Rosen said. "It was a miracle, but we deserved it so much."
Blessed Trinity (12 7) had a free position scoring opportunity with 7 seconds left to play. Goalkeeper Hannah Rosen caught Blessed Trinity's Regan McGovern's shot attempt for her 10th save, and she held the ball as the clock expired.
MARIETTA In the end, it came down to survival.
With a minute left to play, Kell needed to hold on to the ball, but Blessed Trinity swiped it away and was back on the offensive with 33 seconds left to play. The Lady Longhorns, however, kept them in check until their free position scoring opportunity in the final seconds.
A minute earlier, Kell appeared to be in the clear when Riley Proshek scooped up a groundball off a missed shot by Blessed Trinity's Mary Markwordt and passed it up field to Ferguson, who broke away from traffic to the Lady Titans' side of the field.
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Afterwards, Kell made one of its better defensive stands of the game.
After Kell won the opening draw to start the second half, Swift scored for a 10 6 lead.
Kell won the ensuing draw, hoping to get a much needed goal out of it, but a bad shot attempt by Ferguson gave the ball back to the Lady Titans.
"I'm just so proud of the girls," Kell coach Todd Utt said. "We got up early on them, and I am proud of our girls for fighting with Blessed Trinity. It could have gone either way. This is the biggest win in our program's history."
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Rosen came through with two saves, the first coming on a free position scoring opportunity. Kelsey Lowman intercepted a pass, but she wasn't able to clear it out, and Blessed Trinity got it back. The Lady Titans took another shot that hit the post before Kell finally took possession.
Afterwards, Kell started making errors with possession the ball, and whenever Blessed Trinity was on the offensive, it found ways to score. The Lady Titans scored three straight goals the last of which when Payton Fadem ran around the net and through Kell's defense to cut the lead to 10 9 with 18:38 left.
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Kell, however, never allowed Blessed Trinity to tie it in the final 10 minutes of the game, and the Lady Longhorns will have the chance to play for their first state championship after winning 12 11 at Cobb Energy/Corky Kell Stadium.
The Kell girls jumped out to a five goal lead late in the first half in Tuesday's Class A AAAAA lacrosse semifinal against Blessed Trinity, but the Lady Titans went on a second half scoring run to get within a goal with just over 10 minutes left to play.
That led to Palermo scoring a free position goal for an 11 9 lead with 13:05 left. Blessed Trinity answered back 4 minutes later before Ferguson scored a much needed insurance goal with Air Force Ones Girls
have to beat another Westminster in Saturday's championship, which the Lady Longhorns will host. The teams played one before in Nike Air Force One Grey the regular season, with Kell winning 14 9 on April 17.
The win came down to Kell's defense, which gives up an average of 6.9 goals per game.
Leslie Ferguson scored a team high five goals for Kell. Haley Swift and Izzy Palermo each had three goals, with Palermo also dishing out three assists, and Jessica Armstrong added a goal.
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