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Girls Lacrosse Travels To McNicholas On Wednesday

Posted on: March 27, 2018

SETTING THE SCENE: Fresh off its first win of the year, the Milford High School girls lacrosse team will travel for its only game of this week, a Wednesday evening clash at McNicholas. The first year under new head coach Windy Robinson has started with a 1-2 record, with the high point a 15-9 win over Oak Hills. Freshman Sarah Cardell got her first high school season off on a high note as she scored 11 goals in the first week of the year.

 

THE UPCOMING DOCKET: A look at Milford’s schedule for the upcoming week:

  • Wednesday, March 28 at McNicholas, 6:00 p.m.
    • 2018 Record: 0-1 (NR area coaches’ preseason poll)
    • Last Meeting: 2017; McNicholas 12, Milford 10
    • Series History: McNicholas leads 1-0

 

A LOOK BACK: March 16 vs. Lakota East: Freshman Sarah Cardell made a big impression in her first career game, but Lakota East proved too much, scoring a 17-5 win over the Eagles. Cardell found the back of the net three times and added an assist to lead Milford. Juniors Sydney Hogan and Casey Roeder also scored a goal each for the Eagles.

 

March 20 vs. Notre Dame Academy: Sarah Cardell and Angel Dominguez combined for five goals, but Notre Dame Academy knocked off the Eagles by a 10-6 score in Milford’s first home game of the year. Cardell scored three goals for the second straight game, while Dominguez scored twice. Ellen Victory tallied the final marker, while leading the team with four draw controls. Dominguez added three draw controls, which has been a point of focus for the Eagles this season.

 

March 22 at Oak Hills: Junior Sydney Hogan scored an incredible seven goals, leading Milford to its first win under head coach Windy Robinson, with a 15-9 triumph over Oak Hills. Sarah Cardell’s outstanding first week concluded as she scored five more goals, pushing her total to 11 for the week.

 

The Eagles again did a solid job with draw controls, as Angel Dominguez had seven and Cardell and Ellen Victory each tallied four. Dominguez, Sarah Ehrman and Victory also scored goals in the win.

 

On defense, the Eagles picked up 17 ground balls which proved to be a key to the victory. The effort was led by Josi Jennings who recorded eight.

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: A look at Milford’s statistical leaders:

Goals: Sarah Cardell (11), Sydney Hogan (8), Angel Dominguez (3)

Assists: Angel Dominguez/Megan LaFrance (2), Five tied (1)

Ground Balls: Josi Jennings (10), Ashley Costa (5), Sarah Cardell/Angel Dominguez (4)

Saves: Emily Stiles (25)

 

POLL WATCH: Milford did not receive any votes in the weekly area coaches’ poll which encompasses all divisions and is sponsored by the Cincinnati Enquirer. Indian Hill continues to hold the top spot, scoring three first place votes. Second place Mount Notre Dame also earned three top nods, while third place Sycamore claimed the final No. 1 tally. Loveland of the ECC and Mariemont round out the top-five. Other ECC teams in the rankings include Anderson and Kings in a tie for ninth, as well as Turpin in the other receiving votes section. The coaches’ poll is released every Monday at Noon at preps.cincinnati.com/coachespolls.

 

COLLEGE BOUND EAGLE: Class of 2018 member Ashley Costa has already announced her intention to continue her athletic and academic careers on the collegiate level. Costa has committed to Cincinnati’s Mount St. Joseph University where she will compete in both lacrosse and soccer.