Lady Titans Get 2 Big Wins

Lady Titans Get 2 Big Wins

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
The lady Titan soccer team played Conestoga High School on Thursday, April 1st, 16-0.  Ten different Titans scored in the match.  The Titans outshot Conestoga 39-3.Senior forward Rachel Hansen had 4 goals and 3 assists in the match.  Senior forward/midfielder Jordan Funk added 3 goals and 3 assists.  Other Titans that scored were:  Taylor Sullivan (2), Samantha Areman (1), Lauren Egger (1), Sara Pence (1), Brittany Funk (1), Julia Krueger (1),  Jessica Taylor (1) and Kayla German (1). Scoring by halves:NHS:     9            7            =        16CHS:     0            0            =         0The Titans improve to 4-1 on the season.  Conestoga drops to 0-4.On Monday, April 5th, the lady Titans defeated Blair 9-1.  Senior Rachel Hansen got the scoring going just 10 minutes into the match.  Four minutes later, teammate Jordan Funk scored on a shot that rebounded off Blair's goal keeper.  "I have been stressing framing the goal after shots, and this was a great example of how Jordan does that and is often in the right position to finish off a keeper deflection."  Samantha Areman put the Titans up by 3 goals at the 17 minute mark off a cross from Hansen.Blair's only goal of the night came in the 18th minute, when Blair was awarded a corner kick.  Caroline Rech took the corner, and Titan goal keeper Ashley Schroeder tried to punch the ball out only to get it deflected into a Blair player. There was a scramble in the box and Blair's Maddi Monzon was able to volley it in for the score.In the 26th minute, one of the Blair players committed a hand ball in the 18 yard box allowing the Titans a penalty kick.  Rachel Hansen took the shot and scored.  Titans were up 4-1 at half time.In the second half of play, Hansen started the scoring just 2 minutes in when teammate Alex Mathers had a long throw-in that cleared Blair's defensive line. Hansen ran onto it and put the ball in the back of the net. Jordan Funk would score two more of her goals in the 47th and 49th minute of the match.  Brittany Funk sent a through ball between defenders, where Jordan was holding and timed her run perfectly.  This allowed her to make a soft touch on the ball forward and beat the defensive line. Jordan's next goal came on a cross from teammate Rachel Hansen.Hansen would get her 4th and final goal of the evening when she drove at Blair's goal keeper who came out of the 6 box, when Hansen shot, the ball bounced off the keeper's body, where Hansen collected the ball and went to goal and scored as the keeper was tracking back to goal.  In the 76th minute, Kayla German scored the 9th goal of the evening when teammate Lauren Egger crossed the ball from the right side of the box that German got her foot on.The Titans improve to 5-1 on the season, and Blair drops to 1-5.  The Titans take on top rated class B Gretna, Tuesday, April 6th at 6:30 p.m. at home.