Hannibal girls’ soccer finishes season

 By Rob Tetro

The Hannibal girls’ varsity soccer team went 1-3 in its last 4 games of the season.

The Lady Warriors lost a heartbreaker to Skaneateles Oct. 10 by a score of 2-1.

Hannibal took a 1-0 lead into halftime.  Skaneateles fought back during the second half, tying the game at 1 to force overtime.

Skaneateles scored during the first overtime session to take the lead. Hannibal was unable to respond during the final moments of overtime as Skaneateles held on for the 2-1 win.

Leading the way for the Lady Warriors was Gabby Griffin, who scored the teams’ lone goal against Skaneateles. Following Griffin was goalkeeper Spencer Kenney who saved 18 of Skaneateles’ 20 shots on goal.

Hannibal responded by earning a come-from-behind win over Jordan-Elbridge on Oct. 12 by a 3-2 score.

J-E jumped out to a 2-1 lead during the first half by the Lady Warriors stormed ahead during the second half when they scored 2 unanswered goals for the 3-2 win.

Hannibal was led by Brittany Donahue, with 3 goals, followed by Gabby Griffin and Kaylee Esposito with an assist each. Goalkeeper Spencer Kenney saved 8 of Jordan-Elbridge’s 10 shots on goal.

The Lady Warriors came up short against county foe Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Oct. 15.

A-P-W took a 1-0 lead during the first half, which proved to be all they needed for the 1-0 win.

Leading the way for A-P-W was Kylee Bartlett with an unassisted goal. Following Bartlett was goalkeeper Erin Stever who saved all 6 shots the Lady Warriors sent her way.

Hannibal was led by goalkeeper Spencer Kenney, who saved 2 out of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown’s 3 shots on goal.

Hannibal’s season concluded with a tough loss to Cazenovia Oct. 18.

Cazenovia wasted little time putting the game out of reach, jumping out to a 5-0 lead during the first half.

Cazenovia didn’t let up during the second half, adding 2 more goals for a 7-0 win.

Leading the way for Hannibal was goalkeeper Spencer Kenney, saving 9 of Cazenovia’s 16 shots on goal.

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