CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – A 4-1 lead at the outset of the Pirates’ Thursday game at Chagrin Falls melted into hard-fought 14-7 loss against the Tigers.
Two goals by Rachel Solecki, one by Ellie Duncan and one by Sam Miller helped vault River to a 4-1 lead by the 15:37-mark of the opening half. The Tigers would go on to outscore the Pirates, 5-0, over the balance of the half.
Chagrin Falls made it seven goals in a row by netting the first two scores of the second half. The Pirates (5-3) managed three more goals (Allie Kysela, Miller, Duncan) the rest of the way against a stout Tiger defense.
The Pirate loss snaps a three-game win streak.
CANNON FIRE …
STANDOUT SENIOR: With her two goals Thursday, Rachel Solecki has now logged three consecutive multi-point games. Over those three contests the Pirate senior has registered five goals and three assists.
YOUNG BUCS: The Pirate JV bolted back from a 5-1 halftime deficit to earn a 7-7 tie at Chagrin Falls. Sophomore Maya Patti scored four goals in the game.
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