Forbush soccer takes shut out win

By Kristian Russell - krussell@elkintribune.com
Ainsley Davis makes her way past a North Surry defender on Monday night in East Bend. - Kristian Russell | Yadkin Ripple

EAST BEND — The Forbush Falcons women’s soccer team continued its undefeated Western Piedmont Athletic Conference run on Monday night with a 5-0 win over North Surry. The Falcons are ranked ninth in the North Carolina 2A, and have had a successful 2018 season so far. Forbush has played 10 games, scored 55 goals, and only allowed five.

Things started off in the first half with the Falcons controlling the majority of the possession. Forbush had shot after shot on goal, but things didn’t fall the Falcons’ way. It wasn’t until the 13th minute that the Falcons were able to get a shot into the net. Forbush took a corner kick, and the ball found Laura Sloan who knocked the ball in to give the Falcons a 1-0 lead.

As the first half went on, the Falcons were able to hold a strong back line to keep the Greyhounds from scoring. At halftime, Forbush had a 1-0 lead over North Surry.

Things started heating up in the second half for the Falcons. Forbush put four goals into the net in the final 40 minutes. Emily Marcincavage put in the first goal as she beat two North Surry defenders and found the upper 90 for a 2-0 Forbush lead.

Five minutes later, Macey York put in a goal from outside the 18 to give Forbush a 3-0 lead. Possession kept going the Falcons’ way as they kept crashing the goal. Mallory Martin put in the fourth goal for the Falcons as she beat a defender and put the ball into the back of the net. The final Forbush goal of the night came from the foot of Karlie Coffman.

The Falcons were able to take a 5-0 shut out win over North Surry to remain undefeated in the WPAC. With the win, the Falcons move to 8-2 overall, and 3-0 in the WPAC.

Ainsley Davis makes her way past a North Surry defender on Monday night in East Bend.
https://www.yadkinripple.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_DSC_0521.jpgAinsley Davis makes her way past a North Surry defender on Monday night in East Bend. Kristian Russell | Yadkin Ripple

By Kristian Russell

krussell@elkintribune.com