Tag: Sarah Thorman

Girls’ Lacrosse Trumps Hebron in First Round of Playoffs

Words: Sandy Eichhorn

Photos: Zach Grossman

On Wednesday, May 10, the Centennial Girls’ Lacrosse team defeated rival Mount Hebron in the first round of 3A Playoffs.

Though the Vikings quickly took the lead by a goal, the Eagles fought back and senior Laurie Bracey scored, tying the game at one. Bracey scored again, followed by a goal from junior Claudia Pilcher, giving the Eagles a 3-2 lead. The game remained close in the first half and Pilcher scored two more goals, giving the Eagles a 5-4 lead going into the second half.

In the second half, Hebron came out firing and scored tying the game at 5. However, Bracey and Pilcher both put balls in the net which gave the Eagles a two goal cushion. Freshman goalie Sarah Thorman made some impressive saves which kept the Eagles in the lead for the majority of the game. The teams fought hard and ended up tied at 7, making the game go into overtime.

The Eagles started overtime with a drive down the field, but were unable to score. The Vikings quickly got their own opportunity, but the Eagles’ defense, led by seniors Ryleigh Ahearn and Gabby Fairley were able to stop them from scoring.

The Eagles once again drove down the field. The game took a turn when sophomore Marissa Lagera was fouled and got a penalty shot. As soon as the whistle blew, Lagera nailed the ball past the Hebron keeper, winning the game.

The Eagles will move on to the second round of the 3A Playoffs. The next game is on Friday, May 12, against the Glenelg Gladiators.


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Girls’ Lacrosse Falls to Mt. Hebron

Words: Sandy Eichhorn

Photos: Laila Abu-Ghaida

On Thursday, April 27, the Centennial Eagles Girls’ Lacrosse team took on the Mount Hebron Vikings.

The Eagles trailed by four early in the game until senior Madi Griffin started a scoring spree. The Vikings answered back with two goals of their own, but the Eagles kept up the pressure. With seven seconds left in the half, sophomore Marissa Lagera scored and brought the Eagles within a goal of the Vikings. At the end of the half the score was 6-5.

In the second half, freshman goalkeeper Sarah Thorman made multiple saves that impressed the crowd and kept the Vikings lead to two. Though the Eagles scored two more times in the second half, the Vikings ultimately came out on top 9-7.

The Eagles will play on Tuesday, May 2, against Howard High School.

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