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Girls’ Lacrosse Looking for Titles

The North Branford T-Birds are aiming for championships this season.

After playing in the 2011 season, the is looking to make it all the way this year. said her team’s goals include winning the Shoreline Conference as well as the Class S State Tournament.

The team opens the 2012 season tonight, traveling to Shelton for a 6:30 p.m. contest.

With a challenging schedule, the T-Birds are looking forward to big games against Weston (home on May 5), Granby (season finale at home on May 23) and perennial rival  (home on April 11 and away on May 1). See the full schedule below.

Emilee Maher, Miranda Jassil, Rachel Robertson and Lisa Sagnella will captain the squad. Connelly is also expecting contributions from Emmy Dulak and Alexa Picciuto.

“Our defense is new and still learning to work together but is showing tremendous progress every day,” said Connelly. “We need to establish a leader offensively to take control and call plays and move the ball around.”

North Branford 2011-12 Varsity Girls Lacrosse Schedule

Thu., 4/5  Shelton  Away - Shelton High School Finn Stadium
[Directions]  6:30 p.m.      Wed., 4/11  Haddam-Killingworth  Home - North Branford High School
[Directions]  4:00 p.m.      Thu., 4/12  Valley Regional  Away - Valley Regional High School
[Directions]  4:15 p.m.      Mon., 4/16  North Haven  Home - North Branford High School
[Directions]  10:00 a.m.      Tue., 4/17  Newington  Home - North Branford High School
[Directions]  4:00 p.m.      Thu., 4/19  Old Saybrook  Away - Old Saybrook High School
[Directions]  4:00 p.m.      Tue., 4/24  Morgan  Away - Indian River Complex
[Directions]  4:00 p.m.      Thu., 4/26  Old Lyme  Home - North Branford High School
[Directions]  4:00 p.m.      Tue., 5/1  Haddam-Killingworth  Away - Haddam Killingworth HS
[Directions]  4:00 p.m.      Thu., 5/3  Valley Regional  Home - North Branford High School
[Directions]  6:30 p.m.      Sat., 5/5  Weston  Home - North Branford High School
[Directions]  4:00 p.m.      Tue., 5/8  Old Saybrook  Home - North Branford High School
[Directions]  6:30 p.m.      Tue., 5/15  Morgan  Home - North Branford High School
[Directions]  6:30 p.m.      Thu., 5/17  Old Lyme  Away - Town Woods Park
[Directions]  4:00 p.m.      Sat., 5/19  Conard  Away - Conard HS Stadium
[Directions]  10:00 a.m.      Wed., 5/23  Granby Memorial  Home - North Branford High School
[Directions]  6:00 p.m.     

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