Girls soccer roundup

Frank scores six times as Vicenza rolls

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: May 10, 2014

A future Division I girls soccer player performed like it on Saturday.

Vicenza Cougars senior Alex Frank, who will continue her career this fall at Virginia Military Institute, turned in a stirring six-goal performance in a runaway 7-1 win over host Florence.

Sarah Henry totaled three assists and Katie Claunch scored a goal and assisted on another as Vicenza built a 4-0 halftime lead and cruised to the victory.

With the win, Vicenza enters the DODDS-Europe Division II tournament on a streak of three straight victories.

The Cougars are eying a return to the championship game, which they lost to Naples last spring.

Naples 9, Marymount 0: Saturday at Rome, the four-time defending Division II champion Wildcats secured an undefeated regular season with a romp of the Lions.

SHAPE 3, AFNORTH 1: Saturday at Brunssum, Netherlands, Begona Rodrigues Bravo scored two goals and Maggie Ehrich added a goal and two assists as the visitors won a tight Division II matchup.

SHAPE scored two first-half goals to pull ahead early. The Spartans will enter the postseason with an unbeaten 5-0-1 record.

Ramstein 9, Wiesbaden 0: Saturday at Ramstein, the Royals trounced the Warriors to complete their undefeated season.

The shutout was the fifth in six games for Ramstein.

Offensively, Hunter Pace and Ebony Madrid scored two goals apiece and Pace added an assist. Nine different Royals contributed either an assist or a goal.

Lakenheath 2, Alconbury 0: Saturday at Lakenheath, the Division I Lancers blanked the Division II Dragons.

The game was played with seven players per side to accommodate shorthanded Alconbury.

Maddie Franke and Paige Ellis accounted for the Lakenheath goals.

The Lancers enter the European tournament with an undefeated 5-0-1 record.

Kaiserslautern 2, Black Forest Academy 0:  Saturday at Kandern, Germany, Kaeli Ebner scored two first-half goals to pace the Raiders to a win over the host Falcons.

Lacey Peace and Johanna Quinn assisted on Ebner’s goals.

Brussels 11, Menwith Hill 0: Saturday at Brussels, the Brigands dominated a Division III game.

Ali DeFazio scored three times for Brussels, leading the way among eight Brussels players to find the net in the blowout victory.

The Brigands finish their season at 3-3, while Menwith Hill went winless.


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