Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Morgan Township High School
Marquette Catholic High School
Senior Leslie Reyes broke open the scoring Tuesday evening before Michaela Jennings logged two assists, and Stacey Barron netted a hat trick in the senior class’s final game at the Marquette Athletic Complex.
The Lady Blazers defeated Morgan Township 7-1 to close out the regular season at 13-3 They’ll take an eight-match winning streak into sectional play next week.
Reyes gave Marquette an early lead on an unassisted tally at the 34:38 mark. The Lady Blazers went ahead 3-0 after a pair of Barron-to-Jennings goals with 21:02 and 2:54 remaining in the first half, respectively. Jennings widened the gap to 4-0 with an unassisted goal 1:04 before the halftime horn. Senior Nadia Flores registered four saves in net during the first 40 minutes.
Claire Salyer, Barron, and Brittney Stadler tacked on second-half goals in the Lady Blazers’ regular-season finale. McKena Moore stopped three shots in goal.
Marquette will turn around and face the same Morgan Township club next Tuesday evening in the IHSAA Sectionals held at Wheeler High School. The Lady Blazers and Lady Cherokees are slated to begin at 7 pm CT.