Manhasset Trounces Massapequa In Girls Lax

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It was a Class A match-up on Tuesday, March 27, when the Manhasset High School Girls Varsity lacrosse team beat the Massapequa Chiefs by a score of 11-8. Massapequa,the defending Nassau County Champions, were soundly defeated by the Manhasset Indians who were on their game on Tuesday night. Seven girls scored on behalf of Manhasset, including junior Kelly Trotta, who tallied three goals, senior Maggie Beresheim, who scored two goals in the game, Grace Gately shot two goals, Paige Accurso, Garcia, Casey Rosko and Yun each scoring one.

Outstanding defense with six saves by goalie Krissy Kowalski.

With one of Manhasset’s best attackers, senior Madison Rielly, injured on March 23 against Long Beach, the team had to work together and spread out to work the ball faster.

Manhasset Girls coach Danielle Gallagher has created a team with depth so that even with an injury the team has opportunity to win. The win makes Manhasset standings 2-1 and Massapequa 1-1.

The next girls varsity lacrosse game is on April 11 at 4:30 p.m. at Port Washington High School.

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Elizabeth Johnson is editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.

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