Top performances from the CIAC conference girls lacrosse tournaments


Ava Dakin, Canton: Dakin made 17 saves and allowed only two goals in a 10-2 victory over Granby in the NCCC tournament’s 2v3 game.

Gabby DelSanto, Canton: DelSanto, a junior, scored the game-winning goal with 17 seconds remaining in overtime as Canton defeated Ellington 8-7 for the NCCC championship. DelSanto and Ellie Bahre, a sophomore, each had a hat trick.

Maddie Epke, Guilford: The senior had five points on two goals and three assists in the Grizzlies’ 12-6 victory over Cheshire in the SCC final on Thursday.

Giana Franco, East Lyme: The junior goalie made nine saves and earned Most Outstanding Player honors when the Vikings’ won the ECC championship 18-4 against Stonington.

Ivy Goodman, Stonington: The senior collected five goals as the Bears defeated Killingly 15-6 in the ECC semifinals. Freshman Emma Logel added a hat trick.

Ava Harris, Cheshire: The junior collected seven points with four goals and three assists in the Rams’ 20-8 win over Amity in the SCC semifinals.

Meredith Healy, East Lyme: Healy, a senior, had two goals and three assists for five points in East Lyme’s win over Stonington in the ECC final.

Chloe Humphrey, Darien: The junior scored seven goals and added an assist in two games as Darien finished as the FCIAC tournament runner-up last week. She had five points with four goals and one assist in a 16-8 win over Ridgefield in the semis, and a hat trick in a 10-8 loss to New Canaan in the final.

Grace Keenan, Sheehan: The Titans’ goalie made 35 saves in two games, with 18 versus Canton in the regular-season finale, and 17 versus Amity in the first round of the SCC tournament.

Claire Mahoney, New Canaan: The senior goalie was named the MVP of the FCIAC final after making seven saves in New Canaan’s 10-8 win over Darien. The Rams’ defense held the Wave scoreless for the final 13 minutes and allowed just one goal in the final 19 minutes.

Margaret Morgan, New Fairfield: The senior goalie collected 10 saves and earned MVP honors when the Rebels defeated Weston 9-6 for the SWC championship on Wednesday.

Colleen Rattigan, New Fairfield: Rattigan, a senior, had five points with a hat trick and two assists in New Fairfield’s victory over Weston for the SWC championship.

Lexie Tully, New Canaan: The sophomore had a huge night with three goals and three assists for six points, two ground balls, one draw control and one caused turnover in the Rams’ 10-8 win over Darien for the FCIAC championship.

Sydney Widlitz, Guilford: The Grizzlies’ senior goalie earned MVP honors when she made 12 saves in Guilford’s 12-6 win over Cheshire for the SCC championship on Thursday. Guilford has won three straight conference titles, and Widlitz has been the MVP all three times.; @dstewartsports