Annie Kew might of assisted and scored a goal last night, but the real player of the game was Mother Nature. The rain started off not being a big deal, but with about ten minutes to go in the first half, the Atlantic Ocean decided to come out of the sky for about 15-20 minutes. You can see in some of the pictures, below, how much standing water was on the field, and some of the pictures look blurry or like it's snowing, but that's how hard it was raining!
Through all the rain, Gabby Leonard picked up the first goal, off a corner, assisted by Annie Kew, with ten minutes to go in the first half. Keene looked like they could go into halftime, down 1-0, but Central earned a corner with no time left on the clock, Cam Casey found Kew, who blasted into the back of the net, giving Central a 2-0 halftime lead.
Keene came out strong and scored five minutes into the second half, but that's all they could get. They had a few chances off corners, and had one ball that went to the far post, but nobody was there to tap it in, letting Central grab it's first win of the season, 2-1.
Snow grabs hat trick, getting Winnisquam its first win of the season, against Laconia, 7-2.
Makenzie Snow started off the scoring getting two goals, both off corners, in the first eight minutes of the game. The first, assisted by McKayla Toupin, and the second by Ashlyn Toupin. Laconia would cut the score in half with 14 minutes to go in the first half, with a goal by Kaitlyn Dibona, but that is as close as Laconia would get. They did have a chance to tie it, off a corner, the ball went right across the face of the goal, but nobody was able to touch it home. Senior Lindsey Phelps tallied two before halftime, one with three minutes to go, then another off a corner with no time left.
Snow completed her hat trick, with help from McKayla Toupin, three minutes into the second half. Dibona would grab another with ten minutes to go, giving Laconia a glimmer of hope, but Winnisquam's leading goal scorer, from last year, Meghan Cote, picked up her first goal of the season, with six minutes left to play. Hallie McNamara would wrap up the scoring three minutes later, finishing the game off at 7-2.
Julianne Marchand picks up a hat trick of assists, as Newfound beats White Mountains, 5-0.
Berlin cruises past Littleton, 9-0.
Game changes due to weather:
Mascoma @ Gilford, moved to today, 4:00 pm.
Hollis-Brookline @ Goffstown, moved to today, 4:00 pm.
Kennett @ Kingswood, moved to today, 5:30 pm
Pembroke @ Stevens, moved to September 11, 4:00 pm
Franklin @ Kearsarge, moved to September 11, 4:00 pm
John Stark @ Newport, moved to September 11, 4:00 pm
Pelham @ Bishop Brady, moved to September 12, 4:30 pm
Lebanon @ Windham, moved to September 21, 4:00 pm
Monadnock @ Mascenic, TBD.