Monday, September 18, 2017
Mt Vernon High School (fortville)
Batesville High School
The Lady Bulldogs faced off with the Mt. Vernon and came away with a 4-0 victory.
In the first half, Lauren Gutzwiller and Catherine Raab connected up top and gave the Lady Bulldogs a nice lead. Gutzwiller scored the first goal with an assist from Raab, then Gutzwiller paid forward the favor and assisted Raab to give Batesville a 2-0 lead.
Batesville continued to control the play and keep pressure on Mt. Vernonâs defensive half. Their efforts and pressure paid off and Jenna Puente was able to score her first goal of the season with an assist from Raab. This led Batesville into half time with a 3-0 lead over the Lady Marauders.
The Lady Bulldogs had to battle in the second half to advance their lead and it took help from the defense to keep play on the offensive half. With Rachel Kuntz and Kayla E. Meyer leading the defense and communicating in the back the Lady Marauders had few chances to make any advancements up the field. There were a couple breakdowns in the back and the Lady Marauders had opportunities to finish, but Jade McGinnis shut them down. McGinnis had multiple saves in the second half.
Batesville was able to score one more goal to further their lead and end the game with a 4-0 win. Puente scored the final goal with an assist from Lily Esser.