Opponents looking for signs of vulnerability from DODEA-Europe’s reigning girls soccer dynasty are going to have to keep waiting.
The two-time defending champion Stuttgart Panthers recorded another blowout win Saturday, blasting visiting International School of Brussels 7-0 for their fifth multiple-goal victory in as many matches this season.
Alexa Smith scored three goals as the Panthers put away the Raiders early. Lexi Mclellan, Marissa Encarnacion, Emily Smith and Victoria Antoine also scored in the blowout.
The match was the home finale for Stuttgart. The Panthers conclude their pursuit of an undefeated regular season with visits to Wiesbaden and Black Forest Academy, respectively, over the next two weekends.
Brussels 3, Lakenheath 2: Friday at Brussels, Danielle Lynch scored a pair of goals to lead the Division III Brigands to a narrow win over the Division I Lancers.
Sofia Beckley dished out two assists and Carmen Beckley added a goal for the Brigands, while goalies Gloria Hernandez and Emma Driggers each made five saves.
Amanda Stacy had a goal and an assist to Jasmine Lopez to lead the Lancers.
AFNORTH wins twice: The Division II contenders picked up a pair of hard-fought home-field wins, besting defending Division III champion Alconbury 3-2 on Friday and blanking Lakenheath 1-0 on Saturday.
Paie Vanden scored three of the Lions’ four goals on the weekend, including the game-winner on Saturday. AFNORTH keeper Abigail Stanley made seven saves in each match.
Alconbury recovered on Saturday to blank small-school rival Brussels 7-0 behind three goals and two assists from Laela Evans.
Naples 6, American Overseas School of Rome 1: Friday at Naples, six different players produced goals in a Wildcat romp.
Amber Albano, AnnaGrace Hale, Victoria Sassé, Kaethe Rose, Abigail Houseworth, Micayla Feltner all found the net in the first half to quickly end any suspense.
The Wildcats are in the midst of a string of small-school opponents before they launch their bid to return to the Division I championship match. Naples visits Marymount on May 6 and hosts Florence on May 13.
Ramstein 1, SHAPE 0: Saturday at Ramstein, the Royals narrowly escaped a rugged defensive battle with the visiting Spartans.
Haley Deome, who scored three goals in the Royals’ 4-1 defeat of ISB on Friday, scored in Saturday’s second half to break a scoreless tie.
Wiesbaden 3, Kaiserslautern 0: Saturday at Wiesbaden, the Warriors shut out the visiting Raiders. Erin Goodman and Gabi Diaz each notched a goal and an assist in the thorough victory.
The Warriors have one of DODEA-Europe’s busiest and most challenging late-season stretches ahead of them. Wiesbaden hosts Black Forest and Stuttgart next weekend before wrapping up the regular season May 13 at Bitburg.
Bitburg 7, Hohenfels 2: Friday at Bitburg, the Barons outlasted the visiting Tigers.
Baileigh McFall and Ashlyn Floyd each had three goals in the runaway victory.
Bitburg rounds out its regular season May 13 against Wiesbaden; Hohenfels wraps up its regular season May 6 at Baumholder.
Sigonella 3, Aviano 1: Saturday at Sigonella, the Jaguars scored three unanswered second-half goals to claim the comeback victory.
Jessica Jacobs scored twice and Emily Havard added a goal for Sigonella, enough to overtake the first-half goal produced by Aviano’s Hailey Pulliam.
Both teams conclude their regular seasons next weekend. Sigonella travels to Rome for matches with Marymount and AOSR, while Aviano visits Vicenza.