Chelmsford High School girls lacrosse

Boston Globe: Chelmsford gets priorities right

By making the sport a priority, 11 seniors have elevated Chelmsford girls’ lacrosse

By Olivia Nolan | Globe Correspondent

Chelmsford girls’ lacrosse coach Ashley Rokas has long awaited the kind of renaissance her Lions squad is experiencing this season. For years, she felt as though lacrosse sat on the back burner as players favored soccer, softball, and field hockey.

“When I first started [coaching], lacrosse was nobody’s No. 1 sport,” Rokas said. “I knew I needed to change that.”

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