The Watauga High women's soccer team bounced back from its disappointing loss at St. Stephens Tuesday night with a convincing 4-1 win against Fred T.Foard in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference game in Newton Friday night. The Pioneers didn't waste any time as they scored six minutes into the game. Kendyl Baird
tallied on an assist from Hannah Younger for a 1-0 lead and the Pioneers were on their way. The Pioneers (6-3 overall; 4-1 NW3A/4A) broke the game open with three goals in the second half.
"We didn't waste any time tonight," said WHS coach Brittany Bolick. "We came out strong and immediately took control of the match."
Lillie Brady and Baird scored seven minutes apart early in the second half to give WHS a commanding 3-0 lead. Brady scored on a feed from Younger; Katherine Welsh had the assist on Baird's game. Younger scored WHS's final goal in the 69th minute to complete the scoring. Tori Derrick and Molly Wells each had an assist on the play.
Younger finished with a goal and two assists; Baird had a pair of goals to pace the offense. The Pioneers return home to play Hickory Tuesday night; they will play McDowell in a non-conference game at home Thursday before the Easter holiday break.
The JV team won 2-0. Marcie Mahoney had a pair of goal MacKenzie Nelson and Cole Ellis each had an assist.
NORTHWESTERN 3A/4A CONFERENCE BASEBALL SCOREBOARD
FRIDAY NIGHT'S GAMES
FRED T. FOARD @ WATAUGA (RAINED OUT)
ALEXANDER CENTRAL 10, ST. STEPHENS 9
SOUTH CALDWELL 5, HIBRITEN 0
HICKORY - BYE
ARDREY KELL @ WATAUGA (RAINED OUT)
NORTH LINCOLN @ HICKORY
MONDAY NIGHT'S GAMES
FRED T. FOARD @ WATAUGA
EAST BURKE @ HIBRITEN
TUESDAY NIGHT'S GAMES
HICKORY @ WATAUGA
FRED T. FOARD @ ALEXANDER CENTRAL
ST. STEPHENS @ SOUTH CALDWELL
NORTHWESTERN 3A/4A CONFERNCE STANDINGS
SOUTH CALDWELL 7-0; 11-0 W 11
WATAUGA 4-2; 6-5 W 1
ST. STEPHENS 4-3; 8-4 L 2
HICKORY 3-3; 8-4 L 1
HIBRITEN 3-4; 4-8 L 1
FRED T. FOARD 1-5; 4-9 L 2
ALEXANDER CENTRAL 1 6; 4-9 W 1
WHS SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, 3/31/12
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TRACK @ JOHNSON CITY INVITATIONAL, JOHNSON CITY, TN
WHS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, 4/2/12
BASEBALL v FRED T. FOARD
WHS SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, 4/3/12
MEN'S GOLF @ ST. STEPHENS
BASEBALL v. HICKORY
MEN'S TENNIS v. ALEXANDER CENTRAL (DH)
WOMEN'S SOCCER v. HICKORY
SOFTBALL v. HICKORY