Florkowski goal gives Niles soccer its second consecutive victory
BATTLE CREEK — Grace Florkowski scored from just outside the box in the opening half as visiting Niles edged Battle Creek Lakeview 1-0 in SMAC soccer Wednesday.
The victory was the second straight for the Vikings.
“Today we played as a team and worked hard,” said Niles coach Abel Fonseca. “The game was a back and forth game with opportunities. We need to do better on finishing the chances we have and that will make things easier for us. Even though it was a close one we did enough to finish the game tough.”
Senior goalkeeper Avyion James finished with 20 saves in recording the shutout.
PLAINWELL — Visiting Dowagiac was shut out by Plainwell 8-0 in a Wolverine Conference match Wednesday.
“The girls played a great game despite the score,” said Dowagiac coach Chad Davis. “We were under fire the entire match and kept our heads up and played with intensity.”