Carson girls soccer rolls over Wooster

Allie Bannister dominates the ball over Wooster's Page Olivetti Tuesday afternoon at Carson.  photo by rick Gunn

Allie Bannister dominates the ball over Wooster's Page Olivetti Tuesday afternoon at Carson. photo by rick Gunn

Tiffany Spell and Candice Klopf both scored their first goals of the season as the Carson High girls soccer team beat Wooster 15-1 on Tuesday afternoon at Carson High.

The usual scorers, Erin Stieber and Ali Banister, each scored multiple times, as did sophomore Katie Kotter. Up 8-1 at halftime, Banister scored two goals in the first five minutes of the second half and Stieber added another goal during that span to make it 11-1.

Throughout the game, coach Mike Popp rearranged the lineup, putting players at different positions than they're used to. Banister, the Senators' leading scorer, even ended up playing sweeper in the second half.

"Their girls played hard," Popp said of the Colts, who only had eight players on the field in the second half. "They did as a good of a job as they could with what they had."

Wooster, which hasn't won a game this season, was coming off a 12-0 loss to Douglas over the weekend. Most of the Colt players are underclassmen and are new to the program. So the game allowed the Senators to work on some things against an inexperienced team.

"In the second half, we tried to play only two-touch to get our passing game going," Popp said. "I also wanted to get everybody equal playing time."

Popp said every player on the roster that wasn't injured scored in the game. Erika Landis and Carolina Hernandez both didn't play because of injuries. Sweeper Allison Kop did play, but is still recovering from an ankle injury.

The Senators (8-0-1 overall, 6-0-1 league) host Galena on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Douglas 7, North Valleys 0

Amber Gwinn scored two goals and five others scored as the Tigers shutout the Panthers on Tuesday in Reno.

Douglas (7-1-1, 5-1-1) jumped out to a 5-0 halftime lead, scoring all five goals in the final 20 minutes of the first half. Goalie Mallory Moore only had to make one save and junior varsity keeper, Andrea Bryant, got to play most of the second half, recording a few saves.

Lindsee Porter, Hannah Sullivan, Britney Christen, Jessica Girdner, and Sierra Miller also scored. The Tigers had 26 shots on goal.

"We didn't really finish that well today," said Douglas coach Fred Schmidt. "It's important in games like this not to develop bad habits. So once we settled down, we played an all right game."

Douglas hosts Hug on Saturday at 11 a.m.

The Tiger junior varsity team stayed unbeaten on the season with their 7-0 over the Panthers. The Douglas JVs improved to 7-0.


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