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September 21, 2013

Schenevus girls edge Franklin, 2-1

Staff Report

Schenevus took advantage of an own goal and seven saves from Mary Hernandez to pull off a 2-1 girls soccer upset of 2012 co-Section Four champion Franklin on Friday in the Tri-Valley League.

The Dragons took a 1-0 lead 30 seconds into the game on a play that started with a 35-yard free kick by Kassie Jeffers. The ball landed around the 12-yard mark, where a Franklin defender deflected it into the goal.

Schenevus (4-2, 4-2) rode its 1-0 cushion into the second half, then made it 2-0 with 22:40 left as Sarah Mellor turned a pass from Taylor Bookhout into a goal to the far post from seven yards away.

Jordan Beers cut Franklin’s deficit in half with 7:27 remaining, following her own shot for a rebound goal.

“Gritty win,” said Schenevus coach Chris Kaltenbach, whose team was outshot, 14-8.

Marisa Cawley had seven saves for Franklin (4-1), which tied Morris, 1-1, in the 2012 Section Four Class D title game and advanced to the state tournament via a penalty-kick round.

Mary Hernandez stopped seven shots for Schenevus, which visits Richfield Springs on Saturday.

Milford 1, Morris 0

Hannah Saggese scored 1:45 into the second half and Milford held on for a Tri-Valley League road victory over defending co-Section Four Class D champion Morris.

Saggese beat Morris goalie Kaylyn Oliver (five saves) on a shot from halfway between midfield and the 18-yard line. Her high ball found a corner for the go-ahead goal.

“It was a well-played game for both teams,” said Morris coach Rhoda Flint, whose team played Milford to a scoreless tie in the T-V championship game last season before tying Franklin, 1-1, in the Section Four final. Franklin advanced to the state tournament by winning a penalty-kick shootout.

Rukiye Henderson made seven saves in the shutout for the Wildcats, who matched Morris with eight shots.

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