Indians knock off Lions, run season record to 10-0
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The Billerica High boys lacrosse team kept its perfect record intact with a 12-5 victory against Chelmsford in an early season Merrimack Valley Conference showdown in Chelmsford. The Indians improved to 10-0 with the win.
The triumph also qualified BMHS for the State Division 1 Tournament.
Billerica (10-0, 4-0 MVC) held a 2-goal lead at the half, 5-3, but took over in the second half to defeat their archrivals from Chelmsford (7-2, 3-1 MVC).
Sophomore attackman Cam Slatton had 4 goals, 2 assists for the Indians. Junior attackman Grant Whiteway contributed 2 goals and 3 assists, and sophomore attack Ben Melaugh added 1 goal, 3 assists. Chris Smith (2 goals), Dylan Fernandes (2 goals) and Ross Murphy (1 goal, 1 assist) also scored in the game. Ryan Nickerson, Justin Fritz and Jim Holland had 1 assist each.
Goalie DJ Smith had 10 saves in for the Indians. Hollard, Mike Curley, Ian Abrahamson and Sean Dougherty all played very well on defense.
Lions’ senior attackman Matt Whippen netted 2 goals.