Butler County Times Gazette
  • Butler survives in OT against Neosho

  • The Butler soccer team was forced into overtime on a rainy night in Chanute before defeating Neosho County by a 2-1 score.
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  • The Butler soccer team was forced into overtime on a rainy night in Chanute before defeating Neosho County by a 2-1 score.
    Morgan Foster scored the game-winning goal in the overtime period with an assist by Abby Ponce in the 96th minute.
    Butler scored first on a goal by Lamya Scott late in the first half with an assist by Abby Ponce. The Grizzlies looked to win the game in regulation, but Neosho was able to punch in a goal in the 88th minute on a long goal by Enyi Rosa.
    Butler took five shots during the first half, two during the second, and one during overtime with a total of eight. Neosho had a total of five shots and one corner kick.
    Butler is now 6-2 on the season and 3-2 in Jayhawk Conference play.
     
    Ruvalcaba, Miller each post hat tricks as Butler pounds KCK
    Alyssa Miller and Mari Ruvalcaba scored three points apiece as the Butler soccer team defeated the Kansas City, Kansas Blue Devils 14-0 at the Overland Park Soccer Complex on Wednesday.
    Butler scored five goals in the first half. Lamya Scott was the first to score, assisted by Alyssia Salinas and Laura Falkenstien. Next to score was Martha Aguilar assisted by Ruvalcaba followed by Hannah Palomo assisted by Aguilar. Near the end of the first half, Alyssa Miller was assisted by Abby Ponce for a goal. Butler ended the half with Laura Falkenstien scoring with an assist from Megan Snyder.
    Miller added two more goals at the beginning of the second half, both assisted by Ponce. Simone Arthur was next to make the shot with help from Aisling Kerr. The first unassisted goal for the game was scored by Ponce, making the score 8-0.
    Butler defender JeeHye Yi scored her first goal for the Grizzlies with an assist from Ruvalcaba. Ruvalcaba then took the ball under her feet to score the next three goals for Butler, with assists from Megan Snyder and Darcy Nightingale. The final and winning goal for the game was scored by Snyder without an assist.
    Butler took 33 shots during the game, compared to just one shot taken by KCK. The Grizzlies had one save and took seven corner kicks.
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