5 Lady Titans Score in Win over Crete

5 Lady Titans Score in Win over Crete

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
What a difference one game can make.  After a defensive battle and loss to class A ranked Elkhorn last Friday, the Lady Titans of Norris had an opportunity to show their offensive abilities Tuesday night against the Crete Cardinals and defeated them 8-0.Samantha Areman was the first Titan to score in the 13th minute on her own corner kick that bent beautifully into goal and got by Crete's goal keeper Jerri Casteel.  In the 28th minute, junior defender Brittany Cvitak served a great ball into the box from a corner kick that freshman midfielder Brittany Funk got on the end of in the 6 box to put the Titans up 2-0.  Senior Rachel Hansen finished out the half with a hard low shot in the 34th minute.  The Titans outshot the Cardinals 12-3 in the first half.In the second half of play, Brittany Funk scored her second goal of the evening in the  50th minute off a throw-in by junior defender Julia Krueger that deflected off a header by siser Jordan Funk that Brittany  Funk was able to finish on.  Just 3 minutes later, junior midfielder Alex Mathers got her first goal of the season off another fantastic corner kick serve by teammate Brittany Cvitak.  In the next 10 minutes of play, senior Jordan Funk would get 2 of her goal scores, with a hard shot in front of the net at the 58th minute and then off a cross from Mathers where she finished on a fabulous volley into goal.  Final scoring for the evening was in the 76th minute when Rachel Hansen had another opportunity to finish on a breakaway. Brittany Cvitak had 3 assists in this match while teammate Alex Mathers added 2 assists as well.  The Titans improve to 3-1.In the junior varsity game, the Lady Titans won 2-0.  Goals were scored by Lacy Mueller and Jessy Mach.The Titan varsity takes on Conestoga at Norris on Thursday, at 5:00 p.m. and Blair on Monday at 3:00 p.m.  They have a rescheduled match at home against Gretna on Tuesday, April 6th at 4:30 (JV) and 6:30 p.m. (Varsity).  Gretna is highly ranked in Class B, so come out and support the Lady Titans in their next 3 matches!  Hope to see you there!