MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 — Fall Scoreboard
Northwest 6, West Union 0
McDERMOTT — Two days after a scoreless tie with league rival Minford, the Northwest Mohawks (1-0-2) scored goals early and often to earn their season’s first win, a 6-0 victory over visiting West Union in a makeup game.
Junior Mohawk Evan Amburgey had as strong as a first half as you can ask for, scoring three goals in the game’s first 27 minutes to give Northwest a 3-0 lead at the half.
With an unassisted goal with 28:30 left in the first half, Amburgey gave the Mohawks a 1-0 lead before netting two more over 10 minutes later.
Dylan Dehart assisted Amburgey’s second goal with 16 minutes left in the half, bef0re Kailan Marshall assisted on the third Amburgey score with 13:48 left in the half.
Both Marshall and Dehart would break into the scoring column in their own right, netting Northwest’s fifth and sixth goals of the contest at the 16:14 and 15-minute marks of the second half, respectively.
Gavin Lute-Defoe scored the second half’s first goal with 27:30 remaining in the game — via an assist from Caleb Lewis.
Northwest will host Wheelersburg on Tuesday before heading to West on Thursday in two SOC II matchups.
Ironton St. Joe 8, Minford 3
MINFORD — The goals from both sides came early on in this Southern Ohio Conference girls soccer matchup.
Emma Whaley of ISJ and Haley Knore of Minford each had a first-half hat trick, as the Lady Flyers took a 5-3 halftime lead over the host Falcons.
Knore’s three goals, two assisted by senior Megan Johnson and one of which was unassisted, would be the stopping point of Minford’s scoring — as the Lady Flyers sured up their defense and pitched a second-half shutout.
Aubrey Stratton and Bella Whaley scored the Lady Flyers’ two other first-half goals to give ISJ its two-goal advantage at the break.
Both Emma and Bella Whaley scored goals in the final 10 minutes of the second half — with Emma drawing the assist on Bella’s with 8:52 to play in the game.
Lydia Sheridan scored the Lady Flyers’ final goal of the game with 2:45 remaining.
In total, the Lady Flyers attempted 35 shots to Minford’s 17.
Minford goalkeeper Neveah Porter finished with 17 saves to ISJ’s Riley Daniels’ three.
Minford will have a quick turnaround following Monday’s loss when it travels to Waverly on Tuesday for another SOC contest.
38:30 Haley Knore Minford, assist from Megan Johnson
32:43 Aubrey Sutton SJ, UA
27:10 Emma Whaley SJ, UA
21:00 Emma Whaley SJ, assist Bella Whaley
9:44 Bella Whaley SJ, assist Lydia Sheridan
9:00 Emma Whaley SJ, UA
4:54 Haley Knore M, UA
3:29 Haley Knore M, assist Megan Johnson
8:52 Bella Whaley SJ, assist Emma Whaley
6:45 Emma Whaley SJ, UA
2:45 Lydia Sheridan SJ, UA