JM/Lourdes rallies to remain unbeaten in girls lacrosse

By Jason Feldman and Pat Ruff

The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

The Rochester John Marshall/Lourdes girls lacrosse team rallied from three goals down in the first half to pick up one of the biggest victories in the program's brief varsity history.

The Rockets remained undefeated this season, beating Eastview 10-9 on Thursday at Eastview High School in Apple Valley. JM/Lourdes trailed by three goals in the first half, but rallied for a 5-5 halftime tie.

Reese DiCecco led JM/L (3-0 overall) with five goals, while Hanna Larson added four goals and an assist. Mary Resman, Nicole Bagwell and Marissa Bruesewitz had one assist each.


JM/L also received another strong game in goal from Mia Bruesewitz, who had 10 saves.

"I am proud of the teamwork displayed all over the field with both new and returning players contributing to the win," JM/L coach Maureen Sanderson said. "The girls fought for every possession and displayed great patience on offense. Our defensive team was outstanding and we got solid goaltending from Mia Bruesewitz."

JM/L is back in action on Tuesday at Bloomington Kennedy.


Panthers lose opener

WOODBURY — Rochester Century got off to a rough start and fell 13-9 to Woodbury-East Ridge on Thursday in its girls lacrosse season opener.

The Panthers allowed eight first-half goals.

"The first game of the season revealed areas that need adjusting, but also proved the girls' abilities to correct some deficiencies mid-game," Century coach Cassie Rodgers said.


Century got three goals from Julie Klampe and two from Kaylie LaPlante. Gina Dacy had 18 saves.

Rodgers said Century penalties played a large role in the loss.

The Panthers play Mayo today.

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