Girls lacrosse comes home 4-0
March 17, 2017
Steamboat Springs — They just keep winning, and Saturday, their fans will have a chance to see if the streak will continue.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team won again Friday, knocking off Palmer, 12-11, on the road. The team also won Thursday, 16-3 against Eaglecrest, and now, the 4-0 Sailors return home to play at 1 p.m. Saturday against Durango.
The team got a big game in goal Friday from keeper Ava Thiel, who racked up seven saves.
"Everyone of them was important,” coach Betsy Frick said.
The team led at half 9-6, then hung on for the win.
The team got five goals each from Lucy Shimek and Riley Schott, then one each from Cassett Yeager and Wyleigh Myers.
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Shimek had two assists and Schott one.
Against Eaglecrest, the Sailors ran away to win a game that was tied 5-5 at half.
Schott fueled the Sailor's offense with eight goals. Shimek had six, with Yeager and Sammy Kennedy each adding one. Thiel
had five saves in goal, and the Sailors got a huge boost from their defense, which was led by seniors Maura Glynn and Sammy Koepher.
"The game against Eaglecrest was the most complete, well-played game in several years," Frick said. “Maura Glynn and Sammy Koepfer did a great job leading an otherwise very young defense.”