Girls lacrosse: Warriors crush Norwalk, 16-5
Eva Greco had six goals and one assist and Paisley Eagan four goals and three assists, as the Wilton High girls lacrosse team routed Norwalk on Thursday at home, 16-5.
The Warriors improved to 5-3 overall and 4-2 in FCIAC play.
The Bears fell to 4-2-1 in FCIAC play and 6-3-1 overall.
Despite getting five of the first six draw controls, Norwalk was plagued by turnovers (nine in the first half) and didn’t get a shot until 13 minutes had elapsed. By that point, Wilton had built a 4-0 lead.
Marissa Mastrianni got the Bears on the board with 12 minutes left in the first half, but Wilton ran off three more goals before Brianna Fitzgerald scored on a free position to make it 7-2 with 7:45 left in the half.
Wilton added two more goals to take a 9-2 lead into halftime.
The Bears got a tremendous first half in goal by Maria Bellos, who turned away seven shots, including four point-blank saves.
In addition to Greco and Eagan, Wilton got two goals and two assists from Lilla Seymour, while Rebecca Wistreich had two goals and one assist, and led the team in draw controls (eight) and groundballs (eight).
Haley Howard and Erica Smith also scored, and Sydney Brant had an assist.
Eagan had four draw controls, while Carly Sullivan had two draw controls and Ally DiSanto had one.
Seymour, Zoe Lash and Eagan each had three groundballs, while Greco had two and Ellie Armstrong, Erica Bonnist, Campbell Gulbin and DiSanto had one ground ball each.
Seymour and Lash each had three caused turnovers, with one each from Julia Bonnist, Erika Bonnist, Olivia Roman, Wistreich, Eagan and Brant.
Bridgette Wall and Paige Brown split time in goal for the Warriors.
The Warriors travel to Long Island on Saturday for a 2:30 game at Northport, N.Y.