HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
October 11, 2013By Ernest Watson, Jr. of Rensselaer Central High School/Middle School
Last night the Lady Bombers traveled to Covenant Christian High School to take on Hanover Central in sectional semi-final action. The Bombers got off to a quick start with goals by Kara Bulington and Lexie Wuethrich in the 1st ten minutes of the match. Hanover Central added a goal of their own but the Lady Bombers responded with a goal by Allie Graves to take a 3-1 lead at the half. In the second half Hanover Central scored 2 goals to tie the match at 3-3. Alex Clemente added the 4th goal to put the Bombers ahead 4-3. Hanover Central scored 7 minutes later to tie the match at 4-4. Alex Clemente added her 2nd goal with 8 minutes left in the match to give the Lady Bombers a 5-4 lead. On a Hanover Central misplay Allie Graves added the Lady Bombers 6th and final goal. Hanover Central added a final goal just before the match ended for a final score of 6-5 and a Lady Bomber victory. Goalie Emily Hopkins had a great game stopping a penalty kick and had 14 saves in the match. The Lady Bombers now face Boone Grove in the Sectional Championship match on Saturday October 12 at 11 AM at Covenant Christian High School.