Danvers v. Lynn English, 9/23/19
Danvers 7 Lynn English 0
The Lady Falcons hosted Lynn English Monday night at Dr. Deering Stadium. Lynn came into the game at 2-4-1 while Danvers came in at 5-1. Pre-game, long time Lynn English Coach Ed McNeil was recognize for his many years of dedication to the Bull Dog soccer program. Coach McNeil is retiring after this season.
The Falcons scored their quickest goal of the season only 20 seconds into the game when Riley DiGilio sent a cross over to Abby Cash who hammered the shot home. Only a minute later, Julia Ryan scored her first goal of the year assisted by Cash.
Danvers controlled play throughout and maintained possession with their fine short passing game. In the 10th minute, Reese Pszenny socred on an assist from Colby Thomson to make it 3-0. Becca Rocker finished the scoring of the first half off a corner kick assisted by Abby Cash. The Danvers defense didn't let any shots on keeper Holly DeAngelis.
"The girls got the 2 quick goals and that kind of set the tone. We moved a lot of players around tonight. Defenders got some minutes at forward and our attackers played on the back line a little bit. The girls did well with the switches and played good, clean soccer."
Abby Cash got her second goal of the game 14 minutes into the second half on a nice pass from Pszenny. Livvi Anderson had a nice goal on a great combination play from DiGilio and Mia Jordan. It was Anderson's first goal of the season. Arianna Bezanson finished off the scoring late in the game off a feed from Becca Rocker to make the final score 7-0. Kylie MacCormack only had to make 1 save in the second half as she and DeAngelis shared the shutout, the Falcon's 5th in 7 games. Coach Hinchion praised the play of sophomore Sabrina Ramsay and freshman Teagan Price seeing their first varsity action.
"I thought our girls showed a ton of character tonight. Lynn English is struggling with numbers in their program and we had a feeling this would be a tough game for them. Our girls played well and with class and I'm very proud of how they handled themselves."