3/4 Boys Blue vs
CYLAX 3/4 Boys White vs NRI
The CYLAX Boys 3-4 White faced another evenly matched team from NRI Saturday at Diamond Hill. After controlling the play in NRI’s zone most of the opening quarters, our boys found themselves trailing 3-1 at half time. Our scoring highlight was another unassisted goal off of the draw by Brayden White to put CYLAX on the board. The team came out of half time netting three unanswered goals, one by Andrew Van Allen, assisted by Brayden White, Brayden White, assisted by David Huftalen, and Dylan Fitzgerald assisted by Michael Meehan. This offensive production found our boys up 4-3 near midway through the 4th quarter. Despite a strong defensive effort lead by Chace Snyder and Alex Gosselin and our net minder, Max Iannetta, NRI went on a 3 goal streak of their own resulting in a 6-4 L for the CYLAX White Team.
In another closely contested match, the coaches were encouraged by our boys again winning the groundball battles as well as their ball movement in the offensive zone. Progress is definitely being made, despite our limited number of practices. GO CYLAX!
CYLAX 5/6 D2 Boys vs Burrillville
The Boys 5/6 Division II team fell to a solid BYLAX team final score 1-5. The final score doesn’t reflect the solid effort and team work on the field. Colin Peterson (20) scored our single goal with an assist from Jonah Polo (40) in the 4thquarter. Cumberland attack had a number of great shots just missing the net by Nicholas Passanante (18), Jonah Polo (40), Mason Titus (32), and Ben Choiniere (6). A solid defensive was led by Grant Vennemeyer (9), Sam Medici (61), and Dylan Girouard (25). First time Goal keeper Mason Titus (32) had a strong showing in the 1sthalf with 11 saves. Sam Medici (61) took over the net for the 2ndhalf with an impressive 12 saves.
CYLAX 5/6 D1 Boys vs Providence
The Boys 5/6 D1 team notched their first win of the season at Diamond Hill against Providence. The boys led the entire game in an 8-6 final. The defense was anchored by Ryan Snodgrass and Patrick Ocampo with strong efforts. The offense was well balanced with six different players gettig their names on the scoresheet. Paced by Evan Spencer, (4 goals / 3 assists) the boys also got goals from Blake Huard (2), Josh Mahon (1) and Max Rusov. Mat LeClair and Lucas Webb also had an assist each in the win.
CYLAX 7/8 D2 Boys Blue vs Smithfield/Burrillville
The Boys 7/8 Blue team played two games on Saturday. The first game was at Diamond Hill against a skillful Coventry team. The boys lost the game 6-2, despite an evenly matched time of possession. Cumberland goals were scored by Jaime Robbins and Aiden Fitzgerald. Midfield play was led by Ryan Bourke, Kyle Smolan, Sean McDonald and Kyle Joliceur. Rex Zadrozny, Ryan Hornsleth, Logan Grenier and Zach Lopez continue to provide solid defense in front of goalie Troy Senn. Troy had an outstanding game with 20 saves in net.
After the first game, the 7/8 Boys Blue team travelled to Smithfield to face a very strong Burrillville team. Despite controlling the time of possession Cumberland tied Burrillville 5-5. Ty Anderson scored two goals, Ryan Titus, Zach Lopez and Jamie Robbins each contributed a goal. Chris Byrne, Matt Collette, Alex Gaynor and Nathan Leonard forced numerous turnovers leading to advanced time of possession. With game tied 5-5, Cumberland controlled the ball in Burrillville’s end the last 4 minutes of the game, peppering the goal with shots and forcing repeated turnovers as the defense attempted to clear the ball from its end.
Goalie Troy Senn played a spectacular game in net. Troy had 27 saves in the game.
CYLAX 7/8 D2 Boys White vs East Bay
The 7/8 D2 White team lost 9 to 3 to East Bay. CYLAX struck first on a goal from Ian Pomfret set up by a great pass from Jared Ptaszek. CYLAX’s remaining two goals were both netted by Ptaszek one with an assist from Lucas Ribeiro.
CYLAX 7/8 D1 vs Portsmouth
The Boys 7/8 D1 team dropped their first game of the season to a talented Portsmouth team Sunday afternoon. The game was a back and forth battle and CYLAX got the game to a 1 goal difference with 5 min to play but in the end, it came down to a couple of calls that did not go in our favor and the contest ended in an 8-4 loss. Goals and assists were contributed by Andrew Palma, Garrett Clare and Ronan Peterson. Patrick Giroux was outstanding in his first ever attempt in goal with 8 solid saves made. Hayden Almeida and Patrick had the play of the game with a perfectly executed hidden ball trick from behind the net and Hayden kept everyone fooled all the way up to the mid line and the clear led to a goal shortly after. The boys will look to bounce back in their next upcoming games