BY Chris Goltermann
Newnan lacrosse lineups swept newcomer Bremen on Tuesday at home with decisive victories at Drake Stadium.
The Lady Cougars recorded their first win of the season in a 12-7 decision against Bremen, which is in its first season of high school lacrosse.
Newnan’s girls hope to carry the momentum into Wednesday’s trip to face Area 3-6A/7A opponent Pebblebrook.
The Cougars, meanwhile, dominated a 17-0 shutout to win its second straight game at home. Newnan’s boys were coming off a 16-10 victory on Saturday over Lincoln High out of Tallahassee, Fla.
EAST COWETA STRUGGLES AGAINST HARRISON
East Coweta teams both dropped games on Tuesday at home against Harrison in Area 3-6A/7A play.
The Lady Hoyas jumped out for five goals in the opening three minutes and dominated a 24-4 decision. Annie Dennehy scored five goals to lead the way and Caroline Dennehy also had a hat trick for Harrison (5-2, 3-0), which stayed unbeaten in region play.
East Coweta’s boys fell to Harrison 13-4 while facing two playoff teams to begin the 3-6A/7A schedule in both the Hoyas and Hillgrove.
Owen DeBole scored the Indians final goal in the fourth quarter.
Hillgrove(3-0) leads Harrison (2-0) and McEachern (1-0) atop the standings.