Madison Mlsna and Libby Fetterman both scored a second-half goal in leading Findlay past Springfield 2-0 in Saturday’s nonleague season opener at Elmer Graham Stadium.
The win was Jon Hayfield’s first as head coach of the Trojans (1-0).
Morgan Kirk and Sarah Gerardi added assists for Findlay — which outshot the Blue Devils 10-0. Chase Ebanks led FHS defensively with 11 intercepts. Catlin Fraley had nine intercepts and Ellie Zawisza led with four steals.
Savannah Kirk made eight saves for Springfield (0-1).
goals: (Fin) Madison Mlsna & Libby Fetterman 1. Assists: (Fin) Morgan Kirk & Sarah Gerardi 1. shots-on-goal: Springfield 0, Findlay 10. saves: (Spr) Savannah Kirk 8; (Fin) Kendra Wurm 0.
records: Springfield 0-1, Findlay 1-0.
ST. MARYS MEMORIAL 1
MOUNT BLANCHARD — Haley Frey’s goal with 1:39 to play was the second of two unanswered goals for Riverdale as the Falcons rallied to beat St. Marys Memorial 2-1.
Brandi Borkosky assisted Frey’s go-ahead goal, while Alesha Martin’s pass set up Paige Rothlisberger for Riverdale’s (2-0) first score.
Katy Miller made 11 saves for the Falcons.
Emma Wibbeler scored for St. Marys (0-1).
goals: (SM) Emma Wibbeler 1; (Riv) Paige Rothlisberger & Haley Frey 1. Assists: (Riv) Alesha Martin & Brandi Borkosky 1. shots-on-goal: St. Marys 12, Riverdale 12. saves: (SM) Emma White 10; (Riv) Katy Miller 11.
records: St. Marys 0-1, Riverdale 2-0.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Riverdale, 1-0.
UPPER SANDUSKY 9
UPPER SANDUSKY — It was a record-setting day for Upper Sandusky’s girls soccer team as the Rams rolled to a 9-0 nonconference win against Clyde.
Taylor Norris scored five goals for the Rams (1-0) as she tied the school record for goals in a game set by Megan Hensel in 2017.
Audrey Boes tied her own record for assists in a game as she recorded four.
Jenna Rodriguez netted two goals and Boes and Lindsay Weininger each added single tallies.
Alivia Oney had three assists and Grace Vent had one.
The Rams outshot the Fliers 26-2. Upper Sandusky goalkeeper Miranda McDonnell had two saves.
Clyde’s Kendall Bailey had 17 saves.
ARCHBOLD — Archbold’s girls soccer team, which did not lose in the regular season a year ago, topped Kalida 2-0 in Saturday’s season opener.
Dakota Stamm and Chloe Nofziger each scored a goal for the Blue Streaks (1-0).
Bailey White made 10 saves for the Wildcats, who dropped to 0-1.
Archbold outshot Kalida 12-5.
goals: (Arch) Dakota Stamm & Chloe Nofziger 1. shots-on-goal: Kalida 5, Archbold 12. saves: (Kal) Bailey White 10; (Arch) Regan Kohler 5.
records: Kalida 0-1, Archbold 1-0.
BLUFFTON — Rebekah Hoff scored Bluffton’s first goal of the year as the Pirates played to a 1-1 draw with Spencerville in a Northwest Conference contest.
Kayla White assisted Hoff’s goal and Riley Busch made 12 saves in goal for Bluffton (0-0-1).
Spencerville moved to 0-0-1.
goals: (Blu) Rebekah Hoff 1. Assists: (Blu) Kayla White 1. saves: (Blu) Riley Busch 12.
records: Spencerville 0-0-1, Bluffton 0-0-1.
MILLER CITY 6
MILLER CITY — Abby Niese opened Miller City’s season with hat trick as the Wildcats scored a 6-1 win over Paulding on Saturday.
Sophomore keeper Natalie Koenig made five saves for Miller City (1-0).
Paulding fell to 0-1.
goals: (MC) Abby Niese 3. saves: (MC) Natalie Koenig 5.
records: Paulding 0-1, Miller City 1-0.
INDIAN LAKE 3
ADA — Timber Blankeship scored twice and Bella East buried the game-winning penalty kick in leading Ada past Indian Lake 4-3in a nonconference game at War Memorial Park.
Katie Butterfield also scored for the Bulldogs (1-0).
goals: (Ada) Timber Blankenship 2, Katie Butterfield & Bella East 1.
records: Ada 1-0.
LIMA C.C. 8
LIMA — Avery Rice and Jessica Wilker both scored three goals to lead Lima Central Catholic to an 8-1 nonconference win over Ottoville.
It was the season opener for both teams.