GIRLS LACROSSE

Updated 9:14am April 14 — Ashley Humphrey scored five, Chrissie Fiore four and Emma Jaques had a hat trick in Darien’s 19-8 win over Staples at Westport on Thursday.

We really gelled today and I think that showed in the score.

— Emma Lesko

Darien climbs to 4-1 overall and 3-0 FCIAC.

“We moved the ball well, hustled and made adjustments on the draw,” said Wave coach Lisa Lindley. “Defense had to wake up, but once they did they played well.”

Ashley Humphrey had six points, Jaques five points, Nicole Humphrey two goals and two assists, Katie Elders two goals, Anna Stein one goal and two assists, Sarah Jaques one goal, two points, Katie Ramsay one goal.

“Ashley and Christine had good shooting days,” Lindley said.

Carly Schoudel faced four shots, Maggie Brooks nine shots, and made five saves in goal for the Wave.

"I think that our showing today against Staples was what we really needed to get on track with the season," senior captain Emma Lesko said. "We have really stepped it up in practice and have installed new elements to our defense and offense that showed to be very successful. We really gelled today and I think that showed in the score."