Miss Porter’s Varsity Soccer opened the 2019 season with a 7-0 victory against Marianapolis Prep. With less than a minute on the clock Kyla Gallagher ’20 received a driven ball to the right wing and found Sam Halligan ’21 who tapped in from 3 yards to open the scoring. 15 minutes later Marjorie Plants ’21 beat two defenders before cutting the ball back for Gallagher ’20 to get on the score sheet. Two new freshman combined when Adi Botet ’23 played a well weighted ball in between Marianapolis defense for Zoe O’Dea ’23 to take a touch before hitting the back of the net from 10 yards. The second half saw an early exchange between Gallagher ’20 and Laura Gouvin ’20 who beat the keeper fro 18 yards out to make it 4-0. Gallagher ’20 got her second of the game before Ana Bartkiewicz ’20 played a reverse pass for Abby Ray ’23 who found herself one on one with the keeper, the freshman scored to make the score 6-0. Another freshman got in on the act with seconds remaining, Botet ’23 scored after driving with the ball from 40 yards out she beat two defenders before poking the ball into the back of the net to complete the scoring.
The girls in green now turn their attention to a tough away game at Williston on Saturday afternoon.