ROXBURY – The Roxbury girls lacrosse team lost its season opener Wednesday to its counterparts from Sparta, a team led by star scorer, Taryn Penna, with the lopsided score of 13-6.

Four of Sparta's goals came off shots by Penna. For Roxbury, three goals were scored by Chelsea Artigliere, two by Emma Kamitsky and one by Mia Sadowski.

The team next plays Saturday in an away game against Pascack Valley.