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Monday, August 26, 2013Prep girls soccer: Lexington edges Findlay, 1-0
After opening the 2013 season with one-goal wins over Celina (2-1) and Anthony Wayne (2-1), Findlay ended up on the other end of a low-scoring battle, falling 1-0 to Lexington.
Findlay had 14 shots overall and a 5-2 advantage in shots on goal. FHS keeper Olivia Bair made one save. Leading Findlay defensively were Halle McCleave with four steals and two intercepts, Sierra Perry with two steals and five intercepts and Stephanie Koch with a steal and four intercepts.
Lexington improved to 2-0 with its second 1-0 win of the season. Findlay (2-1) continues its season-opening five-game road swing Thursday when the Trojans open Three Rivers Athletic Conference play at Toledo Central Catholic.
FINDLAY JV 3, LEXINGTON 0
goals: (Fin) Jenna Lewis 2, Josie Blair. saves: (Fin) Marissa Wintrow 2, Claire Johnson 4.
records: Findlay JV 2-1.
MAUMEE -- Megan Siefker scored two of her three goals in the final four minutes as Ottawa-Glandorf finished a thrilling comeback with a 5-4 victory over Maumee on Saturday afternoon in nonconference girls soccer action.
The Titans fell behind 4-3 when Maddy Wolford scored her second goal for the Panthers with 7:57 left in the match.
But with just more than three minutes remaining, Siefker scored off of an assist from Elissa Ellerbrock, and then won the game by converting a penalty kick with only 42 seconds left in regulation.
Michelle Maag and Emma Bruskotter also scored goals for O-G, which improved to 2-0-1.
goals: (O-G) Megan Siefker 3, Emma Bruskotter & Michelle Maag 1. (Mau) Maddy Wolford 2, Nicole Wong & Olivia Dameron 1. Assists: (O-G) Elissa 2, Grace Warnecke & Stephanie Hempfling 1. (Mau) Claudia Wolford 2, Dameron 1. shots-on-goal: Ottawa-Glandorf 13, Maumee 12. saves: (O-G) Megan Hoehn 8; (Mau) Jacq Korsog 8.
records: Ottawa-Glandorf 2-0-1.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Ottawa-Glandorf, 7-0.
ALLEN EAST 3
RAWSON -- Natasha Shields and Becca Schutz each scored second-half goals as Cory-Rawson came back from a two-goal deficit to tie Allen East 3-3 Saturday in a nonconference girls soccer match.
Becca Schutz scored twice for the Hornets, while Caroline Schutz and Ally Huether each added assists.
goals: (AE) Leah Casey 2, Savannah Silone 1. (C-R) Becca Schutz 2, Natasha Shields 1. Assists: (C-R) Caroline Schutz & Ally Huether 1. shots-on-goal: Allen East 15, Cory-Rawson 12. saves: (AE) Kyra Plaugher 9; (C-R) Caroline Schultz 12.
records: Allen East 1-0-1, Cory-Rawson 1-0-1.
Kayla Trevino, Jensen Hiegel and Sam Johnson each scored two goals as Liberty-Benton romped past Elida 8-1 Saturday in nonconference girls soccer action.
Molly Siferd and Monica Barger also scored for the Eagles (3-0-0). Trevino, Abby Rachel and Jana Fish each dished off two assists and Kaitlyn Hanrahan made four saves.
goals: (Eli) Lindsay Hall 1. (L-B) Kayla Trevino, Jensen Hiegel & Sam Johnson 2, Molly Siferd & Monica Barger 1. Assists: (L-B) Trevino, Abby Rachel, & Jana Fish 2, Sydney Wenzinger & Lauren Marshall 1. shots-on-goal: Elida 5, Liberty-Benton 16. saves: (Eli) Caitlyn Schroyer 8; (L-B) Kaitlyn Hanrahan 4.
records: Liberty-Benton 3-0-0, Elida 1-1-0.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Liberty-Benton, 6-0.
MOUNT BLANCHARD -- First-half goals by Sydney Holderman and Sarah Hunter proved crucial as Riverdale's girls soccer team held off Continental 2-1 in a nonconference match Saturday.
Sloane Zachrich scored on an assist from Paige Kindilien in the second half for the Pirates (2-1).
Riverdale goalkeeper Breanne Parish recorded five saves and Continental's Emma Recker had six as the Falcons outshot the Pirates 11-8.
UPPER SANDUSKY 1
KENTON -- Upper Sandusky outshot Kenton 17-4 but needed four saves from keeper Keely Stover and a strong defensive effort to get past Kenton 1-0 in nonleague girls soccer action on Saturday.
Ella Koepke scored on a pass from Jaime Calvin at the 31:23 mark of the second half for the only goal of the game. Upper Sandusky remained unbeaten (3-0-0) with the win.
UPPER SaNDUSKY 1, KENTON 0
goals: (US) Ella Koepke. Assists: (US) Jaime Calvin. shots-on-goal: Upper Sandusky 17, Kenton 4. saves: Keely Stover (US) 4; Jessica Boone (Ken) 11.
records: Upper Sandusky 3-0-0.
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