|Scorpions eye Marauders after beating Bears & Sand Devils|
|Written by Staci Gasser|
|Saturday, 08 December 2012 00:00|
The Scorpions girls soccer team started the new season in a nail-biting, but exciting fashion.
The girls are 2-0 after beating the Bradshaw Mountain Bears and the Page Sand Devils in the Scorpions’ first two games of the 2012-2013 season. Yet both of those wins were won in double-overtime.
In the season opener at Bradshaw Mountain on Nov. 29, the Scorpions beat the Bears 2-1.
The game was scoreless until Bradshaw Mountain scored a goal in the second half.
In the last 20 seconds of the game, Scorpions senior Cassie Sanchez made a shot from the corner to tie the game, 1-1, forcing overtime.
The first 10-minute overtime was scoreless, but in the second overtime Sanchez scored the winning goal off of a free kick in the last three minutes.
The same scenario played out in the Scorpions’ second game of the season, a 2-1 win over Page at home on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
The Sand Devils were able to score a goal in the first half, but Scorpions senior Jill Bradshaw answered back with a goal assisted by senior Meredith Woodford.
Neither team scored a goal in the second half or in the first overtime. But three minutes into the second
For the full story, please see the Friday, Dec. 7, issue of the Red Rock News.