LARKSPUR, Calif. – The No. 13 St. Francis lacrosse team took No. 4 Redwood to the end before falling 12-10 in a North Coast Section first-round playoff game.
The Troubadours led 7-5 at the half as Sophia Gorona, Grace Barger and Maggie Price each scored twice in the opening 25 minutes. But Redwood rallied in the second half to take the lead late despite three second-half goals by Gorona, who finished with a team best five goals. Junior Judy Cates added a goal in the loss.
Price helped the Troubies put Redwood on upset alert with seven draw controls.
St. Francis ends its season with a 10-5 overall record, finishing fourth in the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse League and playing in the NCS playoffs.
Redwood 12, St. Francis 10
R – Morse 4, McCarthy 3, Bacino 3, Glass 2. SF – Gorona 5, Barger 2, Price 2, Cates.