Round Three is on the way. Western Albemarle and Monticello’s girls lacrosse teams have locked up twice already this year and after Wednesday night, they’ll get at least one more meeting in, this time with the Charlottesville Conference title on the line.
Both squads won their Charlottesville Conference semifinals easily, earning Region 4A South berths in the process and setting up a third clash in the Conference final Monday.
Western Albemarle beats Charlottesvlle
The Warriors picked up their win over Charlottesville rolling 12-1 over the Black Knights. Western opened up a 9-0 lead before halftime.
Western (9-6) got two goals from Anne Patterson and 10 other players had a goal each. Bella Moriconi and Audrey Russell each had a goal and an assist. Hanna Schuler, Anna Kreienbaum, Mady Starsia, Kira Repich, Marlena Flynn, Marley Herring, Katherine Krese and Reid Ferguson each scored a goal. Shelby Flynn and Ann Carter Sipe had an assist each. Catherine Adams and Erin Flynn combined for two saves in the cage.
Charlottesville’s Kika Vanderpluijan had the Black Knights’ lone goal while Marisa Rodriguez notched five saves.
Monticello girls blow past Fluvanna
Monticello’s squad picked up a 20-2 victory over Fluvanna in the semifinals, led by four goals and an assist from Paige McGlothlin.
The Mustangs’ Kendall Walin ignited the offense with four assists to go with her two goals while Ari Archer, Caleigh Smith and Meghan Walin put together hat tricks with Smith adding an assist. Josie Mallory had two goals and two assists and Sarah Krebs, a freshman, chipped in two goals. April Carter rounded out the scoring with a goal and Tara Meissner and Brenda Piña each had assists.
Monticello (11-4) will play the Warriors for the Conference title Monday at 5:30 p.m.