Park City set to host prep lacrosse finals
As the 2008 High School Lacrosse season draws to a close the post season begins heats up. The league’s top teams are set to face off this week in the first and second rounds of the playoffs. Following the semi finals, Park City will be hosting the High School Championship games at Dozier Field, Saturday, May 17.
The Boys’ Division B Championship will be held at 1 p.m., followed by the Girls’ Championship at 4 p.m. and the Boys’ Division A Championship at 7 p.m.
The Park City girls lacrosse team is hoping to play on their home turf in the championship game. The girls beat Juan Diego in Orem 9-8 on Monday night to advance to the semifinals. The Miners were down 3-1 at halftime, but rallied in the second half to score eight goals, included a game-saving goal by Clara Jane Kilbourn in the waning seconds of the match.
"They were on fire and they wanted it," Park City assistant coach Lisa Peck said. "They put the fire in their hearts and went for it."
Park City will face Orem High School in the semifinals on Wednesday evening at 5:30 p.m. The No. 3 ranked Miners ended the regular season with a 10-5 loss to No. 2 ranked Orem The game will be held at the fields at Scera Park, located at 450 South and 400 East in Orem.
The Park City boys already ended their playoff run with a 10-4 loss to Bingham in the second round of the playoffs on Saturday.
The Utah Lacrosse Association contributed to this report
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