Girls soccer: Cards tie Tech kickers
WILLMAR — Willmar played one of their best games of the year before settling for a 2-2 tie with St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday in Central Lakes Conference girls soccer.
“We showed up today,” said Chelsea Brown, Willmar’s head coach. “We dominated overtime.”
Tech, one of the better teams in the conference, outshot the Cards 13-8, but Willmar got a great game from keeper Jordan Martins (11 saves).
“She had a fabulous stop in the first half when she punched a hard shot over the cross bar,” Brown said.
Steph Thompson, from Alexis Becerra, put the home team up 1-0 in the first 3 minutes. After Tech tied it early in the second half, Shelby Schneider took a pass from Thompson to got up 2-1 47 minutes into the game. The Tigers tied it with 1:32 left.
Willmar is at Brainerd on Thursday and in Alexandria for a 2 p.m. start on Saturday.
Seeding for Section 2A is today.
Willmar 2, SC Tech 2
SC Tech (5-3-1, 5-6-2) 0 2 0— 2
Willmar (0-7-2, 2-8-3) 1 1 0— 2
FIRST HALF – Wil: Steph Thompson (Alexis Becerra) 2:00
SECOND HALF – SCT: Marren Pfannenstein 2:58 …. Wil: Shelby Schneider (Thompson) 7:00 … SCT: Emily Dorn 38:28 s
SHOTS ON GOAL – St. Cloud Tech: 13 … Willmar: 8
GOALIE SAVES – St. Cloud Tech: Mackenzie Fenny … Willmar: Jordan Martins
DEFENSIVE SAVES – Nicole Marshall, Mikayla Johannes