Bunnell High’s boys lacrosse team was defeated, 14-2, by visiting Newtown High on Thursday night.
The Bulldogs, a South-West Conference Division II team, fell to 2-5 overall and the Nighthawks, an SWC D-I lineup, improved to 5-3.
Jarrod Davis scored in the first half, and Ryan LeClerc netted a goal in the second half for coach Mike Sportini’s Bulldogs.
Bunnell goaltender Bobby Branez made 10 saves, including a diving stop to deny a back-door chance late in the game.
Joe Minopoli, Kyle Bannister, Mike Kelly and Davis all had four ground ball scoops.
LeClerc had a trio of grounders.