CAMBRIDGE — Attack Jake Green collected 6 goals to fuel the Chelmsford High boys lacrosse team to a season-opening 10-2 victory over Cambridge Rindge & Latin on Thursday afternoon.
Green added an assist and 4 ground balls.
Sal Lupoli won 13 of 17 faceoffs, scored a goal and added 6 ground balls. Also starring for the Lion were Sean Riley (2 goals, assist, 3 ground balls) and Tommy Snelson (assist, 6 ground balls).
UML baseball falls
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — The UMass Lowell baseball team suffered a 5-0 setback to the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils on Thursday afternoon.
UMl fell to 10-10.
“It was just a combination of things; of not getting the key hits we needed and some walks there in the middle innings,” UML head coach Ken Harring said. “We’re a talented team and it’s just one of those things where the game is full of cycles where a couple of weeks ago we were swinging the bats real well and now we’re not.”
After loading the bases in the second inning, the Blue Devils scored three runs with two outs on a hit-by-pitch and a two-run single up the middle. The hosts added to their lead in the third with a RBI single to take a 4-0 advantage.
In the third, CCSU threatened for more with runners on second and third with no outs, but Jeffrey Peterson III retired the next three batters.
Ben Prada led the River Hawks with two hits and two steals.
UML softball loses
CHESTNUT HILL — Senior Tori Alcorn (Lowell) went 3-for-4 as the UMass Lowell softball team was handed a 3-1 non-conference loss at Boston College.
The River Hawks fell to 7-13.
“We got on the board early, but then they answered right back,” said UML head coach Danielle Henderson. “We let them get too many free bases, and that gave them the opportunity to score, and they took advantage of that. We were threatening in the last inning, though, so hopefully we use that heading into conference play this weekend, and we get runners on, we’ll be able to…