Over the weekend, the Lady Firebirds lacrosse team took on the Lady Spartans of Lima. The match was intense from the very start, with the Spartans scoring the first goal and Megan Sherick retaliating with a goal less than a minute later. The Birds and Spartans battled back and forth through the first half, leading to a 4-4 score at the break. The match continued to be intense in the second half, but the Birds did not back down. Junior defender, Abby Griffin came up with a turnover, running the ball end to end for a phenomenal shot and score on goal! With the Spartans leading the match 8-7, they attempted to stall in the last minute, leading to a turnover. Abby Griffin was given the ball and attempted to get it down field, but there was not enough time left on the clock to tie the match.
The Birds had a total of 29 forced turnovers, 14 saves by goalie Abby List, and goals from Lena Barr (1), Abby Harold (1), Abby Griffin (1), and Megan Sherick (4).
The Birds take on Beavercreek Thursday for Senior night. Senior recognition begins at 640 and first draw begins at 7pm!