TURBOTVILLE — Warrior Run coach Jen Allen were built with a couple of words on her team before they required on Shamokin on Saturday mid-day inside a steady rain.
“We spoken concerning the ball skidding and merely ensure that is stays on their own ft, ” stated Allen. “Luckily it was not flowing.”
The rain wasn’t decreasing hard, however the same couldn’t be stated concerning the Defenders, who came in the Indians in wave after wave in order to a 6-1 Heartland Sports Conference Division II win.
“The women labored hard all summer time as well as their conditioning demonstrated today, ” stated Allen.
Warrior Run (3-) looked is the faster team, even around the wet pitch, because it controlled the ball right from the start.
The very first goal came as McKenna Beyer skidded a through ball right to the feet of Olivia George towards the top of the Shamokin (1-2) box. George touched the ball once and fired a go right corner that Shamokin keeper Maryssa Erdman didn't have possibility of preventing to really make it 1- just 5 minutes in.
Only a couple of minutes later, The Defenders displayed their speed as Erika Landis drove the ball deep in to the left corner, switched and entered the ball to a waiting Rachel Grow to really make it 2-.
The onslaught ongoing as Landis obtained to really make it 3- from an assist from George just 13 minutes into the overall game.
Landis finished the very first-half scoring, as she obtained unassisted to really make it 4-.
Warrior Run outshot Shamokin 13-one in the very first half and Shamokin’s only shot came on the Gabby Lahr free kick that returned before Warrior Run keeper Maddi Welliver.
The Defenders did a fantastic job maintaining your ball from Lahr, the Indians’ top scoring threat.
“It was about possession, ” stated Allen. “We stored the ball on the ft and from them.
“That way they didn’t have it.Inches
Maddi McConnell and Brooke Lininger each obtained to really make it 6-.
Shamokin broke the shutout with six minutes left when Lahr fired inside a explosive device from 30 yards to allow it to be 6-1.