Barton women’s lacrosse ends season with 10-6 setback to North Greenville in league quarterfinals

Barton sophomore Kayli Ashenfelter scored three times in a 10-6 loss to North Greenville Monday in the quarterfinals on the women’s lacrosse championship.  Photo courtesy of Matt Proseus
Barton sophomore Kayli Ashenfelter scored three times in a 10-6 loss to North Greenville Monday in the quarterfinals on the women’s lacrosse championship. Photo courtesy of Matt Proseus

TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The Barton women's lacrosse team (9-7) fell to North Greenville (10-7) by a 10-6 score in the 2019 Conference Carolinas Championship quarterfinals Monday night at Pepsi Stadium.

North Greenville, the fifth seed, has moved on to the semifinals and will take on No. 12 and top-seeded Limestone (16-2) on Thursday at Noon in Mount Olive, N.C.  The Saints beat Converse, 21-1, in their first round match earlier today.

The Crusaders were led by Rachel Kellogg (Orlando, Fla.) with four goals as North Greenville rallied from a 4-2 deficit early in the second half to beat the Bulldogs for the second time this year.  North Greenville scored seven of the next eight goals to take control.  The Crusaders held the edge in both shots taken (22-16) and ground balls (28-20) in the win as well.

Fourth-seeded Barton was led by sophomore attacker Kayli Ashenfelter (Stewartstown, Pa.) with three goals – giving her a team-leading 65 scores on the year – while sophomore attacker Angelina Scarpa (Hicksville, N.Y.) added three assists in the setback.  Scarpa finished the season with 74 points:  37 goals and a team-leading 37 assists.

In goal, North Greenville's Sydney Taylor (Fountain Inn, S.C.) earned the win after making nine stops while sophomore Katherine Mattena (Salt Lake City, Utah) suffered the loss for Barton despite totaling 10 saves.