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Janesville Craig soccer blanks Union Grove

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Gazette staff
June 1, 2012
— Janesville Craig blanked visiting Union Grove, 4-0, Thursday in a WIAA Division 1 girls soccer regional opener.

The No. 6-seeded Cougars (9-9-5) play No. 3-seeded Racine Case at Racine Horlick at 11 a.m. on Saturday in a regional final. Case defeated Wilmot, 9-0, to advance to Saturday’s matchup.


Bianca Figueroa scored a pair of goals for Craig. The Cougars grabbed a 3-0 first-half lead on goals from Monica Speth, Figueroa and Kristi Crandall. Figueroa scored in the second half for the final outcome.


“Our players did a nice job,” Craig coach Bill McCabe said. “Union Grove is a nice team, and we did a good job against them.’’


Craig’s defense limited the Broncos to just two shots on goal. Maddie Schroeder and Katie Villa each made a save.


The Broncos were the 11th seed in the sectional.


CRAIG 4, UNION GROVE 0

Union Grove 0 0—0


Janesville Craig 3 1—4


First half


JC—Monica Speth (Kate Heaps), 15:16; JC—Bianca Figueroa (Speth), 18:03; Kristi Crandall, 25:48.


Second half


JC—Figueroa (Heaps), 59:05.


Saves—Alexis Trevino (UG), 4; Maddie Schroeder (JC) 1, Katie Villa (JC) 1.



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