Marysville, FHS soccer squads capture matches


Marysville’s Ryan Walters (12) scores on a penalty kick Thursday against Delaware Hayes. Walters scored one goal during the Monarchs’ 4-0 victory.

(Journal-Tribune photo by Sam Dillon)

The Monarchs of Marysville broke the .500 mark on Thursday with a 4-0 soccer shutout over Delaware Hayes.

The MHS boys upped their record to 4-3-0 with the victory.

The Monarchs notched goals from four different players.

Putting the ball in the net for Marysville were Ryan Walters, Joey Duke, JJ Rigsby and Zach McIntosh.

The Monarchs (who will play at Fairbanks at 3 p.m. on Saturday) used a pair of keepers.

Grant Kaifas and Jeriah Hanf combined for five saves.

MHS girls triumph

The Lady Monarchs upped their record to 5-1-3 with a 1-0 verdict over Olentangy Orange.

MHS scored within the first three minutes of the contest.

Maddie Gognat fed the ball to Caitlin Cotner for the goal.

Monarch keeper Brielle Young held the net clear for the  shutout.

“We played a full 80 minutes with very little lapses,” said MHS coach Nathan Andrews. “It was a very solid win.”

Lady Panthers win

The Lady Panthers improved to 7-1-0 on the season and 4-1-0 in the Ohio Heritage Conference with a 1-0 win at Mechanicsburg.

The game was a defensive battle for most of the match.

The Indians were called for a foul with less than five minutes remaining in the game.

Samantha Adkins scored Fairbanks’ lone goal on a shot from 25 yards.

Keeper Avery Groves was credited with five saves.

The Lady Panthers will host The Wellington School of Columbus on Saturday at 5 p.m.

FHS falls

Fairbanks’ boys slipped to 1-4-2 with a 2-0 loss at Pickerington Central.

Weston Lorenz tallied 12 saves for FHS.

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