Playoff action

The Lady Norskies look to score in last week’s win over Madison East.

The DeForest girls lacrosse team opened the Wisconsin Girls invitational with a pair of victories last week.

The Norskies kicked off the postseason tournament with a dominate 16-4 victory over visiting Madison East on May 30.

Mesa Meyer and Alivia Schodin led the way for DeForest with three goals apiece. Meyer also had an assist.

Alivia Uebersetzig, Elizabeth Barske and Mackenzie Weigel each had two goals for the Lady Norskies. Uebersetzig added two assist, two ground balls and six draw controls, while Barske finished with an assist, four ground balls and four draw controls.

Brooke Buhr, Kaylin Nesbit and Alyson Bass scored one goal each in the win. Buhr also contributed six assists and five ground balls, while Nesbit chipped in three ground balls and an interception.

Clare O’Connell had two ground balls for DeForest, while goalie Opal Lawrence had one save.

Last Saturday, the host Norskies overcame a 9-5 halftime deficit to defeat Appleton 13-12. O’Connell scored the game-winning goal.

Mackenzie Weigel had a huge game for the Lady Norskies. She tallied four goals, three ground balls and two forced turnovers.

Buhr, Meyer and Uebersetzig each scored two goals. The trio also combined for four assists, three ground balls, seven draw controls and forced eight turnovers.

Barske finished the game with a goal, an assist, three ground balls, five draw controls and three forced turnovers, while Mikayla Knechtges-Chadwick had an assist.

Defensively, the Norskies got two ground ball and two forced turnovers from Natalie Skaife, while Kelsey Wianecki chipped in two ground balls.

Lawrence finished the game with four saves.

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