Tioga County Sports Report for Penn York Valley





STAC GIRLS SOCCER: LANSING RALLIES TO DOWN OWEGO (2019-09-09)

Tioga County Sports Report
OWEGO — Owego outplayed Lansing in most aspects of Monday's non-league game, except on the scoreboard.

The Bobcats rallied late in the first half to tie the score, then put away two more goals in the second to defeat the Indians, 6-4. 

Morgan Boerman tied the game with 2:39 left in the opening half and Gwen Gisler provided the game winner with 34:30 left in the second half.

"We dominated the game," said Owego head coach Heather Chrysler. "Our team possessed the ball well and made good passes, all things we have been working hard to improve.  

"Our confidence has increased and we played hard tonight. We got beat on a few fast breaks and unfortunately lost two goals to well-kicked free direct kicks from outside the 18."

Erin McDonald chalked up a first-half hat trick for the Indians, finding the back of the net at 37:50, 19:25 and 19:04. Carmen Jorgensen notched the other goal, which came at 21:33.

Morgan Smith assisted on McDonald's initial goal, Quinn Miller assisted on the second and Jorgensen helped out on the third goal. McDonald picked up the assist on Jorgensen's tally.

Delaney Carrigg made 11 saves in goal for Owego.

Owego held a 23-14 advantage in shots on goal and 4-3 edge in corner kicks.

Abbie Jones and Emma Heasley scored two goals apiece for the Bobcats. Jones tallied at 35:40 of the first half and 28:01 of the second. Heasley's came at 30:19 and 13:46 of the first half.

Lansing scored two of its goals on direct free kicks.

"We are looking to learn from our mistakes and continue to improve and play better each game," Chrysler said.

Owego (2-2) visits defending Class A state champion M-E Thursday.

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IN PHOTO 1: Owego's Erin McDonald (22). ... PHOTOS BY TIM TAYLOR

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