News Update: Wednesday, May 27 - Vineyarders win again: Girls Lacrosse team powers into second round
The undefeated Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls lacrosse team defeated Oliver Ames at home on Wednesday by a final score of 8-3 in the first round of the Division II state tournament.

The game was especially physical and played in the rain on a wet and sometimes slippery field.

With the win, the number-one seeded Vineyarders advanced to the second round of the tournament, which will be played at home either Friday or Saturday.

Hayley Pierce led Vineyarders with three goals; while Sophie Lew and Laura Jernegan each had two goals.

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Did Someone Say Soccer? Vineyard Boys’ Scoring Sprees Send Teams to State Finals
Jonah Lipsky

There were no vuvuzelas at Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven when the Island’s U-13 boys’ travel soccer team approached their playoff game on Saturday, but the lack of long plastic horns did not make it that much quieter than the World Cup games going on at the same time in South Africa.

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Wins Almost All Around; Boys’ Lacrosse Struggles on Turnovers
Ivy Ashe


Nearly all of the Vineyard teams compete at home this week; of particular note are the sailing team’s races against Harwich on Tuesday at 3 p.m. Competition takes place on Lagoon Pond and can be viewed from Sailing Camp Park.


The Vineyarders rose to the challenge of playing three games in two days last week, taking home two wins on clutch performances.

“Two out of three was pretty awesome,” head coach Gary Simmons said. “Things are falling into place.”

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