Tonawanda News

Sports

October 26, 2013

Tonawanda girls' soccer advances

(Continued)

Tonawanda News — Compeau, who scored the 96th and 97th goals of her career, put Tonawanda up 1-0 eight minutes into the second half on a play that started off a corner kick by senior Kristin Carson. Once Tonawanda drew first blood, they resisted the urge to fall into a defensive shell, as the maintained offensive pressure the rest of the night.

“They definitely came out 10 times harder once we got that first goal,” said Compeau. “We decided to play more offense because their defense was breaking down. We got them mad, they were yelling at each other and we just capitalized on our chances.”

Compeau extended the Tonawanda lead to 2-0 with 10:43 remaining when she rifled the ball up top beyond the leaping reach of Mays. Hope Balling capped off the scoring with 1:58 to play off a feed from Compeau.

Sophomore sweeper Pearl Bacon continued her strong play in the back end as the Warriors defense limited Falconer's scoring chances. 

Alanna Herne made seven saves in the first half alone to secure the shutout for the Warriors.

Text Only
Sports
Featured Ads
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Facebook
Front page
NDN Video
Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US