In a game that truly neither team deserved to lose, the Huntingtown High School boys lacrosse team saw its bid for a state title come to a heartbreaking conclusion last Friday evening when the Hurricanes were edged by defending state champion Kent Island High School 8-7 in overtime in a 2A state semifinal contest at Paint Branch in Montgomery County.

Huntingtown (18-1) had fallen to Kent Island in last year’s 2A state title clash at Loyola University and last Friday the Hurricanes and Buccaneers were almost inseparable throughout a semifinal contest that could have easily passed for a championship game. Huntingtown led by as many as two goals once, but the teams were tied on six different occasions and fittingly needed overtime to decide the outcome.

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