Girls soccer: Riverdale rallies to clip Continental

 

Liberty-Benton’s McKenna DiRe, right, and Kalida’s Hannah Warn battle for control of the ball during Saturday’s nonconference girls soccer match. The Eagles and Wildcats played to a 2-2 tie. (Photo by Kent Tarbox.)

Liberty-Benton’s McKenna DiRe, right, and Kalida’s Hannah Warn battle for control of the ball during Saturday’s nonconference girls soccer match. The Eagles and Wildcats played to a 2-2 tie. (Photo by Kent Tarbox.)

CONTINENTAL — Riverdale’s Aubreah Manns scored a goal and dished off two assists as the Falcons held off a Continental comeback to win 6-3 in nonconference girls soccer action on Saturday.

Riverdale (2-0) jumped out to a 2-0 first-half lead with goals from Lexie Wright and Manns. But Continental cut the Falcons’ lead to 4-3 in the second half after McKenna Scott netted two goals and Taylor Niese added one. Two goals in the last 15 minutes from Riverdale’s Taylor Frey and Katie Conley sealed the Falcons’ second win of the season.

GOALS: (Riv) Lexie Wright, Aubreah Manns, Taylor Theis, Gabi Rodriguez, Taylor Frey, & Katie Conley 1. (Con) McKenna Scott 2, Taylor Niese 1. ASSISTS: (Riv) Manns 2, Wright, Frey & Lexi Bahn 1. (Con) Amelia Weller 1. SHOTS-ON-GOAL: Riverdale 22, Continental 9. SAVES: Emma Recker (Con) 8, Ashley Mansfield (Con) 5; Jenna Livingston (Riv) 6.
RECORDS: Riverdale 2-0, Continental 2-1.

LIBERTY-BENTON 2
KALIDA 2

Liberty-Benton’s Abby Rachel scored a pair of second-half goals as the Eagles tied with Kalida 2-2 in girls soccer action.

Jackie Gardner scored for Kalida (0-1-1) in the first half, and the Wildcats got some unexpected help when the Eagles scored an own goal. Liberty-Benton outshot Kalida 10-4.

Morgan Knapke had eight saves for Kalida, and Colbi Colchagoff had six for Liberty-Benton (0-1-2).

GOALS: (Kal) Jackie Gardner 1. (L-B) Abby Rachel 2. SHOTS-ON-GOAL: Liberty-Benton 10, Kalida 4. SAVES: (Kal) Morgan Knapke 8, (L-B) Colbi Colchagoff 6.
RECORDS: Kalida 0-1-1, Liberty-Benton 0-1-2.

UPPER SANDUSKY 2
KENTON 0

UPPER SANDUSKY — Upper Sandusky’s girls soccer team improved to 3-0 by blanking Kenton 2-0 in a nonconference match.

Grace Miller helped produce both Upper Sandusky tallies as she assisted on Megan Hensel’s goal in the first half and scored on an assist from Jaime Calvin in the second.

Upper Sandusky had an 11-10 edge in shots. Goalkeeper Makenna Searls had 10 saves to get the shutout. Felicity Crawford had nine saves for Kenton (1-2).

DELPHOS ST. JOHN’S 1
FORT JENNINGS 1

DELPHOS — Delphos St. John’s led for much of the game, but a late goal by Fort Jennings’ Brandi Kaskel evened the score as the teams played to a 1-1 draw in a nonleague soccer match Saturday.

Maria Giambruno-Fuge began the scoring for the Blue Jays (0-0-1) when she popped the ball over keeper Erin Osting’s head with 29:10 remaining in the first half.

The Musketeers (1-1-1) were unable to answer until Keri Eickholt played a ball across to Kaskel, who was set up right in front of St. John’s keeper Kristina Koester, and she found the back of the net with 4:10 remaining in the game.
Koester finished with five saves on six shots and Osting recorded three saves on four shots.

GOALS: (DSJ) Maria Giambruno-Fuge 1. (FJ) Brandi Kaskel 1. ASSISTS: (FJ) Keri Eickholt 1. SHOTS-ON-GOAL: St. John’s 4, Fort Jennings 6. SAVES: (DSJ) Kristina Koester 5. (FJ) Erin Osting 3.
RECORDS: Fort Jennings 1-1-1; Delphos St. John’s 0-0-1.

ALLEN EAST 5
CORY-RAWSON 3

HARROD — Cory-Rawson suffered its first loss of the season dropping a 5-3 nonconference decision at Allen East
The Hornets dropped to 1-1 while the Mustangs improved to 1-0-1 with the win.

OTTAWA-GLANDORF 6
MAUMEE 0

GLANDORF — Ottawa-Glandorf capped a 3-0 first week on the field with a 6-0 shutout win over Maumee in nonconference action.

BOTKINS 8
ADA 0

BOTKINS — Ada is still looking for its first win of the season as the Bulldogs dropped an 8-0 nonconference match at Botkins.

The youthful Bulldogs are 0-3 and have been outscored 24-0 in their three outings this year.

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