Female Flyers fall at Wheelersburg

Published 2:53 am Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Jim Walker



WHEELERSBURG — Playing a tough schedule means tough games, and the St. Joseph Female Flyers were locked in yet another tough soccer game on Saturday.

In yet another tough matchup, the Female Flyers fell 4-1 to the Wheelersburg Lady Pirates.

St. Joseph is now 6-5-1 on the season. Wheelersburg avenged its only loss with the win and is now 6-1.

Wheelersburg took a 1-0 lead in the first half as Morgan Willoughby scored a goal with an assist from Sydney White at the 19-minute mark.

The score stayed that way until Christen Risner scored at the 25:37 mark of the second half with Willoughby getting the assist.

St. Joseph answered quickly as Lynsey Booker scored at the 25:16 mark. Emma Saxby had the assist.

The Lady Pirates got the final two goals. Sophie Hagans scored at the 15:10 mark as Brittany Swim registered the assist.

Swim then scored with just 3:30 to go with Risner getting the assist.

St. Joseph played at Ashland, Ky., on Monday and visits North Adams this Saturday.

St. Joseph 0 1 = 1

Wheelersburg 1 3 = 4

First Half

Wh — Morgan Willoughby (assist Sydney White) 19:00

Second Half

Wh — Christen Risner (assist Morgan Willoughby) 25:37

SJ — Lynsey Booker (assist Emma Saxby) 25:16

Wh — Sophie Hagans (assist Brittany Swim) 15:10

Wh — Brittany Swim (assist Christen Risner) 3:30