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Lake Norman Men's & Women's Lacrosse take home Conference Championship

By NAS Athletics, 05/02/17, 11:00AM EDT


Last Friday, Lake Norman men's and women's Lacrosse won their regular season conference titles after defeating Hough. 

Women's Lacrosse

The Lake Norman girl's team cruised to the Conference Championship after posting a perfect 7-0 record in the conference. They clinched the title after defeating Hough 14-4.

Lake Norman posted an impressive offensive display, with six different names on the scoresheet. Junior, RosaLee Schiemer led the scoring with 5 goals. Senior, Kieran Rinaldi also scored a hat trick and provided 5 assists.

The Lady Wildcats finished the regular season with a 15-2 record. They earned themselves the 2-seed and a first round bye in the 2017 NCHSAA Women's Lacrosse playoffs. They will host the winner of Northwest Guilford/Marvin Ridge on Friday, May 5th.

Men's Lacrosse

Lake Norman men's lacrosse extended their win streak to 12 games after defeating Hough 13-2. With this win they clinched the Conference Championship. 

The Wildcats were able to keep control throughout the game through an impressive display by Ben Belding, who won 10 faceoff's in the game.

A strong defense led by senior captain James Brugger, Sean Riley, Issac Kaufman, Christian Nell, and Grayson Baker shut out Hough for the first three quarters. 

With a strong base at the back, the attackers were able to flourish. Juniors Matt Elder and Mitchell Cody each scored three goals and Freshman Tucker Goodelle led scorers with four goals. 

Seniors Ryan Caplis, Ryan Werner, and Grayson Baker rounded out the scoring with a goal each. 

Lake Norman finishes their regular season with a 15-4 record and an undefeated 4-0 conference record. They are the fourth seeded team in the NCHSAA Men's Lacrosse Playoffs and earned themselves a first round bye.

Lake Norman will host the winner of Myers Park/Southeast Guilford on Friday, May 5th at 7:00 pm.