Lady Panthers nip Lady Pointers, 2-1

Published 1:50 am Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Staff Report


SOUTH POINT — The Chesapeake Lady Panthers took a first half lead and held on to beat the South Point Lady Pointers 2-1 on senior night Monday in a soccer game.

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Jackie Nelson — one of four seniors — got the first goal for Chesapeake at the 23:00 mark of the first half. Carly McFarland scored four minutes later to give the Lady Panthers a 2-0 halftime lead.

South Point got a goal from Jessie Forrest with 69:00 on the second half clock, but the Lady Panthers held on for the win.

Senior Jillian Ellis had eight saves for Chesapeake while South Point goalkeeper Alex Ross-Aaron registered nine saves.

Chesapeake had 21 shots on goal to 12 for the Lady Pointers.

The Lady Panthers are 7-5-1, the program’s most wins in its brief three-year history. The other two seniors are Kierra Kerns and Alyssa Arthur.

Chesapeake will host West Union at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Division III sectional tournament.

Chesapeake 2 0 = 2

South Point 0 1 = 1

First Half

Ch — Jackie Nelson 23:00

Ch — Carly McFarland 27:00

Second Half

SP — Jessie Forrest 69:00


Goalkeeper Saves: Chesapeake 8 (Jillian Ellis), South Point 9 (Alex Ross-Aaron)

Corner Kicks: Chesapeake 5, South Point 2

Shots on Goal: Chesapeake 21, South Point 12