High powered and poised offense leads Trevs past Lake Forest

2018 vs. Lake Forest

New Trier came out strong and controlled the ball with an impressive offensive effort, shooting 72% in their 16-4 win over the Scouts.

After Lake Forest won the opening draw, Sabrina Rice made a nice save to give the Trevians the ball and Sophie King rolled the crease at 23:41 and the Trevs didn't look back, going up 6-0. Claire Mulhern knocked down a pass and Courtney Kaskey grabbed a few draws to lead to scores for the Trevs. Lucy Murray had an early hat trick and then assisted to King as New Trier dominated the draws and time of possession.

After Lake Forest got on the board, the Trevs put up four more goals, including a pair of goals by Kaskey. With the score 10-2, Kaskey fed to a cutting Emma Merk for a goal, and after Charley Meier grabbed the draw, King assisted to Kaskey at 4:30, and again fed to Olivia Zaban who sneaked in front of the goal for a quick stick goal to finish the first half scoring to make it 13-2.

The Trevs continued the poise on offense and played aggressive defense and never let the Scouts get back into the game. New Trier forced five turnovers, including a big interception by Olivia Tragos. The Trevs had 11 draw controls, including 4 by Kaskey, and 2 by Meier and Katie Busch.

Nine different Trevians scored. Murray finished with 5 goals and 3 assists, King had 5 assists and 2 goals. Kaskey added 2 goals and 3 assists. Meier, Annie Thompson, Claudia Shevitz and Madison Smith also added goals. As mentioned, the offense had their most impressive day of shooting, going 16 of 22 and adding 10 assists. Rice and Kate Burnham combined for 5 saves.

New Trier (13-3) will face Montini on Wednesday for Senior day.