In a dominating performance last Thursday, the Syracuse Titans (9-3-0, 6-3-0) defeated the Clearfield Falcons (1-10-0, 0-10-0) by a score of 5-2.
Junior midfielder Caroline Stringfellow added to her already impressive resume in the win. Her two assists put her at 62 career assists, setting the new UHSAA record as the all time career assists leader.
It was a bizzare day for Syracuse. They shot a school record 45 shots, 36 on frame, putting in 9 goals. The officials overturned a record 4 goals on the contest. Goal scorers for the day were Stringfellow with the brace (13 season, 64 career), Senior forward Ashlyn Hall with the brace (16 season, 76 career) and Freshman Forward Abby Schofield netted her freshman leading 5th goal of the season.
Assists on the day were by Stringfellow with 2 (14 season, 62 career), Senior defender Kelsey Steed (3 season, 11 career), Junior forward Sarah Wynn (10 season, 41 career), and Freshman midfielder Cortney Cobabe had her first career assist in the win.
The Titans outshot the Falcons 45-6, putting more on frame 36-2. ‘Cuse was called offsides a season high 6 times. Syracuse led on corner kicks a season high 8-0. Both teams had 7 fouls in the game. This was the 17th overall meeting between the schools, the 13th win in the series.
The JV team (6-2-2, 4-2-2) had a dominating 7-0 win over the Falcons. 7 different Titans scored in the contest. Scorers were; Sophomore forward Tatum Williams (2 season), Freshman defender Kandelyn Brown collected her first career goal, Junior forward Courtnee Wright (4 season), Junior forward Virginia Wallace (2 season), Freshman midfielder Ashtyn Carlson (4 season), Sophomore Forward Autumn Hogan recorded her first career goal and Sophomore midfielder Jaycee Page (3 season).
JV assists were provided by Sophomore forward Mia Hammond with 2 (3 season), Sophomore forward Skylee Hopkins (3 season), Hogan (3 season), Wallace (2 season), Junior midfielder Lexi Paulsen, Sophomore defender Evee Augustine and Carlson all recorded their first assists of the season.
Next up for the Titans is a road matchup at Roy (2-9-1, 2-7-1). The two teams will meet at Sandridge park Tuesday September 24th at 3:30 pm with JV to follow. This is the 10th overall meeting between the two schools. The Titans hold a 8-1 advantage over the Royals in the series. They met earlier in the season at Titan field in a 7-4 victory for ‘Cuse.