The Bobcats hosted Haddam-Killingworth on May 5th and won in dominating fashion, 16-3. The Bacon attack was led by Noah Mocksfield’s 5 goals and 2 assists, Ethan Cuadro’s 3 goals and 5 assists, and Dylan Heald’s 3 scores and 3 helpers. Middie Tyler Christianson fired 2 shots past the goalie and Matt Voiland scored a goal and had 3 assists. Connor Elmy and Ethan Hahn also scored for the Bobcats. Netminder Kyle Denker had 6 saves while allowing just 3 goals in the win.
Noah Mocksfield scored 5 goals vs HK on May 5th!
Stonington visited Bacon Academy on May 3rd. The Bobcats jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first quarter, but the Bears scored 2 unanswered goals to tie the game at 3-3 going into the half. The Bears scored first in the 3rd quarter, giving them their only lead of the game at 4-3. BA scored the next 4 goals and finished with a 11-7 win over rival Stonington. Noah Mocksfield scored 4 goals and had an assist, Dylan Heald had 2 goals and 3 assists, Kellen Paparella found the net 3 times and added 2 assist and Ethan Cuadro had a goal and dished out 3 assists to lead Bacon. Matt Voiland also had a goal and a helper and Tyler Christianson added an assist for the Bobcats offense. Kyle Denker made 11 stops in Goal for BA.
Goalie Kyle Denker stopped 11 shots in the win vs Stonington.
The Bobcats defeated Griswold 18-1 on May 1st. 12 different Bobcats scored goals, including Nick Cavaliere, Jake Cavallo and Kellen Beauton. Jack Klaja and Tyler Graham each scored twice to lead the Bobcats offense. BA Goalies Connor Sullivan and Kyle Denker combined to allow just 1 goal. Bacon’s defensive middies, including Chris Consiglio, Nick Cavaliere, Conor McCourt, Lucas Slomski and David Ashley played a strong game, stopping the Griswold transition game, causing turnovers, and moving the ball from defense to the offensive side of the field for the Bobcats.
The Bobcats traveled to Morgan High School in Clinton on April 14th, and came away with a 11-6 victory to win their 2nd game in a row and improve to 2-2.
The team's were evenly matched through the first 2 quarters, going to half time tied at 4-4. For the 2nd consecutive game, Bacon found it's rhythm in the 2nd half and outscored the Huskies 7-2 in the final 2 quarters.
The Bobcats offense was led by Dylan Heald and Ethan Cuadro, The 2 attackmen combined to score 7 goals and pass for 2 assists. Matthew Voiland, Jack Klaja, Casey Hart and Kellen Paparella each scored a goal for the Bobcats. Goalie Kyle Denker made 10 saves while allowing just 6 goals.
The Bobcats welcomed NFA to Bacon Academy for the 2018 season home opener. The 2 teams were locked in a defensive battle all through the first half. Bobcat's senior Ian Carey scored the game's first goal, but that was the only goal Bacon could manage in the opening half. NFA led 2-1 going into the break.
Coach Martin made some half-time adjustments and the Bobcats woke up in the 2nd half, scoring 10 goals while shutting out the Wildcats in the last 2 quarters. Goalie Kyle Denker was outstanding in net, allowing just 2 goals while stopping several shots.
The Bobcats offense was led by Attackmen Kellen Paparella and Dylan Heald, who combined to score 9 goals. Along with Carey, Matther Voiland also scored and had 2 assists. Ethan Cuadro was busy finding his teammates all game, dishing out 6 assists to lead the team in points.
Bobcats Goalie Kyle Denker (#16) was outstanding in net allowing just 2 goals to NFA
After a week of bad weather and cancelled games, the Team visited East Lyme on April 10th. The Vikings dominated the first half, leading 6-0 at the midway break. East Lyme continually found wide open players on the crease who fired at will at Bobcats Goaltender Kyle Denker. The Vikings could have scored even more if it wasn't for several fantastic saves by the Bobcats Goalie.
Bacon Academy woke up in the 2nd half, outscoring East Lyme 5 - 4, but the 6 goal first half lead was too much for the Bobcats to overcome and the Vikings handed Bacon their 2nd consecutive loss to start the season, beating the Bobcats 10-5.
The Bobcats offense was led by Dylan Heald's 3 goals. Matthew Voiland and Ethan Cuadro also found the back of the net and dished out assists for the Bobcats. Connor Elmy and Jonah McNaughton also each had an assist for Bacon.
Dylan Heald (#5) scored 3 goals against East Lyme
The weather always seems to effect the start of Bacon Academy's Lacrosse Season. Due to the impending stormy weather scheduled for April 6th, the game vs. NW Catholic has been moved to April 17th, making the new home opener Thursday, April 12th vs the NFA Wildcats.
The first 30 student fans will receive a pre-worn Bobcats Lacrosse Jersey! We hope to see you there!
Bacon Academy Boys Lacrosse traveled to Granby for the season opener on March 31st. The Bobcats battled the Bears through 4 quarters, losing a tough contest with a final score of 5 - 7.
Bacon struck first in the opening quarter. Ethan Cuadro took a pass from Dylan Heald and found the back of the net at the 9:51 mark. Granby scored 2 minutes later to tie it at 1 each. Bacon scored next as Heald fired a shot into goal to take a 2-1 lead with less than 3 minutes left in the quarter. Granby was able to tally 2 more goals before the quarter ended, and the teams entered the 2nd quarter with Granby holding a 3-2 lead.
Freshman Kellen Paparella scored the first goal of his Bacon career at the 8:20 mark of the 2nd quarter. The Bears then ran off 3 unanswered goals to end the 2nd with a score of 3 - 6. Both Defenses stood strong in the 3rd quarter, with neither team finding the net. Bacon's stingy D is led by Captain Jonah McNaughton, Casy Hart, Evan Bradstreet, Jake Cavallo, Dan Komoroski, Jon-Mike Murray, Sean Newton, and Freshmen Blaine Baillargeon and David Talbot.
Granby scored first to open the 4th and took a convincing 3 - 7 lead. The Bobcat's Kellen Paparella scored the final 2 goals, giving the Freshman a very memorable first game hat-trick and making the final score 5 - 7. Kyle Denker had a strong game in goal, saving 12 shots while allowing just 7 scores.
Don't miss the home opener on Friday, April 6th against Northwest Catholic! The first 30 student fans will receive a free game worn Bobcats Jersey!
Freshman Kellen Paparella (#4) scored 3 goals in the season opener