Lacrosse: Blessed Trinity girls top Kell 11-9 for second straight Class A-5A title

Credit: Seth Ellerbee

Credit: Seth Ellerbee

Blessed Trinity 11, Kell 9

Blessed Trinity captured the program’s second all-time state title by scoring a second consecutive two-goal victory over Kell for the Class A-5A title game. This year’s final was sent to Walton’s Raider Valley after Saturday’s championship at Lakewood Stadium was postponed due to issues with the goals and the lines on the field.

Kell, which came into the finals with the momentum of a grueling schedule that was conquered by a dominant postseason run fell behind early. Blessed Trinity took an early two-goal lead as Elise Hammelrath and Mary Markwordt found the net in the first six minutes of the game. Kell responded to tie it 2-2, but the Titans regained control as Kaley Attaway and Abbey Sokol extened the lead to 4-2.

Blessed Trinity took a 6-4 halftime lead and grew the lead to 9-6 before Sokol and Markwordt scored the final two goals for the Lady Titans.