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Last-minute goal propels Wando to another state championship in girls’ lacrosse

Wando High School survived a back-and-forth contest to win the South Carolina High School League AAAAA state title, 15-14, over J.L. Mann. Cassie Frye scored with 28 seconds left in the game to lift the Warriors to the championship, their second straight state crown, and third overall as a program.

Frye finished the contest with a team-high five goals, with Chrissy Mallon and Kelsey Bennett each scoring three times. Neither team led by more than two goals during the game.

The Warriors finished the season at 16-3.

2023 Varsity Roster


Kesley Bennett

Lauren Hamblin

Delaney Harrison


Sophia Berg

Bella Donofrio

Katie Fasanaro

Chrissy Mallon

Maggie Parkin

Bridge Pritchard


Virginia Cook

Sophia Euthon

Marin Fuller

Brooke Gentry

Emma Healey

Izzy Simons


Lainey Cormack

Simone Nihalani

Winni Pribanic

Ella Troy

Hannah Zeroski

Head Coach: Ed Reckdenwald

Assistant Coaches: Chelsea Lopez, Andrew “AJ” Johnson, Kelsey Lemke, and Karly Ripple