Lady Tigers prep for early G-R soccer opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 24 August 2021 at 3:42 pm

Photo by Mike Wertman – Anchoring the lineup for the Lyndonvile/Medina girls varsity soccer squad this season are these returnees. In front are Megan Zakes, Lily Carpenter and Aasiya Huzair. In back are Ella Lewis, Maddy Satkowski, Peyton McDonald and Annabelle Follman. Missing is Elizabeth Whipple.

Anchored by a good nucleus of returnees the Lyndonville/Medina girls varsity soccer team is prepping for the September 1 Genesee Region League opener at Attica.

The home opener is slated for September  7 against Pembroke.

The Lady Tigers veteran group includes seniors Ella Lewis (Forward), Lily Carpenter (Forward/Defender), Aasiya Huzair (Midfield), Peyton McDonald  (Forward/Midfield) and Megan Zakes (Goalie) along with juniors Maddy Satkowski (Midfield) and Annabelle Follman (Forward/Midfield) and sophomore Elizabeth Whipple (Forward).

Lewis earned G-R All-Star honors last year scoring 14 goals and Carpenter received Honorable Mention.

“We’re looking forward to the season. I believe we’ll do very well,” said Coach Paul Zeppetella. “We had a lot of players play over the summer and we’re setting out goals high.”

The Lady Tigers will play four home games at Lyndonville and four at Medina.


September: 1 – at Attica, 7 p.m.; 7 – Pembroke, 5 p.m.; 11 – at Pavilion, 6:30 p.m.; 13 – Notre Dame ,4:30 p.m.; 15 – Alexander, 7 p.m. at Medina; 17 – Oakfield-Alabama/Elba, 7 p.m. at Medina; 21 – Wheatland-Chili, 7 p.m. at Medina; 23 – Byron-Bergen, 7 p.m. at Medina; 27 – at Holley, 6:30 p.m.; 29 – at Pembroke, 7 p.m.

October: 1 – at Notre Dame, 4:30 p.m.; 2 – Eastridge, 10 a.m.; 5 – at Alexander, 4:30 p.m.; 7 – at Kendall, 7 p.m.; 9 – at Eastridge, 11 a.m.; 13 – Attica, 5 p.m.