The Milton Lady Eagles added their 8th lacrosse championship to the trophy case with a 16-13 victory over Walton in the Georgia 6A finals. It’s the 5th straight state championship for the Lady Eagles. Milton’s Brooke Winsness and Emily Velez accounted for 8 goals, scoring 4 apiece in the victory.
Milton defeated Hillgrove, West Forsyth, Centennial and Walton in the state tournament averaging 18.75 goals-per game and scored 20 or more goals twice in the postseason.
Milton finished the season 19-3 and are ranked nationally at No. 10 in the Max Preps Xcellent 25 and No. 12 in the USA Today Super 25. The latest ranking by each service will be released on Tuesday. Milton also comes in No.25 in the LaxPower Computer Rankings. The Lax Power final rankings will not be released until the conclusion of the national high school season in July.