Mississippi High School Soccer - Ridgeland Our Lady AcademyJanuary 7, 2012: Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
The Our Lady Academy Crescents soccer team (Bay St. Louis, MS), 2-0 in Saturday's non-league outing with the visiting Ridgeland Titans (Ridgeland, MS)
With the win, Ridgeland advances its record to 13-2 on the campaign. The Titans travel to Callaway (Jackson, MS) to play the Chargers in a 5A Division 4 outing on Tuesday, January 10. The Chargers go into the outing with a record of 3-1. Callaway won 3-0 in their recent non-league outing against Lanier (Jackson, MS)
In their next game, the Crescents play the St. Patrick Fighting Irish (Biloxi, MS) in a 1A/2A/3A Division 8 outing, on Tuesday, January 10. Our Lady Academy will attempt to advance on its 11-3 season record.
The Lady Titans completed their sweep of I-10 based teams with a 2-0 shutout of defending state champion OLA. The Titans scored the first goal of the match in the 16th minute when junior Mary Ashton Lembo drove at the OLA center back. She played a through ball to a cutting Hanna Harris. She sent the ball back to the right side of the keeper for her first game winner of the year. Harris would contribute the play of the day in the second half. Senior fullback Madison Walker swept up a ball and sent a drive down the left sideline. Harris put on a fake that let the ball run through her legs. She chased it down and centered a perfect pass to senior forward Shannon Locke who blasted the shot pass the keeper. The defense led by juniors Olivia Travis, Allison Bunch and Rhae'Ven Ellis slammed the door on the Crescents throughout the match. Senior keeper Haley Hegwood completed the gold glove performance with a third shutout in three games.