By Adam Gore/ICC Sports Information Department
SENATOBIA – The Lady Indians picked up their second-straight victory to remain unbeaten in the North while the Indians are still looking for their first win in division play.
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Shelby Brown added an unassisted goal in the 29th minute to give ICC the 2-0 lead at the break after Northwest gave the Lady Indians an early 1-0 advantage on a bad pass to their goalkeeper than ended up in the ICC net.
Northwest answered with a goal in the 77th minute, but the Lady Indians would hold strong behind the play of goalkeeper Paige Zahller, who had five save in 90 minutes of play. Jessee Mims put the game on ice with a goal off a Hannah Rayburn pass to give the Lady Indians a 3-1 victory.
“This was a big win for us,” said Coach Mike Sullivan. “Northwest is a much improved team from last year and they gave us everything we wanted and more in this match.”
The Lady Indians improve to 2-5-0 overall and 2-0-0 in the North.
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The Indians dropped a 5-3 decision to the Rangers in the final match of the day.
“This was a game we really needed to win, but unfortunately that didn’t happen,” said Sullivan.
“I am extremely disappointed with the loss, but I am extremely proud of the effort my guys played with in the match. We are not done, not by a long shot. We have a lot of fight left in us and there is a long way to go in the season.”
Will Goodwin, Abraheem Saleh, and Hil Frandenburg all had goals for the Indians.