Lacrosse returns for successful year


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Gabby McMurry (10) craddles the ball

For its second year, OHS Girls Lacrosse has made a successful encore, this time with two teams.

“Our season is going extremely well,” said captain Lexi Seawel (12) “The scores might not show it, but us as a team have grown significantly.”

Last year, the lacrosse team had only one team. They were only able to have one team, since it was a new team. Ever since the split, as of May 9, varsity’s record is 7-11, while JV is 3-5.

Seawel also thinks that having two teams allows them to play harder teams, in turn making them better.

“Having two teams has made us grow in skillswise,” Seawel said. “Varsity gets to play up to their level, and JV is in our footsteps. It’s something the coaches have been discussing for a while, and I’m glad that it actually worked out.”

Practices changed too, Seawel said. The girls are able to have scrimmages and are able to practice the basic skills, but also are able to grow stronger as a team.

There have been several outstanding individual scorers. Sydney O’Brien (10) leads the team with 43 goals and one assist, Gabby McMurry (10) comes next with 10 goals and 32 assists. Maddie Kilburn (10) follows McMurry with 32 goals and nine assists.

The next game is May 10  against Hazelwood East; varsity is at 4:15 and JV is at 5:30. Both are home games at Washington Middle School.