Girls’ Soccer Split Two Games This Week

Dakota London

The struggles on offense ended for the Bobcat girls’ soccer team as they defeated the Harford Tech Cobras 7-0. The seven goals scored surpassed the six total goals they had on the season prior to Thursday night’s game on the 27th.

 Sophomore Shannon Williams and junior Jordan Layfield scored over half the goals themselves, scoring two apiece. Seniors Teresa Berg, Brooke Lorber, and junior Kaila Klock added goals themselves to give the Bobcats their second win of the season. Assists were credited to junior Caroline Lozzi, and seniors Teresa Berg, Hannah Starnes, and Brooke Lorber, who racked up two assists to go with her goal.

 Junior goalie Karlie Scherba and sophomore goalie Leah Lozzi had a combined seven saves. Harford Tech’s goalies, Ransone and Freeman had a combined 21 saves in a losing effort. For the Bobcats this is their first road win of the season. Their seasonal record now stands at 2-5.

On Monday, October 1st the Bel Air Girls Varsity Soccer team took on the Mustangs of C. Milton Wright, before losing on a heart-breaking last second goal by the Mustangs.

 The game was a defensive struggle through 109 minutes of play. Bel Air’s goalie, junior Karlie Scherba, had thirteen saves, shutting out the Mustangs through regulation and an overtime period. The goalie for C. Milton managed nine saves, shutting out the Bobcats once again. C. Milton Wright is ranked third in the Baltimore Metro area according to the Baltimore Sun. The Bobcats fought their hearts out against a very dangerous and high powered Mustang offense. The winning goal was scored in the second overtime by C. Milton Wright. The final score was 1-0. The Bobcats were shutout for the third time in eight games.

 The loss drops the Bobcats record to 2-6 on the year.  The girls play the Fallston Cougars on Wednesday October the 3rd at home, their first home game after a 4 game road trip.