SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Converse Lacrosse team cruised to a 17-4 rout of Conference Carolinas foe Barton on Saturday afternoon.
FINAL | Converse 17, Barton 4
LOCATION | Spartanburg, S.C. (Fulp Field)
RECORDS | Converse 4-9 (2-5), Barton 1-9 (0-8)
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Maria Knott scored a hat-trick with three goals. Aubrie Lauderdale, Brittni Jones, and Kasey Halodik scored one goal each. Jones tallied three assists with Halodik recording two and Lauderdale with one assist.
Kasey Halodik scooped up seven groundballs and caused six turnovers.
Myka Jones picked up the win in cage with seven saves.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Barton would tie things up at one on a free position goal. Elizabeth Gabriele gave the Valkyries the lead off the assist from Ashlei Alston to give Converse the 2-1 lead for good. Laura Starkes received a pass from Kasey Halodik before Barton drew closer at 3-2.
Barton scored an unassisted goal to stop the Converse run. Maria Knott scored on a free position shot to send Converse into the break up 11-3.
Kasey Halodik gave the Valkyries a ten goal advantage at the 24:30 mark of the half.
Converse will host nationally-ranked Limestone on Tuesday, April 11. Opening draw is at 6pm.