The 2021 GHSA Lacrosse season will conclude this Saturday at Denmark High School with a four-game lineup—starting with a Class A-5A championship double-header and concluding with the girls and boys Class 6A-7A finals. Blessed Trinity and Starr’s Mill open the action in the girls Class A-5A championship match. These two teams have won the four past state titles in the sports lower classification—with Starr’s Mill snapping the Titans’ bid for a four-peat in 2019. Both teams also carry five-game winning streaks into the finals and have only dropped two matches apiece this season—all of which occurred against Class 7A opponents. Blessed Trinity dispatched McIntosh and Walker by a combined 37-6 before its 14-8 win over Westminster in the semis. As for Starr’s Mill, the Panthers advanced past Stratford Academy (16-0), Fellowship Christian (20-12), Wesleyan (16-10) before a thrilling 12-11 semifinal win over Northview.
Blessed Trinity is also represented in the boys Class A-5A championship where the undefeated Titans (24-0) will take on Pace Academy (17-2) for the first time this season. The Blessed Trinity boys won their first-ever state title in 2018 and Pace Academy will be playing to win its first-ever crown. The Titans are coming off their narrowest victory of the season—a 10-9 win over Westminster. As for Pace Academy, the Knights also escaped a thriller in the semifinals with a massive 8-7 road win over top-seeded Greater Atlanta Christian.