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Charged-up Chatham prevails

MONTVILLE _ Chatham girls lacrosse will always remember the 2015 Morris County Tournament championship as the game they won twice. Tournament Most Valuable Player Bridget Ballard connected with 28 seconds left in double overtime to lift Chatham to a 7-6 victory over defending champion Mountain Lakes on Saturday, May 9 on the turf at Montville High School.

Historic win for Colonials

WASHINGTON TWP. (Morris) _ It was easy for the Morristown girls lacrosse players to remember what they wanted to accomplish in their Morris County Tournament quarterfinal-round game. All they had to do was look at their wrists.

Cougars nab No. 1 seed for MCT

MONTVILLE _ Chatham earned the top seed for the Morris County Girls Lacrosse Tournament at a meeting held on Thursday, April 23. Defending champion Mountain Lakes, Mendham and West Morris rounded out the top four teams.

Lakers are highly motivated

WASHINGTON TWP. (Morris) _ Mountain Lakes girls lacrosse has a 3-6 record so far this season but don't be fooled. The Lakers have a ridiculously strong schedule and the experience from the losses they suffered at the beginning of the year are expected to bring wins when playoff competition rolls around.

Chatham rallies from six-goal deficit

MENDHAM _ The Chatham girls lacrosse team doesn't know why it has gotten off to such spotty starts this season but the Cougars have proven that they know how to finish. Emily Wingate scored off a feed from Bridget Ballard at the 10-minute mark and Chatham held on to defeat Mendham 13-12 in a contest between two traditional Morris County rivals on Saturday, April 11 on the turf at Mendham High School.

Chatham suffers first setback

CHATHAM _ Hilary Renna commended Chatham for its first-half defensive effort against Summit and deemed it "the best all season." The Cougars, who went into halftime trailing by one goal, challenged and pressured the Hilltoppers, providing themselves with a boost and motivation.

Mendham garners championship

MENDHAM _ Mendham girls lacrosse was trying to keep up its usual high standards. Morristown girls lacrosse wanted to start building its own legacy. In the North Group III state tournament sectional final, the team that prevailed was the one that had been to the title game many times in the past. The Mendham Minutemen put in a dominating performance with a 15-1 triumph over Morristown to secure the title on Wednesday, May 28 and earned the right to play in the Group III title game on Saturday.

Lakers prevail versus Glen Ridge

MOUNTAIN LAKES _ It's become a late May ritual - Mountain Lakes versus Glen Ridge for top honors in North Jersey, Group I. The matchup, always much anticipated, tends to be a hard-fought one.

Mtn. Lakes retains MCT title

MONTVILLE _ It didn't happen exactly like they drew it up in practice, but the Mountain Lakes girls lacrosse players showed there is more than one way to win a Morris County Tournament title. Sophomore Grainger Rosati scored five goals and her classmate, goalie Julie Krupnick, earned MVP honors in Mountain Lakes' 13-6 triumph over Chatham in the Morris County Tournament final on Monday, May 12 at Montville High School.

Mtn. Lakes to battle Chatham

MONTVILLE _ Mountain Lakes and Chatham started the year playing against each other. Now, the Cougars and the Lakers will be able to find out how much they have improved as their seasons draw to a close with a title on the line. The former Colonial Hills Conference rivals will face each other in the Morris County Tournament final on Saturday, May 10 at 6 p.m. at Montville High School.