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Prep roundup: Allatoona boys lacrosse advances to state semifinals

May 4—Owen Rogers scored four goals, including the game-winner with just over 3 minutes to play, to lead Allatoona to a 13-12 victory over Blessed Trinity in the Class 5A-6A state quarterfinals Wednesday.

The victory sent the Buccaneers (14-6) into a semifinals, where they will host Marist on Tuesday.

Allatoona trailed nearly the entire match, but Brayden Smith scored one of his two goals early in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 10-all. Moments later, Rogers gave the Buccaneers their first lead of the night.

After Blessed Trinity tied the score, Brayden Smith scored the second of his two goals on the night to put Allatoona back in front. Rogers gave the Buccaneers a two-goal lead, and the defense held the Titans to one goal over the last 3 minutes to secure the victory.

Blessed Trinity led 3-0 at the end of the first quarter, 5-3 at the half and 9-8 at the end of three periods.

Morgan Madish finished the night with two goals and an assist, while Jack Frischmann had two goals. Ethan Merandi, George Kahinga and Ben Lea each added one. Brayden Fountain had two assists and Jacob Koehler added one.

South Forsyth 7, Walton 6: The Raiders fell in the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAAAA state playoffs.

Walton finished the season 11-8.

Lambert 10, Harrison 3: The Hoyas fell in the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.

Harrison finished the season 10-10.

Roswell 17, Pope 9: The Greyhounds fell in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A-6A state playoffs.

Pope finished the season 12-9.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Wednesday

West Forsyth 11, Hillgrove 8: The Hawks fell in the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAAAA state playoffs.

Hillgrove finished the season 11-7.

Westminster 7, Mount Paran Christian 3: The Eagles fell in the quarterfinals of the Class A-4A state playoffs.

Mount Paran Christian finished the season 10-9.

GIRLS TENNIS

Wednesday

Walton 3, West Forsyth 0: The Raiders swept their way to victory in a semifinal match of the Class AAAAAAA state playoffs.

Walton will face the winner of North Gwinnett and South Forsyth on May 13 in the state championship match at the Rome Tennis Center.

BOYS TENNIS

Wednesday

Marist 3, Pope 2: The Greyhounds fell in the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.