Rachel Van Sluys scored three goals, Mimi Pulido added a pair and Sheboygan South’s girls soccer team cruised to a 7-1 win against Green Bay East Tuesday.
Sara Schrank and Baylee Rivas added complementary goals to lift the Redwings, who limited East’s returning Fox River Classic Conference Offensive Player of the Year Morgan Nohr.
“I thought we came out a little flat but got going,” South coach Paul Rivas said.
South improves to 10-4-1 overall and to 5-2 in the conference.
Ozaukee 2, Lutheran/Kohler 0
Halee Vande Boom and Lizzie Janke scored goals and the defending Division 3 state champions kept rolling in the Central Lakeshore Conference.
Vande Boom kicked in Ozaukee’s (12-3-3, 9-2 CLC) first goal in the 32nd minute off an assist by Emily Janke, and Lizzie Janke scored about 40 minutes later off an assist from Bridget Hoffmann. Kaylee Klopp stopped seven Sheboygan Lutheran/Kohler shots on goal in Ozaukee’s net to preserve the shutout.
“We’re not there yet, but I think we’ve seen noticeable improvements as the last few weeks have gone on,” Ozaukee coach Eric Liebergen said, noting he thinks his team is nearing hitting its stride late in the regular season. His team plays at Oostburg on Thursday.
Oostburg 3, Howards Grove 1
Keri Hartmann put Oostburg on the board in the 11th minute, and Maranda Huibregtse put the Flying Dutchmen ahead 2-0 later in the first half.
Karena Ten Dolle scored the final insurance goal in the 46th minute to help the Dutch (11-5-1, 7-3-1 CLC) secure their fourth straight win — their fifth straight against conference opponents.
“We played a defensively sound game and utilized the offensive opportunities we created,” Oostburg coach Ryan Ohlfs said.
Brittany Schaller scored for Howards Grove (12-3-1, 8-2 CLC) in the game’s final minute.
“We struggled possessing the ball in the first half and our lack of communication cost us some goals,” Howards coach Todd Fischer said.
Sheb. Falls 0, Plymouth 0 (2OT)
The Falcons handed the Panthers their first “non-win” of the season, forcing a draw.
Plymouth still holds control of the EWC title chase, now 8-0-1 on the season. New Holstein is in second place at 6-1-1.
Falls (3-2-3 EWC, 8-3-6 overall) outshot Plymouth 16-10; each team had three corner kicks.
Falls goalie Samma Oppeneer pitched a shutout until getting injured midway through the second half. Asha Ritchie finished up the game.
Sophie Hau went the first half in goal for Plymouth, while Elizabeth Bolland controlled the second half.
New Holstein 2, Waupaca 1
Danielle Brenner scored unassisted in the 75th minute, as the Huskies won the non-conference contest on the road.
Karissa Preston scored off a Lexi Peterson assist midway through the first half for New Holstein, which improved to 11-3-2 on the season.
The Huskies outshot Waupaca 25-4.