Erin Walsh hopes. Even in the face of mounting reports in late March that painted a bleak outlook for spring high school lacrosse seasons, she kept practicing in her backyard and going on runs to stay in shape.
There wasn’t a high school team in Massachusetts that wasn’t looking forward to its season before the spread of the COVID-19 disease that led state organizations to postpone the starts to seasons, hoping to squeeze in abbreviated campaigns at some point.
But for Franklin (Mass.) High School, this might have been the
Behind two returning senior All-Americans -- Walsh on attack and Gianna Cameron in goal -- plus two other Division 1 commits in Kelsey MacCallum (New Hampshire) and Katie Jones (UConn), and a veteran defensive leader in Alex Field, the Panthers seemed poised to take the final step.