Lady Titans Win 2

Lady Titans Win 2

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Waverly:     o       1       =  1                    Crete:          0         0   =  0Norris:          1      2       =  3                    Norris         5          2    =  7"There's no place like home."  That is exactly how the Norris lady Titan soccer team felt after being on the road for 3 games last week.  On Monday night, the Titans opened with Waverly.  The Viqueens came in at 5-0 and as a top 10 contender.  The Titans were coming off two stinging defeats from the previous week.In Monday night's game, junior forward Kayla German got the scoring started at the 10 minute mark when fellow teammate Alex Mathers crossed a great ball into her inside the 6 box.  The Titans led at half, 1-0."Waverly has a dynamic player in Cierra Tjaden.  She really worked hard to score and to give teammates opportunity to score, but our defense kept her in check," said coach Myers.In the 2nd half, senior Maddie MacDonald scored off a cross from teammate Sam Areman.  10 minutes later in the 55th minute, Waverly got on the board when a shot ball hit off the far post and Valerie Hernandez rebounded the ball and caught goal keeper Ashley Schroeder out of position.  Sam Areman would complete the scoring for the match in the 57th minute when she dribbled into the 18 yard box and got past defenders to put the ball in the back of the net.In the junior varsity match, the lady Titans defeated Waverly 2-0.Tuesday night, the Titans played Crete, what would turn out to be a gorgeous 70 degree evening.  The Titans defeated the Cardinals 7-0, improving their record to 4-3.Six different Titans would score and sophomore Brooke Wohlers earned the shut out.  "Tonight our theme was 'execution meets oppportunity,'" stated coach Janet Myers.  "I wanted our players to pay attention to the little things that matter in a soccer match to add up to successes that we can use in future matches."Goal scorers for the Titans were:  Sam Areman (2 goals),  Alex Mathers (1 goal, 2 assists), Brittany Funk (1 goal, 1 assist), Janelle Mitchell (1 goal), Maddie MacDonald (1 goal), and Alix Bryant (1 goal).In the junior varsity match, the Titans defeated the Cardinals 1-0 on a goal by freshman Laura Musil.The Titans travel to Platteview Thursday night and play at 5:00 for JV and 6:00 p.m. for varsity.