got six goals from Betsy Sachs, half of them after falling behind by five goals, to come away with a 15-13 lacrosse win over host
in the Friends Schools League championship game yesterday.
Sach scored three goals after the Cougars took a 12-7 lead. Lydia Kring was also instrumental in the win for the Tigers, contributing four goals and two assists, and teammate Mariah Barstow added four goals, including the 13th, 14th and 15th of the game for the Tigers.
"It was awesome," Germantown Friends' coach Katie Bergstrom said. "We had seven seniors that were increadible. They provided great leadership. We were down 12-7 with 15 minutes left and the seniors took over. The last three goals were scored by Mariah Barstow."
Lisa Bernardini led George School with a career-high tying nine goals in her final high school game. Bernardini had three other nine-goal games this season.
"It was a good game and they came back and scored after we had gone up by five goals," said George School coach Lisa Bernardini. "You have to give them a lot of credit. Somebody had to win and somebody had to lose."
George School won the regular-season meeting, 13-9.
Lisa Bernardini finished with 96 regular-season and 245 career goals, both school records.
"It was fun coaching her," Bernardini said. "Her speed and her footwork were really outstanding.
"[Germantown Friends] did a good job of marking her. They had somebody on her at all times and she still managed to score nine goals."
At Cabrini College, Jess Iacobucci's final game was a five-inning one-hitter in pitching host
to a 17-0 win over
in the Friends Schools League championship game.
It was the third straight title for the Gators (18-3), who have won all three league titles since moving over from the Inter-Ac League.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology-bound senior pitched a no-hitter into the fifth when, with one out, Chrissy Benner stroked a single up the middle. Iacobucci finished with nine strikeouts and one walk.
Three of Iacobucci's teammates hit home runs. Julia Schwartz hit a grand slam in the first inning over the centerfield fence. Jen Nichols and Lauren Touey also homered for the Gators, who went through the regular league season with a 10-0 record.
Megan Wilson was unstoppable for
, but her efforts weren't enough tom prevent
from winning the Friends Schools league title with 124 points at Friends' Central.
Talitha Smith of Germantown Friends established a meet record in the high jump. She cleared the bar at 5-5, breaking the previous mark of 5-3 set in 2003 by Marie Rosche of
Also leading the way for the Tigers was Jasia Kaulbach who won the 1,600-meter run in 5:23.84 and the 3,200-meter run in 12:01.34.