Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/18/11
Katrina Geiger set a school record by scoring 10 goals and also tallied the game-winner with 12 seconds to play as host Haverford High rallied for a stunning 14-13 victory Tuesday over Henderson in the first round of the District 1 girls’ lacrosse playoffs.
The Fords (12-7), seeded No. 13, advance to play at Central League rival Harriton Thursday at 4 p.m. Henderson, seeded No. 19, finishes up at 13-6.
The Fords overcame an incredible disadvantage due to several key infractions. They trailed by five goals with 10:18 to play, were one player short because of a red card for the last 14:43 of the game and were two players down for the final 14:29 after being assessed a fourth yellow card.
But Geiger, a junior that has committed to Loyola, took over and tallied five goals in the last 10 minutes, Her 10 goals broke the Haverford High single-game record of eight set 20 years ago by Laura Harmon.
Henderson took a 13-8 lead with 10:27 to play on a goal by Morgan Daugherty (two tallies). Geiger scored 10 seconds later and then cut the deficit to 13-10 with 7:32 left.
Geiger then won the next draw scored 12 seconds later to make it 13-11.With 4:09 left, Geiger scored on an 8-meter. Amanda Case tied it with 56 seconds left on an 8-meter shot.
Jill Root (three goals) then won the draw control and later Geiger went left to right across the arc and won it, setting off a wild celebration even before the buzzer.
Henderson was led by Katelyn Fay and Caitlin Lentz, each of whom scored three goals.
Haverford High 14, Henderson 13
Katrina Geiger 10g
Jill Root 3g
Amanda Case 1g
Lindsay Baker 6 saves
Katelyn Fay 3g
Caitlin Lentz 3g
Morgan Daugherty 2
Katie O’Donnell 2g
S Aldrich 1g
E Anderson 1g
M Nollen 1g
McGinnis 10 saves
Tags: Haverford High