Senior Macey Smith With Her Third High School Career Hat Trick – Lady Pirates Varsity Soccer Beat Patriot 8-1
The Ladies defense once again shined Saturday morning against Union County. The starting defense consisted of Juniors Shelby Able and Malana Kramer, along with Sophomores Genevieve Smith and Ariana Hamilton, joined by Freshman Keeper Madeline Shrader. Other notable defenders for this game are Senior Sam Johnson, Junior Angella Cates, and Freshman Emma Hostetler and Tava Wenning.
Keeper Madeline Shrader had thirteen saves and only allowed one goal.
Senior Captain Macey Smith completed her third hat trick of her high school career. Her first goal was counted less than thirteen minutes into the match. This was an assist from Senior Captain Natalie Kalinowski. Kalinowski and Smith would also combine for an additional goal later in the game that would complete Smith’s hat trick. Smith’s second goal was off the Patriots’ defender and her shot settled in the net. Smith would light the scoreboard a total of five times in this game. She also settled an assist from Freshman Mariss Powers along with a successful PK after being fouled in the box.
Sophomore Ella Koors would receive a pass from Senior Captain Emilee Ernstes for her first goal of the season. Koors would mark up an assist and give Kalinowski a good set up for her first goal of the game. Kalinowski’s second goal was an assist by Freshman Maddie Haviland.
This brings the Ladies to 3-0 for the season. They travel again on Thursday (8\25) to meet Batesville. Game time is 5 p.m.