Ending the season on a high note

The boys Varsity Lacrosse team made their way to district and state playoffs


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On Mar. 23, Charlie Fisher (’23) rushes against a Wesley Chapel player to try to get the ground ball.

The boys lacrosse team has played a total of 19 games, and ended the season with a record of 15-4. The team won their last regular season game against Sickles with a score of 16-5 on Apr. 8.

Charlie Fisher (‘23), along with Colson Williams (‘22), Chris Ferrini (‘23), and Connor Zimmerman (‘23) are the four team captains. Connor Wojchowski (‘22) is the senior captain, along with Fisher who also leads the team in ground balls.

“It’s just a leadership role. You got to set an example for the younger kids coming in and just trying to be a role model for them and just trying to make sure the team is intact,” Fisher said.

Noah Radle (‘23) is an attack, and says that one of his greatest achievements this season was being a scorer. He scored 53 goals this season.

“I feel like solidifying myself as one of the goal scorers on the team, and just taking a step up since we graduated some kids that could score,” Radle said.

Zimmerman is an attack, and scored multiple goals at the game against Wesley Chapel High School. He made four of the goals in the first quarter, and another goal in the third quarter.

“[My best game was] last week against Wesley Chapel, I scored five goals,” Zimmerman said.

On Apr. 1st, the player of the game against Newsome High School was Fisher. The team lost with a score of 15-13, and Fisher scored one goal. The team continues to work and move forward as a team defense and offense.

“The team dynamic is really just trying to finish and put the ball in the back of the net as a team rather than just one person,” Fisher said.

One of the team’s harder games this season was against Jesuit. The team lost 13-9.

“No one really expected us to even compete in that game. It was good that we were able to compete and make a name for ourselves. It would have been nice to win,” Radle said.

This season, Williams set the school record for career goals, with 120. Ferrini scored his 100th career goal and also set the school record for points and assists in a career.

The week of Apr. 11, was district playoffs, and the team qualified for state playoffs as well.

“This is the most talented Mitchell Boys Lacrosse team we have had. Next week we will attempt to put a new banner in the school at Mitchell for the first lacrosse district champion,” Coach Ethan Quinlan (FAC) said.

The team made it the farthest they have ever gone, but lost to Newsome on April 27 at regional semi-finals by a score of 10-13.