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Girls Soccer: Mankato West burst buries Cardinals 6-1

MANKATO -- Sophomore striker Sarah Buryska scored twice in the first 32 minutes for a 5-0 halftime lead and Mankato West went on to beat its Section 2AA rival Willmar 6-1 on Saturday.

After a new defensive line held the Scarlets scoreless for the game's first 15 minutes, the host team broke loose for three goals in three minutes.

Alexia Becerra scored for Willmar -- off a corner kick by Elise Duininck. Goalie Jordan Martins had 8 saves in the Willmar goal.

Willmar's last home game of the regular season is Tuesday versus Sauk Rapids.

Mankato West 6, Willmar 1

Willmar 0 1 -- 1

Mankato West 5 1 -- 6

FIRST HALF - MW: Sarah Buryska 15:00 ... MW: Aisha Abdo 17:00 ... MW: Rachel Denhof, penalty kick, 18:00 ... MW: Breeta Oxnard 30 ... MW: Buryska

SECOND HALF - Wil: Alexia Becerra (Elise Duininck) 61:00 ... MW: Madi Burandt 72:00