Girls Varsity Soccer
Game Summaries & Headlines.
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Junior Lauryn Whitley set one school record and tied another Tuesday evening (Oct. 8), keying Columbus North girls soccer team to an 11-0 triumph over Whiteland in the first round of the Center Grove Sectional.
Whitley totaled five assists in the contest, breaking the CN previous best for assists in a game of four set by Sarah Orisich against Jeffersonville in 2007 and by Kayleigh Steigerwalt against Scottsburg in 2010. The five assists also moved Whitley’s season total to 21, which matched the CN season record of 21 set by Erica Stewart in 2011.
Sophomore Jenna Lang tallied three goals and an assist for the Class 3A No. 11 Bull Dogs (14-2-0), who earned a semifinal match at 5 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 10) against No. 8 host Center Grove (14-2-1).
Freshman Lauren Barker added two goals and two assists for Columbus North. Scoring single goals were sophomore K.J. Ely, junior Laney Moore, freshman Nadia Zaborowski, senior Marely Olguin, junior Emily Kleinhelter and junior Erin Rawlins. Senior Caroline Hollenkamp and junior Helena Ho each had one assist.
Senior Kaylyn Bates and sophomore Layla Terry each played one half in goal to share the shutout.
Whiteland saw its season end with a 1-15-0 record.
In the other first-round match, sophomore Lexi Glover scored three goals and junior Makensie Kramer and senior Jostin Reeves netted two apiece as Center Grove blasted Greenwood 12-0. The Woodmen finished 8-9-0.
Columbus North will play Center Grove in the first semifinal. Columbus East (10-4-2) faces Franklin (3-13-0) in the 7 p.m. semifinal. The semifinal winners will square off for the sectional title at 7 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 12).
CENTER GROVE SECTIONAL
Whiteland ………………. 0 0 – 0
Columbus North …….. 11 0 – 11
CN – K.J. Ely (Jenna Lang), 2nd minute
CN – Jenna Lang (Lauryn Whitley), 5th minute
CN – Lauren Barker (Lauryn Whitley), 6th minute
CN – Laney Moore (Lauren Barker, Lauryn Whitley), 12th minute
CN – Jenna Lang (Lauren Barker), 12th minute
CN – Nadia Zaborowski (Lauryn Whitley), 15th minute
CN – Lauren Barker (Lauryn Whitley), 16th minute
CN – Jenna Lang (Caroline Hollenkamp), 17th minute
CN – Marely Olguin (Helena Ho), 27th minute
CN – Emily Kleinhelter (assist TBA), 37th minute
CN – Erin Rawlins (unassisted), 37th minute
PHOTO: Columbus North junior Lauryn Whitley set a school record for assists in a game with five against Whiteland.