"It's the work the girls are putting in that's improving our play as we continue to get better". Severna Park is now 3-4 and Annapolis drops to 5-4.
"We have a really big game on Monday against Garden City, and our coach was telling us to be tough, be as tough as you can be", senior co-captain Emma Jaques said.
It wasn't easy. West Islip eventually got hot in the latter stages of the game and consecutive goals by Blair and Catie Lang tied it at 7. Mueller then notched a hat trick and later found Shoemaker for a goal.
The Cards recorded two goals in two minutes from Blalock and senior Jillian Balog, bringing the score to 15-10. Taylor Carhart paced the Mount with three goals while Alayne Pagnotta and Emily Davis added two apiece.
Staples, with a fine performance from goalie Alexa Moro, made a run mid-game, but Darien had the decision well in hand.
In goal, the duo of Ricky Bokavich and Ethan Hofert combined for five saves. We've got five seniors and we don't have a junior on the team. Johnson assisted on Riportella's first goal of the game to open the run with 14:49 remaining in the half and then capped the half with her third goal of the afternoon with just four second on the clock.More news: GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK) Given a GBX 1600 Price Target at UBS
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"They just didn't want to give up", Coach Amplo said. They came out on fire.
That the Summit turnover was unforced added irony to the home team's injury, as Ridgewood had pressured the Hilltoppers all over the field all day long, using their athleticism to press the home team when it had the ball which forced multiple dispossessions.
The first half was all Providence as the Friars entered the second half with a 6-2 lead over the Golden Eagles and sophomore midfielder Ryan Nawrocki had a hattrick by halftime.
The play of Moro in the net was the main catalyst for Staples, as Darien was getting looks during that span.
ARUNDEL 16, MEADE 3: Kayla Ross had four goals and an assist, Tiffany Lee added two goals and two assists and Katie Keane pitched in with two goals and an assist as the Wildcats defeated the Mustangs. Hartley Jordan scored with 33 seconds left to make it 10-6 in favor of St. Christopher's by the end of the quarter. Tanner was ideal through five innings in the circle and added a game-high three hits at the plate, with her courtesy runner Brittany Powell scoring twice.
Darien's Nicole Humphrey (1) goes against the Staples' defense during the Wave's Friday night victory.