Girls’ lacrosse edges MCC in double OT

Dean Stewart

Sophomore Christine Sherry scored a goal in double overtime to boost the girls’ lacrosse team past Melbourne Central Catholic 11-10 in the Lady Wildcats’ final regular season game Monday. At the end of regulation play, the score was tied at 10-10 which required overtime. After six minutes of strong defense by both teams, the score remained the same, and an additional overtime was called. The outcome set the bar high for districts.

“I was stoked to have scored as many times as I did tonight, but that last shot was pure luck, I swear. At first, I didn’t even think it went in because it was so close,” Sherry said. “It was an awesome feeling, and now I’m ready for districts. I think we actually have a really good chance.”

Christine’s older sister Jackie Sherry, a team captain, was there to support the team and her sister.

“I’m proud of the team as a whole, as I always am, but seeing my sister go hard like she did was awesome. It’s so cool to be able to say “that’s my sister!” and be on the field with her at the same time. MCC was a hard team to beat, but we came to win. As a captain, I couldn’t be more thrilled with the lady wildcats,” Jackie said.

The team will play host in the district tournament April 17. Admission will be $6.

By Sierra Purden