The Whitman-Hanson Girls Varsity Lacrosse team dropped the season opener at Oliver Ames today, 12-10 in non-league action. The freezing rain and snow added to a slow start for WH who went into the half down 9-3. The second half was a different story. The Panthers started gaining control of the draw and keeping the ball on the offensive end. WH chipped away at the lead and had a few good looks at goal, but missed by inches. Taylor McVeigh was huge with 4 goals, 2 assists and 6 draw controls. Also scoring for the Panthers was Riley MacDonald (2 goals), Mel McAleer (1 goal, 3 assists), Ali Joanis (goal, assist), Zoe Lydon.(goal), and Mik White ( assist). Kasey Molito had 10 saves in goal for WH.
WH Boys Lacrosse opened the season against Abington. In rainy, snowy conditions Abington prevailed 14-9. Panthers entered 4th quarter trailing 9-8 before Abington pulled away. Panthers were lead by Junior Captain Jake Long with 5 goals. Sophomore Sean Joanis had 2 goals, Senior Captain Ryan Kennedy and Junior Kyle Neilihy each had a goal. Sophomore Riley White had 3 assists. Panther drop to 0-1 in the season