Greenbrier's girls lacrosse team's search for their first win of the season ended Tuesday against Lakeside.
Greenbrier defeated Lakeside 5-4 during both teams' final game of the season. The two battled at Lakeside's track field. The football field was in use -- Lakeside's girls varsity soccer team was in the state championship game against Americus Sumter High School.
"I think our girls just wanted it more because they hadn't won yet," Greenbrier lacrosse coach Mark Leszczynski said.
Greenbrier was ahead 3-2 at halftime, but Lakeside managed to tie the game with a score from Kelsey Rucker.
Greenbrier's Spencer Isom scored soon after, making the score 5-4 and helping her team squeeze out a win. Isom scored two points in the game.
"It's great," Leszczynski said. "We accomplished our goal for the season, which was to beat Lakeside at the last game."
With less than two minutes left, Lakeside's Alisa Sacino fell to the ground clutching her right leg but was able to walk by the end of the game.
Lakeside coach Curt Gary said Sacino had a cramp in her upper thigh and lower right leg.
Greenbrier advanced to 1-8 on the season, while Lakeside fell to 2-6. Lakeside's girls beat Greenbrier in a scrimmage match and a game earlier in the season.
Leszczynski said he was impressed with his team's first season.
"The girls did really well," he said. "They progressed each week."
"Next season we just want to keep improving and win more games and maybe beat some of the Atlanta teams."
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