GRANBY, May 24 – Julianna Iovine had four goals and five assists while tournament MVP Ashley Potter had two goals as the Canton High girls lacrosse team won their third straight NCCC Tournament championship with an 18-8 victory over Somers Thursday.
It was the 23rd consecutive NCCC victory for the Warriors, who improve to 15-2.
Maeve Balavender had four goals for Canton while Abby Charron and Ashley Huff had three goals each. Goalie Courtney LeFave had 11 saves in net to pick up the victory.
Somers, who upset No. 2 Granby in the league semifinals 13-8, were led by Brie Bernier with four goals and Ashlie Delskey with two.
The two teams will meet for the fourth time this year on Tuesday in the first round of the CIAC Class S tournament in Canton. The Warriors are seeded No. 2 while Somers earned the No. 15 seed.
Canton 18, Somers 8
Canton (15-2) xx xx – 18
Somers (9-9) xx xx – 9
Goals: Julianna Iovine (Ca) 4, Maeve Balavender (Ca) 4, Abby Charron (Ca) 3, Ashley Huff (Ca) 3, Ashley Potter (Ca) 2, Zoe Bates (Ca), Allie Delsanto (Ca); Brie Bernier (S) 4, Ashlie Delskey (S) 2, Sam Brown (S), Marianne Dalessio (S); Assists: Iovine (Ca) 5; Saves: Courtney LeFave (Ca) 11, Jasmine Yard (S) 16
2018 NCCC Tournament
Tuesday, May 22
Semifinal: Somers 13, Granby 8
Thursday, May 24
Final: Canton 18, Somers 8
NCCC 2018 Girls Lacrosse
|x-won league championship
y-won league tournament