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Valley Boys’ Lacrosse Claims Win in Season Opener; Tennis Teams Earn Victories

Boys’ Lacrosse

The Valley Regional boys’ lacrosse squad played its home opener of the 2021 season last week. The Warriors claimed a victory over North Branford, and opened the campaign with a 1-0 record.

On April 10, Valley Regional hosted North Branford. The Warriors triumphed over the Thunderbirds by a score of 10-6 in Head Coach Jake Azzinaro’s first game as Head Coach of the Warriors.

Girls’ Tennis

The Warriors opened the spring season at home with a win over East Hampton. Valley improved their record to 1-0 to start the campaign.

On April 10, Valley hosted the Bellringers and claimed a 6-1 victory in the match.

Boys’ Tennis

The Valley Regional boys’ tennis team opened the 2021 season on the road and claimed a victory over East Hampton. The Warriors improved their record to 1-0 to start the campaign.

On April 10, Valley headed to East Hampton to take on the Bellringers and claimed a 6-1 victory in the match.

Baseball

The Warriors dropped their opening contest of the 2021 season last week. The defeat drops Valley’s record to 0-1 to begin the campaign.

On April 10, the Warriors took a 4-2 home loss against North Branford.

The Thunderbirds drew first blood with a pair of runs in the top of the first inning. Valley cut the lead in half with a run in the bottom of the second inning. North Branford would add to their advantage with a pair of runs in the top of the fifth inning. Valley tried to mount a come back in the bottom of the seventh, but the Warriors were only able to plate one run. North Branford ultimately claimed the 4-2 win.

Valley knocked six hits in the loss, while North Branford tallied eight base hits.


Chris Negrini is the Assistant Sports Editor for Zip06. Email Chris at c.negrini@shorepublishing.com.

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