Roy-Hart tops Akron to grab U19 Div. lead

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 2 August 2023 at 9:02 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Nadia White, left,  works to gain control of the ball for Roy-Hart against Akron’s Hannah Liss during Tuesday’s key contest at Gasport for the U19 Division lead.

Taking over first place, Roy-Hart blanked visiting Akron 2-0 in a key Buffalo and District Youth Soccer League girls U19 Division game Tuesday evening.

The victory boosts Roy-Hart’s record to 7-1-1 (22 points) as Akron slips into the runner-up spot at 6-1-2 (20 points).

Kara Choate scored a goal in each half to spark the Roy-Hart attack as Sophia Allee earned the assist on both tallies.

Courtney Aquilina earned the shutout in goal.

Roy-Hart will now visit Akron next Tuesday in the season finale with the division title on the line.

Kara Choate, shown here getting set to drive the ball up field, scored both Roy-Hart goals.