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Rochester High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse beat Athens High School 9-8

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Monday, May 15, 2017

6:00 PM

Rochester High School
AWAY
9

Athens High School
HOME
8

Game Recap

A thriller featuring outstanding defense between Rochester and Athens ended in double overtime with Kendall Jordan’s fourth goal of the game as Rochester prevailed, 9-8.

After playing to a 6-6 halftime tie, both teams played superb defense. The Falcons (11-5, 5-3 OAA) took an 8-6 lead with ten minutes remaining, but Katie Fish scored twice for Athens to send the game into overtime.

Goalies Hailey Abro of Athens and Kyleigh McCarthy of Rochester made numerous saves with the game on the line. Rochester’s Claire McPherson scored three times for Rochester, giving her 49 on the year and in the process setting the team record for most goals in a season by a midfielder. The Falcons got one goal each from Taylor Simmons and Ava Harding.

Rochester’s defense was led by Sarah Schneider, Emily Schneider and Leslie King.

Athens was led by Aubrey Kapala with four goals and Katie Fish with three.

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Rochester
6

2

1

Athens
6

2

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