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Raiders girls lacrosse falls in season opener to Mahtomedi

Senior forward Laynee Connell brings the ball up the field for the Raiders during their game at Mahtomedi. Photo courtesy of Beck Photography1 / 2
Junior Libby Judge tries to maintain possession of the ball during the Raiders season opening loss to the Zephyrs. Photo courtesy of Beck Photography2 / 2

The Hastings Raiders girls' lacrosse season got off to a rough start on Monday with a 19-0 loss to Metro East Conference opponent the Mahtomedi Zephyrs. The Zephyrs were coming off a 14-0 win over White Bear Lake.

Hastings will be on the road Thursday, April 26, at St. Croix Preparatory Academy. St. Croix Prep is also 0-1 after dropping their season opener to St. Paul Central.Next week, the Raiders have a four-game road trip when they travel to Hill-Murray on Monday, Tartan on Wednesday, Grand Rapids on Friday and Duluth East on Saturday.

The Raiders then have one more road game on Monday, May 7, before four straight road games. They then end their regular season with two more games on the road.

Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a RiverTown Multimedia sports reporter covering Hastings, Farmington and Rosemount athletics. He graduated from Drake University with a journalism degree in 2014. 

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