• Bill Caine, Woodford Sun Sports Editor

Boys lacrosse beat South Warren in playoff opener


THE WCHS BOYS’ LACROSSE SENIORS were honored before the final regular season game on May 5. From left : Coach Jeff Faulkner, Chance Burnett, Noah Jones, Irwin Flores, Taylor Biggs, Brody McCoun, Trevor Welch, Sam Smarr, Ben Dawson and Asst. Coach Walker Bartlett. (Photo by Bill Caine)

The Woodford County High School boys' lacrosse team opened up the postseason with a 13-4 win over South Warren on Tuesday, May 8. The Jackets took a 6-1 lead into halftime and pulled away for good in the fourth quarter scoring six goals.

WCHS seniors Brody McCoun and Taylor Biggs, and sophomore Nick Crowe scored three goals each. Sophomore Aden Baldwin led the team with two assists.

Junior Everett Thompson led the team in fielding with 13 ground balls and broke the state fielding record with 387 career ground balls.

Senior goalkeeper Chance Burnett made eight saves.

Scott County

The WCHS boys' lacrosse team wrapped up the regular season with a 11-9 win over Scott County on Saturday, May 5. The Jackets built a 5-1 lead by halftime, but the Cardinals came roaring back before coming up short in their upset bid.

McCoun and Crowe each scored three goals. Biggs added a pair of goals. Freshman Anakin Wethington led the team in assists with three.

Thompson led WCHS in fielding with 17 ground balls and senior Ben Dawson had nine. Dawson was 19-of-21 on face-offs. Burnett had five saves and freshman Bryan Birch had four.

Lafayette

The WCHS lacrosse team won 19-6 over Lafayette High School on Wednesday, May 2. The Jackets blitzed the Generals from the opening whistle and controlled the entire game. Wethington led the Jackets in scoring with seven points on three goals and four assists. McCoun had six goals, and Biggs had four goals and an assist.

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