Soccer team tops Clintonville
By Greg Seubert
Scoring goals was not a problem for the Waupaca girls’ soccer team in its North Eastern Conference matchup with Clintonville.
The Comets came up with nine goals May 9 in a 9-1 win over the Truckers at Comet Field.
Mia Koehler opened the scoring five minutes into the game with the first of her three goals.
Taylor Kling added a goal four minutes later and the score remained 2-0 until Charlie Hansen’s unassisted goal in the 25th minute.
Maggie Bodenheimer and Koehler added goals in the final eight minutes of the first half and the Comets had a 5-0 lead at the break.
Bodenheimer’s second goal three minutes into the second half gave the Comets a 6-0 lead.
Clintonville’s Sierra Brandenberg scored Clintonville’s goal, but Waupaca answered with goals from Alexis Scholz and Koehler. The game ended in the 67th minute on Ava Widdel’s unassisted goal.
Koehler finished with three goals and three assists and Bodenheimer had a pair of assists to go with her two goals.
Scholz, Alyssa Durrant, Sophie Saunders and Kendra Hotvedt also had assists for Waupaca.
Waupaca and Clintonville have North Eastern games scheduled for Thursday, May 18. Waupaca will head to Freedom for a 6:30 p.m. matchup with the Irish, while the Truckers will travel to Denmark for a 4:30 p.m. game with the Vikings.