soned high school McCown said.
He also applauded the efforts of Taiyana Goldsborough, Olivia Jones, Lisa Robinson, Jaylin Fairbank and Kayla Luhn on the defensive end.
Williams scored four goals, made possible by the help of “stellar off-ball movement,” McCown said. Senior Caroline MacLeod contributed two goals and freshman Kate Ervin scored Kent’s other goal.
Kent opened the week with a 14-2 loss at James Bennett in Salisbury, shut out in the second half after trailing 8-2 at intermission.
MacLeod and freshman Sella Conner scored for Kent.
“We beat ourselves. We got very tired and couldn’t keep the pace,” McCown said.
He credited Southworth with doing “a great job holding them (James Bennett) off.”
Kent wraps up the regular season Friday at home against Cambridge. Game time is 4 p.m.
The seeding meeting for bracket positions in the region tournament is Monday, May 7. First-round games are scheduled for May 9.
Beginning this year, there are separate state lacrosse tournaments for each of the four enrollment classifications.
Kent County is in the 1A East Region with the smallest schools on the Shore and in Harford and Cecil counties. Kent’s section in the region is comprised of Cambridge and Bo Manor. Kent defeated Bo Manor, 13-3, April 9.
Havre de Grace, Joppatowne, Patterson Mill and Perryville are in the other section.
All of Kent’s losses to date are to larger Class 2A and 3A schools. goalie,”