• Bill Caine, Woodford Sun Sports Editor

WCHS girls' lacrosse on a roll


NETHERLANDS FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENT EVA BIJL was honored as the only WCHS senior of the team on April 25. (Photo by Bill Caine)

The Woodford County High School girls' lacrosse team closed out the regular season on Monday, April 30 with a 14-6 victory over the Lafayette High School Lady Generals.

WCHS sophomore Brittany Sherrod scored a team-high six goals and junior Abbey Peterson scored five. Sherrod and Peterson also led the team in fielding with seven ground balls each. WCHS sophomore goaltender Olivia Olivas saved three shots and got the win for the Lady Jackets.

The WCHS girls' lacrosse team won, 24-2, over Bryan Station High School on Wednesday, April 25. It was senior night for Woodford and the Lady Jackets celebrated its foreign exchange student from the Netherlands, Eva Bijl, as the only senior on the team. WCHS dominated the game on both sides of the field, and have outscored their last five opponents 86-18.

Woodford's goals came quickly as they jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first two minutes of the game. Peterson and Sherrod each had seven goals and three assists to lead the Lady Jackets. WCHS freshman Sam Stephens scored five goals and freshman Avery McFarland added a hat trick.

Sherrod and McFarland led the team in ground balls with nine each and Peterson added seven including an interception. Stephens and freshman Lauren Young had five ground balls each.

Olivas had a quiet night in net. She stopped three out of five shots.

Sherrod leads the team with 62 goals and Peterson is second with 60. Sherrod also leads the team with 101 ground balls and six interceptions. Olivas has 115 saves this season, and a 10-5 record.

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