The Patriots Prevail Over Weston (16-10)
In the first four minutes of the game the Weston Wildcats came on strong scoring 2 quick goals. Soon after CC’s Payton Vaughn retaliated by scoring off her own rebound, next Cassidy Hale fired a low shot to the corner off an assist from fellow senior Hannah Dudley bringing the score to 2-2. Weston then scored a goal off a quick cut to the middle and Amelia Slade saved a free position shot. Slade helped her team with a 50% save ratio for the half. Briana Stout kept CC in game by forcing some key turnovers and senior Audrey Hunt used her speed to take possession of 4 ground balls for CC. The first half ended with score of 5-6 and the Patriots leading by 1 goal.
The Patriots offense come on strong in the second half scoring 10 goals. Kathryn O’Connor
helped the CC defense by forcing a turnover which led to a quick transition down the field where senior Grace Andonian found the back of the net. Scoring was led by Dudley with 2 goals and 1 assist, Leahy with 2 goals, Grace Andonian with 2 goals, Kylee Bowen 1 goal and 1 assist, additional goals were scored one each by Cassidy Hale, Sophie Shipe and Payton Vaughn.
CC’s defense came on strong in the second half shutting down the Wildcats’ offense by allowing only 1 goal to reach the back of the net.
Written by Judy Vaughn.
Photos by Andy Dudley and Dave Andonian.