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Lady Eagles nipped in CC final

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 1 November 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Shelby Reis (8) battles for control of the ball against Caledonia-Mumford’s Rachel Hume during the Lady Eagles 1-0 loss to the Lady Raiders this evening in the Section V Class CC final at Webster Schroeder.

WEBSTER – A lone penalty kick goal proved to be the difference as No. 2 Caledonia-Mumford edged past top seed Kendall 1-0 this evening in the Section V Class CC championship game at Webster Schroeder High School.

Hannah Anderson scored on the penalty kick with 25 minutes to go provide the margin of victory for Cal-Mum.

“They played tough,” Kendall Coach Pam Beres said of Cal-Mum. “They came out strong and played a heck of a game.”

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Nicole Browe (1) and Rachel Ackles work (14) work the ball up field against Cal-Mum defender Adrianna Molisani.

Lady Raiders goalie Kenna Kosinski later helped preserve the win with a diving save with 13 minutes to go. That stop ended a Kendall rush which also included a shot by Nicole Browe which sailed just wide with 15 minutes remaining.

“We had a couple of opportunities late but their goalie kept them in the game,” Beres said.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Taylor Rutland works past Cal-Mum’s Jessica Garland.

Genesee Region League champion Kendall finishes the season at 15-2-2 while Cal-Mum advances with a 14-2-3 record.

“Our kids had a real good season,” Beres said. “They worked hard and they have a lot to be proud of.”

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kendall’s Heather Blodgett (21) and Tania Arellano (11) battle for the ball against Cal-Mum’s Claudia Haut (5) and Maia Scott (3).