Syracuse 1, Fremont 0

A first half goal from Abby Schofield and a shutout from Madi Paulsen was enough for the Titans to secure yet another Region 1 win Tuesday afternoon. The win improved the Titans to 7-2 in region play, where they currently sit in a three-way tie with Davis and Farmington.

“Great group of girls. Talented and hardworking. We’re definitely working hard to gel together for this final push for a region title and a state playoff run. Not our best game and felt a little off rhythm, but pleased that we got the win and the shutout,” Syracuse head coach Taylor Allen said.

The win was Allen’s 100th career win (ninth coach in Utah history to accomplish that feat).

Maeser Prep 4, American Heritage 4 (Maeser wins shootout 3-2)

After trailing four goals to none, the Lions flipped a switch, scoring four unanswered goals in regulation — all netted by Cat Miller — to force overtime. With the game eventually needing a shootout to determine a winner, Maeser used the momentum it had built during its rally to win the shootout 3-2 and improve to 7-3 on the year.

Alice Watson recorded key saves in overtime and in the shootout to help guide the Lions to the win.

“Our girls never gave up, and threw themselves into every tackle,” Maeser head coach Dustin Simmons said. “After recovering from the worst 20 minutes of soccer we’ve ever played, our girls mentally reset and buckled down.”

Mountain Ridge 2, Herriman 1

With a two-game lead atop the Region 3 standings, Mountain Ridge found itself in an extra-time battle with Herriman, which was looking to make the region race a little more interesting.

But Paige Bayles had different plans in the final minutes of overtime when she fired home the game-winning shot from 40 yards out. Thanks to the goal, the Sentinels improved to 8-0 in region play and remained in the Region 3 driver’s seat.

“We were in a dogfight today against Herriman! They had a great game plan and executed it great. They wouldn’t let us play our typical possession style with their high pressure defense so we had to change formations and change the way we attacked them. This season has been about facing adversity and how we can handle it and today was no different. I’m really proud of the girls for the …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

High school girls soccer Tuesday highlights: Mountain Ridge, Viewmont earn key region victories

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