Rich Hat Trick leads Pirates to first win of season

From Ryan Morlan

Greensburg hosted Union County and took the victory 6-0. Freshman Kadence Rich saw a switch in position and was pushed up to Forward for the Pirates and hit the back of the net a total of 4 times. She received 2 assists from Junior Captain Genevieve Smith and 2 assists from Junior Madisyn Morlan. Morlan also found the back of the net with a rebound off the keeper from her own shot. Junior Maddie Haviland also scored, showing good ball handling through the Patriots’ defensive line.

The Pirates took a total of 29 shots on goal. Rich led the team in shots with a total of 7. Smith and Morlan each had five. One of Rich’s goals was made possible by a notable stop on the Patriots by Senior Captain Malana Kramer. She started the drive from deep inside the Patriots’ offense. 

Sophomore Keeper Madeline Shrader saw four shots on goal playing most of the game. Sophomore Keeper Emma Hostetler saw and stopped one shot on goal.

This brings the Lady Pirates to 1-2 on the season. They face Indian Creek on Monday at home game time is 5:30. They also face Batesville on Thursday, game time is also 5:30.

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