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Boy’s Lacrosse Senior Night and Championship Game

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All seniors on the Boy’s Lacrosse team with Coach Will Lathram. Taken May 3rd. 2024.

Lafayette’s Boys Lacrosse team played their Senior Night game which took place in Ishmal Stadium on May 3rd, 2024 against Bryan Station High School The final score was 17-2, with the Generals of Lafayette High School winning. This game celebrated the graduating seniors who have contributed to the team. This game was Senior Night, and it was the last home game and the last non-district game. This was the last game before the first playoff against Lexington Catholic, set to occur on May 10th at 5 pm.

The seniors were being recognized in numerical order, the first being number two, Trey Davis. This was his fifth year playing lacrosse as a defense player. According to the Boy’s Lacrosse Instagram, his favorite memory while playing lacrosse was winning his first playoff game. In the future, he plans to be an electrician.

Zachary Dietzel, who has the number three, has played midfield and attack. He was one of the two seniors who played all four years on the Lafayette Lacrosse team. Not only that, he also played as an eighth grader, so he played five years on the team. However, he has played for a total of seven years, starting in fifth grade. His favorite lacrosse memory was playing indoor lacrosse with his team and having unfiltered lacrosse with nonstop hitting and running. He plans to study engineering at the University of Kentucky.

Evan Riegert, whose jersey number is four and who plays attack, has played one year of lacrosse with Lafayette. His favorite memory while playing lacrosse was being on the sideline of the Anderson County Mud Bowl game. According to the Boy’s Lacrosse Instagram, he plans to get rich quickly.

Ethan Berkshire, number six, is a long-stick midfielder and defender. He has played for three years, and his favorite lacrosse memory is winning their playoff game against Collins High School. He plans to be an electrician.

Kai Clouse’s jersey number is twelve, and he has played defense for two years. His favorite lacrosse memory is ruining the playoff bracket and beating Collins High School in the playoffs. His plans for the future are to become an Information Technology specialist.

Keifer Saunders’ jersey number is twenty. He plays attack and midfield. Keifer was the second senior to play lacrosse for Lafayette for all four years. Before Lafayette, he played middle school lacrosse for Tates Creek. Like others, his favorite lacrosse memory was beating Collins High School in the playoffs during his junior year. He plans to major in architecture at the University of Cincinnati.

Wes Brooks, whose number is twenty-three, plays midfield. His favorite lacrosse memory is when he achieved his first goal during his senior year. He plans to attend the University of Kentucky for chemical engineering.

The first round of tournament games was originally supposed to occur at Lexington Christian Academy Stadium on May 7, 2024. However, there was a weather delay, and the first playoff game was pushed back to May 10, 2024. The faceoff for this game started at 5 p.m. Lafayette lost, with the final score being 10 to 5.

Fortunately, the Boys Lacrosse Senior Night against Bryan Station did end the way we expected. However, their first round of the tournament games against Lexingtonand was a loss, ending their 2023-2024 season. Overall the Boy’s Lacrosse Team had a successful season, and we are excited to see what the graduating players accomplish in life after high school.

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Isabella Dietzel
Isabella Dietzel, Staff Writer
Isabella Dietzel is a sophomore in her second year in Journalism. She is a staff writer and is excited for the 2023-2024 school year. She is in lacrosse, book club, and student council. She often finds herself after school playing lacrosse with her brother, listening to music, specifically Taylor Swift, hanging out with friends, and doing homework.