Lady Rockets blanked by Cascade

Friday, August 24, 2018
Forrest’s Kaydee Todd (25) takes control of the ball in the Lady Rockets’ defense end of the field.
Tribune photos by Anthony S. Puca

The scoring woes continued for the Forrest Lady Rockets Tuesday at the Lions Club Memorial Field in Chapel Hill as the Cascade Lady Champions pitched a 7-0 shutout in their first game of the season.

Forrest (0-3) has been shutout in all three games it has played this season by a combined score of 10-0.

The Lady Rockets lost their season opener 1-0 to Loretto and Fairview blanked Forrest 2-0.

Chapel Hill had just three shots on goal the entire game versus Cascade, who scored the lone goal of the first half when Carmen Ray beat the Forrest keeper on a tough angle at the 18:37 mark.

Zoe Long had the only shot on goal for the Lady Rockets in the first half.

The Lady Champions tallied three quick second half goals with Kayden Fletcher going back-to-back on a penalty kick at the 30:50 mark and on a pretty corner kick goal with just over 35 minutes to play in the game.

Junior keeper Charity Runk comes out to make a diving save in Forrest’s 7-0 loss to Cascade Tuesday night in Chapel Hill.

Brooke Sudduth made it 4-0 on another penalty at the 30:33 mark and Forrest had a scoring chance with 25 minutes remaining in the game on a free kick, but the shot went wide right.

Kate Henke made it 5-0 at the 16:06 mark and Long had the Lady Rockets’ final scoring chance moments later, but Caroline McKamey stopped the blast to preserve the shutout.

Julie Slusher came up with a brace for the Lady Champions when she scored on back-to-back goals at the 6:46 and 2:11 marks of the District 6-A contest.

Forrest lost 2-1 at Fayetteville yesterday and hosts Richland on Thursday, August 30 with kickoff slated for 5:30 p.m.

Cascade 1 6-7

Forrest 0 0-0

Scoring Plays

First Half

Cascade-Carmen Ray, 18:37

Second Half

Cascade-Kayden Fletcher PK, 30:50

Cascade-Kayden Fletcher CK, 35:46

Cascade-Brooke Sudduth PK, 30:33

Cascade-Kate Henke, 16:06

Cascade-Julie Slusher, 6:46

Cascade-Julie Slusher, 2:11