Deerfield Teams Go 7-0 Against Taft on Family Weekend

The sun was shining and spring temperatures were in the air for Spring Family Weekend. Deerfield teams took advantage of the perfect conditions and family cheers to go 7-0 against Taft teams on Saturday. Overall, the Big Green teams posted an impressive 13-3-1 weekend record.

Meaghan O’Brien pitched a perfect game, earning 13 strikeouts to lead the softball team to their first defeat over the Rhinos in at least 10 years, 3-0. The Big Green softball squad remains undefeated this season, 4-0, and will welcome Ethel Walker to the Pioneer Valley on Wednesday at 3:30pm.

Varsity golf notched another point in the win column on Saturday, defeating the Rhinos in a head-to-head match play outing, 6-3, extending their win streak to 6 games.

All four lacrosse teams earned wins on Saturday, collectively outscoring the Rhinos 48-18. With Saturday’s win, the girls varsity lacrosse team extended their winning streak to 4-games and marked the second game this season in which they won by a double-digit goal differential. Earlier in the week, the Big Green defeated NMH 18-3. Their season record sits at 4-2 and they will travel to Williston on Wednesday for a 3pm contest against the Wildcats. Girls JV lacrosse remains undefeated this season and will put their 3-0-1 record to the test against Williston on Wednesday at 3pm.

Boys varsity lacrosse is on a 5-game winning streak, with their only loss of the season coming in their opening game against Brunswick. Tomorrow, the Big Green will travel to Loomis for a 3:30pm match up. Boys JV lacrosse is also on a 5-game winning streak and the win over the Rhinos was their first shut out of the season. They too will travel to Loomis tomorrow for a 3:30pm game against the Pelicans.

The JV golf team earned the seventh win against Taft to defeat the Rhinos, 231-234 in a stroke play match-up.

Go Big Green!