Varsity Girls Soccer

Palo Alto 6, Santa Clara 1

Date of competition: Friday, December 2, 2011

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The Palo Alto girls' soccer team got plenty of offense in a 6-1 victory over Santa Clara in the Palo Alto Winter Classic on Friday. The Vikings started the game aggressively taking multiple shots on goal, but it took a while before finding the back of the net. Santa Clara took a 1-0 lead 20 minutes into the first half, but Vikings countered seven minutes later on a 20-yard shot by senior defender Emy Kelty. Freshmann Katie Foug made it 2-1 with 2 1/2 minutes before intermission. Paly resumed control in the second half and scored four more goals -- two by junior Jordan Smith, one by sophomore midfielder Sunny Lyu and the final goal was scored by sophomore Megan Tall. Paly outshot Santa Clara, 28-5.

Palo Alto Winter Classic
Santa Clara 1 0 -- 1
Palo Alto 2 4 -- 6
SC -- Silva (Comstock)
Paly -- E. Kelty (Foley), Foug (Ackroyd), Smith (E. Kelty), Smith (unassisted), Lyu (Foug), Tall (N. Kelty)

posted by Palo Alto Online on Dec 3, 2011 at 4:24 pm

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