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Juniata girls shine in 11-0 win

There was an explosion of goals Monday evening as the Juniata Lady Indians’ soccer team blasted 11 goals in their contest against Halifax, winning 11-0.
“We’ve been trying to get our players to take more leadership on the field. To coach themselves when it comes to decision making. The girls did a great job with that tonight,” said Juniata coach Brian Strawser. “We also were better at seeing what Halifax gave us defensively. This always makes decision making easier. Now we just need to continue to improve on the little things and gain more confidence. ”
Sydney Sheaffer picked up the first goal from an assist from Josie Swartz only 3:51 in the contest.
Minutes later Josie Swartz got the nod herself when she picked up a pass from Ellie Shepps, making it 2-0 at the 6:29 mark.
Makenzi Beward and Rachel Bargo followed with unassisted goals at 18:30 and 19:49, respectively.
Holding a 4-0 lead, Juniata’s Lilli Reed from Sydney Sheaffer got her team the fifth goal at 44:25.
Swartz kept the scoring at 46:35 with her second goal of the night
Nylah Pannebaker got on the board thanks to a second assist from Josie Swartz at the 53:30-mark.
Josie Swartz rounded her scoring by picking up her third goal of the night.
After an Own goal by Halifax,
Liseth Montoya rounded out the scoring with putting the two final goals of the game, giving her team the 11-0 win.
Juniata outshot Halifax 19-0 and led in corners by a 5-0 advantage.
Goalies Kali Foltz and Mahal Laub were untested all evening while Halifax’s goalie Montana Paul had nine.

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