Girls Junior Varsity Soccer, Girls Varsity Soccer · Lady Knights Friday Futbol grounds Eagles 4-0


Friday Night Lights are typically reserved for Football but ladies soccer game reschedule necessitated Faith Christian – CC match be made up on Friday to accommodate both teams. The Knights would threaten early but Myars made several early saves. Martin would shoot into traffic and Weeks challenged in front of the net where defender deflection would get by Myars for own goal in the 4th minute to give CC a 1-0 lead. Great buildup would start in 15th minute from the back as Bobillo crossed midline and freed Martin on the wing. She attacked near post but send a controlled low shot far post that Pannell would run on to and finish while increasing lead to 2-0. CC would be frustrated trying to finish, keeping only 6 of 14 shots on goal in first half, Myars credited with 4 saves. Faith would get 2 shots but neither on goal. Hutzel led defensive effort with 7 stops.

CC would become a bit more patient in front of goal in the second half, sometimes making the extra pass instead of looking to shoot. Coach Kerr would make wholesale substitutions after 15 minutes and teammates continued the offensive pressure on the Eagles. Julie Blichmann breakaway would include takedown by Faith defender, who earned yellow in order to keep score from increasing to three. Preston and Bullock would later combine give and go down the sideline to get ball into the box. Weak clearance would end up with Julie Blichmann in 68th minute, she settled and struck a great left footer inside the post to finally beat Myars. Effort would continue from players grateful for varsity minutes and Knights would change fields to get Presutti an opportunity. With defenders scrambling, she attacked the box, noticed Myars coming out to cut down her angle, then tactically chipped the keeper to provide the final 4-0 result in this potential sectional preview. Lady Knights withstood late push in final ten minutes from Eagles, led by 3 second half stops from Bobillo, while Hutzel finished with game high 9. Ulrey would register 2 saves facing 2 of 7 shots on goal from Eagles while Myars earned 13 saves seeing 16 of 28 shots on goal. CC would lead in fouls 9 to 3, with 7 in the first half. CC also led Faith Christian with 7 corners to 2.