spot_img

Girls Soccer Loses A Close One On Senior Day

Date:

Share post:

Sarah Carlucci and Cayla Okafor scored but the Verona High School girls soccer team needed at least one more in the net to make its Senior Day game a success on Monday. The game went 3-2 to Millburn.

Carlucci is one of nine seniors who play for this year’s varsity and JV teams: Laura Bedoya, Julia Burke, Maria Gabriele, Lara Tole, Ally Madigan, Rachel and Rebecca Seubert, and Colleen Whelan all joined her in being honored at the game.

Verona was scoreless in the first half of the game, as Millburn put two goals into the net. But when play resumed in the second half, Carlucci fired one into the Millers’ net from 20 yards out, much to the delight of her teammates.

- Advertisement - LynneMortimeri

Millburn answered back with a third goal, but Verona wasn’t done. Cayla Okafor, one of Verona’s rising underclassmen, scored the Lady Hillbillies’ second goal off an indirect kick by running towards the goal from the backfield and heading the ball into the net. Whelan was in goal for Verona and was credited with eight saves.

Verona’s record is now 6-3-1. The team hosts Mount Saint Dominic Academy on Thursday at 4 p.m.

Photos copyright Andy Yeates. Used by permission.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Football Fights On, Amid Injuries

VHS football is famed for its ability to fight until the end, which is exactly what happened Friday...

Finding The Right Backpack For Back Health

If you’re anything like me, late August/early September is my favorite time of the year. We can feel...

Real Estate: 4 New Listings, 5 Open Houses, 3 Price Changes

There's a definite chill in the air today, but not in Verona real estate. This weekend featured four...

Oktoberfest, Kinderfest Return

Our Lady of the Lake School will once again be holding its big Oktoberfest and Kinderfest events this year. Kinderfest will...