Varsity Lacrosse Bonds Over Team Dinner

Monday May 11th student athletes on the Manchester Essex Varsity girl’s lacrosse team had a team dinner, hosted by players Liddy and Annie DeConto before their game against Masconomet High School. The dinner’s theme was “American Barbeque.” Pulled pork, salad, corn bread, and fruit was on the menu for the evening.

Senior and sophomore mother Lisa DeConto prepared a large salad with vegetables and croutons. Players contribute to the team dinner by helping clean after and bringing beverages. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior and sophomore mother Lisa DeConto prepared a large salad with vegetables and croutons. Players contribute to the team dinner by helping clean after and bringing beverages. Credit: Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Players had many servings of the pulled pork along with corn bread, and watermelon. For desert there was lemon cake, marble cake, and coconut cake. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Players had many servings of the pulled pork along with corn bread, and watermelon. For desert there was lemon cake, marble cake, and coconut cake. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The players raced to the serving table to get in line for their food. The Team is in a 6 and 5 season, and would need one more win to get them to the tournament. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The players raced to the serving table to get in line for their food. The Team is in a 6 and 5 season, and would need one more win to get them to the tournament. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
As they served themselves others went into the kitchen to sit and eat. The practice was a lot of running and working hard, and the food was a great reward. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
As they served themselves others went into the kitchen to sit and eat. The practice was a lot of running and working hard, and the food was a great reward. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Bridgett Kiernan talks with Lisa DeConto about the delicious food and her game plan for the game the next day. Kiernan included senior Annie DeConto in the conversation. DeConto is a low attacker and Kiernan is a mid-fielder. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomore Bridgett Kiernan talks with Lisa DeConto about the delicious food and her game plan for the game the next day. Kiernan included senior Annie DeConto in the conversation. DeConto is a low attacker and Kiernan is a mid-fielder. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The team poses for a picture. After the team picture, music began to play and everyone began to dance around the kitchen. The captains for the team are Seniors Maya Heath and Katie Furber. Heath is a midfielder, attacker, and defender, Furber is the goalie.  Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
The team poses for a picture. After the team picture, music began to play and everyone began to dance around the kitchen. The captains for the team are Seniors Maya Heath and Katie Furber. Heath is a midfielder, attacker, and defender, Furber is the goalie. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Junior Bella Mastendino enjoys her lemon cake dessert. Mastendino is a starting low defender.  Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Junior Bella Mastendino enjoys her lemon cake dessert. Mastendino is a starting low defender. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Sophomores DeConto and Kiernan practice dance moves in the kitchen. Square dancing and practicing the team dance were the main dance moves during the dinner. The game against Masco was a sad loss, and the girls will be playing Beverly the following Monday. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Sophomores DeConto and Kiernan practice dance moves in the kitchen. Square dancing and practicing the team dance were the main dance moves during the dinner. The game against Masco was a sad loss, and the girls will be playing Beverly the following Monday. Jenny Beardsley for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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