Lady Hawks to host season opening tourney

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 18 August 2018 at 8:51 am

Photo by Mike Wertman – Anchoring the lineup for the Holley girls varsity soccer team this season will be this large group of returnees who are shown here with exchange student Janne Grasshoff, second from left in front row. They include, in front, Halee Passarell, Grasshoff, Peyton Sargent, Ally Lyndaker, Olivia Radford and Sarah Harrington. In back are Sierra Apicella, Kayleigh Neale, Julia Smith, Abigail Williams, Sarah Klatt, Michaela Williams and Madison St. John. Missing from the photo is Abrianna Kruger.

The Holley Lady Hawks will open the soccer season by hosting their annual tournament on August 29 and 31.

The opening round match ups will have Roy-Hart vs. Holley and Midlakes vs. Greece Olympia.

The Lady Hawks lineup boasts a large contingent of returnees including seniors Sarah Klatt (goalie), Abigail Williams (defender/midfield), Peyton Sargent (midfield/forward), Abrianna Kruger (midfield/forward), Julia Smith (defender/forward) and Michaela Williams (midfield/forward); juniors Sierra Apicella (defender/forward), Sarah Harrington (midfield/forward), and Olivia Radford (defender/midfield) along with sophomores Kayleigh Neale (midfield/forward), Allison Lyndaker (forward), Halee Passarell (midfield/forward) and Madison St. John (midfield/forward).

The Holley roster also includes exchange student Janne Grasshoff who is from Berlin, Germany.

The Lady Hawks graduation losses included goalie Madison Papaj and defender Lexi Milazzo.

Holley, which went 5-7 in the league and 7-8-1 overall last fall will begin Genesee Region competition at Attica on September 5.

August: 29 and 31 – Holley Tournament
September: 5 – at Attica, 4:30 p.m.; 7 – Byron-Bergen, 6:30 p.m.; 11 – at Lyndonville/Medina, 4:30 p.m.; 15 – at Wheatland-Chili, 6:30 p.m.; 17 – Notre Dame, 6:30 p.m.; 19 – at Pembroke, 6:30 p.m.; 21 – Alexander, 630 p.m.; 24 – at Lima Christian 4:30 p.m.; 25 – at Oakfield-Alabama/Elba, 6:30 p.m.; 27 – Kendall, 6:30 p.m.; 29 – Attica, 5:30 p.m.
October: 1 – at Byron-Bergen, 6:30 p.m.; 5 – Lyndonville/Medina, 6:30 p.m.; 9 – Wheatland-Chili, 6:30 p.m.