Girls Lacrosse gets off to Fast start and beats Bartow 12-5!

Posted by Robert Hollway on Mar 13 2018 at 06:31AM PDT in 2017-2018 Season

On Varsity, the Lakers traveled to Orangewood Christian on Thursday. After a quick start, the Lakers battled back from a four goal deficit to send the game into overtime at 10-10. Leading the offensive charge was Captain Emily Whitt who scored an impressive 7 goals for the Lakers. Captains Emma Conroy and Sarah Horn also found the back of the net to combine for 3 goals. On defense, Paige Leber dominated the net with a record-breaking 25 saves! Despite the Lakers’ tenacious efforts, time ran out with a final score of 13-10. Following Thursday’s game, the Lakers were ready for redemption hosting Bartow High School on Saturday. Having previously lost to Bartow in the season opener 8-5, the Lakers set the tempo from the start and earned their first victory of the season with a score of 12-5! From the first whistle, the team dominated the ball scoring 9 unanswered goals and holding Bartow to only one shot in the first half. On offense, the Lakers had numerous contributors with Captain Sarah Horn tallying 5 goals, Captain Emma Conroy scoring 4, as well as Calee Scott, Kelsey Tanner, and Ali Dimova each adding one. Captain Filippa Falz set the pace in the midfield and led the defense, nabbing 5 crucial draw controls and 3 groundballs. Senior Captain Kateryna Tymofeieva, Becca Sealy, Emerson Hilgenfeldt, and Halldora Thorsdottir combined for 10 impressive caused turnovers, and Paige Leber blocked 4 shots in net. The Lakers return to the field on March 27th when they host Berkeley Prep at 4:45 pm. We hope to see you there!


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