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Garner’s four goals gives Rangers title

Published 8:56am Thursday, May 23, 2013

Jaleesa Garner scored four goals and Meagan Ruff and Melody Cutting both had two assists as host Cassopolis captured the Lakeland Conference soccer title Wednesday.

The Rangers, winners of the regular season title, defeated Buchanan 5-1 to claim the tournament championship.

Garner scored in the third, sixth, eighth and 21st minutes as Cassopolis scored all five of its goals in the first half.

Buchanan’s Haley DeFreez averted the shutout for the Bucks with a goal in the 25th minute.

The Rangers outshot the Bucks 38-10.

In the consolation match, Bridgman edged Brandywine 2-1.

Rachael Szilagyi had the lone goal for the Bobcats.


Lakeland Soccer Tournament

Championship match

at Cassopolis



Halftime score

Cassopolis 5, Buchanan 1


First half

C – Jaleesa Garner (Meagan Ruff assist) 3rd minute

C – Garner (Melody Cutting assist) 6th minute

C – Garner (Jenny Stickle assist) 8th minute

C – Kortnei Suggs (Cutting assist) 12th minute

C – Garner (Ruff assist) 21st minute

B – Haley DeFreez 25th minute

Shots on goal

Buchanan 10

Cassopolis 38


Consolation match

at Bridgman

Bridgman 2, Brandywine 1

At Bridgman


Bridgman: Emalee Boone, Cassie Amicarelli

Brandywine: Rachael Szilagyi


Bridgman: Lauren Witherow

Shots on goal

Brandywine 3

Bridgman 7


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