On another hot and steamy Thursday night in Bel Air, the Bel Air Women's Summer Lacrosse League wrapped up another season at Rockfield Park's Ewing Street Field.
In the championship game, Recyclables showed that its regular season domination was no joke as the green clad club rolled over the Dark Knights, 11-3. The winners led 8-2 at the half and held the Knights scoreless in two of the four quarters. Thursday's title and consolation games were played in quarters again, because of the extreme heat. None of the four teams had substitutes.
In the title game, both teams played with 10 players. That didn't seem to hamper the Recyclables a bit.
Sara Chesla had a solid game in leading the champions, scoring three goals and assisting on four others. Rachel Slusher and Susie Snee also scored three goals each in the win. Gina Maranto added a goal and assist and Abbey Sasdelli also scored once. Alexis Susa was also credited with one assist.
The Dark Knights got scoring from three different players - Aloise Diedrich, Meghan Najewicz and Montaiju Galmore. Brooke Prater, the league's regular season scoring leader, was limited to one assist.
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Grace Deckert made fives saves in the Recylcables nets, while Abby McClure (three saves) and Roxanne Diedrich (seven saves) split halves for the Dark Knights.
'Murica takes third
"Murica followed up its third place regular season standing with a 17-7 win over Little Miss Moonshine in the consolation game.
Kaylee Litke and Kim Eraso powered 'Murica to the win. Litke scored five goals and assisted on two others while Eraso scored five goals and assisted on one.
Jessica Tenly added three goals and an assist, while Mallory Boyd scored twice. Alex Jones and Fran Paradise also scored.
Rachel Baxter scored four times to lead Moonshine, while Kathleen Plumb added two goals. Emma Hom also scored a goal.
Emily Deaver had six saves in the 'Murica goal, while Kaitlyn Neumeister had a very busy day in the Moonshine nets, making 15 saves.