Oak Mtn. varsity Lax soars into semifinals with win over Briarwood

Birmingham, AL – The Oak Mountain Eagles (9-4) punched their ticket to the Alabama men’s varsity lacrosse semifinals Tuesday night with an 8-4 win over the Briarwood Christian Lions at Herdmont Park.

Briarwood closed out 2019 at 7-6 with regular season wins over semifinalists Oak Mountain and Homewood. The Lions notched 132 goals while giving up 123 on the season.

Oak Mountain advances to the semifinals where they will face the top seeded and undefeated Vestavia Hills Rebels (16-0) Thursday night at the Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex. In the team’s regular season meeting, the Eagles gave Vestavia their most competitive game of 2019, falling to the top ranked Rebels 9-7 in late April.