Darrow’s winning streak was snapped in a 1-16 road loss to Hoosac on Wednesday, May 4th. Playing in cold and rainy conditions, the Darrow players gave it their all from opening to closing whistles, battling for possession of the ball, working hard to generate offensive opportunities, and making astute defensive adjustments throughout the game that slowed down the Hoosac attack. Darrow’s one goal came in the first quarter as senior attackman and co-captain Jonathan found the back of the Hoosac net, with an assist by fellow co-captain Connor ‘17. Despite coming out on the losing end of the score, the Darrow team remains upbeat and excited about its rematch with Marvelwood on Saturday, May 7th for Darrow’s Senior Day contest.
Varsity lost to PDS, 15-0. Junior Varsity lost 8-0.
Darrow had the opportunity to play in a professional stadium. Despite strong efforts, it ended in a 26-6 loss to PDS. As always, Cassidy ’18 and Theresa ’18 pitched their hardest, recording a number of strikeouts. Rochelle ’16, Luna ’18 and Annabel ’18 all made some excellent contact and had solid hits. Solana ’18 caught a foul ball at first for a key out. We’re looking forward to our next game!
Under sunny skies and before an enthusiastic Spring Family Weekend crowd, the Darrow lacrosse team notched a convincing 16-1 second victory over Woodstock on Saturday, April 30. Eight different Darrow players found the back of the Woodstock net, including freshman midfielder Makiyla, who scored a hat trick for the first goals of her Darrow career. Junior defenseman Kevin scored one of the most exciting goals of the game on a full-field clearing run, and in addition provided two perfectly placed assists to teammates for their goals. Other goal scorers for Darrow were co-captain Jonathan '16 with two, co-captain Connor '17 with three, Frank '17 with two, Luke '18 with three, and Maddie '18 and Sam '18 with one each. Attack players Emily '16 and Markus '18 and midfielder Johnny '17 all had exciting near-miss shots that bode well for their future scoring success. Senior co-captain and goalkeeper Derrob had another successful day between the pipes, clearing the ball energetically and making twelve saves, many on close-in Woodstock shots. Darrow's starting defensive unit of Haojun '17, Kevin '17 and Louis '18 turned in another strong defensive performance, playing cohesively and holding the Woodstock attack to one goal. Rebecca '17 and Robert '17 provided valuable minutes at attack and midfield/man-down defense respectively. Looking ahead, Darrow Lacrosse will work to carry its winning momentum into its remaining games as it next faces Hoosac on the road on Wednesday, May 4.