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Wolves Advance In OHSAA Tourney

By WKHS Lacrosse Parents Club, 05/18/21, 9:00PM EDT

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Kilbourne Beats Pickerington Central 13-8

Kilbourne advanced in the OHSAA Tournament with a 13-8 win over the Pickerington Central Tigers.  

Kilbourne hosted the OHSAA Tournament game at WKHS and got off to a hot start.  The Wolves staked a 7-1 lead in the first quarter with 5 different players netting a goal in the stanza ( Dougherty, Abahazie, Schupp, Scott and Korn).

The Wolves scoring slowed down dramatically in the 2nd quarter with only two goals to lead the Tigers 9-1 at halftime. 

Credit to the Pickerington who competed and fought hard despite getting down early.  Pickerington Central goal tender Luke Arnold deserves recognition for making a number of saves to keep the Tigers within striking distance.

The Wolves extended the lead to 11-3 at the end of the 3rd quarter on a goal in the final second of the period.  The play also drew a delayed penalty so the Wolves started the 4th quarter on man-up and netted a pretty EMO play with tic-tac-toe passing and finished with a goal by Reed Williamson.

In the 4th quarter, Pickerington kept firing, playing hard and took advantage of some unsettled plays and turnovers.  Pickerington closed the margin to a final score of 13-8.

Tip of the hat to Wolves' faceoff man Harrison Kline who unofficially broke the WKHS record for most faceoff attempts in a career.

The Wolves are the #2 seed in Region 3 in the OHSAA Tournament.  Kilbourne will play next this Friday night against the winner of the New Albany/Xenia game.

It's May lacrosse so it's win or go home. 

Go Wolves!

Unofficial Scoring Stats

  • Abahazie 6G
  • Dougherty 2G/1A
  • Schupp 2G/2A
  • Korn 1G/1A
  • Scott 1G
  • Williamson 1G
  • James 3A
  • Kline 1A