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No. 4 Lehi Stuns No. 1 Viewmont to Advance to Semis

Lehi Girls LacrosseThe No. 4 seeded Lehi Pioneers traveled north to take on the No. 1 seeded Viewmont Vikings in the first round of the girls D-II playoffs. Lehi controlled the first draw and took it down the field. They were unable to capitalize and Viewmont took the ball to the other end and Addie Acord was able to give Viewmont and early one goal lead. The ball changed ends a few times but freshman Sydney Bennett was able to give Viewmont a two goal lead with a nice shot close to goal.
The Pioneers were not going to go down quietly. After winning the ensuing draw, Megan Freeman was able to slot one home on a free position to get Lehi on the board. Lehi’s Hadlee Labrum was able to get Lehi another quick goal to bring the score to two apiece. Viewmont was able to shut down the Lehi offense on their next possession and Maddie Medeiros was able to give Viewmont back the lead. Lehi’s Taja Southwick was able to get a free position after Viewmont was called for pushing and she capitalized on the opportunity to tie the game at 3. Viewmont and Lehi swapped three more goals apiece and went into halftime tied at 6.
Lehi was able to get the first goal of the second half to give them their first lead of the night at 7-6. Viewmont was able to answer with a goal by Acord. Lehi quickly transitioned and Addie Pearson was able to gain back the lead. Viewmont’s Brittany Harris scored to tie the game at 8. Lehi’s Shea Munger answered to bring them back up by one. Viewmont got sloppy in the last half and turned the ball over on the offensive end a few times and Lehi capitalized on the sloppy play to go up by two. Viewmont’s Acord scored a goal to bring the score 10-9 but it would prove to be the last goal of the game.
Lehi was led by Addie Pearson with 3 goals. Viewmont was lead by Addie Acord with 5 goals. Lehi controlled 11 of 19 draws.
Lehi will play No. 2 Herriman on Monday in the first D-II Semifinal at Park City.

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