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Craig falls to La Follette; West stops Parker

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April 23, 2010
— Janesville Craig girls soccer soccer Bill McCabe called Thursday’s 8-1 Big Eight Conference loss to Madison La Follette a learning experience.

The high-scoring duo of Morgan LaPlant (four goals) and Sydney Temple (three goals) led the way for the Lancers, who scored the game’s first five goals.


“They’re all-conference, they’re all-state caliber,”


McCabe said. “What they do is they’re constantly working for the ball. They’re hard to mark.”


La Follette handed Craig


(4-4 overall, 2-1 Big Eight) its first league defeat of the season.


Sarah Ziegler scored Craig’s goal at 35:35 of the first half on an assist from Michaela Holzhuter.


Cougars goalkeeper Amanda Hamilton recorded 11 saves.


“She’s had nothing but shutouts this year,” McCabe said. “This gave her an opportunity to see what it’s like to play a team of this caliber.”


Craig will host a quadrangular tournament beginning today. The Cougars’ first game is set for 5 p.m. against Elkhorn.


LA FOLLETTE 8, CRAIG 1

La Follette 5 3—8


Craig 1 0—1


First Half


L—Sydney Temple (Morgan LaPlant), 13:00; L—LaPlant (Temple), 18:10; L—LaPlant (Temple), 18:38; L—LaPlant, 24:30; L—Rebecca Mixtaki, 31:25; C—Sarah Ziegler (Michaela Holzhuter), 35:55.


Second Half


L—LaPlant, 46:50; L—Temple (LaPlant), 53:58; L—Temple (Elise Olson), 55:30.


Saves—Amanda Hamilton (C) 11, Alex Vail (L) 4.


Junior varsity—Craig 0, La Follette 0.


-- West 9, Parker 1—The host Regents pulled away in the second half for the Big Eight Conference win.


Parker (0-5, 0-3) got a goal from Savannah Shepler in the second half, and a combined 40 saves from Anna Dubanowich and Brianna Washington.


“I’ve said all along that I’m looking for improvement each and every game, and even though the score might not show it, I saw that tonight,” Parker coach Amy Wargowsky said. “Our passing is getting better and the girls are still working hard.


“We just need to put a complete game together.”


Parker will host Verona next Thursday night.


WEST 9, PARKER 1

Janesville 0 1—1


Madison West 3 6—9


First Half


W—Izzy Spear (Emma Guilford), 1:35. W—Rose Brown (Spear), 4:35. W—Spear (Castro Quackenberg), 32:19.


Second Half


W—Spear (Tessa San Medo), 43:32. W—Marika Rosenbloom (Jenny Mahoney), 45:14. W—Mahoney, 46:59. P—Savannah Shepler, 60:21. W—Liz Fleming, 70:40. W—Brown, 76:06. W—Rosemary Ventura, 76:57.


Saves—Anna Dubanowich (P) 30, Brianna Washington (P) 10, West 4.



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