Behind five goals and three assists from Chris Schlappich, the Highland High School boys lacrosse team opened its season with a 20-6 win over host Millbrook on Thursday.
Tyler Jollie scored four goals and two assists for the Huskies. Kyle Merget (three goals, one assist), Dylan Cuvelier (three goals), Paul Rhodes (two goals, one assist), Brian Donahue (two goals), Jessie Weaver (one goal, one assist), Roger Hegeman (one goal) and Rino Tamburri (one assist) also contributed.
Goalie Giorgio D’Angelo made 16 saves.
Ryan Olmstead led the Blazers with two goals. Tim Outwater, Christian Williams, Alex Censi and Cody Homa each scored one goal.
Matt Castagnozzi made 11 saves in goal for the Blazers.
“Highland is a very talented team,” Millbrook coach Rob Gelhoff said. “We struggled defensively.”
The Huskies (1-0) host Pine Bush at 7 p.m. Friday. Millbrook (0-1) hosts Franklin D. Roosevelt at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Arlington 12, Horace Greeley 8 — Kevin Litchauer scored six goals for the visiting Admirals. Riley Carroll scored three goals and made two assists while Jack Schenker had one goal.
Matt Hart (one goal, one assist), Mike Genualdo (one goal) and Scott Stensrud (one assist) pitched in.
Javon Jackson won 13 draws in 24 face-offs, while goalie Jacob Azukas made 19 saves.
“We started off great, went up 9-2 at the half,” said Arlington coach Don Connolly, whose Admirals improved to 2-0.
Arlington will visit Fox Lane in Bedford Hills at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Wappingers 14, Rondout Valley 5 — Travis Ventura led the visiting Warriors with three goals and two assists. Teammate Austin Cox added three goals.
Jake Shaw (two goals, five assists) and Jack Decker (two goals) chipped in.
Goalie Emad Jamal made 12 saves.
“I think face-offs were a key improvement for us,” said Wappingers Brian Kuczma. “I think that was a big difference.”
Wappiners (1-0) hosts Haldane at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Croton 17, Haldane 1 — Zach Markey scored the lone goal for the host Blue Devils (0-1). Dillon Auth made seven saves in goal.