Lady Pacers soccer earns two more wins, eyes Oldenburg showdown tonight


Lady Pacers soccer earns two more wins, eyes Oldenburg showdown tonight

  The Switzerland County varsity girls soccer team continues to roll through its season — and the #5-ranked Lady Pacers now have their sights firmly set on the biggest game on the schedule to date when they travel to #4-ranked Oldenburg Academy tonight (Thursday, September 15th.

  Both teams bring lofty expectations into the game, as Switzerland County continues to dominate all of its matches.

  Here’s a look at the past week:


  The Lady Pacers again dominated conference competition on Tuesday, September 6th, when they defeated Milan by a score of 8-0.

  Switzerland County got on the board at the 13-minute mark on a goal Kenzie Taylor with an assist by Halle Archer.

  At the 29-minute mark, Archer earned her second assist of the half when Courtney Higgins found the back of the net.

  Moving into the second half with a 2-0 lead, Switzerland County puts its offensive firepower on display in the second half, scoring six goals.

  At the 41-minute mark, Claire Rogers scored off of an assist by Higgins; and two minutes later Archer scored with an assist from Rogers at the 43-minute mark.

  Emma Parsons then converted a penalty kick at the 52-minute mark; and at the 58-minute mark, Archer scored off of a corner kick.

  Rogers had her second goal of the match at the 65-minute mark; and Archer wrapped up the scoring with a goal at the 71-minute mark.

  Goalkeeper Allena Weaver had two saves in the match.

South Ripley

  On Thursday night, September 8th, Switzerland County traveled to South Ripley and returned home with a big 8-0 victory.

  In Thursday’s match, the Lady Pacers scored four goals in each half.

  In the first half, Emma Parsons scored with an assist by Dakota Richards just seven minutes into the game; and two minutes later at the nine minute mark, Claire Rogers scored with an assist by Lainie McAlister.

  Halle Archer scored a goal at the 24-minute mark; and the final Lady Pacer goal of the half came with Megan Wetzel scored at the 35-minute mark.

  In the second half, Parsons scored her second goal off of an assist by Archer at the 52-minute mark; and Parsons returned the favor at the 58-minute mark when she assisted on Acher’s goal.

  Parsons scored her third goal of the match at the 68-minute mark; and at the 74-mark Lauren Smith scored with an assist by Addie Deck.

  Goalie Allena Weaver had one save.


  The two wins upped the Switzerland County record to 8-0-0 overall and 6-0-0 in ORVC play.

  Prior to the trip to Oldenburg tonight (Thursday), Switzerland County was to host Rising Sun this past Tuesday, September 13th for Senior Night.