In last year’s playoffs, the Beckman girls’ lacrosse team, rallied to overcome a 5 goal deficit to beat Mater Dei. There was no rally on Thursday. Mater Dei lead from start to finish beating Beckman 13-7. It was a team effort by the Lady Monarchs who are captained by Alexia Hipsher, Brianna Barriga and Grace Emmel. The scoring was lead by sophomores Mackenzie Wallavend (Fresno State), Grace Houser, Maddie Hooks, Annie Ng, Lauren Gonzales and freshman, Sydney Payne. Mater Dei has two goalies who often share time, Ms. Barriga and sophomore, Courtney Walburger. Beckman scorers were Michele Kyte, Janice Shih, Kylie Filipek and Holly Woodward. Beckman was anchored in goal by Claire Duchene (William & Mary).
Mater Dei (6-1) is currently ranked #2. Mater Dei is away at St. Margaret’s on March 24. Beckman (1-1) looks to rebound away at Northwood on March 23