ROUNDUP: Bristol Eastern boys soccer tops Lewis Mills to open season

Published on Friday, 9 September 2022 12:42
Written by Serenity Bishop 


Bristol Eastern boys soccer defeated Lewis Mills, 2-1, Thursday night to record their first win of the season.

Lewis Mills scored first, 15 minutes into the first half, as Ian Nanewski knocked in a loose ball. However, Eastern tied the game eight minutes into the second half as Sam LaMar sent a ball to Eddie Ansah, who then touched it to Tyler Borry, who put the ball in the far corner of the net.

Borry came back at 24 minutes and sent a through ball to Connor Policarpio, who knocked home the winning goal. Mills goalie Casper Martinotti made eight saves and Lancers keeper Peyton Cummings had four saves.

Middletown 3, Bristol Central 0: Rams coach Nathan Jandreau said Middletown is a big physical team that has worked together for a few years. He said their experience showed throughout the game.

Middletown goalie Tyler Hann had seven seven saves while Bristol Central’s Harry Ross had 13. 


Bristol Central 3, Middletown 1: The Bristol Central Rams opened its season with a win. Middletown scored in the first two minutes and held the lead throughout the first half. In the second half, Abby Hansen put Central on the board with a header from a cross by Rachel Wygnat. 

A few minutes later, Maggie Palamar finished another cross served by Wygnat to put Central up 2-1. The final goal came from a corner kick by Wygnat which allowed Emily Lowe to put the ball in the back of the net. 

Rams coach Vicki Malick said Hansen and Ava Bouchard played outstanding in the center of the field, shutting down many of the Middletown players, and the defensive line of Lexi Roy, Abby Duval, Christina Browne and Emily Lowe all having solid performances. 

Lewis Mills 5, Bristol Eastern 0: Bristol Eastern fell to Lewis Mills during its season opener. Mills scored 12 minutes in and didn’t turn back taking a 4-0 lead by halftime. Lancers coach Scott Redman said Lewis Mills controlled the play for almost the entire game.

Abigale Pelletier performed well in goal for Eastern facing a plethora of shots. 

“She held her own well in her first varsity start,” Redman said.


RHAM 3, Bristol Central 1: RHAM won the first set 25-24 and the second set 26-24. Bristol Central battled back to win the third set, 25-19, but couldn’t complete the comeback losing in the fourth set 25-21.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Central, Bristol Eastern on Friday, 9 September 2022 12:42. Updated: Friday, 9 September 2022 12:45.