Posted: Friday, March 15th 2013 at 10:22pm
Soccer: Big second half propels Lady War Eagles past Walnut Grove
By staff reports
WALNUT GROVE -- Chestatee scored six unanswered goals in a 6-1 win over Walnut Grove Friday in Region 8-AAAA girls soccer action.
The Lady War Eagles trailed early as Walnut Grove scored in the first four minutes. Chestatee's Jacelin Sanchez tied the game at 1-1 five minutes later on a long shot from 35 yards out. Alexis Rebollar would give Chestatee a 2-1 halftime lead with a goal just before the half.
The Class AAAA ninth-ranked Lady War Eagles put the game away with three goals in a 10-minute span early in the second half.
Heydi Acosta nailed a corner kick from Rebollar just two minutes into the period. Acosta then returned the favor, sending a pass to Rebollar, who scored to make it 4-1. Four minutes later Rebollar set up Sadie Foote for a goal to give the Lady War Eagles a 5-1 lead with 28 minutes left in the game.
Abbie Cliché finished the scoring with a goal off Rebollar's third assist of the half.
Melanie Smith had four saves for Chestatee (7-2, 3-0 Region 8-AAAA).
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