In soccer, if you
score enough goals, nothing else matters.
Chesterton girls soccer coach Ben Forgey thinks his team can put points on
the board as the season gets started tonight at Michigan City.
“We should be fun
to watch,” Forgey said. “There are tons of goals in this team. We’re going
to attack. We’ll work hard and together all the time.”
The Trojans lost 13
seniors from last year’s team, but do return the duo of Addy Joiner and
“Addy scored more
than 20 goals last year and we’re going to ask her to do it again,” Forgey
said. “Liv Hansen is going to do all the hard work in the middle of the
field for us.”
boasts four seniors, five juniors, four sophomore and three freshmen.
“It’s a lot of new
players,” Forgey said. “Several of the girls were here last year, but now
they’re going to have to expand their role and do more. Some of them were
behind other players and now it’s their turn.”
The Trojans should
be good defensively, but have new faces in goal.
expect us to be good, but they still have some work to do to become
cohesive,” Forgey said. “They should be good.”
In goal, senior
Marney Sisson and freshman Carley Balas are battling for the job.
“The big work in
progress for us is in goal,” Forgey said. “No returning goalies are back. We
have a basketball player in senior Marney Sisson and a freshman in Carley
Balas. They are fighting for the spot and both are going to get their