Lavaud, Mompremier Shine for EHS Cross Country Teams
The Everett High girls and boys cross country teams opened their seasons last week, trekking to Lynn Woods to take on Greater Boston League rival Lynn English.
On the girls’ side, Olivia Lavaud finished in first place and Suzanne Maharjan finished in second place to pace the Lady Crimson Tide to the victory.
For the boys, who came up short in the final scoring, Wesley Monpremier outran the field to come across the line in first place. Teammates Samuel Desir took fourth spot, Anthony Cooper grabbed fifth, and Matth Telson finished in seventh.
“We had a good first meet,” said EHS head coach Brendan Hahesy. “It was a strong first showing that hopefully we can build on throughout the season.”
Hahesy and his crew are scheduled to run today (Wednesday) at GBL rival Chelsea on the latter’s home course at Admiral’s Hill and then will host Malden next Wednesday with a meet at 7 Acre Park.
Field Hockey Team Deadlocks Malden, 1-1
The Everett High field hockey team opened its season last week, dueling Greater Boston League archrival Malden to a 1-1 draw,
Omar Marshall scored the goal for coach Melissa O’Donnell’s Crimson Tide squad, with Celeste Fuccillo, Robert Fuccillo, and Dante Masucci contributing with assists off a penalty corner.
“We had many of our players playing in their first varsity game,” said O’Donnell. “I thought we played well for our first game of the season. We hustled, we played aggressively, and we just needed to clean up a little bit, but I like the direction our team is heading in. “
Although Everett came up short in its next contest against non-league rival St. Mary’s of Lynn on Monday at the Manning Bowl in Lynn, O’Donnell was pleased with the performance of many of her players.
“We had strong efforts from Jessica Colman, Juliana Edwards, Omar Marshall, Dante Masucci, Robert Fuccillo, Celeste Fuccillo, Melissa Lopes, Kayley Rossi, Ella Hickey, Jules Curran, Stephany de Sousa, and Sarai Velez,” said O’Donnell.
The Crimson Tide will play at non-league foe Peabody this Friday and at Revere next Wednesday.
The EHS junior varsity squad earned its first win of the season at Malden thanks to a goal by Reliegh Kenney.
“Our junior varsity team also has a lot of new players,” noted O’Donnell. “They played extremely well and I was very proud of them. Coach Emily Korb has spent a lot of time teaching them the game and it showed that they are listening and getting it.”
EHS Girls Soccer Plays Well in Opener
Although the Everett High girls soccer team came up on the short end of a 3-1 decision in its season-opener last week, new EHS head coach Sheryl Steeves was encouraged by her team’s performance.
Layla Betancur-Cardona reached the back of the Revere net to record the first goal of the season for the Lady Crimson Tide and EHS goalkeeper Mariana Madrigal Orrego turned in a superb performance.
“Mariana made a lot of great saves to keep us in the game,” lauded Steeves.
“We had a tough game against a strong Revere opponent for our season-opener, but the girls played much better and we showed lots of improvement,” Steeves added. “Although the game didn’t end in our favor, we will keep working hard and improving.”
Steeves and her crew face a busy stretch of five games in 10 days. They were scheduled to take on Medford this past Monday in a make-up of last Thursday’s washout and to host Malden yesterday (Tuesday). They will make the short trek to Chelsea tomorrow (Thursday), entertain Lynn Classical next Tuesday, and then play at Lynn English next Wednesday.
Boys Soccer Wins, Ties in GBL Openers
Coach Pedro Blas and his Everett High boys soccer team opened their season on a strong note, defeating defending Greater Boston League champion Revere, 3-2, in the season-opener last Tuesday and then deadlocking GBL rival Medford, 1-1, last Friday.
Blas and his crew took on East Boston in a non-league encounter on Saturday and were scheduled to play at Malden yesterday (Tuesday). They will host archrival Chelsea tomorrow (Thursday) at 7 Acre Park and travel to Lynn Classical next Tuesday.