Varsity Girls Lacrosse
2019: GHSA Class A-AAAAA Girls Lacrosse Championships, Final Four (school record 17-2 record)
2018: GHSA Class A-AAAAA Girls Lacrosse Championships, first round
2017: First girls varsity lacrosse season
(2020 Team Picture by Edge Photo Studios)
Lady Paladins Beat KR to Win Second League Match of 2020
The Fellowship Christian School varsity girls lacrosse team has now won four out of its last five matches.
The Lady Paladins posted a 17-3 victory over King’s Ridge Christian School at Bob Lord Field on March 12.
With the win, Fellowship improved to 2-0 in league matches. FCS has improved to 6-2 overall.
Lady Paladins Fall to Hillgrove at Home; Ends 3-game Win Streak
A three-game win streak came to an end for the Fellowship Christian School girls varsity lacrosse team on March 10.
The Lady Paladins fell 11-7 to 7A Hillgrove High School at Bob Lord Field.
Fellowship is now 5-2 overall.
On March 10, juniors Brooke Beard (four goals, two assists) and Lexi Menna (two goals, four assists) led Fellowship with six points apiece.
Sophomore Graylyn Waggoner netted two goals, while freshman Ava Menna collected one goal and one assist.
Seniors Abby Beard and Charlotte Berg each netted one goal.
Brooke Beard and Waggoner each took five shots to share the team lead.
Senior Cary Guthrie posted nine saves for the Lady Paladins in goal. Freshman Katie Schuster also played in goal during the contest.
Fellowship Downs Baylor School in Alpharetta
In a recently added contest, the Fellowship Christian School varsity girls lacrosse team defeated the Baylor School of Chattanooga, Tenn., 19-3, at Alpharetta North Park on Feb. 28.
It was the team’s final of two games played on consecutive evenings.
With the win, the Lady Paladins improved to 5-1 overall. The club has now won three straight contests.
“We are happy to see scoring spread out amongst the offense,” director of girls lacrosse Tracy Morgan said. “Seniors Abby Beard and Charlotte Berg were good for multiple visits to the back of the net. The Menna sisters and Brooke Beard triangulated multiple goals and assists. Our defense was strong, and middies Lexi Menna and Graylyn Waggoner proved to be valuable on multiple occasions on both side of the ball.
“We were happy to have the opportunity to play a team from outside the ATL, and to have performed so well against them,” Morgan said. “Offense is beginning to gel and defense is continuing to get stronger.”
Against Baylor, sophomore Graylyn Waggoner and junior Lexi Menna led the Lady Paladins with four goals, three assists and seven points. Freshman Ava Menna also netted four goals to share first on the squad, and led the way with seven shots.
Junior Brooke Beard chipped in with three goals and one assist, while her senior sister, Abby, scored two goals and added one assist.
Freshman Gabby Klatt netted two goals, and senior Charlotte Berg scored one goal.
Senior Cary Guthrie posted six saves and freshman Katie Schuster added two saves.
Paladins Win League Opener
The Fellowship Christian School varsity girls lacrosse team opened its league play with a victory on Feb. 27.
The Lady Paladins improved to 4-1 overall with the 23-9 victory over Mount Pisgah Christian School. It was the first of games on consecutive nights for FCS.
Junior Lexi Menna led Fellowship with seven goals and 10 shots, and shared first with eight points against the Lady Patriots. Junior Brooke Beard also recorded eight points, including five goals and three assists, and took seven shots
Sophomore Graylyn Waggoner collected six points (three goals, three assists) and took seven shots, while freshman Ava Menna earned two goals and three assists.
Freshman Ella Nokes registered two goals and one assist, while senior Abby Beard tallied two goals and both freshman Gabby Klatt and senior Charlotte Berg scored one goal.
Goalkeepers Cary Guthrie (six saves) and freshman Katie Schuster (two saves) combined compiled eight total saves.
Lady Paladins beat Pinecrest, Notches Third Girls Lacrosse Victory of Season
The Fellowship Christian School varsity girls lacrosse team has earned its third win of the season.
The Lady Paladins (3-1 overall) bounced back from Wednesday's loss at 6A Harrison High School with a 16-0 shutout victory over non-league Pinecrest Academy at Bob Lord Field on Feb. 21.
Fellowship has lost just three matches since the 2018 season. The club set a school record with a 17-2 record in 2019.
“It was a game that allowed everyone to see the field and make an impact,” director of girls lacrosse Tracy Morgan said. “We worked on the things we’ve challenged them with, and we also had the opportunity to try new things.”
Freshman Ella Nokes (two goals, two assists) and senior Charlotte Berg (three goals, one assist) finished with four points each. Nokes went 5-for-5 in faceoffs.
Freshman Gabby Klatt and sophomore Graylyn Waggoner both finished with two goals and one assist. Waggoner shared the team lead with four shots and topped the team with four ground balls.
Junior Lexi Menna and senior Abby Beard each scored two goals, while freshman Ava Menna collected one goal and one assist. Abby Beard also took four shots. Lexi Menna reached 100 career high school goals in the game.
Freshman Cate Stroud and junior Brooke Beard scored one goal apiece.
Freshman goalkeeper Katie Schuster played the entire game. She did not record a save.
Lady Paladins Fall to 6A Harrison
The Fellowship Christian School varsity girls lacrosse team suffered only its third loss since the start of the 2019 season on Feb. 19.
The Lady Paladins (2-1 overall) dropped a 16-11 decision to 6A Harrison High School in Acworth on Feb. 19 in a non-Area match. FCS finished the 2019 campaign with a 17-2 mark.
“The girls played really well,” coach Allison Senft said. “We saw hustle, determination and a no give-up attitudes from all of the girls. We considered this game a big one for us. Harrison is a great team, and we like playing great teams.”
Junior Brooke Beard led FCS with nine shots, five goals and six points. Sophomore Graylyn Waggoner and junior Lexi Menna both netted two goals. Freshman Ava Menna and senior Abby Beard each scored one goal.
Senior Cary Guthrie recorded seven saves, and freshman Katie Schuster notched one.
Lady Paladins Win Second Match in-a-row
The varsity lacrosse team from Fellowship Christian School has started the season strong.
The Lady Paladins downed 7A Wheeler High School at Bob Lord Field on Feb. 12 to notched its second win in as many days to start the season.
"We had back to back wins this week," said Tracy Morgan, director of girls lacrosse at FCS. "The best part is that we have shown consistent strength and room to rotate at every position. We look forward to a facing a strong Harrison team next week. They will test us."
Junior Brooke Beard earned eight points (four goals, four assists) to lead FCS. Freshman Ella Nokes and junior Lexi Menna both netted three goals and added one assist, while sophomore Graylyn Waggoner registered two goals and two assists.
Senior Abby Beard earned two goals and one assist. Freshman Ava Menna netted two goals, while freshman Gabby Klatt recorded one goal (her first varsity tally) and one assist.
Freshman Katie Schuster (four saves) and senior Cary Guthrie (three saves) combined for seven saves.
Lady Paladins Open Season with Home Win
The Fellowship Christian School varsity girls lacrosse team has begun the season on the right foot.
The Lady Paladins, coming off a school-record 17-2 campaign, opened the 2020 season with a 16-1 victory over Union Grove High School at Bob Lord Field.
It was the first of two games played on consecutive evenings at home.
Junior Lexi Menna led Fellowship with seven points (four goals, three assists). Freshman Ava Menna netted a team-best five goals, including her first varsity tally.
Junior Brooke Beard collected six points (three goals, three assists), while freshman Ella Nokes earned three points (two goals, one assist). She also scored her first varsity goal in the match.
Freshman Cate Stroud tallied her first varsity goal in the game. Seniors Abby Beard and Charlotte Berg both added a single goal as well as Stroud.
Freshman Katie Schuster recorded one save in goal.