Lady Dragons score big in win over Elkhart Christian
ARGOS — The Argos Lady Dragons hosted the Elkhart Christian Academy Lady Eagles at Eugene Snyder Field and came away with a 10-2 win.
The Dragons were quick to apply high pressure to the Eagles striking first in the ninth minute as senior captain Syd Shepherd hit a goal.
The Dragons had a bit of a drought but ended it in the 30th minute when senior Madisyn Barcus served the ball to junior Hannah Trump to bring the Dragons up 2-0.
Sophomore Aryanna Allen crossed the ball to Barcus who barrier the ball into the back of the net to bring the Dragons to 3-0 in the 32nd minute. One minute later senior captain Maddie VanDerWeele assisted Sophomore Emma Dunlap bringing the Dragons up to 4-0.
Senior Ariana Petz crosses the ball to Barcus who drove home her second goal of the night bringing the Dragons up to 5-0 in the 36th minute. Dunlap would manage a breakaway two minutes later where she would slip the ball past the keeper bringing the Dragons up to 6-0 in the first half.
Argos would start the pressure early and often in the second half scoring nine minutes in when Dunlap would make a quick drop to freshman Lilly Hines bringing the score to 7-0. Shortly after kickoff by the Eagles, VanDerWeele would pick up the loose ball in the middle and would drive it to the goal, never looking back, lifting the Dragons even higher to 8-0.
Just moments later, Dunlap would lead freshman Micah Heckaman bringing the dragons to 9-0.
Elkhart Christian Allison Russel would break free and slot a ball past sophomore keeper Amanda Fajardo break the shut out in the 75th minute, but Argos would quickly counter when junior Carly Miller would slot a ball past the defender totaling 10-1.
Chloe Konkler of the Eagles would put in a last minute shot that just managed to be out of reach of the Dragons in the 79th minute.
Argos would have 12 shots on frame to Elkhart’s five.
With the win, Argos’ recorded moves to 2-2 on the season.
The Lady Dragons will host their Invitational Saturday taking on Lalumiere at noon followed by Mt, Vernon and John Glenn playing the 2 p.m. game. The Consolation game is scheduled for 6 p.m. and championship to follow at 8 p.m.