Glenelg rallies to beat Atholton, 9-6, in girls lacrosse

Atholton’s hopes of defeating Glenelg fell apart in the second half of Monday’s contest. While Atholton led, 5-3, at the half, the Raiders found the net only once after that and ended up losing, 9-6.

Getting draw control and scoring six unanswered goals helped swing the game in Glenelg’s favor.

Atholton coach Crystal Shelley said she wishes she knew what happened to her team n the second half. “I certainly think that the card changed the game,” she added.

With her team up, 5-4, and on offense the officials made a call against the Raiders.

When an Atholton assistant expressed his opinion, the official issued a yellow card to Shelley. “ ‘Ridiculous’ was the key word that got it,” she said.

As a result of the card, Atholton had to pull a player from the field for two minutes.

Glenelg quickly tied the score and took control of the game.

“We were able to make the right adjustments,” said Glenelg coach Ginger Kincaid.

Glenelg is now 5-2 in county play; Atholton is 4-4.

Glenelg 9, Atholton 6

Goals: G –  Stephanie Asher 3, Hannah Doughty 2, Kendall Lutts 2, Tagne Vandewall, Maribeth Blonchek. A – Rachel Day 3, Jenna Brewer 2, Kaelin Shaw.

Assists: G – Hannah Doughty. A – not available.

Saves: G – Megan Taylor 11. A – Alex Charity 6.

Halftime:  Atholton, 5-3.

Other scores:

Chaplegate 14, Mt. Carmel 4

Goals : CCA – Jen Yahiro 5, Katelyn Kerr 2, Julia del Carmen 2, Jenny Yang, Christina VanWingerden, Katherine Cameron, Emma Rufolo, Hailee Winand. MC: Olive Taylor, Savannah Sanders, Katie Klein, Brenna Middleton.

Assists: CCA – Stephanie Dumas, Christina VanWingerden, Jen Yahiro. MC – not available.

Saves: CCA – Kaitlyn Wetzel 5, Emily Roberts 3. MC – Devan Middleton 4.

Friends 12, Glenelg Country 7

Goals: F – Coplon 3, Corkum 3, Kehoe 3, Sandek 3. GCS – Mallory Pappas 3, Lizzie Rice 2, Kevyn Ann Jorgenson, Jennifer Rushe.

Assists: F – Kehoe, Sieglan. GCS – Mallory Pappas, Nicole Rieu.

Saves: F – Woolson 6. GCS – Cameron Baumgardner 17.

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