The Lady CapsLax faced Middle Creek away on their senior night on Wednesday night, 4/13. Despite their losing record, Middle Creek is physical, big, experienced team dominated by seniors. Several of their players were planning on playing D2 college lacrosse. The game was tense, back and forth throughout with no team having more than a 3 goal lead, often less. None of Middle Creek’s goals registered an assist. Instead, their big, physically-imposing players backed down our defenders forcing one-on-one isolation matchups all game. To the Lady CapsLax credit, however, the defense was able to come up with important, timely stops when needed most late in the 2nd half.
Meanwhile the offense converted timely goals to keep Middle Creek playing catch up most of the 2nd half. A special shout out should go to K. Dupere who had her most proficient offensive game all season (6 goals, 3 assists). Other goals were recorded by A. Yankoglu and P. Escobar (3 goals each), C. Barbour (2 goals), and M.K. Fagan (1 goal), respectively. In addition, S. Stidham, C. Barbour, and P. Escobar all recorded one assist each. Special recognition should go to the Lady CapsLax midfield, and in particular A. Yankoglu, who worked hard to maintain our fair share of draw controls and ground balls because maintaining ball possession was the key factor in this game.