Battler women bow to Cardinals

PHILIPPI — The Alderson Broaddus women’s lacrosse team fell to Wheeling Jesuit, 22-10, on Sunday afternoon.

The Cardinals jumped out to a 2-0 lead before the Battlers would strike with their first goal, coming from Krista Cooper and assisted by Allison Rogers.

Wheeling Jesuit would add three more goals to make the score 5-2, but Haley Frost and Kate McLaughlin added a goal each to cut the score to 5-4.

Cooper and Frost added one more goal each before the end of the half, but AB was still down 10-6 entering the second.

The Battlers trailed, 16-10, with 14 minutes left before the Cardinals scored six straight goals.

Cooper led AB with four goals, two assists and a team-leading 12 draw controls. Frost added three goals and Taheera Rodgers two. Rogers and Rachel Gaspar each recorded three caused turnovers.