Warriors, Wildcats show smaller foes how it's done
The second-to-last weekend of the DODEA-Europe girls soccer regular-season saw Division I powers Wiesbaden and Naples flex their muscles against overmatched lower-division opponents.
Wiesbaden 8, Black Forest 0: Friday at Wiesbaden, the Warriors routed the visiting Falcons.
Erin Goodman continued her season-long offensive outburst with four goals and two assists. Jade Anderson produced two goals and an assist.
It’s nothing but big Division I games the rest of the spring for the Warriors, who face reigning champion Stuttgart next weekend before entering the Division I tournament.
Rota 1, Aviano 0: Saturday at Aviano, the Admirals won the marquee event of the weekend’s gathering in Italy.
Kendall Salazar scored the decisive second-half goal to settle the Division II matchup.
Salazar scored three goals on Friday as Rota edged Marymount 4-3. Aviano opened its weekend with a 5-0 shutout of Marymount. Daniella Kandle scored two goals to lead the Saints.
Naples cruises: At Naples, the homestanding Wildcats recorded 7-0 victories over AOSR and Florence, respectively, on Friday and Saturday.
Roxanne Sasse scored four goals in Friday’s rout. Abigail Houseworth totaled five goals over the two games.
Vicenza 2, Sigonella 0: Saturday at Sigonella, the Cougars scored a pair of second-half goals to knock off the host Jaguars.
Olivia Martel and Cora Elliott provided the scores to crack open a scoreless tie at intermission. Kate Hunter made five saves in goal for the Cougars, while Ashlee Stuart performed valiantly with 13 saves in Sigonella’s goal.
Spangdahlem 4, Brussels 2: Saturday at Brussels, the road team picked up the Division III decision.
Tahlia Mower totaled two goals and an assist to lead the Sentinels, while Chloe Smith provided the other two goals.