Tigerville – North Greenville women’s lacrosse kept pace in the Conference Carolinas standings on Wednesday afternoon with a dominant win over first-year program Southern Wesleyan.
- Score: Crusaders – 18 / Warriors – 5
- Records: North Greenville 9 – 4 (5 – 2) / Southern Wesleyan 0 – 12 (0 – 8)
- Location: Pepsi Stadium (North Greenville University)
How it Happened
- The Crusaders burst out of the gate with three consecutive scores by three different players. Aly Estes led off the game with her first of the game while Jillian Cheisa and Jenny Owens followed to make it 3 – 0.
- Southern Wesleyan broke through with 24:02 left on the first half clock when Jairy Sandoval cut North Greenville’s lead to two (3 – 1).
- North Greenville’s second trio of consecutive scores extended the lead to 6 – 1. Rachel Kellogg scored a pair of spark the run.
- One more score from the Warriors and eight more goals from NGU marked the final 20 – minutes of the first half.
- The Crusaders set the tone for the final 30 – minutes of play in the opening frame, firing off 20 – shots including 18 on frame.
- Southern Wesleyan had 15 shots on goal but Sydney Taylor was solid for The Crusaders in the net coming up with six first period saves.
- The Warriors scored the first points of the second half with a one-timer from Sandoval, her second score of the game.
- North Greenville once again answered a Southern Wesleyan score with three unanswered from The Crusaders. Estes once again got in on the action along with Hanna a pair from Hanna Hawkins.
- The Warriors added their final score of the game at 10:44 left on the clock. Beth Farrell tacked on a goal with 2:29 left while Taylor Kennington added a score to cap off the win.
Inside the North Greenville Box Score
- Kellogg and Hawkins led North Greenville with four goals each. The duo also lent a hand in the draw control department helping the Crusaders win 14 of the 23 chances.
- Jillian Cheisa finished the game with three scores and three caused turnovers. She also added a team-high four groundballs.
- Jenny Owens also had four grounders for the Crusaders and scored her second of the season.
- Beth Farrell and Aly Estes also added a pair of scores.
- Sydney Taylor finished the game with 10 – saves and improved to 9 – 4 as the starter in net.
Next Time Out
- The Crusaders host Emmanuel College on Friday evening at 6 pm.