Chesy tops SP in first girls’ OVC soccer game

Published 2:38 am Thursday, August 30, 2012

Jim Walker


CHESAPEAKE — It was Ladies’ Night.

For the first time in Ohio Valley Conference history, two girls’ soccer teams played as the Chesapeake Lady Panthers beat the first-year South Point Lady Pointers 3-0 Wednesday.

Chesapeake — in its third season — used two goals by Alyssa Arthur and one by Jackie Nelson to beat the Lady Pointers.

Goalkeeper Jillian Ellis had 12 saves for the first-ever shutout by a Lady Panthers’ goalie.

South Point goalie Alexandria Ross-Aaron had 16 saves.

Earlier in the week, Chesapeake tied Greenup County 4-4 despite a hat trick byCarly MacFarland. Arthur had the other goal and Nelson registered two assists.

The Lady Panthers’ only loss was 2-1 to Spring Valley. Abby Smith scored Spring Valley’s goals while Sydnee Hall got Chesapeake’s goal.

Chesapeake plays at Lincoln County at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Chesapeake 3 0 = 3

South Point 0 0 = 0

First Half

Ch — Alyssa Arthur (unassisted) 11:12

Ch — Alyssa Arthur (assisted by Jackie Nelson) 13:40

Ch — Jackie Nelson (assisted by Alyssa Arthur) 23:36

Shots on goal: Chesapeake 23, South Point 15.

Goalkeeper saves: Jillian Ellis, Chesapeake, 12; Alexandria Ross-Aaron, South Point, 16.

Corner kicks: Chesapeake 9.