The Hornets stifled the Tigers at Middlebury College’s Alumni Stadium on Friday.
EHS allowed just one second half goal in the 11-6 victory.
Essex and Middlebury were tied at 5-5 in the closing minutes of the first half, but the Hornets outscored MUHS 6-1 from that point on. The lone Midd goal was allowed by backup keeper Devin Norton with under two minutes left to play.
The Hornets improved their win streak to four games, and now sit at 7-4 this season. Middlebury fell to 4-7.