Lax Weekend Update

The varsity girls lost Wednesday’s non conference home game against Union Grove, 9 to 11.  Anna Robbins led the scoring with 3 goals, followed by Kaitlyn Alford with 2 goals, and Adelyn Ryan, Katie Morgenroth, Caitlyn Moore and Summer Watson each had one goal. Goalie Katie Owens had several great saves and Rebecca Ghyzel and Lauren Chavez were strong on defense.

On Friday night the varsity boys shut out Pebblebrook in a regional home game. This was was the Indians first win in the 6A-7A/Area2, 2018 regional play. Friday night’s scoring was led by Madison Duffessy with 4 goals, Bailey Brogan and Owen DeBole with 3 goals each, Christian Barnes with 2 goals, and David Neary, Thomas McElwaney, Kalope Wingo, Gareth Ronfeldt and Jackson Millians with one goal each. Many EC parents were impressed with the heart, team spirit and comraderie of the Pebblebrook players.

Both the JV and varsity girls teams were on the road Friday night to take on the Whitewater Wildcats. In their first win since 2016, the JV Girls defeated Whitewater 11 to 6. Kenedi Wisenbaker was top scorer with 4 goals followed by Leah Chambers with 3, Sarah Whitehead with 2, and Braylee Marston and Paige Muniz each scoring a goal.

The varsity girls fell to Whitewater in Friday night’s non conference away game. Goalie Katie Owens had 8 saves while Caitlyn Moore scored two goals and Adelyn Ryan, Anna Robbins, and Rebecca Ghyzel each scored a goal.  The final score of the game was Whitewater 9 – East Coweta 5.

Saturday afternoon the varsity boys fell to undefeated North Gwinnett in a non conference home game. At the end of the first quarter, North Gwinnett led EC 4 to 2.  Going into the half  EC was trailing North Gwinnett, by 5.  In the third quarter play North Gwinnett added 6 goals to EC’s 1. Goalie Devin McCarragher and his defensive line held North Gwinnett to 2 goals in the 4th quarter with EC scoring 1 goal.  McCarragher had a total of 18 saves during the game. Senior Madison Duffessy scored 5 of EC’s 8 goals. Junior Christian Barns added a goal to the second and third quarter with Bailey Brogan adding a goal in the 4th quarter.  The final was EC 8 – North Gwinnett 19.

In related news, Chris Golterman of Coweta Score did a write up in Sunday’s Newnan Times Herald of this past week’s games.

We have a busy upcoming week for all 4 teams:

  • VG vs. North Cobb on Monday, March 12 @ 5:30 (home game)
  • JVG vs. Pebblebrook on Monday, March 12 @ 7:30 (home game)
  • JVB @ Carrollton on Monday, March 12 @ 5:55  (away game)
  • VB @ Carrollton on Monday, March 12 @ 7:55  (away game)
  • VG vs. Luella on Wednesday, March 14 @ 5:30 (home game)
  • VB vs. North Atlanta on Wednesday, March 14 @ 7:00 (home game)
  • JVG vs. Northgate on Friday, March 16 @ 5:30 (home game)
  • VG vs. Northgate on Friday, March 16 @ 7:00 (home game) 
  • JVB @ Whitewater on Friday, March 16 @ 5:30 (away game)
  • VB @ Whitewater on Friday, March 16 @ 7:30 (away game)
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