Battlefield boys lacrosse advances to the Class 6 state final after holding off host Cosby 6-4 in Tuesday’s semifinal.
The Bobcats (12-1) host Yorktown Friday at 7 p.m. for the state championship. Both teams are making their first-ever state final appearance. Yorktown defeated Robinson in Tuesday's other state semifinal, 7-6 in double overtime.
On Tuesday, Battlefield scored the game’s first three goals to lead 3-0 after the first period. Cosby (10-1) got within two before the Bobcats added one more goal to hold a 4-2 lead at halftime.
Battlefield went up 5-3 just before time ran out in the third period.
Midfielder Austin Nevins had two goals and one assist for Battlefield. Owen George had one goal, Stefan Garanados two goals and Jake Davis one goal and one assist. Nate George was in goal for the Bobcats and totaled four saves.