Girls varsity lacrosse team plays in first game

On Tuesday, April 7, the girls varsity lacrosse team faced off against the state champions of 2014, Newburyport. Unfortunately, after a strong fight, Manchester-Essex lost 8-10.

Senior Aisling Batchelder fights for a turnover against a Newburyport player. Batchelder also took the draw many times throughout the game, which is when two players from opposing teams face off at the start or after a goal is scored in the game. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Aisling Batchelder fights for a turnover against a Newburyport player. Batchelder also took the draw many times throughout the game, which is when two players from opposing teams face off at the start or after a goal is scored in the game. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Spectators watch and cheer for the players in the game. As the game intensified, more and more excited people came to support the Hornets. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Spectators watch and cheer for the players in the game. As the game intensified, more and more excited people came to support the Hornets. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
JV Coach Jess Thompson watches and observes how the varsity girls play. Thompson’s girls beat the Newburyport JV team 13-3. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
JV Coach Jess Thompson watches and observes how the varsity girls play. Thompson’s girls beat the Newburyport JV team 13-3. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Freshman Bennett Dolan watches and cheers on the varsity players on the sidelines. Dolan was in a head to head collision resulting in a concussion and not able to participate in the game. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Freshman Bennett Dolan watches and cheers on the varsity players on the sidelines. Dolan was in a head to head collision resulting in a concussion and not able to participate in the game. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Freshman Heather Holley, Emily Clark, and Maggy Delisio wait to participate in the game. Players continuously showed their support for the team, even when on the sidelines. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Freshman Heather Holley, Emily Clark, and Maggy Delisio wait to participate in the game. Players continuously showed their support for the team, even when on the sidelines. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Players run back to center field after Newburyport scored. Although the team didn’t win in the end, Manchester-Essex won the second half. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Players run back to center field after Newburyport scored. Although the team didn’t win in the end, Manchester-Essex won the second half. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Freshman Samantha Booma gets ready to run for the draw in order to win possession and score a goal. After each draw, players aggressively fought and worked together to transition the ball to the offensive side of the field. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Freshman Samantha Booma gets ready to run for the draw in order to win possession and score a goal. After each draw, players aggressively fought and worked together to transition the ball to the offensive side of the field. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Players walk off the field right after the game ended. Even though the y lost the team was proud to have had such a close game against the winners of the State Championships in 2014. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Players walk off the field right after the game ended. Even though they lost, the team was proud to have had such a close game against the winners of the State Championships in 2014. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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