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Monday, October 7, 2019

On senior night, the Falcons honored their senior class of Sarah Egolf, Bailey Fritz, Riley Galloway, Marissa Gartland, Katlyn Klasic, Abby Knight and Joarismar Mendez. Abby Knight led the scoring on the way to a 3-2 victory over the Warriors and improved their record to 9-3-2 on the season. Knight scored on a free kick midway through the first have to give the Falcons the lead. Each team fell victim to an own goal, and the Warriors tacked on one of their own to tie the match 2-2 going into the half. The Falcons’ defense held strong and Knight came up with the game winner (assist Joarismar Mendez) late in the second half.

The Falcons’ JV team (12-1-2) tied the Warriors 1-1 in a single half of play. Kristin Yeager scored the Falcons’ lone goal midway through the half but the Warriors tied the match with 12 minutes remaining. Goalkeepers Cassidy Claypoole and Sylvia Direnzo shared time in the net.