Mallards Fall to Sabres in Title Game
BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity lacrosse team fell
to old rival Saints Peter and Paul, 9-8, last week in the Eastern Shore
Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) championship game in the latest
installment of one of the classic rivalries on the shore.
Something had to give last week when the Mallards faced
the Sabres in the ESIAC title game for the seventh year in a row. Worcester won
the previous two meetings in the title game, each time by one goal including a
14-13 win last year and a 16-15 win in 2008. Last Friday, the Sabres exacted a
little revenge, edging the Mallards, again by one goal, 9-8, in the
The two teams have faced each other in the conference
championship game since 2003. The Sabres last won in 2005 and 2006. Last week’s
title game was won for the books. The Sabres gained a little separation from
Worcester in the second half before the Mallards made a late charge to pull
within one as the clock ran ticked down.
Molly Dickerson led Worcester with three goals, while Sara
Noyes, Mary Clare Regan, Ragen Doyle, Teresa Ciletti and Mary Hudson added
single tallies. Worcester’s Skylar Sigfried was strong in goal all day,
recording 13 saves.