Varsity Girls Soccer
Menlo 4, Mercy-Burlingame 1
Date of competition: Tuesday, February 2, 2010
The Menlo School girls’ soccer team remained in a tie for second place in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) with a 4-1 victory over host Mercy-Burlingame at Skyline College in San Bruno on Tuesday. The Knights improved to 4-1-2 in league (10-2-3 overall) and have 14 points – tied with Priory and four points behind first-place Sacred Heart Prep.
Menlo's attack connected early and often with three goals in the game's first six minutes. Senior Katie Baum volleyed in a goal off a cross from senior Mila Sheeline in the third minute. The two exchanged roles in the fifth minute as Mila volleyed in a cross from Katie. Two minutes later, freshman Maya Norman volleyed in a third goal off an assist from senior Elitah Petty.
Baum scored her second goal at the 17-minute mark, following up a shot off the post by Sheeline off a cross from junior Kelly Cavan. Mercy' s goal came off a header by Alex Kaindl off a cross from Shelby Hughes at the 30-minute mark. In the second half there were no goals for either side as Menlo controlled possession throughout the half.
West Bay Athletic League
Menlo 4 0 – 4
Mercy-Burlingame 1 0 – 1
Menlo – Katie Baum (Mila Sheeline), M. Sheeline (Baum), Maya Norman (Elitah Petty), Baum (M. Sheeline, Cavan) Mercy B – Alex Kaindl (Shelby Hughes)
Records: Menlo 4-1-2 (10-2-3); Mercy-Burlingame 0-6-1 league
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