BRIDGEPORT - The No. 23-seed Bristol Eastern girls soccer team took a long road trip for its first round game in the Class L state tournament on Tuesday afternoon, but came home with a dominant 6-0 victory over Bullard Havens Tech.
The Lancers outchot the Tigers 23-1, with goalkeeper Karly Martin making one save for the shutout.
Myah Croze had four goals in the game, including the first two and last two of the contest, while assisting on both of the others.
Kailey Laprise (3), Kate Kozikowski, Brooke Dauphinee and Sara Tyminski also had assists in the game.
Tiajah Coles made nine saves for Bullard Havens.
Bacon Academy 3, Bristol Central 1: The No. 27-seed Rams fell behind 2-0 by halftime at No. 6 Bacon Academy in Colchester in their first round Class L state tournament game. The team got a goal from Adalia Malick in the second half and Aubrey Kelley had some fantastic saves in goal, but it was not enough.
“As a coach the saddest part is losing my eight seniors,” Bristol Central coach Ginny Godbout said. “I couldn’t have asked for better players, teammates, leaders and people than these eight. To say they will be missed is an understatement. I wish we could have pulled it off for them.”