HS Girls Lacrosse: Wolfpack takes down the Nighthawks 19-3 in final regular season game

Lady Wolfpack seniors: (Back row, left to right) Rosie Jones, Jessie Jones, McKenzie Portugal, Lexie Appel, Brianna Gaffney, Rileigh Schickel, Bailey Jenkins, Wolfie.  (Middle row, left to right) Kaliana Alcaraz, Julia Martinez, Diana Mendez, Sydney Flynn, Alex Tasevski, Emily Norris.  (Bottom) Coco Standoff. Courtesy photo.
Lady Wolfpack seniors: (Back row, left to right) Rosie Jones, Jessie Jones, McKenzie Portugal, Lexie Appel, Brianna Gaffney, Rileigh Schickel, Bailey Jenkins, Wolfie. (Middle row, left to right) Kaliana Alcaraz, Julia Martinez, Diana Mendez, Sydney Flynn, Alex Tasevski, Emily Norris. (Bottom) Coco Standoff. Courtesy photo.

The Great Oak Girls Lacrosse team handed the visiting Murrieta Valley Nighthawks a crushing 19-3 defeat and also honored their seniors in the final game of their regular season, which took place Friday, April 29.

Great Oak’s Sydney Simpson (19) looks to avoid Nighthawk defenders as she makes her way down the field in last week’s 19-3 win. CJ Davis photo.
Great Oak’s Sydney Simpson (19) looks to avoid Nighthawk defenders as she makes her way down the field in last week’s 19-3 win. CJ Davis photo.

Sophomore Cassie Barragan (21) scored 4 unanswered points to put the Lady Wolfpack out in front in the first few minutes before the Nighthawks would come back with a score of their own, putting the score at 4-1. The Great Oak girls worked together to put 5 more points before the half, bringing up the score to 9-1. At the half Great Oak’s entire lacrosse program called up the seniors one-by-one to honor them for their career as part of the Wolfpack family. This year’s seniors included Rosie Jones, Jessie Jones, McKenzie Portugal, Lexie Appel, Brianna Gaffney, Rileigh Schickel, Bailey Jenkins, Kaliana Alcaraz, Julia Martinez, Diana Mendez, Sydney Flynn, Alex Tasevski, Emily Norris and Coco Standoff.

After the ceremony, the Wolfpack senior girls took the field for their final 30 minutes of regular season game play in the Wolfpack Red, White and Blue. Great Oak put up 10 more points while Murrieta Valley struggled to put up only 2. With the win Great Oak ended their season with a 7-1 league record.

The lacrosse ladies of Great Oak will go up against Mater Dei in the first round of the CIF-SS playoffs this week.

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