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Cape senior captains seize the day in 20-6 win over Saints

Schaeffer and Marshall combine for nine goals and six assists
May 8, 2019

Ten years and 132 straight wins ago, Cape lost at St. Andrew’s 13-12. The date was May 2, 2009, a Saturday. The Vikings came back to beat the Saints 11-7 in the state championship game on the way to 10 state titles in a row.

“St. Andrew’s is athletic and so well coached under Jen Carroll,” said Cape coach Lindsey Underwood. “They always battle and are a threat to knock anybody off in the regular season or the tournament. If they ever get you on the run, just look out.”

Cape used its arsenal of weapons May 7 at Champions Stadium on Senior Day to lead 16-2 at halftime before throttling down for a 20-6 victory.

Cape’s season record improved to 13-0. St. Andrew’s dropped to 8-5.

The regular season ends Friday, May 10, with Cape hosting Ursuline at 6:15 p.m., at Champions Stadium.

Goal scorers for Cape were Chloe Schaeffer with five goals, Alia Marshall with four, Lola Messick with three, Ella Rishko and Anna Stancofski with two each, and Meredith Lockwood and Emily Monigle with one apiece.

Schaeffer also had four assists, while Marshall tallied two and Lockwood had one.

Laci Dixon had one save, while Destiny Kusen registered four.

Heleah Soulati and Nancy Tucker each had hat tricks for the Saints.

Charlotte Oxnam had eight saves for St. Andrew’s. 

Late break - Cape won at  Caesar Rodney 20-2 May 8. Goal scorers were Chloe Schaeffer with six, Emily Monigle with four, Alia Marshall with three and single goals from Ella Rishko, Haley Craig, Hannah Welch, Kelly Bragg, Meredith Lockwood, Anna Stancofski and Lola Messick.