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  • GIRLS' SOCCER: Mounties rally in second half, win in overtime

  • SEPTEMBER 6 GIRLS' SOCCER ROUNDUP



    The Little Falls Mounties will play for the Brothertown Optimist Tournament championship Saturday after coming from behind against Notre Dame of Utica in the first round Thursday and beating the Jugglers 3-2 in overtime.



    (ALSO: Old Forge 4, Dolgeville 3.)

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  • LITTLE FALLS 3, UTICA-NOTRE DAME 2, overtime
    The Little Falls Mounties will play for the Brothertown Optimist Tournament championship Saturday after coming from behind against Notre Dame of Utica in the first round Thursday and beating the Jugglers 3-2 in overtime.
    Notre Dame scored twice in the first half and maintained its 2-0 lead into the middle of the second half. Kelli Shepardson put the Mounties (2-0-0) on the scoreboard with a goal assisted by Miranda Marchese with about 16 minutes left in regulation. Less than three minutes later Nicole Foti scored with an assist from Sarah Bruins to tie the score.
    The winning goal came 3:19 into the first overtime period when sophomore Hannah Becker took a free kick from beyond the right corner of the box and sent her shot into the far corner of the net.
    Sara Kubera and Alex Yorke each assisted on the other’s goal for Notre Dame.
    Ashley Giaquinto made 12 saves for the Mounties and Samara Vallieres had 15 for the Jugglers.
    Little Falls’ opponent for the 5:30 p.m. championship match will be Waterville, the tournament’s host. Notre Dame meets Brookfield in the consolation match at 1:30 p.m.
    OLD FORGE 4, DOLGEVILLE 3
    DOLGEVILLE, N.Y. — Madeleine Phaneuf’s second goal of the match proved to be the winner Thursday as the Old Forge Eskimos defeated Dolgeville Blue Devils 4-3.
    Old Forge had taken its first lead at 3-2 on Katie Connell’s goal 12 minutes into the second half. Sara Carnell assisted.
    Dolgeville, which had let a 2-0 lead slip away in the first half, tied the game at 3 on Ashley Mettler’s unassisted goal in the middle of the second half.
    Mettler had scored the first goal of the contest with an assist from Emily Young and Young added a goal less than a minute later to put the Blue Devils (0-1-0) up 2-0.
    Melissa Rockhill scored the first Old Forge goal and Phaneuf tied the score with a goal three minutes before the end of the first half.
    Kaylie Darling made 17 saves for Dolgeville while Shelby Egnaczyk had 11 for the Eskimos.
    The Blue Devils take on Herkimer at home Tuesday.
    Compiled From Times Staff Reports

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