Sacred Heart Greenwich

Sacred Heart Greenwich lacrosse team uses a strong second half to turn away Taft School and remain unbeaten

Contributed photo: Kelly Haggerty, right, scored seven goals in Sacred Heart’s victory against Taft School. Franny O’Brien, left had one goal and two assists for unbeaten Sacred Heart.

Behind an impressive performance from Kelly Haggerty and a huge second half, Sacred Heart Greenwich’s lacrosse team added another convincing win to its ledger, turning back Taft School, 17-8, in a game held on Saturday in Watertown.

“It was a great game against a tough Taft team,” Sacred Heart coach Sharon Robinson said. We were up 7-4 at half and won the second half, 10-4.”

With the win, the Tigers moved another step close to achieving an unbeaten season. Sacred Heart has a record of 8-0-1 heading into its season finale – a home game against Hotchkiss School on Wednesday at 3:15 p.m.

Contributed photo: Kelly Haggerty , right, is congratulated after scoring a goal against Taft School.

Haggerty, a junior, scored a career-high seven goals to power SHG past Taft. Complementing Haggerty was sophomore Maggie Bacigalupo, who registered four goals and two assists.

Payton Sfreddo, also a sophomore, tallied two goals and three assists, while senior Franny O’Brien, junior Karina Sethi and freshman Charley Bacigalupo each posted one goal and one assist for the victors.

Junior Laura O’Connor was impressive in goal for SHG, making 10 saves. O’Brien was key on the draw, recording seven draw controls, while teammate Olivia Leahy had three draw controls.

O’Brien, Charley Bacigalupo, Haggerty, senior Lauren Giuriceo, Maggie Bacigalupo and junior Corbin Callaway each caused a turnover for the surging Tigers.

Maisy Ricciardelli registered two goals and one assist for Taft. Sacred Heart Greenwich will celebrate Senior Day Wednesday against Hotchkiss.

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