Davis Darts has a fast 2-0 start with 17 goals scored.
Scoring 8 goals at Logan and then 9 more at home against Hurricane, the Darts are off to a fast start in the first week of girl soccer. Leading the way for the Darts is Olivia Flint with 6 goals in the two games. Davis is ranked third in the Deseret News 6A rankings. Davis looks to continue their hot offensive start at Viewmont on Aug. 11.
Syracuse Titans host ‘Cuse Cup and finish 2nd
The Titans played host to a great tournament and started with victories over Maple Mountain and Dixie before losing in the championship game to Northridge. The Titans defeated Maple Mountain 3-1 and goals by Courtney Cobabe, Abby Scholfield and Avery Sanders led the way. The next game saw Cobabe score two more goals and the Titan’s defense held Dixie to only one score in a 4-1 victory. The championship game saw the Knights goalie Beth Manwill shut out the Titans for a 2-0 victory. The Titans now turn to another home game against the Orem Tigers on Aug. 10.
Farmington Phoenix battles at home but comes up short against 6A top team Lone Peak Knights 3-0
Farmington started their season with a road victory at Westlake 4-1. Bella Sacket, Madison Davis, Cara Christopherson, and Swayzee Arnell all scored a goal for the Phoenix in the victory.
Farmington then hosted the 6A top team Lone Peak Knights Thursday afternoon and played tough throughout the game but fell short 3-0. The Phoenix was led by goalkeeper Jr. Emmy McKeon, who made many spectacular saves in the game. Lone Peak scored their first goal in the first half. The next two goals came in the second half as the Phoenix were trying to push and get back into the game.
“We need to improve on how we start the game.” says head coach Sarah Beecher. “We have come out timid our first two games and that needs to get better by the time we get to the region because teams will take advantage of that.”
Coach Beecher also adds, “Emmy McKeon, our goalkeeper is an asset to our team this year and her performance on Thursday showed that.”
The Knight goals were scored by Michelle Cave, Bella Devey, and Samantha Sellers. The Knights used a tough defense to complete the shoutout and move their record to 2-0.
The Phoenix record stands at 1-1 and looks to get back on track against Corner Canyon at home on Aug. 9.
The Layton Lancer season begins with a 1-1 mark
After a loss in their first game vs Bountiful, the Lancers rebound to shut out Westlake. Both games were decided by one score as the Lancers lost to the Redhawks 3-2, then beat the Thunder 1-0. Kristen Moss scored two goals and Jersee Clapier netted the other for Layton in their victory. The Lancers next go on the road and face top-ranked Lone Peak on Aug. 9.
Weber Warriors shutout Riverton Silverwolves 2-0
The Warriors were led in goals by striker Callie Price and midfielder Kylee Wideman. Senior goalkeeper Ashlynn Stokes led a tough Warrior defense that kept the Silverwolves out of the goal. Weber looks to pick up a second win at home against the Mountain Crest Mustangs on Aug. 9.
Clearfield Falcons cruise past West Panthers then go down to Bonneville Lakers
The Falcons dominated the Panthers in a 5-0 victory. Cassidy Andrews led the scoring with two goals, then one each from Kamryn Weaver, Tatum Thomas, and Eliza Erickson. Goalkeeper Brinli Georgi held the Panthers in check and completed the shutout.
All of the scorings against Bonneville were in the first half as the Lakers got goals from Ashlyn Bardwell and Summer Diamond. The Falcon’s goal was by Eliza Erickson
The Fremont Silverwolves season has a rough start at 0-2
Starting on the road for their first three games the Silverwolves are sitting at 0-2 with losses at Box Elder and American Fork. The Bess blanked the Silverwolves 3-0 as Anna Christensen played excellent goalkeeping. At American Fork, Nicole Lewis netted two goals for the Cavemen and Charly Calder scored the Silverwolves’ lone goal in a 4-1 defeat. Fremont is looking to get win number one at Pleasant Grove on Aug. 9.
Image courtesy James Tate | Emma McKeon, Farmington goalkeeper