Lady Raiders win regular season finale

Lady Raiders

Senior members of the Fulton varsity girls soccer team was honored at their last home game of the season last week. The Lady Raiders defeated Mexico 2-1. Pictured are the seniors prior to the game.

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton girls varsity soccer team’s regular season came to an end with games against East Syracuse-Minoa and Mexico.

East Syracuse-Minoa defeated the Lady Raiders 2-1, but responded with a 1-0 win against Mexico on Senior Night.

The Lady Raiders found themselves trailing 1-0 going into halftime of their Oct. 16 contest against East Syracuse-Minoa. Though Fulton got onto the scoreboard during the second half, East Syracuse-Minoa tallied another goal as well.

Fulton was led by Jocelyn Ravesi, who scored the Lady Raiders’ lone goal on an assist by Katelyn Caza. Goalie Allyson Bricker made sven saves.

Fulton’s first-half goal against county rival Mexico Oct. 18 proved to be the difference in the game. As the Lady Raiders defense preserved the shutout during the second half, Fulton sent its seniors out in style with a 1-0 win over Mexico.

Leading the way for Mexico was Goalie Tyler Julian, who made three saves.

Fulton was led by LeAnne Pawlewicz, who scored the game’s only goal on an assist by Courtney Beckwith. Bricker saved both of Mexico’s shots on goal.

With the win, Fulton’s regular season concludes with an overall record of 10-4-1 and a division record of 9-4. The Lady Raiders go into Sectional Play as the fifth seed and will travel to Indian River Friday night.

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