It has been a process of growth in the first several years of the Oldham County girls lacrosse team’s existence. In its third year, 13 seniors, many of whom started with the program as sophomores have seen the program develop in their time.
Heading into the 2017 season, the Lady Mustangs want to put purpose into their play. After losing six seniors from a year ago, North Oldham is building around a young varsity roster with one senior and nine key returners from last year.
There is more continuity around North Oldham as coach David Haas goes into his third year at the head of the program. A team that has been young in previous years now has a strong contingent of upperclassmen on the roster.
Behind the backcourt of Cobe Penny and Dylan Pittman that combined to score 36 points, Anderson County defeated South Oldham 65-56 in the Eighth Region semi-final. The Dragons suffered a two-and-a-half minute scoring drought in the final three minutes of the fourth quarter after closing a once 11-point deficit to four.
South Oldham used a fourth quarter surge to advance to the semi-finals of the Eighth Region tournament. The Dragons defeated District 32 winner Walton Verona 76-64 after going on a 12-1 run in the first three minutes of the final period of play.
Devin Young scored a team-high 20 points and Jo Griffin added 16 for the Dragons.
The Oldham Chamber and Economic Development office is pleased to announce the 2017 Celebration of Women event. The event, presented by PNC Bank, will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 9, at City Place in La Grange.