GPS Lacrosse Wins 1, Loses 1 Over Weekend

Sunday, March 16, 2014
GPS lacrosse lost one game and won another over the weekend.

The Bruisers lost to Starr's Mill High School from Georgia on Saturday 17-11. 

Lindsay Rufolo - 3 goals
Katie Morgan - 2 goals; 4 ground balls
Alex George - 2 goals
Rachel West - 1 goal
Blakley Fine - 1 goal; 6 ground balls
Haden Gibbons - 1 goal
Carly Bourne - 1 goal
Anna Claire Pierce - 5 draw controls
Raygan Hall - 8 saves

On Friday night, the Bruisers beat the Webb School in Bell Buckle 19-10.

Katie Morgan - 6 goals
Alex George - 4 goals
Blakley Fine - 3 goals
Haden Gibbons - 2 goals
Lindsay Rufolo - 2 goals
Emily Cullum - 1 goal
Lucy Newbold - 1 goal
Assists from Morgan, Fine, Gibbons, Rufolo, George
Raygan Hall -7 saves
Savannah Williams - 2 saves


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