Spring Warriors, Part 2

CARL RUSSO/Staff photo.Brendon Moody, middle scooping up a ball, leads the Andover lacrosse team this spring.

 NOTE: Here’s a look at this spring’s Andover High boys and girls lacrosse teams.

Boys Lacrosse

2018 season: 13-9, lost in D1 North championship

Returning starters (7): Alex Trottier, Sr., attack; Joe Hoar, Sr., midfield; Brendon Moody, Sr., midfield; CJ Puglisi, Sr., goalie; Shamus Florio, Jr., midfield; John Marshall, Jr., defense; Sam Brosnan, Jr., defense

Returning lettermen: Matt Schuhwerk, Sr., midfield; Carter Brezinski, Sr., defense; AJ Clark, Sr., long-stick midfield; Jeremy Morganstern, Sr., goalie; Colin MacCelan, Soph., midfield; Luke Vaccaro, Soph., attack; Matt Murray, Soph., midfield; Anton Pace, Soph., long-stick midfield

Promising newcomers: Vin Bono, Sr., attack; Max Tarricone, Jr., attack; John Quigley, Jr., midfield; Cam Marcou, Jr., midfield; Charlie Addessa, Jr., defense; Jack Shannon, Jr., long-stick midfield; Ian Aulbach, Jr., goalie; Logan Carr, Soph., midfield; Aidan Lareau, Soph., midfield; Charlie Higgins, Frosh., defense

Captains: AJ Clark, CJ Puglisi, Alex Trottier

Fast facts: The Andover program is in its 20th season as a varsity program. ... Shamus Florio returns as a starter and one of the top scorers for the Warriors. He’s also being recruited to kick at Division 1 schools, coach Wayne Puglisi said. ... Two Warrior seniors will play at the next level, as Alex Trottier is set for Widener College and CJ Puglisi will play at Springfield College. ... Junior John Marshall is committed to play at Boston University. ... Trottier (goalie) and Schuhwerk (defense) were top players for the hockey team. ... Brendon Moody (receiver) and Vin Bono (lineman) were football standouts.

Assistants: Tom Gardner, Joe Lamagna, Kyle Rillahan, Marc Smith

Coach Wayne Puglisi: (20th year, 235-136)

Girls Lacrosse

2018 season: 14-8, lost in D1 North quarters

Returning starters (6): Carissa Agostino, Sr., attack; Emma Gilmartin, Sr., attack; Abi Tavenner, Sr., attack; Livy Hodge, Jr., goalie; Libby Pustis, Jr., defense; Shea Krekorian, Jr., midfield

Returning lettermen: Madeline MacLean, Sr., attack; Katie Adams, Sr., defense; Caroline Ross, Sr., defense; Tegan Gobiel, Jr., attack; Regan Grygiel, Jr., defense; Christine Reardon, Jr., attack; Erica Flowers, Soph., attack

Promising newcomers: Sydney Berry, Jr., defense; Vanessa Pierni, Soph., defense; Lily Farnham, Frosh., attack; Olivia Beucler, Frosh., defense; Jacklyn Brussard, Frosh., midfield; Lauren Adams, Frosh., defense; Tess Gobiel, Frosh., midfield

Captains: Carissa Agostino, Abi Tavenner, Emma Gilmartin

Returning goal leaders: Carissa Agostino 22

Fast facts: The Warriors have a lot of family ties. Tegan Gobiel and Tess Gobiel, along with Katie Adams and Lauren Adams, are siblings that will play together this year. Lily Farnham, Jacklyn Brussard and Regan Grygiel all have siblings who recently graduated: Emma Farnham, Casey Brussard and Courtney Grygiel. ... Alison Stager joins the staff as an assistant. She was previously an assistant at Ipswich, and played against head coach Cat Gross at the high school and college levels. Stager was at Reading when she squared off with Gross’ Andover squad, then went to New Hampshire and played Gross’ Connecticut team. ... Emma Gilmartin scored 21 goals in hockey, tied for the team-high, leading the Golden Warriors to the Division 1 semifinals. Lauren Adams added 20 goals in hockey, while her sister Katie was a top-line defenseman.

Assistants: Alison Stager

Coach Cat Gross: (5th year, 60-31)


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