Sturgis blanks Dowagiac in Wolverine soccer
Published 9:08 am Thursday, May 14, 2015
Emma Boland and Sarah Miller combined for five goals as visiting Sturgis blanked Dowagiac 8-0 in the opening round of the Wolverine Conference Soccer Tournament.
The Trojans and Chieftains are playing in the consolation bracket of the league tournament.
Boland had a hat trick for Sturgis, which led 5-0 at halftime. Miller scored a pair of goals, including the eight goal in the 70th minute to end the match due to the mercy rule.
Also scoring for the Trojans were Andrea Hernandez, Morgan Paeschel and Mikayla Cary.
Dowagiac was playing without staring goalkeeper Grace Younger, who remains out with an ankle injury.
Alyssa Crocker and Mara Nelson combined for 15 saves.
Wolverine Conference Soccer
STURGIS 8, DOWAGIAC 0
Sturgis 5, Dowagiac 0
S: Andrea Hernandez 25th minute
S: Emma Boland 26th minute
S: Morgan Paeschel 29th minute
S: Mikayla Cary 31st minute
S: Sarah Miller – 32nd minute
S: Boland 55th minute
S: Boland 57th minute
S: Miller 70th minute
Sturgis 2 (Samantha Prestidge
Dowagiac 15 (Alyssa Crocker 3, Mara Nelson 12
Varsity records: Dowagiac: 1-13