Panthers defeat Ladue Horton Watkins 10-9 in close battle

O’FALLON – The final Boys Varsity Lacrosse regular-season home game was held last Wednesday, May 8.

The team took on Ladue Horton Watkins and came away with a close win, 10-9.

Josh McIntyre led the scoring with five goals and Braden Gaab followed with three. David Tady and Beau Carney each added one.  

Braden Gaab won 72 percent of the faceoffs while Josh Bjornson led the defense with six ground ball pick-ups.  

Tommy Fulford held Ladue’s offense at bay and came on strong in the late quarters, saving 72 percent of the shots on-goal in the second half.  

The team had a solid season finishing 11-5 and locking in the #1 seed for the Missouri Scholastic Lacrosse Association (MSLA) 2019 Show Me Cup Tournament. As a result, the Panthers got a first-round bye and will play Kirkwood in Round 2 at home on Wednesday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. on the OTHS Panther Stadium turf.   

 (Photos by Scott Gaab)