Winter Indoor League Week Seven Championship Night!
Week Seven Winter Indoor 2022
In the semi-final game between the #1 seed, Belmont, and the #4 seed, Coker, a pair of goals by Emerson Allen in the first half of play gave Belmont a 2-0 win and a spot in the championship game for the elementary division. In the other semi-final match between Mt-Olive and Queens, Lena Torres and Bryn DiStefano scored first half goals to earn the win. Madison Pratt had a goal for Queens with 7:06 remaining but the team was not able to get another goal in before time ended.
In the championship game Allen again scored a pair of goals early in the opening half to put Belmont in command. DiStefano scored with 5:16 remaining in the second half to pull Mt-Olive within one goal before Allen completed her hat trick to seal the gold medal for Belmont.
In this division Swarthmore defeated F&M by a final of 4-1 to move into the championship game. Olivia Hershelman gave Swarthmore the early lead with a quick goal in the 1st quarter by Madori Torres tied the game with 4:12 left in the quarter. Brynn Evick gave the lead back to Swarthmore with her 2nd quarter goal at 6:36, Evick then scored late in the 3rd quarter to put the game out of reach. Hershelman capped of the scoring with her goal at 0:21 left in the game. In the second semi-final Salisbury received a forfeit win from McDaniel. McDaniel was bitten by the illness bug and was not able to field enough players for the game.
The championship match was a battle between Swarthmore and Salisbury. Hershelman scored at 2:30 in the 1stquarter to give the lead to the #1 seeded, Swarthmore team, but Reece McDermott tied the game on a penalty corner at the end of regulation to put the game into a shootout. Allie Williams was able to get the ball past the goalie to earn the win for the #3 seeded, Salisbury team.
Wilkes opened semi-final play with a big 1st quarter behind a hat trick by Emma Westbrook to give the team a 3-0 lead. Sam Swift extended the lead with her goal at 8:38 in the 2nd quarter before Chloe Wood was able to knock on in with 2:38 left before half time. The second half was all Wilkes with Liv muir, Westbrook (2) and Ale Ellis hitting the back of the cage. For a 8-1 win. In the other semi-final, it was all Newport as they handled Washington by a final of 13-2. Scoring for Newport: Lily Ashby (4), Brynn Bowen (4) and Sommer Dorman (5). London Bebout and TT Barends had the goals for Washington.
Newport continued the scoring onslaught in the championship game by going up 5-0 by half time. Westbrook broke the ice for Wilkes with a goal at 8:40 in the 3rd quarter but Dorman answered to push the lead back to 5 before Elsie Westbrook scored at 5:59 followed by another goal by her sister at 5:43 to make it 6-3 entering the 4thquarter. Dorman got a pair of goals early in that quarter to ice the game. Swift and Muir got late goals to make the final 8-5. Scoring totals for the game for Newport: Ashby (1), Dorman (6), and Victorie Moritz (1). Scoring totals for Wilkes: Emma Westbrook (2), Elsie Westbrook (10, Sam Swift (1), and Liv Muir (1).
Summer league begins on June 6th on the turf at Cape Henlopen HS. All the information you need can be found at: https://www.delawareshorefh.org/playing-opportunities/summer-league-2022/ and the registration link is at https://www.delawareshorefh.org/registration-for-all-after-3-3-2019/
Register now because fees will change by the end of February!