The Varsity Lady Monarchs hosted Olentangy Liberty Tuesday night. The Varsity team went into half time down 0-2 after several attempts on goal, including what looked like a for sure score in the last 30 seconds of the half. After a lightning delayed half time the Monarchs came out determined to close the gap. In the first 10 minutes of the second half Jenna Rioch finessed the ball in the back of the net off of an opportune corner kick taken by Hope Powers. Then end result of the game proved just shy of the Patriots as the monarchs fell 1-2. Weigand tending the net with 9 saves.
The Lady Monarchs JV Red team hosted Olentangy Liberty on August 29th. After opening the first half with a quick goal from Hannah Olson assisted by Katelyn Rabe, the Monarchs lost momentum and struggled to connect passes and find the net, going into halftime 1-1. Despite a stronger second half and several dangerous scoring opportunities, a second goal from the Patriots was enough for them to clinch the victory.
JV Blue opened their recent string of games with a resounding 7-0 defeat of Grandview Heights on Tuesday. Scoring for the Monarchs were Liz Downie (2), Leah Hardy, Stella Moser (2), Anna Kinney, and Kyleigh Pugh. Assists came from Erica Duquet, Liz Downie, Emma Boger, Kyleigh Pugh and Ashlee Fishbaugh. Keeper Shelby Downey posted the shutout.
Blue next took on Jon Alder’s A-team on Saturday and battled back from a deficit to finish with a 3-3 tie. Scoring for the Monarchs in the first half was Stella Moser off of a corner by Erica Duquet, followed by second half goals from Kendal Ellerbrock (assisted by Liz Downie), and Emma Boger.
Monday 8/28 Blue traveled to Hilliard Davidson for a 4-0 victory. All four goals came in the first half, two from Liz Downie and two from Emma Boger. Boger along with Leah Hardy and Kendal Ellerbrock assisted. Shelby Downey and Hannah Olson shared the shutout.