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Redwomen finish OVC soccer unbeaten

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

GALLIPOLIS — The Rock Hill Redwomen already had the Ohio Valley Conference soccer title in hand. They just needed to tie up a loose end.
The final loose end was a 3-1 win over the Gallipolis Blue Angels that gave the Redwomen un unbeaten record in the conference as they completed their back-to-back soccer titles.
“I’m proud of my girls. They came out and played hard and got a win to finish unbeaten in the league. But we still have some work to do. We’d like to make a nice tournament run,” said Rock Hill coach Summer Collins.
Rock Hill (11-2-2, 7-0-1) got on the scoreboard first less than two minutes as Kennedy Waldrop scored with an assist from Emmi Stevens at the 38:54 mark.
Gallipolis (2-10-2, 2-4-2) tied the game as Kennedy Smith got a goal with an assist from Koren Truance at the 24:14 mark.
The Redwomen took the lead for good as Bri Reynolds scored an unassisted goal.
The score remained unchanged until just 3:57 was left in the game as Reynolds scored with an assist from Reynolds.
Rock Hill goalkeeper Aleigha Matney had 8 saves.
Rock Hill will play Minford at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, in the sectional tournament.
Rock Hill 2 1 = 3
Gallipolis 1 0 = 1
First Half
RH – Kennedy Waldrop (assist Emmi Stevens) 38:54
Ga – Kennedy Smith (assist Koren Truance) 24:14
RH – Bri Reynolds (unassisted) 1:11
Second Half
RH – Bri Reynolds (assist Kennedy Waldrop) 3:57
Saves – RH: Aleigha Matney 8; GA: Alivia Lear 17
Shots – RH 11, Gallipolis not available
Corner kicks – Rock Hill 2, Gallipolis 3