The Sussex Academy girls’ lacrosse team blew out James M. Bennett 23-6 April 11 in Georgetown.
Macy Steinwedel led the Seahawks with six goals. Madison Leeper scored three and assisted on two goals. Shelby Manlove and Annabella Guckes hit the twine three times, with Guckes getting five assists. Sanne Elling scored twice and also had a helper. Lillian Manlove, Marley Rohe and Addison Basile each garnered two goals, with Basile helping on two. Emiley Bisaha tallied two assists, while Callie Short picked up one.
“We had three defenders out for our game, including one starting defender,” said Seahawks head coach Taylor Gooch. “But we had players step up defensively to help us win the game. They found a way to make it happen, which makes this team so special. All around, it was a solid team effort.”
Sussex Academy senior Peyton Hagy tallied six stops in goal.
The Seahawks tamed the Panthers April 13, defeating Polytech 22-2 behind four goals from Steinwedel. Also tallying goals were Elling, Guckes, Basile and Leeper with three each; Rohe with two; and Shelby Manlove, Short, Rilyn Lehman and Madison Naples with one apiece. Guckes and Leeper recorded three assists, while Steinwedel, Basile, Shelby Manlove, and Short each had one. Hagy tallied four saves.