Girls Varsity Lacrosse · Girls Varsity Lacrosse falls to Brighton 16 – 15

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The Hartland Girls LAX Team come up 1 goal short tonight to Brighton. It was a fast and furious game with Brighton leading the entire way. It was Brighton 7 and Hartland 4 at the half. Hartland found themselves down by 5 goals with 3 minutes to go and then the momentum shifted. Hartland won 5 consecutive draws and promptly scored 5 goals. With 35 second to go the game was tied 15-15. Brighton won the next draw and went down and scored with 14 seconds to go to take the lead for good. Hartland was led by Elena Salazar who had 6 Goals and an assist, Emily Beazely had 4 Goals and 2 assists, Bella D’Arcy had 2 Goals and 2 assists and Emma Donahue had 2 Goals. Goalie, Morgan Mundell who was under attack all night made several crucial saves. The Team showed a lot of heart and guts tonight. There were many times the girls could have thrown in the towel, but instead they chose to fight. They took a huge step tonight as a team, even in defeat. The Eagles are now 12-1 and head to East Grand Rapids on Wednesday to take on the #1 Division 2 team in the state.