Pictures from the 2013 Girls D-I Championship game between the Skyline Eagles and Park City Miners. Skyline won 10-9. Photos courtesy of Haslam Photography, Tim Haslam and David Welsh. Read the recap of the game here. Read More
Park City and Skyline went head to head in the D-I State Championship at Copper Hills High School. These two teams met earlier with Skyline winning by one. Park City came in hoping to get revenge for their earlier loss.
The game started with Skyline controlling the first draw, transitioning down the field and only to have their first shot saved by Ashley Peabody. Park City was able to quickly get the ball down the field and capitalize on their first shot. The Miners weren’t done, they quickly followed up with a goal by Mckenna Tychsen to get Park City up by two early. Skyline was able to answer on a nice feed by Miklain Huntsman to Annie Glenn to get the Eagles within one. Skyline went on a three goal run that was finally brought to an end by a goal from Nicole Kirkam that would bring the score 4-3 in favor of Skyline. Skyline responded with a goal by Annie Glenn. Anna Ferreira was able to follow it up to get the Eagles up 6-3. On the following possession, Peabody had a nice save to keep Skyline from getting too far away and Caitlin Jarratt was able to capitalize to bring the halftime score 6-4. Read More
This week we take a look at a handful of first round playoff match-ups. We take a look at the Jordan @ Bountiful, Olympus @ Davis, Judge @ Pleasant Grove, Timpview @ Skyline and Orem @ Waterford. Pierce Walker and Scott Robinson are tied at 26-11 while Tim Haslam is 4 games back at 22-15.
Girls D-II: American Fork Cavemen v. Lehi Pioneers
Pierce Walker: American Fork wins 11-7
Lehi has had a spectacular run but experience and consistency will payoff for American Fork in this championship game. I look for Lehi to struggle in the finals against a solid AF defense. Read More
In the first game of the Girls D-I Semifinal double header at Dozier Field in Park City, Riverton clashed with Skyline for a chance to play in the D-I Championship game. Skyline dominated from start to finish winning 12-6.
Riverton controlled the first draw but quickly turned the ball over and Skyline’s Annie Glenn. Riverton was able to control the next draw but it resulted in the same. A turnover and and a Skyline goal, this time by Anna Ferreira. The two teams swapped goals to bring the score to 3-1 early in the first half. Skyline was not pulling any punches and scored three quick goals two more by Glenn and one by Julia Thomas. Riverton’s Kelsey Brown was trying to keep the game from getting out of hand and added one on a nice cut to the goal to bring the score 6-2. The Eagle defense was playing hard as they were able to go on another three goal run to bring the score to 9-2. Kaylee Poulson was able to break the drought for the Silverwolves and was able to slot on home to bring the score 9-3. After a foul on Mikala Anderson, Skyline was able to get another one on an empty net two hit double digits. Riverton fought back with a goal by Nikki Thomas to bring the score to 10-4. The two teams swapped two goals apiece to bring the final score to 12-6 in favor of Skyline. Read More
The Quarterfinals were action packed with end to action, including a game that lasted 3 days! Well, it didn’t quite take that long, although the game did start on Friday and was finished yesterday. Riverton and Olympus squared off in a game that started Friday afternoon but was postponed due to lightning. The game resumed with a score of 7-2 yesterday afternoon with the Silverwolves holding on for a 9-6 victory. The Semifinals will be held today at Park City High School. No. 1 Skyline will take on No. 2 Riverton at 5:30pm and then No. 1 Bingham will take on No. 2 Park City at 7:30pm. Read More
The No. 1 Skyline Eagles and the No. 4 Jordan Beetdiggers squared off in the first quarterfinal game of a doubleheader at Big Cottonwood Park in Salt Lake City on Friday. The Eagles held off the Beetdiggers, winning 13-10.
The upset minded ‘Diggers were able to get on the board first with a goal by Kate Lesuer. Shortly after, Skylines Zoe Aldous was able to respond on a free position shot. On Skylines very next possession, Aldous was able to give the Eagles the go ahead lead after she capitalized on another free position. Skylines Annie Glenn got into the mix with a nice cut and goal to give the Eagles a 3-1 lead. Jordan’s Mikayla Parker was not going to let the Lady ‘Diggers go down quietly and was able to roll the crease and get a goal to bring them within one. However, on the ensuing draw Skyline was able to capitalize on another free position shot. Jordan was able to get a nice cut to the goal and shot by Whitney Sieverts to bring the Diggers back to within one. Skyline’s Miklain Huntsman would answer right back with a goal of her own to get the Eagles back up by 2. Read More
After an action packed day of lacrosse yesterday in the Girls D-II Quarterfinals, the D-I girls will take to the field in hopes to advance to the Semifinals. Here’s a look at the four games today.
Jordan @ Skyline
Skyline has been dominant all year. On the backs of Annie Glenn and Anna Ferreira, Skyline has beaten Park City and clinched an undefeated region title. Skyline scores an average of 12 goals per game. Jordan allows an average of 9 goals per game. I look for the Skyline offense to have a big day against a struggling Jordan defense. Read More
The Week 9 winners of the Epiphany Lacrosse Player of the Week goes to Chad Merrick from Park City and Madison Hauritz from Skyline.
Chad Merrick – Park City
Last week Merrick had a season best 6 goals against Judge and 2 goals against Waterford.
Madison Hauritz – Skyline
Hauritz had 4 goals in an upset win against Park City last week. Read More
The Skyline Eagles beat rival Olympus by the score of 9-5 on Thursday in an exciting, physical game between two great squads played in the Skyline High School Stadium. The teams came into one of the most anticipated match-ups this season with playoff stakes and pride on the line. For Skyline, who has played well all year, the pressure was on to perform well while playing in their school stadium and giving their Seniors a win over rival Olympus. For Olympus, who has had an equally great year, the role of spoiler was in the cards. Both teams came into the game with an 8-1 overall record and were playing for the No. 2 spot in the standings. Read More
Madison Simonich is the latest Skyline Eagle to commit to play lacrosse in college, opting to join the NCAA D-III Meredith College Avenging Angels. Simonich is the goalie for the Eagles and gives a lot of credit to her coaches.
“I’ve played with some of the Skyline girls for 5 or 6 years, since the beginning,” said Simonich. “I think sheer experience along with deep love for the game has cultivated passionate future college players. Our coach, Elise Caffee, does a great job of fostering that as well.” Read More
UPDATE: The nominees and results had been decided before the recent news of the passing of Juan Diego Defensemen Matt Jungemann. When Nick Carrigan found out he was the winner, he messaged me via twitter and said, “Thank you for this honorable title, however, I must defer. In my opinion Matt Jungemann should be named player of the week.” In honor of Matt and Nick’s classy move, Matt Jungemann has been named the Boys Week 3 Player of the Week. In addition, several fans have already nominated Matt and here is what they said:
As a gesture of support to Matt’s family, his teammates and classmates at Juan Diego, and for everyone involved in Utah boys lacrosse, I nominate Matt Jungemann, Juan Diego defenseman #40, for Player of the Week. – Marianne Bartman Read More
The Skyline Eagles came to Jordan with one thing on their mind: vendetta. In order to better understand the circumstances of this game it is important to know that Jordan has eliminated Skyline the past two years in a row from the first round of playoffs, something that the Eagles haven’t been able to get off their mind. Yesterday’s match-up would be just the opportunity the Eagles were looking for to get their revenge, and they did just that. Read More
The Skyline Eagles met the Alta Hawks at the draw prepared to play in a hostile environment; to play against a Hawk squad that desperately needed not only a home win, but also a D-I victory. This Skyline squad is senior heavy. They have been eliminated twice in the first round of playoffs the last two years, both times by Jordan. This year would be different. It must be different. With seniors Annie Glenn and Anna Ferreira at the helm this Skyline team looks poised to make a run all the way to the title game. Read More