Nicole Cooper and Kristy Baggiano combined for both goals in a close win for host Southwestern in West Division girls soccer on Thursday.
Cooper scored both goals and Baggiano assisted each time as the Lady Trojans (3-4, 3-5-1) nipped Chautauqua Lake (1-5-1, 2-6-1), 2-1.
The first goal by Cooper from Baggiano came at 36 minutes of the first half for a 1-0 lead.
Southwestern’s Alex DePonceau gets ready to pass to a teammate during Thursday’s West Division girls soccer game against Chautauqua Lake. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photo by Mark L. Anderson
Then Cooper scored at five minutes from Baggiano for a 2-0 edge for Southwestern.
Chautauqua Lake got on the scoreboard with four minutes left on a goal by Courtney Zentz.
Britta Johnson made 10 saves for the win and Rachael Fortney had 14 saves for Chautauqua Lake.
STEELE PACES FALCONER
DUNKIRK - On the strength of Emma Steele's play, Falconer remained unbeaten (7-0-1, 8-0-1).
Steele had the hat trick to run her team-leading goals to 12 this season as the Golden Falcons blanked winless Dunkirk, 5-0.
Macey Mays and Emily Brown were the goalies who made one save.
Steele scored at 7:26 of the first half on an assist from Randi Greene, and Andrea Volk tallied from Kelly Keefe at 12:16 in the first half as Falconer led at halftime, 2-0. For Volk, it was her seventh goal of the year.
Rhea Moore got her third goal of the season from Steele at 10:28 and then Steele had unassisted goals at 27:42 and 39:12 to close out the scoring.
Aimee Kaufman made 16 saves in defeat.
FRANCZAK LEADS MGHS
Emma Franczak took care of the scoring as Maple Grove (7-1, 6-1) defeated Westfield-Brocton (0-6-1), 2-0.
Franczak scored at the seven-minute mark of the first half on a assist by Sarah Pardue.
Franczak's second goal was at the 17-minute mark of the second half and it was assisted by Chloe Kibbe.
Brianne Davis made one save on a penalty kick for Maple Grove.
Taylor Kassman made five saves for Westfield-Brocton.