Cooper, Baggiano Lead Way In Southwestern Girls’ Win

Nicole Cooper and Kristy Baggiano combined for both goals in a close win for host Southwestern in West Division girls soccer on Thursday.

Cooper scored both goals and Baggiano assisted each time as the Lady Trojans (3-4, 3-5-1) nipped Chautauqua Lake (1-5-1, 2-6-1), 2-1.

The first goal by Cooper from Baggiano came at 36 minutes of the first half for a 1-0 lead.

Then Cooper scored at five minutes from Baggiano for a 2-0 edge for Southwestern.

Chautauqua Lake got on the scoreboard with four minutes left on a goal by Courtney Zentz.

Britta Johnson made 10 saves for the win and Rachael Fortney had 14 saves for Chautauqua Lake.

STEELE PACES FALCONER

DUNKIRK – On the strength of Emma Steele’s play, Falconer remained unbeaten (7-0-1, 8-0-1).

Steele had the hat trick to run her team-leading goals to 12 this season as the Golden Falcons blanked winless Dunkirk, 5-0.

Macey Mays and Emily Brown were the goalies who made one save.

Steele scored at 7:26 of the first half on an assist from Randi Greene, and Andrea Volk tallied from Kelly Keefe at 12:16 in the first half as Falconer led at halftime, 2-0. For Volk, it was her seventh goal of the year.

Rhea Moore got her third goal of the season from Steele at 10:28 and then Steele had unassisted goals at 27:42 and 39:12 to close out the scoring.

Aimee Kaufman made 16 saves in defeat.

FRANCZAK LEADS MGHS

Emma Franczak took care of the scoring as Maple Grove (7-1, 6-1) defeated Westfield-Brocton (0-6-1), 2-0.

Franczak scored at the seven-minute mark of the first half on a assist by Sarah Pardue.

Franczak’s second goal was at the 17-minute mark of the second half and it was assisted by Chloe Kibbe.

Brianne Davis made one save on a penalty kick for Maple Grove.

Taylor Kassman made five saves for Westfield-Brocton.