Carly Wilhoite (above) scored 4 times but the Tigers could not prevail against the Shamrocks in Final-4

by Grace Nunn

Photos by Alex Eicher

Mason, Ohio – Wednesday, June 2nd, the Women’s Tigers Lacrosse team drove to Mason for the semi-finals in the state tournament. They faced the Dublin Coffman “Rocks” who beat Upper Arlington in a surprising upset 11-9 to make the Final-4.

The game began and finished, very close. It was 1-1, then 2-1 Tigers, then 4-2 Rocks. The sidelines were on edge with both teams fighting for the win. In the final seconds of the first half, Carly Wilhoite (senior) scored another goal bringing the Tigers only one point behind the Rocks.

Unfortunately, after a hard-fought game in rainy and cold weather, the Tigers fell, losing only by 2. The final score was 9-7.

Dublin Coffman went on to the State Championship game Saturday, June 5th, playing New Albany. The Rocks then beat New Albany with a buzzer goal 13-12, making them the D1 state champs.

Wilhoite scored 4 times, Hanna Wenger added 2 scores, and Josey Storm one. Senior Maggie Nance had 4 saves.

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