Lady Cats win 8-0, earn 1-1 split

Published 10:25 am Friday, March 16, 2012

Coach Chip Ariail’s Bainbridge High School Lady Cats soccer team shutout Albany’s Dougherty High School Lady Trojans 8-0 Thursday at Cenntennial Field, to even their record for the week at 1-1.

On Tuesday, they were downed 10-0 by the Thomas County Central High School Lady Yellow Jackets in a Region 1-AAAA road game.

Leading the way for the Lady Cats on Thursday were midfielders Savannah Cook and Charlton Reynolds, and freshman forward Jennifer Beccera.

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The first goal was the result of a pass from Reynolds to Beccera, who dribbled toward the right side and finished with a crossing shot from 10 yards away, in the third minute.

Beccera got her second goal in the 10th minute, when defender Caitlin Cato sent a long lofted pass that was gathered just inside the right of the penalty area and quickly shot to the near post to make it 2-0.

In the 11th minute, Cook stole a ball from a Lady Trojans defender, dribbled into the left side of the penalty area and quickly converted a crossing shot from 16 yards out to increase the lead to 3-0.

Reynolds recorded the first of her two goals in the 15th minute to make it 4-0. She gathered a pass on the right side, dribbled between two defenders and finished a shot from 17 yards out.

Cook scored again from 12 yards out in the 18th minute to make it 5-0. The advantage moved to 6-0 when Reynolds scored in the 28th minute.

Cook completed a three-goal hat trick, when she took a pass from senior Lady Cats sweeper Tiffany Hand, split two defenders and converted a goal to make it 7-0.

Hand scored the Lady Cats’ final goal from 12 yards out in the 58th minute of the second half.