Mar 24 – Girls Lacrosse beats Miramonte

Acalanes had a sensational come from behind win against Miramonte tonight, with a score of 11 to 6. Acalanes was down 3-0 during the first minutes of the first half. Acalanes answered back with 8 straight goals for an 8-3 lead at halftime. Play during the second half was strong as the Dons extended their lead for a solid league victory.

The offense was effective tonight with 1 goal by Caith Wright, 2 goals and 2 assists by Caroline Newman, 3 goals and 3 assists by Ellie Higgins and 5 goals and 1 assist by Sophie Ross.

But the real story was the focused and fantastic defensive effort tonight by so many players. Caroline Newman led the charge with 6 loose ball controls, Caith Wright and Jessica Hennies had 4 each, and Kelcey Higgins and Sophie Ross both scooped up 2.

Goalie Sabba Jweainat was outstanding with 4 saves within the first minutes of play. Sam Repstad also played extremely well and had 4 saves.

Lots more Ladies Lacrosse this week with California High coming to town on Thursday, March 26th at 7pm and Alhambra at Acalanes Stadium on Friday, March 27th. Go Dons!