BC High only scores two second-half goals, but buoyed by its defense, the hosts emerge with an 11-8 triumph over previously undefeated Billerica at James Cotter Field.
More to come, including video highlights.
BC High, 10-5 (end of 3rd)
Billerica trims its deficit slightly, but big stops by David Barton keep the Eagles out front comfortably with a 10-5 lead after three quarters.
BC High leads Billerica, 9-3, at the intermission. Great defensive effort so far for the Eagles.
BC High scored five of the game's first six goals and absolutely ate up the ground balls in the first quarter to build this comfortable advantage at the break.
With the rout on from this morning's baseball game, we're headed over to BC High for the Eagles' boys' lacrosse game against undefeated Billerica. We'll post video highlights from both the Tewksbury-Andover baseball game and the BC High-Billerica lacrosse game later on ...
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