Brentwood scored twice early, turned away several Franklin attempts late and tallied an insurance goal in the final minutes to claim a 3-1 District 12-AAA win on the Lady Rebels home field on Wednesday.
Brentwood took advantage of Franklin missing starting goalkeeper Jean Costello and struck first in the 20th minute when Haley Hannah found the back of the net. Hayley Howard added a tally in the 32nd for the 2-0 lead that held until early in the second half.
The home-standing Lady Rebels scored when Ava Weimer netted a goal in the 49th. Franklin earned a penalty kick, but Brentwood keeper Kate Devine made a crucial save and stopped Weimer’s attempt to preserve the 2-1 lead in the 74th.
Morgan Greene sealed the match in the 76th with a tally for the Lady Bruins.
Brentwood impoved to 5-0 overall heading into next week’s Battle of the Woods when Ravenwood stops by. Franklin is 3-2-2 and faces Centennial next. Both matches are scheduled for Tuesday.
Ravenwood def. Centennial, 3-0
The Lady Raptors bounced back from a five-set loss at Brentwood to take a District 12-AAA win at Centennial 25-21, 25-18, 25-19.
Carly Cooper did a little bit of everything, collecting six aces, four kills, 15 assists and seven digs for Ravenwood. Camille Spencer, last week’s Gateway Tire Female Athlete of the Week, notched a team-high 11 kills and six digs. Madison Bidwell hit for eight kills and Tanya Sichling added seven more and six digs.
Freshman libero Becca LePore scooped up a team-high 14 digs as the Lady Raptors moved to 2-1 in district play.
Other Volleyball Results
Brentwood Academy def. St. Cecilia, 3-1
Other Soccer Results
Independence 8, Centennial 0
Ravenwood 5, Summit 0
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