Kendall girls score key G-R Division 1 victory over Byron-Bergen

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 September 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Taylor ReQua (10) advances the ball up field against Leah Thompson of Byron-Bergen during the host Lady Eagles key Genesee Region League win this evening.

A lone early goal proved to be just enough as Kendall nipped visiting Byron-Bergen 1-0 this evening to take over sole possession of first place in Division 1 of the Genesee Region girls soccer league.

Maya Rutland scored the game’s lone goal for Kendall just nine minutes into the first half.

Jenna Jacob made nine saves in goal for the Lady Eagles.

Kendall improves to 3-0 while Byron-Bergen slips to 2-1.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Maya Rutland (13) who scored the lone goal, brings the ball up field for Kendall against the Byron-Bergen duo of Caity Vereecken (15) and Samantha Morgante (7).

Pulling away in the second half, Attica bested Holley 6-1 in a G-R Division 1 contest.

Holley jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a goal by Samantha Barniak.

However, Attica answered back with a pair of goals before the half to move on top to stay as the go ahead tally came on a penalty kick.

Attica then put a lock on the win by scoring four unanswered second half goals.

Attica is now 3-1 and Holley 0-3.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Holley’s Riley Sanger (3) drives pasy Attica’s Chelsea Barvian during the host Lady Hawks G-R loss this evening.

Wheatland-Chili 5, Lyndonville 0
Building up a 2-0 lead at the half, Wheatland-Chili went on to defeat host Lyndonville 5-0 in a G-R Division 2 contest.

W-C improves to 2-0 while Lyndonville slips to 2-1.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Holley’s Lillian Klafehn (22) battles for the ball with Attica’s Allison Becker.