Lady Warriors soccer fall to Mount Academy in debut game of season
WEBUTUCK — For their first game of the 2021-22 season, the Webutuck varsity girls soccer team competed against Mount Academy in a home game held on Tuesday, Sept. 7.
Kicking off at 4:15 p.m., the players were ready to put their training and talents to the test on the field behind Webutuck High School.
Competing for the Lady Warriors, Olivia Farnham scored a goal on a free kick with no assist in the first half.
Meanwhile, Lark Gneiting and Madison Kaiser each scored a goal for Mount Academy, also in the first half — both were assisted by Hilda Huleatt. Kelly Dunn scored a goal for Mount Academy with an assist by Alison Rimes while Alanna Maendel scored a goal with an assist by Jolene Waldner. Maria Gonzalez scored a goal for Mount Academy with no assist.
In the second half, Daisey Meier scored a goal for Mount Academy.
Playing keeper for Webutuck, Emily Thompson made 13 saves while Shayna Kaiser made one save as Mount Academy’s keeper.
By game’s end, Mount Academy left the field the victor with a score of 6-1 over Webutuck, adding a win to its 1-0 overall season record.
“This year, we are still rebuilding with our youth and new players,” said Webutuck Coach Mark Moren when asked his expectations for the Lady Warriors’ 2021-22 season. “We are hoping to build on last year’s success at the end of the season and continue to grow as a team.”