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Viewmont, Woods Cross stay perfect in girls’ lacrosse play

Mar 28, 2024 08:40AM ● By Tom Haraldsen
Mitch Milne, Farmington (5) keeps the ball from Viewmont’s Daren Tovey who stayed busy all night defending the Phoenix offense, but losing 17 - 4 Thursday, March 21 at Viewmont. Photo by Roger V. Tuttle

Mitch Milne, Farmington (5) keeps the ball from Viewmont’s Daren Tovey who stayed busy all night defending the Phoenix offense, but losing 17 - 4 Thursday, March 21 at Viewmont. Photo by Roger V. Tuttle

Viewmont and Woods Cross remain unbeaten in girls’ high school lacrosse after games last week. Among the boys’ teams, Davis, Farmington and Woods Cross are each 3-1.

Viewmont continued to pile on goals, with a 20-12 win over Bonneville and a 19-4 win at Northridge. In those two victories, senior Cecelia Walton scored 15 times, senior Alexis Lee had 10 goals, and senior Avery Drake scored eight times. Junior Brieanna Wallis had three goals. Also scoring last week for the Vikings were Caitlin Phelps and Maddie Gaskill.

Woods Cross clobbered Roy 19-0 on Wednesday and then beat Clearfield 10-6 on Friday. Against Roy, eight Wildcats scored, led by freshman Lila Dunn with five goals, while senior Ella Mathews and junior Rylee Linton each added four. Senior Ella Holland also scored on a pair of goals. At Clearfield, it was Mathews and Linton with three goals each, Richards added two, and both Holland and Dunn added scores.

Bountiful is now 2-1 on the year after beating Northridge 14-3 and Box Elder 9-8. Against Northridge, senior Veronica Loveless, sophomore Claire Jensen and junior Ella Gillian each scored three times. Sophomore Sierra Gehring scored twice, and other goals came from Leah Moon, Emma Jenkins and Megan Youngberg. It was a much tighter game against Box Elder, but the Redhawks emerged victorious with six goals by senior Naomi Brice, and single goals from Gillian, Ava Verwaller and Christina Eyring.

Davis has a 3-2 record. The Darts beat Ridgeline 14-3 as senior Karri Norton and junior Esther Facer both scored three times, senior Kaydance Johnson and Tallulah Raser added two each, and Davis got goals from Andrea Nichols, Mackenzie Coleman, Sydney Plummer and Olivia Lifferth. The Darts played just one match last week.

Farmington is now 2-2 following two routs last week. The Phoenix beat Wasatch 17-1 and then beat Ridgeline 13-2. Junior Kate Carter scored four goals against Wasatch, with junior Alexandra MacAuley and senior Ruby Roche each adding three. Kathleen Moffat and Hailey Larsen each scored twice, and single goals came from Brooklyn Bement, Edith Bayles and Sara Nilson.

“A good bounce back win, and a  lot of players stood out in this game,” said coach Chris MacAulay. “Goalie Elle Erickson was stout in the goal with 10 saves, one GA, six GBs, and three intercepted passes. Hailey Larsen dominated at the draw winning 17 of 19, scored two goals, and had three assists.”

The Phoenix beat Ridgeline behind Alexandria MacAulay’s five goals, with Larsen adding three and Ruby Roche two. Kate Carter, Lydia Judd and Nilson added single goals.

Davis lost its first game of the season last week, falling 7-5 to Olympus. Mick Johnson, Spencer Clark, Deuce Wright, Carson Smolka and Dawson Draper scored for the Darts. 

Farmington went 2-0 on the week, winning 8-3 against Lone Peak then beating Viewmont 17-4. Against Lone Peak, Mitchel Milne, Kai Beynon and Kai Leavitt all scored twice, with single goals from Dominic Coats and Tyler Jacobs. Against the Vikings, multiple scorers were Milne, Beynon and Luke Guile with three each, and Coats and Ryan Eddins with two each. Single goals came from Jacobs, Colton Hyde, Ashton Smith and Josh Vashow. 

Woods Cross lost 7-6 at Green Canyon. Carter Dunn and Carter Kringlen each scored twice, with Jared Cannon and Dawson Staton adding single goals.

Ryan Eddins, Farmington (22) is covered by Viewmont’s Landon Sharp. Vikings had a tough defensive assignment against the Phoenix. Photos by Roger V. Tuttle

Viewmont is now 4-4 on the year. The Vikes lost to Highland 16-2 but got goals from Parley Shupe and Sam Terreros. In the loss to Farmington, Nate Delgado scored twice, with goals from Shupe and Mason Gerrard.

Bountiful is now 2-2 on the year. The Redhawks beat Syracuse 16-4, as Tate Terry scored four times. Five Redhawks scored two goals in the game – Nathan Horne, Ben Allred, Dawson Alsop, Carter Terry and Michael Kasper. Jensen Freeman and Brandon Wilkinson also scored. Bountiful fell 14-3 at Brighton on Friday. Tate Terry scored twice and Carter Terry once for the Redhawks.