New Canaan upends Wilton boys lax team, 14-8

Justin Meichner scored five goals and Henry Stanton had two goals and four assists as the New Canaan boys lacrosse team defeated Wilton, 14-8, on Tuesday night at Fujitani Field.

It was the first loss of the season for the Warriors, who are now 1-2.

New Canaan (2-1) took control early, bolting to a 10-3 lead midway through the second quarter. Wilton pulled within four goals at 10-6 midway through the third quarter, but the Rams responded with two straight goals to lead 12-6 heading into the final 12 minutes.

Michael Lynch led Wilton with three goals. Brendan Devane added two goals, while Dan Baird, Will Garbus and Luke Rizzo contributed one goal apiece.

Cole Turpin finished with three goals for New Canaan. Teammates Michael Kraus and Robby Paul each added two goals.