EHS girls edge E-town

By on May 4, 2011

The Ephrata girls soccer team felt right at home Tuesday night vs. Elizabethtown in their first and only game under the lights at War Memorial Field. The Lady Mounts (5-8-1) scored just three minutes in and made that goal stand the rest of the way en route to a 1-0 victory. Ephrata, which outshot E-town, 17-7 on the night, got the game’s lone goal off the foot of Kristy Liebl, who took a feed from Caitlin Davies and beat Bear keeper A. Krieger (16 saves). Olivia Pfautz saved seven to earn the shutout in goal for Ephrata. Cocalico also was slated to be in action Tuesday night at home vs. Donegal. unfortunately, those results were not available at presstime. In addition to Tuesday, both Ephrata and Cocalico also were in action Friday where both team emerged with victories. In Ephrata, the host Lady Mounts got a hat trick from Davies in a 4-0 victory over visiting Solanco. Davies gave Ephrata a 1-0 lead in the first half and scored twice more early in the second to complete her hat trick. Maddie Walmer then added the final tally about a minute after Davies’ third score. Liebl had a pair of assists while Laura Miller also had a helper for Ephrata, which outshot the Mares, 28-3. Olivia Pfautz made three saves in goal to earn the shutout win. Cocalico hit the road Friday to northern Lebanon where the Lady Eagles scored a pair of late goals to nip the Vikings, 2-1. After NL took a 1-0 lead two minutes into the second half, Kathleen Lawver quickly tied it a minute later. She then set up the winning goal with about eight minutes left in regulation when she fed Shannon Hoeveler, who found the net. Cocalico held an 11-7 advantage in shots as Kristen Boyer made six saves in goal for the victory. More SOCCER, page B-2

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