The Penguins started the NELL season in Wellesley this past weekend, kicking off what is shaping up to be a tremendous spring season for the newly formed New England Lacrosse League.
Penguin 2026 took a decisive 14-1 victory over True Boston 2026. Midfielder Levi Gagnon and attackman Josh Ciaglo both played well, leading the team in an outpouring of offense. The Penguins 2028 lost a back and forth game against the Houlagans 9-3. The Penguins 2029 Blue team had six different scorer that paced them to 11-1 victory over the Houlagans. Defensively the team played outstanding and JJ Wilder had a great day with two goals. The Penguins 2029 Orange team was tied at half-time against the True Boston 2029 but ended up losing 9-6. Kieran Smith paced the offense with one goal and one assist and Westy Willis and Evan Marzi both led solid defensive efforts in the loss. Finally, the Penguins 2030/31 team had a dynamic 9-3 win against True Boston 2030. Nick Hodges and Jude Cronin played great in the net and Ashton Nill and Joey Mazzola both had tremedous games on offense and defense respectively.
Week #2 of the NELL will be played at Bryant University on Saturday, May 7th, 2022. Full schedule, standings and statistics can be found at NELaxLeague.com.