Saturday, May 26, 2012

Girls LAX Wins In Tourney

The Whitman Hanson Girls Lacrosse team defeated the New Bedford Whalers today with a final score of 8-7 in the preliminary round of the state tournament. Whitman Hanson trailed the entire game, but was finally able to tie it up when Sophomore Stephanie Warn scored with 7:49 remaining in the second half off of an assist from Junior Jackie Sullivan. The Panthers were finally able to take their first lead with 50 seconds remaining in the game, when Sophomore Stephanie Warn beat her defender to the net. Stephanie Warn finished the game with 5 goals and 1 assist, while Junior Jackie Sullivan added 2 goals and 4 assists, and Senior Melissa Peck added 1 goal and 1 assist. Junior goalie Meghan Mahoney had a great game in net and came up with 2 huge saves for the panthers in the last minute of the game. Meghan finished the game with 23 saves in the net! Whitman Hanson's next game is this coming Wednesday, when they travel to Needham to take on the number one seed in the first round.

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