Girls Varsity Lacrosse · Girls LAX: Crimson capture third straight tourney trip

Maple Grove midfielder Emily Herdine (70) passes to a teammate in the Section 8 championship at Osseo High School on Wednesday night. Hardine finished the game with 6 goals. (Photo by Carter Jones, SportsEngine)

After jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the section final against Buffalo, Maple Grove appeared to be in complete control. However, the Bison flipped the script in the second half, making it a one-goal game, trailing 7-6 with less than 10 minutes remaining.

While some teams might have panicked, the Crimson took it in stride. They adjusted without taking a timeout and stopped the Buffalo rally. Junior midfield Emily Herdine gave Maple Grove some cushion with a pair of goals en route to a 9-6 Section 8 championship win…

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