The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn Tigers girls’ soccer team remains undefeated after defeating the Winterset Huskies 6-0 on Friday, May 5.
The game immediately started out in the Tigers’ favor. Sydney Bertman had the first shot of the game just three minutes in, but no goal was made as Huskies keeper Alayna Gray successfully stopped the ball.
Just a few minutes later, Jordan Hook had a cross shot toward the net, but once again it was saved by Gray.
When the ball came out of the goal, Izzy LaFollette was able to get the ball then pass it off to Allie Cook. Once Cook had the ball another pass was made to Silvia Angel who shot the ball once more. Just 30 seconds after the Tigers’ last shot, a goal was finally made. The Tigers were now up 1-0.
The clock ticked on and the Tigers kept control of the ball. With 26 minutes left in the first half, a penalty was called against the Huskies. Cook was given the penalty kick which flew right into the net past Gray. The Tigers were now up by two goals.
The Tigers continued to shoot, but no goals were made. The Tigers had a couple of fouls called against them that allowed the Huskies a couple of free kicks. Kailey Beebe was the only Husky able to get close to the goal from a free kick. Her shot looked like it could have gone in, but it just missed and it the side post.
The clock continued to wind down, the Tigers kept control of the ball, but not much seemed to happen. By the end of the half, the Tigers were still up 2-0.
The Tigers immediately took the ball from the Huskies at the beginning of the second half. The Tigers had two shots in before six minutes had passed. Unfortunately though, both shots went too high over the net.
The Tigers then had an offside call called against them which allowed the Huskies to gain possession, shortly after the call, a foul was called against the Tigers too. The Huskies free kick came close to the net once more, but didn’t make it inside.
When the clock read 30 minutes for the second half, a third goal was made for the Tigers. A corner kick was shot by the Tigers that hit the top post and bounced down into the net which then bounced directly off LaFollette who was practically inside the goal.
There was another offsides call made, but the Tigers regained possession. With 27 minutes remain in the game, Cook shot a corner kick directly to Bertman. Bertman jumped up for the ball and with a header put the ball into the goal.
Just three minutes later, Bertman was able to drive the ball down the field again for the fifth goal of the game. Tigers were now leading the Huskies 5-0.
Chelsea Bright was the Tiger to make the final goal of the game. Her goal came when there was just 17 minutes left. Bright shot the ball up high into the net which Gray just could not stop.
After Bright’s goal, the game slowed down and the ball then began to switch between possession. Even with the slowing of the game, the Huskies couldn’t keep up and the Tigers won the game 6-0.
This win now has the Tigers season record at 8-0 and gave them their 29th home win. The Tigers had a game on May 8 against Boone at 7 p.m.