Johnson shuts out Lyndon
LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — Ally Bataille scored two goals to lead the Johnson State women's soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Lyndon.
Bataille gave the Badgers a lead they would never relinquish at the 6:34 mark of the first half when she took a pass from teammate Samantha Cutting on the right side and fired a shot over Hornet goalkeeper Samantha Smith (North Haverhill, Vt.) into the far corner of the net.
Johnson maintain its one-goal advantage into halftime and went up 2-0 on a Kyleigh Joseph goal 1:35 into the second half. Joseph took a pass from Emily Hassard about 25 meters out from goal, fought off a challenge from a Lyndon defender and popped a shot past Smith into the left side of the net.
Bataille closed out the scoring in the game with 7:24 left to play by scoring off a scramble for the ball in front of the Lyndon net. Johnson goalie Jes Gertsch made four saves to record the shutout while Smith was called upon to make two saves. Lyndon outshot the Badgers 11-9 in the game and held a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks.
With the loss, Lyndon ends its season with an overall record of 5-10-1 and a mark of 1-6 in the North Atlantic Conference.