WASHINGTON — Senior Eilish Crossley scored three goals in the last two games of the Shepaug girls’ soccer season.
The Spartans defeated Terryville, 2-1, and lost to Northwestern, 2-1, on penalty kicks.
Crossley had two goals in the win over Terryville. Kylie Fernet scored once for the losers.
Madison Douskey was strong in the Spartans’ goal, as she recoded nine saves.
Jane Martin scored one goal in regulation for Northwestern and Crossley did the same for Shepaug. The game was decided by five penalty kicks for each team.
The Highlanders put four of five in the nets, while Shepaug had only two go in. They were made by Crossley and Marissa Perachi, the two players who led the team in scoring all year.
The Spartans are 6-6-1 for the season, having defeated Wamogo, Gilbert (twice), Wolcott Tech and Terryville (twice).
With a win over Wamogo, the Shepaug boys’ soccer team moved up a notch in Berkshire League post-season play. The Spartans were than defeated by the tough team from Thomaston.
Known as the BLT Experience this season, due to the change of format because of the Covid-19 illness, the Spartans won a very tight game, 3-2, over the Warriors.
SCE concert wpic 1125z p Guilbeault netted the first two goals for the winners, but Wamogo was in good shape with scores from Drew Defrancesco and Noah Arigoni.
The winning goal came with under three minutes left in the game, and was scored by Shepaug’s Gabe Wilkens.
Moving on, the Shepaug squad had difficulty with Thomaston. Connor Miller scored two goals for the Bears, giving him eight in three games. Dylan Walmsley netted the other goal, as Thomaston posted a 3-0 victory.
Bram Gattie registered 10 saves for the Spartans.