girls soccer team had little trouble in picking up a season-opening 10-0
Duneland Athletic Conference victory over Michigan City on Tuesday night.
“It was nice to get
the season started,” Chesterton coach Ben Forgey said. “We played some nice
soccer, got lots of minutes for a lot of girls and avoided any injuries.”
Scoring goals for
the Trojans were Novi Lopez, Addy Joiner (2), Ashlee Bakaitis, Sydney Stott
(2), Kaitlyn Kogl, Annalisa Hackett, Olivia Vesling and Grace Bamber.
Assists came from
Lopez, Vesling, Gina Geenen, Stott and Caroline Liapes.
Carley Balas and
Hollie Skoczek combined in goal for the shutout.
to South Bend for the St. Joe Invitational beginning Friday night.
“Now we’ll focus on
playing three top 10 teams in the State this weekend before facing
Valparaiso on Tuesday,” Forgey said. “It will be nice to face such quality
opposition to see where we are this early in the season.”
Michigan City 0
Chesterton -- Novi
Lopez 1 goal, 1 assist; Addy Joiner 2 goals; Ashlee Bakaitis 1 goal; Sydney
Stott 2 goals, 1 assist; Kaitlyn Kogl 1 goal; Annalisa Hackett 1 goal;
Olivia Vesling 1 goal, 1 assist; Grace Bamber 1 goal; Gina Geenen 1 assist;
Caroline Liapes 1 assist.
1-0 (1-0 DAC).