The Wellington High School girls varsity lacrosse team was bested by Jupiter 16-9 at a home game Thursday, April 12. The Wellington team celebrated their graduating seniors with a ceremony at halftime.
Though the Lady Wolverines fought hard in the first half, they went into the break behind 7-5.
Early in the second half, both teams scored to make the score 8-6. Natalie Kelly cut into Jupiter’s lead with a goal, making the score 8-7.
The game continued point-for-point, with Jupiter scoring again and Lady Wolverine Krystine White following up with a goal to make the score 9-8. Jupiter then broke away with two goals to extend their lead 11-8. But Caroline Kurtz scored with an assist from White to make the score 11-9. However, the Lady Warriors would go on to score five more goals to end the game 16-9.
The Lady Wolverines hosted Cardinal Newman on Tuesday in the district semifinals, coming away with a 12-11 win. WHS faced Park Vista for the district title Thursday, but results weren’t available by press time.