Cate ran into a tough team from Aspen, Colorado and suffered a 16-2 loss in girls lacrosse on Saturday.

Maddie Erikson and Josie Erikson scored for Cate and goalie Coco LeRoy stopped six shots in the second half.

Aspen scored 11 goals in the first half.

“Although the final score did not end in our favor, there were many highlights in the game that point to growth and leave us optimistic for the season,” said Cate coach Renee Mack.

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