Girls soccer roundup
Naples only unbeaten in Region IV after rout
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 3, 2014
The Naples Wildcats again flashed their peerless offense on Saturday, piling up five second-half goals in an 8-2 rout of visiting Florence in girls soccer.
Isabella Lucy handed out four assists and scored two goals from the wing, while striker Tyler Treat scored twice and assisted on two other Naples goals. Amilia Espiet registered a goal and an assist and Desirae Carpenter scored twice for the prolific Wildcats.
The Naples attack is humming at top efficiency as the team prepares to pursue a fifth straight DODDS-Europe Division II championship. Saturday marked the second straight game in which the Wildcats have scored eight goals; they've scored a total of 30 in five games this season.
Baumholder 2, Wiesbaden 2: Saturday at Wiesbaden, the visiting Bucs reenacted their recent history with a fierce second-half rally to force a tie with a Division I school.
Just as it did in a 4-4 tie with Kaiserslautern on March 22, Division II Baumholder went scoreless in the first half and pulled even with a post-halftime flurry. Makenzie Ehrhardt, the star of the tie with the Raiders, also scored Saturday; Mikayla Kennel accounted for the other Bucs score. Goalkeeper Eliyah Tillman made 11 saves to keep the Bucs in range.
Francesca Lee and Christine Sunga scored a goal each for the Warriors, while Tatiana Schwartz made six saves in goal.
Baumholder's eventful regular season ends with a 2-3-2 record.
Ramstein 4, Black Forest Academy 0: Saturday at Ramstein, the Royals front-line duo was as dynamic as ever.
Hunter Pace scored two goals and Ebony Madrid added another as the Royals coasted to the victory. Kayleigh Hunt also scored, while Matty Spohr, Lakyn Parker and April Baik added assists.
The Royal defense also continued its season-long excellence, posting its fourth shutout in five games this spring.
SHAPE 4, Brussels 2: Saturday at Mons, Belgium, Begona Rodrigues Bravo scored three goals and the Spartans pulled out of a 1-1 halftime tie to earn the win.
Elena Ibaretta recorded two assists for the Spartans, while Carson Gengler scored both of the Brigands' goals.
Division II SHAPE stayed undefeated with the victory. Division III Brussels slipped below .500 with its third consecutive loss.
Sigonella 6, American Overseas School of Rome 4: Saturday at Sigonella, Katie Cauble scored five goals to lead the Jaguars over the Falcons.
Halie Gasporra scored Sigonella's other goal and Michelle Creollo, Amanda Rivera and Katie Vosler provided an assist apiece as the Jaguars earned their first win since March 15. The game ended Sigonella's regular-season schedule; AOSR's will wrap up May 10 against Aviano.
Patch 6, Vilseck 0: Saturday at Vilseck, the defending Division I champions crushed a contender for that crown.
Eight Panthers involved themselves in scoring plays. Nadia Santangelo, Amber Garcia, Gabrielle Gante, Jolie Greenberg and Claire Chiarotti scored goals, while Maddy Ward, Whitney Mannier and Kelsey Ortwein assisted. Danielle Mannier led the way with one of of each.
Patch will take a 5-1 regular-season record into the European tournament, starting May 19.