2017-10-11 / Sports

Lady Indians soccer picks up win over Keyser

by Jamie Harris


Avery Cook, 5, goes after the ball against Frankfort while Kendal Williams, Morgan Smailes, goalie and Emily Aronhalt move into position. photo by Lori Younker Avery Cook, 5, goes after the ball against Frankfort while Kendal Williams, Morgan Smailes, goalie and Emily Aronhalt move into position. photo by Lori Younker The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Soccer team saw their record improve to 3-11-4 for the 2017 season with a tie, a win and a loss this past week on the pitch.

The Lady Indians hosted the Frankfort Lady Falcons at Morgan Field on Tuesday, October 3.

Both teams had met earlier in the season and tied 1-1. This time around there was no scoring as both teams battled for 80 minutes to a 0-0 tie.

The Lady Indians got solid defensive help from their goalie Morgan Smailes who recorded 14 saves in the shutout. Also helping Smailes out was the defensive efforts of Hynnja Dietrich, Darby Harris, Kendal Williams, Emily Young, Katherine McLaughlin, Erin McLaughlin, McKayla Romo and Gretchen Spillman.

The Lady Indians traveled to Keyser for a match up with the Golden Tornado on Thursday, October 5.

In the season opener between both teams the Lady Indians ran by Keyser 6-2. This time around it took until late in the first half before a Dietrich goal broke a 0-0 tie and gave Berkeley Springs a 1-0 lead at the intermission.

In the second half, the Lady Indians got goals from Young and Erin McLaughlin to push their lead to 3-0. From there Smailes continued her scoreless streak as she recorded her second straight shutout of the season for the Lady Indians with 10 saves.

The Lady Indians got outstanding efforts from all their players including Romo, Taylor Payne, Shelby Dilley, Caitlin Childers, Kira Havermale, Abbie Stotler, Harris, Spillman, Avery Cook, Williams, Erin McLaughlin, Dietrich and Young.

Berkeley Springs saw their 160 minute unscored on streak end this past Saturday, October 7 at St. Maria Goretti in Hagerstown, Md.

The Lady Gaels scored quickly to go up 1-0 and from there cruised to a 4-0 win. Berkeley Springs had several opportunities to score including one kick that hit the top of the cross bar.

Senior night was Tuesday, October 10 with the St. James Saints. Then on Thursday, October 12 the Lady Indians will travel to Clear Spring, Md. for a contest with the Lady Blazers at 5:15 p.m.

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