Ranked first in the Concorde District standings, and undefeated in the District as well, the girls lacrosse team has advanced to an unprecedented 10-1 Lady Wildcat record.
On Wednesday, April 25, Centreville welcomed the Robinson Rams to their home turf. Robinson managed a short-lived lead early on but, while neither team managed to pull away at any point in the game, the Wildcats pulled out a 16-14 win.
Junior midfielder Carly Sane was the night’s leading scorer with four goals, one assist, and three draw controls. Showing that power comes from playing off one another’s talents, senior midfielder and freshman attacker Reagan Newell each brought in three goals and two assists. Facing off against a strong Rams midfield, Anderson was able to direct the ball into the Wildcat’s sticks over ten times. There was never a moment to take a breath as the Rams offense fought back right up until the final minutes of the game.
Centreville’s defense was barraged by incoming Rams attackers, but the team was able to take advantage of missed plays and utilize caused turnovers. Junior defense Danielle Smith had one draw control, three ground balls, one caused turnover, and freshman Brynn Doyle (two ground balls) led in the stand off. Also scoring for Centreville were freshman midfielder Caroline Wakefield (two goals, two assists, four draw controls, five ground balls, and one caused turnover), senior attacker Maggie Dulkerian (two goals and two assists) and sophomore Katherine Zempolich (two goals, two draw controls).
Traveling up to Herndon on Friday, April 27, the Wildcats easily dominated the Herndon Hornets with a 17-3 victory. Early in the game, the Lady Wildcats held back only for a short time before they began an offensive onslaught. Seven of Centreville's squad scored with 11 total assists.
Newell (four goals/two assists), Anderson (three goals/three assists) and Sane (three goals/one assist) showcased their precise shooting throughout the game. Freshman Caroline Bollman, Dulkerian, and Wakefield added to the Wildcats commanding lead with two goals each. The team's retrieval of ground balls was exemplary with Wakefield, Anderson, Sane, and Dulkerian bringing in the most. Also scoring for the Wildcats were Zempolich and Freshman Kara Waddell added an assist. Goalie Ayana Teran allowed no goals in the second half, giving the Lady Wildcats a more lopsided result than expected.
This week on Wednesday, May 2, the Wildcats are scheduled to take on their crosstown rival, the , on Centreville’s home turf at 7:15 p.m.. This will be the final game of the regular season.