No panic needed
By Josh Rizzo
Eagle Staff Writer
BUTLER TWP — Kyleigh Jarosinski appreciated the vote of confidence. When the
She saved her timeout and let her team work through it.
Her players were determined to deliver.
“I think our coaches really believe in us. If they didn't, we wouldn't be here right now,” said Jarosinski, who made 16 saves for the Golden Tornado. “They really help us get along with our game and really give us confidence.”
Succop trusted her team because of
“We were up at halftime and they came back and won by one goal,” Succop said. “The girls knew that and weren't going to let it happen again. I let them figure it out and they did. They did a good job.”
Breanne Vodde and Emily Beran scored consecutive goals for
That's when the
The Golden Tornado limited
Crawford intercepted a pass and ran 45 yards before scoring
a goal with 50 seconds left before the half to put
Crawford's goal capped a 3-0 run for
Junior Reanna Everton, who finished with four goals, also scored twice during the run for the Golden Tornado.
“I saw that the pass was coming and nobody was covering girls, so I decided to intercept it,” Crawford said. “It was our defense that got on the girls that made that pass happen.”
That defensive pressure forced
“I think they had some quick breaks and caught us off-guard on defense,” Bullion said.
Crawford, who scored seven goals and has 11 on the season, scored in a dizzying variety of ways.
She split three defenders and put a goal in the upper corner to put the Golden Tornado ahead 3-1 with left before halftime.
“On the defensive side we were looking to keep the offense under control,” Jarosinski said. “Make sure they didn't get behind us when they got possession of the ball.”
Crawford didn't think it was a perfect effort, but thinks
“It's the beginning of the season and that's what's going to happen,” Crawford said. “We're going to keep on working hard and see where that takes us.”