The lady Titans (5-3-0, 3-3-0) finally found their groove again. Getting their starting lineup healthy for the first time in a month was a critical key to that success. Taking on the previously undefeated Region 1 leading Northridge Knights (7-1-0, 5-1-0), Syracuse went on the road to take a resounding 6-0 victory.
Junior forward Sarah Wynn put ‘Cuse up for good in the 13’ (6 season, 37 career) with her second career game winning goal. Senior Ashlyn Hall put in a brace for the Titans (11 season, 71 career) and Junior Caroline Stringfellow had her 2nd hat trick of the season (8 career) to lead all goal scorers on the day (8 goals season, 59 career).
Assists on the day were provided by Stringfellow (9 season, 57 career), Senior Madison Yamashita (3 season/career), Hall (9 season, 48 career), Wynn (6 season, 37 career), and Senior defender Kelsey Steed (2 season, 10 career)
The Titans put 11 of their 15 shots on frame, that now makes it three straight games above 70% of Syracuse shots on frame. It was the Titans highest conversion rate of the season as well, converting 40% of shots into goals. ‘Cuse also led the corner kick battle 4-3.
Freshman Presley Whitesides recorded her 5th win and 2nd shutout in net. Whitesides recorded 7 saves. The backline of Baylee Sanders, Jenna Kelly, Kelsey Steed, Madi Dee, Kacie Barker, Riley King, and Ryland Rivera helped keep the clean sheet for the Titans.
The JV squad (6-1-1, 4-1-1) lost their first game of the season 0-2.
Clearfield Recap: The Titans defeated the Falcons (1-6-0, 0-6-0) in the I-93 rivalry by a score of 4-1 on the road. Four different goals scorers netted for the Titans. Freshman Abby Schofield starting the scoring (3 season/career), Hall, Wynn, and Junior Baylee Sanders put in her first career goal. Assists were provided by Wynn (2), Stringfellow, Hall, and Steed. Stringfellow had two goals disallowed on the day.
JV defeated the Falcons by a score of 3-0. Sophomore Skylee Hopkins led all scorers with a brace (3 season) and Junior Lydia Steel put in her second JV goal of the season. Three Titans got their first assists of the JV season Junior Forward Virginia Wallace, Sophomore defender Erika Crabtree, and Sophomore Forward Mia Hammond. Sophomore midfielder Jaycee Page cleaned up the final assist for ‘Cuse (3 season).
Roy Recap: Syracuse put together 4 second half goals to put away the Royals (1-6-1, 1-4-1). Three Titans had braces to help secure the victory; Stringfellow, Freshman Abby Schofield and Freshman Cortney Cobabe (2 season/career). Ashlyn Hall finished the scoring for the blue and green. Hall made the state record books by putting in 5 assists that day. Other assists were provided by Wynn, Stringfellow and Sanders (1 season, 2 career). It’s was a weird game in the net as the AR disallowed a Stringfellow goal and called the first Roy ck over the goal line. The final goal for the Royals was an unfortunate own goal.
JV defeated Roy by a score of 3-1, netting 3 straight goals in the come from behind vicotry. Mia Hammond netted the brace (4 season), and Virginia Wallace finished the scoring for the Titans with the game winning goal. Assists were provided by Junior Courtnee Wright (3 season), Sophomore Meleah Panter (2 season), Sophomore Danielle Steed (1 season), and Jaycee Page.
The Titans will enjoy the break over the labor day weekend before finishing the first round of region play next Wednesday September 4th. The Titans will host the Weber Warriors (2-6-0, 2-4-0) at 3:30 pm on Titan field. This is the last game before the turnaround in Region play.