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GIRLS LACROSSE: Season ends with losses by WA, Crestwood

The girls lacrosse season came to an end for District 2 teams with losses by both representatives in the first round of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class 2A state tournament.

Wyoming Area went on the road, playing District 1 champion Bishop Shanahan on its home field in Downingtown and falling, 13-5.

District 2 and Wyoming Valley Conference champion Crestwood played closer to home, losing to Mount St. Joseph, the third-place team out of District 1, 22-9, in the opener of a doubleheader at Lake-Lehman’s Edward Edwards Stadium.

Bishop Shanahan 13, Wyoming Area 5

Elise Udo scored three goals in the first 2:20 to get Bishop Shanahan started toward the victory.

The Eagles opened an 11-1 lead at halftime.

Makenzie Switzer scored two goals and assisted on one while Sofia Sabatini had a goal and two assists for the Lady Warriors.

Halle Kranson had a goal and an assist. Miranda Dominick scored the other goal in Wyoming Area’s state tournament debut.

“It was a great opportunity and experience for our young team with seven new players of 18 rostered,” Wyoming Area coach Carl DeLuca said. “Just to be in this situation in our eighth year of existence is an achievement.”

Bishop Shanahan reached the state quarterfinals at the expense of a District 2 team for the second straight year. It defeated Lake-Lehman, 17-4, last season.

Wyoming Area finished 14-4-1.

Mount St. Joseph 22, Crestwood 9

Lauren Maher and Kate Donovan scored six goals each to lead Mount St. Joseph to the victory.

Isabella Caporuscio answered with six goals and an assist for Crestwood.

Julia Glowacki added two goals and an assist in the loss. Kate Gallagher scored the other goal.

Mount St. Joseph led 13-4 at halftime.

Crestwood ended its season 18-2-1.

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