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Lady Mustangs keep rolling in win over Laurel
December 27, 2013West Jones Jr Sr High School
Soso—The Lady Mustangs opened the home district 5-5A schedule with the Laurel Tornadoes.
Senior midfielder Beth Coleman opened the scoring by stealing an errant pass and playing a low shot through the Laurel keeper. Coleman scored again in the 11th minute off a great pass from senior forward Payton Roney.
One minute later, Roney set up 8th grade forward Anna Grace Gieger’s goal. The next Mustang score came off the foot of freshman forward Meredith Follis off a pass from freshman fullback Maddie McLeod.
Coleman returned the favor by assisting Roney in the 20th minute then Follis’ second goal in the 29th.
Junior midfielder Carly Mauldin took a pass from 8th grade forward Allie James and scored in the 32nd minute. Mauldin then assisted Coleman for the final goal of the half.
Within two minutes into the second half, Roney and then Coleman played a through ball to freshman forward Julia Berry for her 5th and 6th goals of the year.
Junior keeper Abby Baravik and 8th grade keeper Cassie Winship combined for a one-shot, no save shutout.
Laurel's Jordan Wigington had 15 saves of WJ's 36 shots. West is 9-1 and 2-0 in 5-5A, while Laurel falls to 3-4 and 0-2 in 5-5A.
West travels to South Thursday in a district game.