• Bill Caine, Woodford Sun Sports Editor

WCHS boys' lacrosse drops third straight

The Woodford County High School boys' lacrosse team lost 13-7 to Madison Central High School on Saturday, March, 11. The game was played at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington. Woodford's shooting accuracy suffered in the game as they shot 7 for 34 in the game. After starting the season 3-0, the Jackets have lost three straight games and have been outscored 39-9 during the skid.

WCHS sophomore Blake Owsley led the Jackets in scoring with three goals and junior Everett Thompson had 12 ground balls and two takeaways. WCHS sophomore Nick Crowe also had a pair of takeaways.The Jackets' lacrosse team lost 11-1 to Paul Laurence Dunbar High School on Friday, March 9. The Jackets were overpowered by the Bulldogs in the second half, giving up 10 unanswered goals. The Jackets managed only 10 shots on goal in the game to Dunbar's 26.In the first half, both teams were scoreless in the first quarter thanks to solid defense on both ends of the field.

The Bulldogs scored late in the second quarter and the Jackets tied the game up before halftime on a rocket by Owsley.The second half belonged to the Bulldogs. The rain was pouring down and the playing conditions worsened as the game went on. The Jackets spent much of the half on their heels trying to slow down the Bulldogs’ passing.

Dunbar scored five goals in the third quarter and added another five goals in the fourth. Woodford was unable to slow down the Bulldogs’ attack and were unable to get any good looks at the opponents net.

Thompson led WCHS in ground balls with seven and also has a team high three take aways. Senior Ben Dawson was 10 of 15 in face offs and fellow senior Noah Jones had one interception.

The Jackets will host Dixie Heights on Saturday, March 17 in a non conference matchup at 6:30 p.m.

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