Four-time defending USA South champion Meredith handed LaGrange its first loss, beating the Panthers 26-3 on Sunday. The Panthers are now 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the USA South. Meredith is 2-0 overall and in the conference.
LC got the game’s first goal. Davida White scored 59 seconds into the game to give the Panthers a quick 1-0 lead. Meredith answered with 15 straight goals, before Brie Shepler scored off an assist from Rachael Thomas. The Avenging Angels led 17-2 at halftime. Madeline LaCavera got the Panthers’ third goal with 20:13 left in the game.
The Panthers play at Berry on Wednesday in a non-conference game, then hosts Salem in a USA South game Saturday.