Mikaila Ek’s seven goals leads Lady Indians

by Jamie Harris
The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Soccer Team was very busy on the pitch this past week as they had three away games. Berkeley Springs  was able to pick up two wins out of three games.
Berkeley Springs made the trip to Frankfort and picked up a key sectional win over the Lady Falcons by a score of 6-1 on Tuesday, September 8.
Senior Mikaila Ek scored four goals to pace the team. Britney Huntley and Nataley Olsen each scored a goal in the win. Goalkeeper Whitney Hiles had nine saves in goal. “The ladies had a great offensive game today and the defense was on point keeping Frankfort from the goal. Our passes were clean and communication was good,” stated head coach Steve Havermale.
The Lady Indians made the long trip to Grant County and picked up their second win of the season by a score of 6-1 over the Lady Vikings on Thursday, September 10.
Ek scored three goals for the hat trick in the win. Senior Caitlin Childers scored two goals for Berkeley Springs. The Lady Indians got assists from Childers, Camdyn Huntley and  Olsen.
Hiles continued her stingy play in goal as she record 13 saves including an amazing save off a penalty kick that she batted away and then made a diving stop on the rebound shot.
The Lady Indians two game winning streak came to a halt at the hands of the North Marion Lady Huskies by the score of 8-0 on Saturday, September 12.
Hiles had 14 saves in goal before leaving in the first half with an injury. Freshman Kaitlyn Brice took over and had 15 saves in her first varsity contest.
The Lady Indians are back in action this week with four games. They traveled to Class AAA Hedgesville on Monday, September 14 and   on Tuesday, September 15 to Keyser. On Thursday, September 17 the Lady Indians will travel to Class AAA Musselman for a 5:30 p.m. game. Finally, on Saturday, September 19 the Lady Indians will host Frankfort at 10 a.m. at Morgan Field.

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