GIRLS SOCCER: An evenly-matched PAC battle


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

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.