June 18, 2012
Oakton Cougars players, including senior attack Carly Palmucci (18), hold up the state championship trophy during postgame festivities. Palmucci had two goals and two assists in the victory.
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Oakton girls lacrosse, in return trip to state finals, finishes deal.
A year after losing in the state title game, the Oakton High girls' lacrosse team took the next step and won this year's state crown when the Cougars defeated Langley High, 12-7, in the finals game played last Saturday evening, June 9 at Westfield High School. It marked the fourth state championship triumph in the history of the Oakton girls' lacrosse program and came one year after the Cougars had reached the state title game before losing to Vienna cross-town rival Madison.