GIRLS SOCCER: An evenly-matched PAC battle


Wellington’s Emma Horoschak shields the ball during play Saturday at home against Firelands.


Victoria Horoschak tries to get past a Firelands defender.


Kaitlyn Garrett traps the ball and turns to find an angle.


The Dukes’ Rachel Barletta looks for a clear lane to pass.


Sam Sparks, who made Wellington’s lone goal to prevent a loss, finds room here to work with Falcons in pursuit.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington Enterprise

Zoe Simmons knocked one in early Saturday to give Firelands a 1-0 advantage in girls varsity soccer action. But a Sam Sparks shot on an Emma Horoschak assist in the second half drew Wellington even for a 1-1 tie. Dukes keeper Makaylin Moore made an astounding 10 saves to keep the Falcons at bay.

Wellington’s Emma Horoschak shields the ball during play Saturday at home against Firelands.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_WHSGirlsSoccerVsFirelands-3-of-9-.jpgWellington’s Emma Horoschak shields the ball during play Saturday at home against Firelands.

Victoria Horoschak tries to get past a Firelands defender.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_WHSGirlsSoccerVsFirelands-4-of-9-.jpgVictoria Horoschak tries to get past a Firelands defender.

Kaitlyn Garrett traps the ball and turns to find an angle.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_WHSGirlsSoccerVsFirelands-5-of-9-.jpgKaitlyn Garrett traps the ball and turns to find an angle.

The Dukes’ Rachel Barletta looks for a clear lane to pass.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_WHSGirlsSoccerVsFirelands-8-of-9-.jpgThe Dukes’ Rachel Barletta looks for a clear lane to pass.

Sam Sparks, who made Wellington’s lone goal to prevent a loss, finds room here to work with Falcons in pursuit.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/09/web1_WHSGirlsSoccerVsFirelands-9-of-9-.jpgSam Sparks, who made Wellington’s lone goal to prevent a loss, finds room here to work with Falcons in pursuit.