During the first 10 minutes of the match, Turpin’s versatile defense completely held Lakota East Thunderhawks out of their offensive third of the field. The Spartans back line accomplished this impressive feat by lifting their assertiveness and coordination.
Girls Soccer JV
While the Milford Eagles brought a strong mix of players to this first ECC matchup of the season, the Spartans looked the better team as they opened the match with six minutes of successful tackles, promising lead passes, and steady offensive pressure. At the 30 minute mark, Cara Hauserman played a ball to Maggie Moore who delivered a nice pass from the right to a streaking Isabel Shim who drove a textbook shot past the goalie just inside the left post for the Spartans first ECC League goal of the season.
On August 29th the first day of school, the Lady Spartans played CNE. I thought this might mean the girls would come out sluggish. I thought wrong! If you’re a Turpin fan this game had everything. So much so, if I wrote it all down it would be a 1000 page Nicholas Sparks novel. Not gonna happen, I’ll just give you the cliff notes.
After an hour and a half delay of the match, Saturday, the Spartans were allocated a single 36-minute period of play.