The #1 ranked Greyhounds advanced to the Saturday night Sectional 10 championship game with a 3-0 win over #18 Zionsville.
The team scored a goal at 15:24 of the first half against the run of play with a free kick goal from Kelsie James. The goal was James’ 16th of the season and her 3rd game winning goal. Brooke Bailey (4) and Emma Antoine (5) also scored. Assists came from Susie Soderstrom (6) and Morgan Parker (11).
The defensive player of the game was goalkeeper Erin Baker. Her early save of a great Zionsville shot got the momentum moving in Carmel’s direction. Baker, who entered the game with a 0.371 goals against average, also recorded her 9th shutout of the season.
The team record is now 14-0-3 (MIC 7-0-0). The next game is at Murray Field on Saturday against Guerin Catholic. The kickoff is at 7.